has plenty to do and see for all ages! Visit our EVENTS
CALENDAR for a complete listing
of what is happening in our area.
The Worlds Fair is held the 2nd weekend in August.
more information, check out their webpage! www.loupcountyworldsfair.org
In 2013, a new Veterans Memorial was erected next
to the Loup County Historical Society Church Building
(Old Taylor Library). Thanks to the efforts of the
Loup County VFW Post and Historical Society. It is
located along HWY 183 running North and South through
The Taylor Jr. Rodeo is sporting a new arena at a
new location (approx. 1 mile north of Taylor on Hwy
183). The chutes and roping boxes from the previous
rodeo grounds were moved to the new site while the
rest of the facility is brand new. The Taylor Jr.
Rodeo board plans on adding to this fine new facility
on a yearly basis. Come to see one of the state's
best Jr. Rodeo's the 2nd Saturday in August during
the Loup County Fair!! For more information contact
Bruce Plugge (President) or Sally Heopker (Secretary).
Loup Antique Tractor Drive
A day long trek through the unique Loup County Sandhills.
A trolley wagon is available for riders. The slow
ride around the country is on the third Saturday in
September. Tractor participation must be older than
1970 model and able to run 10-15 miles per hour. A
different route is planned each year. For more information
follow the Taylor Facebook page or call Sonja Wagner
The Calamus Coyote Challenge is an annual coyote calling
contest help in January. Teams of 2, 100% payback,
lots of door prizes and big name sponsors. for more
information follow Calamus Coyote Challenge Facebook
page or the Taylor Facebook page. Or call Trevor Kraus
308-214-0377 or Shawn Phillipps 308-214-0197.
The Lynn Strong Family hosts the Annual Pumpkin Carving
held at the Homestead Knolls Campground. It is usually
the 3rd weekend in October. Watch the Taylor, Nebraska
Facebook Page for current dates. Bring your tent or
camper and join the fun!
Various Halloween activities around town square and
city park. For complete schedule, follow the Taylor
The Loup County 5K Run/Walk is held on the Saturday
during fair. Early registrations are gauranteed a
T-shirt! For more information call Janet Naughtin
at 308-942-3476 or visit the www.loupcountyworldsfair.org.
Celebration in Taylor
A full day of activities the first Saturday in December.
Start the day with Breakfast with Santa and pictures
taken by dk Designs and Photography. Later in the
afternoon it's story time with Mrs. Claus, sugar cookie
decoration, horse wagon rides and Christmas carols.
For complete schedule, follow the Taylor Facebook
page or call dk Designs and Photography at 402-760-1063.
or Bike Taylor
View Taylor by hiking
or biking the area! Click
here to download our Hike/Bike Trails brochure.
The Annual Nebraska Junk Jaunt travels through Loup
County every September and offers numerous stops for
those searching for antiques and other "treasures".
out http://junkjaunt.com for more information.
The Prairie Chicken Festival, held at the beginning
of each April by the Calamus Outfitters, is a unique
event in Loup County near Taylor. Watch breeding dances
of greater prairie chickens and sharp-tailed grouse,
enjoy the Sandhills scenery on daily birding excursions,
learn about grassland conservation and enjoy fabulous
food and entertainment.
Experience the prairie...be an eco-tourist. For current
information on the Prairie Chicken Festival visit
their site at