Special events throughout the year are coordinated to provide fitness and leisure activities to all segments of the population. From fitness events like the Queen City Road Race, Clarksville Sportsfest, and the 50+ Olympics to family and leisure events like the Family Campout, Clarksville Downtown Market, and Christmas on the Cumberland - there is always something everyone can enjoy!

Click here to view our event calendar.  Be sure to check back often for new and upcoming events!

Food Vendor Information

The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide range of events throughout the year. These events allow us to offer a variety of opportunities for vendors to participate and get more involved in the community.

We offer events for every season and attempt to cater to the diverse population in Clarksville by offering new and unique experiences to catch everyone’s interest!

Applications will be posted online below, on the individual event pages to the left, and on Facebook on each Special Event’s page.

Applications are not be posted until closer to each event date.

Click Here to go over the Food Vendor requirements and additional information.

Click Here to sign up and receive email notifications of vending opportunities. 

See below for information on Clarksville Parks and Recreation's upcoming Events!

Food Truck Rally
Downtown Market
Fright on Franklin
Handmade Holidays
Christmas on the Cumberland

Food Truck Rally

APPLICATION OPENS: February 12th, 2018

Click Here to fill our your Food Truck Fridays Application.

Food Trucks and vendors will be taking over McGregor Park during lunch hours every Friday from May 11th-June 29th, and the Downtown Market on Saturday July 21st and September 22nd from 8am-1pm.

McGregor Park Dates
Fridays, 11:30am-1:30pm
- May 11th, 2018
- May 18th, 2018
- May 25th, 2018
- June 1st, 2018
- June 8th, 2018
- June 15th, 2018
- June 22nd, 2018
- June 29th, 2018

Downtown Market Dates
Saturdays, 8am-1pm
- July, 21st 2018
- September 22nd, 2018

Vendor Fees
- $20 per event date

Downtown Market

Click Here to fill our your Downtown Market Application.

This weekly open-air market features local farmers and artisans who offer fresh produce, food items, and handcrafted products. Enjoy live music, meet our market mascot, “Corny the Cob” and experience special events on select market days.

May 26, 2018 8am-1pm Every Saturday except for Sept. 8th.
Last Day: October 13th.

Location: City Hall Parking Lot)

Vendor Fee: Full Time: $700 | Daily: $45/Day



Click Here to find all Riverfest Applications

Riverfest is an annual three-day music and arts festival held in Clarksville, Tennessee along the banks of the Cumberland River. This FREE event features delicious food, activities for kids of all ages and multiple stages of live entertainment. Other fun activities include the Riverfest Regatta, Rally on the Cumberland, and much more!

Dates and Locations
- Friday, September 7th, 2018 (5pm-10pm)
- Saturday, September 8th, 2018 (10am-11pm)

Location: McGregor Park

Vendor Fee: $150 + 28% of revenue

Fright on Franklin

APPLICATION OPENS: January 23rd, 2018

Click Here to fill our your Fright on Franklin Application.

Join us for a free, family-friendly event featuring safe trick-or-treating, costume contests, and much more in Historic Downtown Clarksville!

Date: Saturday, October 27th, 2018 (3pm-6pm)

Location: Downtown Clarksville

Vendor Fee: $100

Handmade Holidays

APPLICATION OPENS: August 15th, 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 28th, 2018

This two-day, indoor craft show features fine art, apparel, jewelry, accessories, housewares, paper goods, and more. Find unique, handmade gifts or treat yourself to something special. You’re sure to find what you’re looking for (and more!) at Handmade Holidays.

- Saturday, November 10th, 2018 (9pm-4pm)
- Sunday, November 11th, 2018 (12pm-4pm)

Location: Wilma Rudolph Event Center

Vendor Fee: $100

Christmas on the Cumberland

APPLICATION OPENS: September 15th, 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 1st, 2018

The City of Clarksville’s Christmas on the Cumberland is sure to create lasting memories this holiday season as thousands experience the captivating displays of over two million lights!

- Grand Opening (5pm-7pm): Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
- Craft Nights (6pm-8pm): Saturday, December 8th, 15th, and 22nd

Location: McGregor Park

Vendor Fee: $15 per event date

Last updated: 6/27/2018 10:34:55 AM