Programs & Events

Join Parks & Recreation, Colesville Nursery, and the Ashland Library to learn about the Town's Bee City USA designation and how to best build your own pollinator friendly habitat. March 2nd, 1pm at the Ashland Library.

Bee Friendly Garden (003)

The Town of Ashland is an active participant in town-wide special events. We have a long history of involving the private sector in supporting these events through public and private partnerships.

Some of our events include:

  • July 4th Parade
  • The Ashland Strawberry Faire
  • Train Day
  • Light Up the Tracks
  • Fourth Fridays
  • Holiday Parade

View all upcoming events on the events calendar.

Bee City USA

The Town of Ashland is committed to pollinator conservation and protecting natural resources as Bee City USA through the Xerces Society. Visit their website for more information!

Tree City USA

The Town of Ashland is a Tree City USA through the Arbor Day Foundation. In partnership with Randolph-Macon College, the Town plants a tree each year in celebration of Arbor Day. Learn more information here.

Share the Air

All Ashland parks, trails, and green spaces are tobacco, vape, and e-cigarette free in partnership with the Share the Air Campaign from the Virginia Department for Healthy Youth. We ask that all park visitors forgo using those items in our parks and trails. Explore the Share the Air Campaign's goals.