The 5K will be held inside Heritage Park, kicking off the annual Winterfest. The kid’s run begins at 9:30 a.m. with the adult 5K at 10. Participants get a finisher medal, long-sleeve shirt, snacks, age-group awards and hot cocoa.
The Winterfest Celebration continues later in the day with a parade kicking off from the Taylor Recreation Center at 5 p.m. It will march down Pardee Road to the Sheridan Center Open Air Pavilion. Music, holiday characters, refreshments and food will be available at the pavilion, where everyone gathers around the City’s official 40-foot Christmas tree. Look for Mayor Tim Woolley to introduce Santa and Mrs. Claus and then light the tree. Fireworks will be on display over the park.
Winterfest Stroll through Heritage Park on December 15-17 and December 22-23
The Taylor Winterfest Holiday Stroll through Heritage Park. Ticket reservation time slots run on the half-hour each evening, beginning at 6 p.m. with the final time slot of 8:30 each night. A stroll will include carolers, characters, the Holiday Barn at the petting farm and a photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Tickets go on sale in November. Resident and non-resident pricing along with discount Taylor Resident Family Packs.