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.

Don’t Miss!


THE CENTER PLAYERS perform ‘The Wiz’.  Get your tickets at www.hanoverarts.org or call 804-798-2728!   Our library has wonderful programs all summer long.  Clean out your closets and come to the HUGE community yard sale – Saturday from 6am til 2pm.    (12540 Elmont Rd).  All are welcome!  

Enjoy all these TOP WEEKEND EVENTS:



Jun 22 Thurs 3-7pm – Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour at England Street Tavern- Pool, Cornhole and Great Food too! 
407 England St
England Street Tavern

June 23 Thurs 1pm  Zoo Pro Adventures 
201 S. Railroad Ave.
Ashland Library

Jun 23,24,26,28,29,30 & Jul 1 Center Players present “The Wiz’ at the Hanover Tavern
Hanover Tavern

Jun 24 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

Jun 25 Sat 6am-2pm HUGE COMMUNITY YARD SALE – all are welcome! Buy or Sell!   Rent a space for $10
12540 Elmont Rd.
Contact Sandra Howard 752-6601

Jun 26  Sun 1-3pm   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!
Carter Park Pool (1112 Maple St) Have fun in the sun and enjoy their playground and basketball courts too. 


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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Visit our website www.MainStreetAshland.org for more information.   Send your news to MainStreetAshland@gmail.com.