Saturday, November 25, 2023

Magical Christmas Celebration Unveiled at Pioneer Tunnel in Ashland

The festive season has officially kicked off at the Pioneer Tunnel in Ashland, with the enchanting Pioneer Tunnel Coal Region Christmas now open for visitors. 

The highlight of the season is the arrival of Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus, who made a grand entrance over the Thanksgiving weekend, spreading joy and holiday cheer.

Starting on November 24th and continuing on the 25th, 26th, December 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, the Pioneer Tunnel is transformed into a winter wonderland for families to immerse themselves in the Christmas spirit. The centerpiece of the celebration is a captivating journey around the mountain aboard an open car steam locomotive, creating a magical experience for all attendees.

Accompanying the iconic duo, Santa's elves and even the Grinch have been lending a helping hand, ensuring that the festivities are nothing short of spectacular. The holiday magic extends to the Jelly Bucket Cafe, where visitors can warm up with hot coffee, cocoa, and indulge in the delectable special donuts provided by Crossfire Youth Ministries.

As this festive event promises an intimate and unforgettable Christmas experience, it's important to note that tickets are limited, and advance registration is required. To secure your spot for this magical celebration, be sure to visit and purchase your tickets before they sell out. 

Don't miss this unique chance to create lasting memories with your loved ones at the Pioneer Tunnel Coal Region Christmas in Ashland.