what's going on in ashland
Annual Events in Ashland
Now over 100 years old, this celebration is what makes Ashland Oregon a "great small town to live in." The festivities begin early with a run, followed by a grand old parade, activities, food and entertainment in gorgeous Lithia Park, and concludes late that evening with spectacular fireworks. Come Join the Fun.
The Ashland Chamber Annual Children's Halloween Celebration is an intensely coloful tradition celebrated each year by kids of all ages. In an effort to maintain a safe environment, the Ashland Chamber of Commerce Halloween Committee asks the community to abide by the newly established rules and policies.
Enjoy this four-day destination culinary event produced by Travel Ashland that celebrates Southern Oregon’s chefs, mixologists, restaurants, farms, food, wines, brews, spirits and artisans. This fun weekend includes a Top Chef Dinner, Mixology, Junior Chef and Top Chef Competitions, culinary workshops, demos and over 30 delicious vendors to taste.
The Festival of Light, a community event put on by the Ashland Chamber, begins each year the day after Thanksgiving to kick off the holiday season. There is entertainment on the Plaza, followed by Santa’s Parade at 5:00 pm and a Grand Illumination with a countdown led by Santa and Mrs. Claus.