Visitors check off their gift list from a wide array of Kentucky artisan offerings at our outdoor Christmas Market, see the Illumination of the house and trees, then stay and tour the Mansion by Candlelight.
–There is a $5 on site parking charge all day up until the Candlelight tour
–Regular Guided Tours begin at 10:00 and are on the hour, every hour with the last regular tour at 3:00. $12 adults, $6 students
–Outdoor Christmas Market–FREE–Noon-5:00pm. Shop Kentucky vendors, sip & sup, live music, food trucks
–Wreath Workshops–Noon and 1pm–$45–Includes a wreath, decorations, and instruction to make your own masterpiece. Space is limited, so pre-register on Eventbrite (Noon workshop link here and 1:00 link here). This event is during the Christmas market and you still need to pay for parking on site even if you are only coming to the workshop. You can find more information on the workshop’s event page here
–Ashland Illumination–FREE–5:30pm–We’ll sing some carols and light the trees around the mansion.
–Purdon’s VIP Ashland Experience–$100–5:30pm-8:00pm–Enjoy festivities from a heated tent decked out for Christmas with carolers, hors d’oeuvres and open bar; if you buy a ticket to the VIP experience, it includes Candlelight tour tickets and parking. You can buy tickets for this on Eventbrite (link here). You can also come for the Candlelight tour by itself and not do the VIP experience.
–Candlelight Open House Tour–$15 adults/$7 students/5 and under free–Begins after the Illumination and the last guest is admitted at 7:00pm. This year’s theme is “Silver Bells and Wedding Belles.” Our second Candlelight tour is Dec. 8th. You can pre-order tickets for either Candlelight on Eventbrite (Dec. 1st link below, Dec. 8th link on its event page under Calendar) or you can buy them at the door. Those who pre-order get to skip the line though! Please bring your Eventbrite ticket with you.
Click here to pre-purchase Candlelight tickets for Dec. 1st!
If this still confuses you, please contact us for clarification! We are happy to help! firstname.lastname@example.org or 859-266-8581 ext.204