Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department announces that the banks of the Cumberland River will once again be lit with over a million dazzling lights as Christmas on the Cumberland, presented by Blue Cord Realty, returns to McGregor Park Riverwalk.

The grand opening will be on November 22nd from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at McGregor Park Riverwalk and Museum. The official lighting ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m., with the lights being turned on shortly after.

The family-friendly event will include:

  • Visit with Santa.

  • Free cookies for the first 400 are provided by Chealsey’s Cookie Jar.

  • Dance performances by Cast & Crowns and Natalie’s Dance Network. 

  • Food vendors Countryside Coffee, Green Plantain LLC, Sassy’s, Poppin’ in the City, and Big Kahuna’s Island Grill LLC.

Following the grand opening, the light display will be open nightly through January 2nd, 2022.

  • 5:00pm-10:00pm Sunday-Thursday

  • 5:00pm-11:00pm Friday & Saturday

Christmas on the Cumberland is free and open to the public. 

Visit with Santa

An opportunity to visit with Santa will be available on two additional nights in December from 6:00pm-8:00pm.

  • Saturday, December 10th

  • Saturday, December 17th

McGregor Park is located at 640 North Riverside Drive in Clarksville, Tennessee.

About the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department OfficeClarksville Parks and Recreation Department provides a variety of indoor/outdoor programs, facilities, nature activities and entertainment events for people living in Clarksville, Montgomery County and Fort Campbell. These free or reasonably priced, year-round experiences help residents enhance their health, wellness, and social engagement — resulting in a stronger, better community.

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of recreational facilities and activities for all ages, maintains more than 700 acres of parks and facilities, provides 22 park facilities that offer a variety of amenities, including playgrounds, picnic areas, walking trails and pavilions or picnic shelters and maintains three community centers with year-round programming for youth, adults and seniors, as well as four public swimming pools

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is located at 102 Public Square, Clarksville.

To learn more call 931.645.7476.

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