Ashland Town Center Brings Holiday Cheer Through Family-Friendly Events and Activities

Ashland Town Center Brings Holiday Cheer Through Family-Friendly Events and Activities


   Ashland Town Center is helping tri-state shoppers get into the holiday spirit with Santa’s Arrival, Sensitive Santa, Paws & Claus and Cookies with Claus.

   “We are excited to bring back our guests’ most-loved holiday events and activities to Ashland Town Center to help provide a memorable shopping experience this season,” said Vicki Ramey, General Manager of Ashland Town Center. “Santa Claus will take center stage, with plenty of opportunities for kids and families to interact in-person. From Santa’s Arrival to Cookies with Claus, we look forward to being a spot to make holiday memories. And, thanks to our diverse mix of retailers, Ashland Town Center is the ‘one stop shop’ to find everything on your holiday gift list.”


Sensitive Santa

   Sensitive Santa®, held on Sunday, December 4 from 9:30-11-a.m., provides a sensoryfriendly experience that welcomes guests with sensory sensitivities to enjoy a magical morning with Santa before regular center activities begin. Sensitive Santa will include healthy snacks, alternative seating options for photos with Santa, and inclusive crafts and activities. Guests will have the opportunity to donate to Autism Speaks during the event.


Paws & Claus

   Four-legged friends will take center stage at Paws & Claus on Monday, December 5 from 5 to 7 p.m. Ashland Town Center. In addition to the opportunity to snap a photo of the family pet with Santa, Paws & Claus will feature Ashland Animal Rescue Fund and Earthwise Pet.


Cookies with Claus

   Children can spend some quality time with Santa on Tuesday, December 13 during Cookies with Claus. The event, held from 6 - 7 p.m. at Ashland Town Center, will feature cookies and milk while Santa reads aloud “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” We will also have lots of Grinch themed games, activities and prizes. Children should also be on the look-out for a possible Grinch appearance!

   In addition, Ashland Town Center will offer gift wrapping services provided by a variety of nonprofit organizations from the tri-state area. Gift wrapping will be located behind the big Christmas tree at the main entrance from Black Friday thru Christmas Eve.

   While here, shoppers can also visit the CAReS Giving Tree, and pick from over 220 names of children from Boyd and Greenup County, who are in need of a good Christmas this year. They are located right outside of Ulta Beauty and will be at Ashland Town Center now thru December 9.

   The variety of in-demand retailers at Ashland Town Center make it a destination for tri-state families’ holiday shopping. For more information on holiday events at Ashland Town Center, visit OR


About Ashland Town Center

   Ashland Town Center, Ashland’s premier indoor shopping destination with popular stores including Belk, JCPenney, TJ Maxx, American Eagle Outfitters, Aerie, Bath & Body Works, Five Below, Ulta Beauty, and Victoria’s Secret. The family friendly mall also features food options such as Charley’s Grilled Subs, Great American Cookie Co., Panera Bread, Slim Chickens and Sbarro Italian Eatery, as well as a Cinemark movie theater. Located at 500 Winchester Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101, Ashland Town Center’s regular hours are 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday – Saturday and 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. on Sundays. 

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