A proud tradition of saying thanks.

Third Weekend in July

Deeply rooted in a history of kindness and community support, Ashby’s Appreciation Days began as an opportunity for area businesses to show love to local residents. The event has since grown into a full weekend of family activities that are an annual highlight for the whole town.

Sponsored by Ashby Legacy Fund and participating local businesses, Appreciation Days feature family-friendly fun that includes a petting zoo, live music, park picnics, outdoor movie showings, parades, bouncy castles and more!

5K, 10K & Family Fun Run

An Appreciation Days tradition for many Ashby residents, the chip-timed Ashby 5K and 10K races and Family Fun Run host hundreds of running enthusiasts every year.

Legacy Awards Ceremony

To show our appreciation for the amazing work of Ashby residents, the annual Appreciation Days festivities feature this one-of-a-kind award showcase.

Red, White, and Blue Parade

The Red, White, and Blue Parade is open to all ages! Everyone is encouraged to dress up and start Appreciation Days weekend out with us in Ashby!

Other Appreciation Days Events

Ashby’s annual festival is held the third weekend in July and is rooted in a long tradition of area businesses expressing their “appreciation” to their community and customers

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