If you are planning a trip to Southern Oregon in the winter, then you are in for a treat! Whether you are searching for holiday shopping, Christmas caroling, festive light displays, or theater, the December events in Ashland won’t disappoint. Read on to discover three festive ways to celebrate in Ashland, and if you are looking for more things to do on holiday, then our free vacation guide is our gift to you! Unwrap yours today for recommendations on the best places for dining, wine tasting, shopping, and more.
3 of the Best Ashland, Oregon, December Events
Every Christmas Story Ever Told
Every Christmas Story Ever Told is a one-of-a-kind event that theater lovers don’t want to miss! It is a fast-paced, comedic tale of all your favorite holiday stories! Frosty the Snowman, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and A Gift of the Magi are a few highlights of the show. You can also look forward to singing, music, and learning about unique, holiday traditions from around the world! The 2018 event takes place from November 20 through December 31 at the Oregon Cabaret Theater. Purchase your tickets in advance by visiting the Oregon Cabaret Theater website.
Festival of Light
The Festival of Light is one of Ashland’s most beloved holiday traditions. Each year, downtown Ashland lights up on this special day with festive lights, elegant decor, Christmas caroling, and visits from Santa and Mrs. Claus. You don’t want to miss the grand parade! During the parade, you can watch as Santa lights over a million lights! It is truly a sight to behold. The 2018 event kicks off on Friday, November 23, but holiday lights are visible through early January.
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Holiday Art and Craft Fair
Every year, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival celebrates the holidays in a big way! You can look forward to arts, crafts, holiday gifts, and live music by OSF artisans. With over 25 local vendors in attendance, it is a wonderful place to find unique gifts and complete your holiday shopping. The 2018 Holiday Art and Craft Fair kicks off on Friday, December 7 and runs through Sunday, December 9.
The Best Place to Stay in Ashland
After a fun-filled day or night at one of these Ashland, Oregon, December events, head home to Country Willows B&B Inn. Nestled in the countryside, our boutique bed and breakfast enjoys a unique combination of tranquility along with proximity to the bustling theater town of Ashland.
The Sunrise Suite is one of our favorite winter accommodations. This lovely suite features a gas fireplace, kitchenette, dining table, and separate bathroom with a walk-in shower and heated bathroom floor. Complimentary, farm-to-table breakfast, hiking trails, and hot tea throughout the day are a few other perks that our guests can enjoy. When you are ready to plan your next vacation, check our current specials and book your stay. We can’t wait to host you at Country Willows B&B Inn!
If you are looking for more fun things to do on your holiday vacation, read our blog on ice skating in Ashland!