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Festival quick links

30 years of magical moments

For 30 years the Festival of Light has been a shining backdrop to Ashland's many magical winter events and seasonally inspired performing arts productions. Find your holiday magic this season in Ashland, Oregon.  Shop, taste, play and stay with us. Mt. Ashland Ski Area is open for the season and ready to welcome you!  Ski on the hill or skate down in town at the Rotary Centennial Ice Rink in Lithia Park. So much to do!  Festivities continue through the holiday season, see below for more events and celebrations. Happy Holidays!



11.8 - 11.20


12.1 - 1.1

12.4 & 12.11


12.18 & 12.25

12.21 - 12.22
1.14 & 1.15

Grand Illumination, Santa's Arrival and the Festival of Light Kick off
Oregon Cabaret Theatre’s A Christmas Carol

Paddington Station Family of Stores Open House
Oregon Shakespeare Festival - It’s Christmas, Carol
Rogue World Music’s Winter Soundwalks

Oregon Cabaret Theatre’s White Christmas

Meet Santa Claus at Lithia Loft, 144 Lithia Way. Click here to sign up!

Ashland Parks and Recreation’s First Frost

Chabad Jewish Center's Menorah Lighting @ 4pm

Havurah Synagogue presents the annual Hanukkah Fest @ 4:30pm
Pop-Up New York Jewish Deli in Ashland
Brine, Brew and Barrel Festival

For Holiday Arts & Crafts fairs click here 

Shop Local

For gifts they will love

Not sure what to get your loved ones?
We have you covered with Chamber gift
certificates to select local shops.

Get Involved

Live out your daydreams by night

The diversity of attendees is reflected in the businesses who choose to share their collective light and support the festival. Join us in filling Ashland with another three decades of winter cheer at whatever level matches the needs of your organization.

2022 Sponsors

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