Winter Wonderland of Lights Festival

Schedule of Events

Ashland, Kentucky (2023)
Opening Night Ceremony

Monday, Nov. 13
6 p.m.

Central Park Bandstand

Light Display

Nov. 13 to Jan. 1, 2024    
Dusk-10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday
Dusk-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Central Park and downtown Ashland

Winter Wonderland Express Train Rides

Nov. 17-19, 24-26; Dec. 1-3, 8-10, 15-17
6-9 p.m. ~ $4 per person
Central Park & 22nd Street
Ride with Santa Dec. 18 and 19

Visits with Santa

Nov. 17-19, 24-26; Dec. 1-3, 8-10, 15-17
6-9 p.m. ~ you may take your own pictures
Central Park Log House
Santa sponsored by Jeff and Donna Suttle

Annual Christmas Parade

Theme: “Christmas at My House”
Tuesday, Nov. 21, 7 p.m.
Grand Marshal – TBA
Downtown Ashland
PARADE APPLICATION HERE

2023 Parade Band Winners:

  1. Valley High School
  2. Paul Blazer
  3. Green Township

2023 Float Competition Winners:

  1. Best of Show – House of Grace
  2. Best Use of Theme – Little Garner Baptist Church
  3. Runner-Up – Tri State Rehab
Home & Business Decorating Contests

Application Deadline: Dec. 4
Judging will occur Dec. 6-20
APPLICATIONS HERE

Karaoke and Pizza with Santa

December 7, 6-8 p.m.
Transportation Center
(99 15th St.) Children K-6th grade
Ashland Bus System