The Peter Britt Music Festival takes place from June through early September in nearby Jacksonville. The Britt's diverse and eclectic lineup is loaded with nationally known artists covering all musical genres from classical, folk, and rock, to bluegrass, ethnic, and pop. Performances take place in the Britt's open-air amphitheater known for its great acoustics and beautiful night skies. Bring your own picnic and enjoy a concert under the stars!
Alpine wildflowers blossom into an abundant display of color in the higher elevations on Mt Ashland, the Cascasde-Siskiyou National Monument, Pilot Rock, Mt. Grizzly, and Lithia Park.
Ashland's Old Fashioned 4th of July celebration has been a valued tradition for over 90 years. The day begins with a run and parade through downtown on Main St., followed by a fair in Lithia Park with food, games and crafts booths, street performers and music. After sunset, the festive day ends with a grand fireworks display.
Full and half-day fishing trips – many outfitters pick up at the B&Bs Rafting – white water, kayaking, jet-boat excursions and more. Mild to wild Golfing – at least 3 golf courses in the Rogue Valley Tennis – Lithia Park has public courts and there are also private clubs. Biking – many roads and trails offering easy to challenging routes.
Southern Oregon has as many as 25 small vineyards and 6 wineries with tasting rooms. This region is known for Merlots, Cabernets, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay. Many wineries offer picnicking and music performances. Several local companies offer guided tours to the many boutique wineries from Ashland to the Applegate Valley.