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  • Writer's pictureJoe Lyons

Experience the Magic at Ashland Christmas Village's New Attractions

Are you ready to get into the holiday spirit? Ashland Christmas Village is back and better than ever, with new attractions that are sure to make this year's event unforgettable. From Santa and his reindeer to train rides and more, there's something for everyone at this magical winter wonderland. Mark your calendars for December 11th from 6-8PM at The Corner Park, and be prepared for an evening of festive fun for all ages.


Santa: The Star of the Show


One thing that hasn't changed about Ashland Christmas Village is the chance to meet Santa Claus himself. Kids of all ages can visit Santa in his beautifully decorated house and have their photos taken with the jolly old man. Plus, this year you'll receive a FREE printed 4x6 photo to commemorate the special moment. Don't forget to tell Santa what's on your wishlist!


Reindeer: A Close Encounter


Ever wanted to meet real-life reindeer? Now's your chance! Ashland Christmas Village has live reindeer on site, so you can get up close and personal with these majestic creatures. You can even pet them before they have to head back to the North Pole. It's an experience you won't want to miss.


Train Rides: All Aboard the Ashland Express


New to the Ashland Christmas Village this year is the Ashland Express, a fully operational, ride-on train that will take you on a magical journey through the village. Hop aboard and enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season as you chug along the tracks. It's a train ride the whole family can enjoy.


The Snow Globe


Step inside the snow globe and take some amazing photos that will make your friends jealous. This 10ft snow globe is a new addition to Ashland Christmas Village this year, and it's the perfect backdrop for your holiday snapshots. Get ready to capture the magic of the season!


Storytime with Mrs. Claus


Mrs. Claus has her own chateau at Ashland Christmas Village, and she's inviting you to join her for a special Storytime session. Sit back, relax, and listen as Mrs. Claus reads one of her favorite Christmas stories. It's a cozy and enchanting experience that will warm your heart.


Everything Else You Love


In addition to the new attractions, Ashland Christmas Village still has all the things you've come to love over the years. Delicious cookies and hot chocolate will keep you warm and satisfied. Face paintings will bring out the holiday spirit with Christmas-themed graphics. And the entire event is made possible by the generous donations from the public, sponsorships from local businesses, and the dedication of hundreds of volunteers.


Parking and Temperature Notes


Before you head to Ashland Christmas Village, keep a few things in mind. The county lot next to The Corner Park will be closed, so plan your parking accordingly. Public parking is available along Main Street and City Lot B. Also, be sure to dress appropriately for the weather, especially your children. While organizers try their best to keep things moving smoothly, there may be some wait times.


Ashland Christmas Village is a volunteer-led and donation-sponsored event that takes place during the month of December in Downtown Ashland. It's a true community effort to spread holiday cheer and create lasting memories. So don't miss out on the fun!


For more information and updates, visit the Ashland Christmas Village Facebook page

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