Join us for the annual Children’s Halloween Celebration,
Wednesday, October 31st. There are activities for the whole family both BEFORE and AFTER the parade:
BEFORE the parade from 3:00 – 3:30pm, Halloween Fun – at the Ashland Public Library (410 Siskiyou Blvd.) featuring local musicians, Tish McFadden and Brian Freeman. Sponsored by Friends of the Ashland Public Library.
Entertainment by the Ashland Middle School Jazz Band at the Parade Lineup area, Samba Like It Hot (leading the Parade), the Ashland High School Drumline and Ashland Danceworks – Thriller Performance.
The Parade Procession begins at 3:45pm at the Ashland Public Library proceeding down East Main Street to the Plaza with Samba Like it Hot leading the way. The Ashland High School Drumline will follow behind the procession.
The Ashland Middle School Jazz Band will perform leading up to the beginning of the Parade Procession at the beginning of the parade, outside of Hither Restaurant.
o Take part in the Parade Procession by marching down East Main Street
o PARADE LINEUP INSTRUCTIONS:
Families and Children will lead the Children’s Halloween Parade following Samba Like It Hot. We ask the adults without children to please follow behind them.
Before the Parade Begins:
*Families & Children: Please line up on 3rd Street between East Main and Lithia Way before the beginning of the parade.
*Adults without children & other participants: Please line up on Siskiyou Blvd. in front of the Ashland Public Library before the beginning of the parade.
The Ashland High School Drumline will end the parade procession
Following the Parade:
Trick-or-Treating at downtown merchants, Thriller Performance by Ashland Danceworks, Face Painting at Wells Fargo Bank by Brooke Sharp, a Photo Booth & Treats at the Ashland Chamber, make Halloween Crafts at Paddington Station, partake in Spooky Science with ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum on Oak Street, and visit the Ashlandia Witch Dance Party at TreeHouse Books.
The parade and our event festivities will go on RAIN OR SHINE. Unfortunately, we do not have any contingencies to offer for inclement weather. We are certainly hoping for a great afternoon and no rain. Please dress according to the weather, temperature, and forecast.