Things to do in and near Ashland, Virginia in May

Let’s celebrate Mom and springtime adventures!
Mark your calendars for a month of fun this May 2024.

Antiques at The Tavern
May 3rd – 5th 
Hanover Tavern Foundation is excited to announce its 6th Annual, one-of-a-kind Antiques at the Tavern event! With 20 unique selected dealers, it promises to be a fun and educational weekend.

Village Faire at Bacon’s Castle
May 4th
Join in on a celebration of spring and country life! Turn back the clock and enjoy English tradition at its best. Bacon’s Castle will be the unique setting of a memorable day out for your family.

10th Annual Summer Moon Festival
May 11th – 12th
Center of the Universe Brewing Company is excited to host the 10th Annual Summer Moon Music Festival May 11th and 12th. Enjoy live music from 17 different local bands, food trucks, and refreshing drinks at this free event!

7th Annual Strawberry Wine Festival
May 11th – 12th
Two full days of wine, cider & distilleries, live music, vendors, food, fun, and of course…strawberries!

Mother’s Day Baskets
May 11th – 12th
Hosted by The Vines at Oakdale. Join them Saturday May 11th or Sunday May 12th from 11am – 6pm for Mother’s Day Baskets at the Vines at Oakdale!

Ashland Farmers Market
Every Saturday
9am – 12pm
Come visit the producer-only market in the heart of Ashland. Every Saturday morning May through October.

Kar-Wani’s Car Show
May 18th
Would you like a chance to see and show off local cars of all types! Come to the Kar-wani’s Car show where there will be Cars,Food, Cars, Music, Cars and Fun! Did we mention Cars?!

Ashland Fourth Friday’s
May 24th
Ashland Fourth Fridays is a celebration of arts and culture throughout downtown Ashland, Virginia. Come celebrate what makes Ashland wonderful and unique starting May 24th.

Randolph Macon 24′ Graduation
May 26th
The Class of 2024 will participate in commencement exercises on Sunday, May 26. Click here for a full schedule of events for commencement weekend and other details.

Convenient lodging for your adventures

With its central location, The Henry Clay Inn is the perfect home base for exploring all of Ashland and the Greater Richmond Region.
Book your stay at The Henry Clay Inn today, where charming guest rooms and a spacious porch welcome you for a relaxing, fun filled getaway in the heart of Ashland.

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