Ashland County Events

Ashland County Fairs & Festivals


Join us for our annual downtown celebration – Ashland Downtown Days!
Friday, August 12th:Sidewalk Sales along Main Street -10am-5pm. Wine Walk & Shop event – 4-8pm (stops and registration information to be announced). Saturday, August 13th: Sidewalk Sales along Main Street -10am-5pm. Car show on Main Street, Ashland Beer Garden in Pearson Plaza – 3-9pm, Live music in Pearson Plaza – 3-9pm, Outdoor movie in Pearson Plaza, The Lost City (2022)- 9pm. Event brought to you by the Ashland Main Street program and the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce.

Ashland County Fair, County Fairgrounds, Marengo. Midway rides, races, horse show, truck pull, music, and much more. For more information, call 715-682-3742 or after 5 pm and weekends 715-682-0395 or visit

Butternut Community Fair celebrating 99 years! At the Butternut Community Park, 532 W Michigan St. Crafts, garden entries, baskets, meals, prizes, games, food and fun for the whole family! For more information, call 715-769-3550.



Butternut 11th Annual Gun Show at the Butternut Community Park. Friday 4-8pm and Saturday 8am-3pm. For more information, call 715-769-3620.

Copper Falls State Park, Mellen – Firefly: A Nature Storytelling Hour – 7pm. Host Jeffrey Wilson shares some amazing tales from his WDNR Wildlife career: beaver, bears, eagles, wolves, loons, and other critter encounters. Audience members can join the fun, sharing stories, marshmallow treats, and campfire fun. Meet at the picnic area main pavilion.

Glidden Community Fair. There will be a softball tournament on Saturday and Sunday, and the car show on Monday. The horse pull and big money bingo are set for Saturday; the mud run and music on Sunday; and of course concessions, beer stand, and quarter bingo all 3 days. Plus other random events and activities. Be sure to check us out on Facebook

Ashland Mural Fest & Classic Car Show, downtown Ashland, 9am-3pm. Mural Trolley Tours, Car Show, Craft & Food Vendors and Music. For more information, call 715-682-2500. Mural Fest Craft Vendors Mural Fest Car Show