Welcome to Ashland,

The Center of the Universe!

The mission of the Ashland Main Street Association is to preserve, enhance, and promote downtown Ashland through cooperative efforts among local businesses, community organizations, Randolph-Macon College & the Town.

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UPDATE:  THE ASHLAND STREET PARTY HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER!  It was originally scheduled for this Saturday May 21st and now is being rescheduled.  Tickets will be valid for the new date or any of the other Street Parties.

Remember the Farmer’s Market too and always fun wine tasting and awesome food at The Caboose Market Cafe!



May 19 Thurs 3-7pm – Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour at England Street Tavern- Pool, Cornhole and Great Food too! 
407 England St
England Street Tavern

May 20 Fri 5-8pm FREE WINE Tasting at The Caboose Market – Make this a dinner date too – they are open til 10pm
108 S. Railroad Ave
Caboose Market & Cafe*** Music at the Iron Horse following the show!

May 21 Sat 9am-noon  Farmers Market – Enjoy Music TOO! 
121 Thompson St. (Behind Town Hall)
Facebook:  Ashland Farmer’s Market

*****WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR A FUTURE DATE DUE TO WEATHER!  (Original Date May 21) Sat 6-11pm Ashland Street Party
Library Plaza 201 Railroad Ave

May 22 Sun 1-3pm  Tour a Real Caboose and Learn about our INSIDE OUT Exhibit at the Ashland Museum
105 Hanover Ave

Also recommended…

Monique’s Crepes – (100 N. Railroad Ave – Parking Lot of AC&T) Every Monday enjoy wonderful crepes and Ashland’s first hip cool food truck!
The Caboose  (108 S. Railroad Ave)  Wine Tastings every Friday 5-8 pm! Wed Specials!  Open  M-Th:  7am-7pm, Fri 7am-10pm Sat 8:30am-10pm
COTU Brewing Co. (11293 Air Park Rd) Craft Beer & great music every weekend.
Ashland (VA) Museum (105 Hanover Ave) Open Sat 10am-2pm & Sun 1-3pm
Ashland Library (201 S. Railroad Ave)  Open late Mon-Thur (10am-9pm) Fri & Sat (10am-6pm) The plaza outside is a great place to gather.
Gallery Flux (307B & 302 England St) Open Tues-Fri 11am-6pm, Sat 11am-4pm and Sun 12-4pm
Hickory Creek Antiques (427 England St) Open 7 Days a Week!  Mon-Wed & Fri & Sat 10am-6pm, Thurs 10am-7pm and Sun 12-6pm.  Homemade refreshments on the weekends!
Ashland Coffee & Tea (100 N. Railroad Ave) has music and various entertainment 5 nights a week.  Click here for their monthly calendar.
Iron Horse Restaurant (100 S. Railroad Ave) has great music every weekend and fantastic food including Sunday brunch & new supper menu.
Ashland Theater (205 England St)  shows most weekends – operating in Pop Up Mode to serve the community!
Sweet Frog Center of the Universe (210 England St) offers Corn Hole on the Patio! Open seven days a week.  Noon – 9pm  Fri & Sat Noon – 10pm.
Jake’s Place (511 Thompson St ) Heated outdoor patio includes music entertainment every Friday and Saturday.  Southern Comfortable Food is fantastic!
England Street Tavern (407 England St) Dancing, corn hole, pool & great food and music too.  Happy Hour 3-7pm every day!  Texas Hold Um on Tuesdays!
Ashland Farmers Market (121 Thompson St.) Open 9am-12pm every Sat. mornings (May-Nov)
Newfound Gathering Place & MARKETeas (113 S. Railroad Ave) Open 11am-6pm Tues-Fri 10am-5pm Sat  Specializing in Teas and relaxation!

SHOPDINESTAY   Experience Ashland VA – Center of the Universe!

TOP WEEKEND EVENTS is updated each Tuesday and GET CENTERED, our town newsletter is published the first Thursday of each month.  

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CALENDAR FOR  2016 EVENTS – Click HERE to plan ahead!  

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