Ashland, Oregon Events 

Experience a Variety of Events 

No matter what time of year you visit Ashland, Oregon, there are fun events taking place just steps from the doors of the Plaza Inn & Suites at Ashland Creek. From sporting events and cultural happenings to holiday celebrations and annual food, wine, and music festivals there's something for everyone. When planning what to do during your stay in Ashland, Oregon, be sure to check out our event calendar to find out what's on when you're in town, whether it's today, tomorrow, this weekend or next month! 


Festival of Light Celebration

Join the enchantment of Ashland's Festival of Light Celebration, where the town transforms into a winter wonderland with thousands of twinkling lights, festive decorations, and a joyful parade. Families and friends come together to celebrate the holiday season, enjoying live performances, delicious treats, and the magical ambiance that defines this annual event.

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Oregon Chocolate Festival

Indulge your sweet tooth at the Oregon Chocolate Festival, a delectable celebration that brings together artisan chocolatiers, pastry chefs, and chocolate enthusiasts from around the region. Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate tastings, workshops, and demonstrations, offering a delightful experience for anyone with a passion for the rich and velvety flavors of this beloved treat.

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Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Experience the magic of live theater at the renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where the works of the Bard come to life in a repertoire that spans classical masterpieces to contemporary dramas. Set against the backdrop of Ashland's charming downtown, this annual festival is a celebration of the performing arts, drawing theater enthusiasts and culture lovers from far and wide.

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Britt Music & Arts Festival

Nestled in the scenic hills of Southern Oregon, the Britt Music & Arts Festival is a summertime delight, featuring an array of outdoor concerts amidst the stunning natural surroundings. From classical performances to popular music acts, this festival offers a diverse lineup, inviting music lovers to revel in the harmony of live performances under the open sky.

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Brine, Brew, & Barrel Festival

Elevate your culinary experience at Ashland's Brine, Brew, & Barrel Festival, where local chefs, brewers, and artisans come together to showcase their craft. Enjoy a dynamic fusion of flavors, from craft brews to pickled delicacies, all set against the backdrop of live music and a vibrant atmosphere that captures the essence of Ashland's thriving food and beverage scene.

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Taste of Ashland

Savor the culinary delights of Ashland at the annual Taste of Ashland event, where local restaurants, wineries, and galleries collaborate to offer a diverse tasting experience. Wander through the charming streets, sampling gourmet dishes and exquisite wines while immersing yourself in the vibrant arts scene that defines this unique and flavorful celebration.

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Ashland Independent Film Festival

For five days in April, you can take great pleasure in the best quality independent films that include documentaries, features and shorter pieces. As you experience these innovative creations, you’ll meet filmmakers from around the world after each screening and take part in fun festival events, too.

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Ashland County Fair

Delight in great summer fun at the Ashland County Fair. From terrific rides to tasty food to tons of treasures at different exhibits, you’re bound to have an unforgettable time. It’s a fantastic experience for the entire family!

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Jazz Jubilee

If you love music, this festival is most definitely ready to deliver. You’ll enjoy hours of amazing tunes that include jazz, blues and funk as well as many other popular genres. So put on your dancing shoes and get in the mood to rock the night away!

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