Clarksville, Tennessee – The banks of the Cumberland River will once again be lit by over a million dazzling lights as the Clarksville Parks and Recreation on Cumberland Christmas, presented by Blue Cord Realty, returns to McGregor Park Riverwalk.
The grand opening will take place from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on November 23, 2021 at the McGregor Park Riverwalk and Museum. The official lighting ceremony will begin at 6.30 p.m., with the lights on shortly thereafter.
The family event will include:
- Visit with Santa Claus.
- Free hot chocolate provided by Blue Cord Realty.
- Dance performances by Cast & Crowns, Dance Force and Natalie’s Dance Network.
- Christmas carols performed by the group Rossview High School.
- Food vendors Kadi’s Tacos and Haute Wheels Rolling Sandwich Co.
After the inauguration, the light exhibition will be open every evening until January 2, 2022.
- 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Sunday to Thursday
- 5:00 p.m.-11: 00 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Christmas on the Cumberland is free and open to the public.
Visit with Santa Claus
An opportunity to visit Santa Claus and enjoy a free hot chocolate will be available two additional nights in December from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
- December 11 with hot chocolate donated by Tender Paws Animal Therapy Group.
- December 18 with hot chocolate donated by The Church of Jesus Christ and Latter-day Saints.
About the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department
The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of indoor / outdoor programs, facilities, nature activities and entertainment events for residents of Clarksville, Montgomery County and Fort Campbell. These free or reasonably priced experiences throughout the year help residents improve their health, wellness, and social engagement, resulting in a stronger and better community.
The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of facilities and recreational activities for all ages, maintains over 700 acres of parks and facilities, provides 22 park facilities that offer a variety of amenities, including playgrounds, picnic areas, walking trails and lodges 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.
For more information, call 931.645.7476.