DATES AND TIMES
Friday, September 6, 2013
5:00 P.M. – 11:00 P.M.
Saturday, September 7, 2013
10:00 A.M. – 11:00 P.M.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT IS RIVERFEST?
It is an annual two-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, Lighted Boat Parade, Recycled Fashion Show and much more!
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
Admission to Riverfest is completely free! It's hard to beat two nights of free concerts with dozens of local, regional and national performers. Tickets and wristbands may be purchased for food, beverages and inflatables.
WHAT ARE THE FESTIVAL HOURS?
Friday, September 6, 2013 from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
WHAT ITEMS ARE PROHIBITED AT THE FESTIVAL?
Any violation of these rules and policies will result in confiscation of items and or immediate expulsion from the festival.
- OUTSIDE FOOD & BEVERAGES
- FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY, CAMCORDERS OR RECORDING DEVICES DURING HEADLINING CONCERTS
- WEAPONS OF ANY KIND (INCLUDES POCKET KNIVES)
- ROAMING SOLICITATION
- AMPLIFICATION OTHER THAN SCHEDULED SHOWS AND ENTERTAINMENT
WHERE DO I PARK?
Free parking is available at Austin Peay State University's Dunn Center parking lot. Shuttle service will run every 30-45 minutes to shuttle guests to the RiverWalk on Saturday ONLY. Service will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the last pick-up from teh festival will be at 11:15 p.m. Shuttles will stop at APSU on Marion Street between the Dunn Center & football stadium. Buses will stop at the McGregor Park boat ramp at College Street & Riverside Drive. Riverfest parking will not be permitted at Two Rivers Shopping Center or at Riverside Drive businesses during their business hours.
IS THE EVENT HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE?
Parking for guests with valid handicap license or placecard will be available at the Farm Bureau parking lot across from the main entrance. Also, CTS buses can accommodate riders with special needs and wheelchairs, allowing these riders to also park at Austin Peay. For ADA assistance for this event, please call 931-645-7476.
There is also a reserved handicap viewing area at the main stages. All of the vendors will assist anyone in need during the festival to make purchases.
HOW CAN I PERFORM?
SUBMISSIONS ARE NOT BEING ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME. PERFORMERS CAN BEGIN SUBMITTING FOR NEXT YEAR'S FESTIVAL, JANUARY 2014.
Performers interested in being considered for an opening time slot on one of our stages must submit the following information by midnight on June 1, 2013: two songs, a photo, biographical & contact information. Applications will not be considered without ALL of these items. Submissions after the above date will not be accepted. We will respond within a few days letting you know that we received your submission.
Please submit your information to Riverfest.Entertainment@cityofclarksville.com. If you would rather submit hard copies of your submission package, please mail to:
Clarksville Parks & Recreation
Attn: Riverfest Entertainment
102 Public Square
Clarksville, TN 37042
Please send ALL information in ONE email (or one package) to ensure your full submission package is received.
Interested in showcasing your product, business, or service at this year's festival? If so, you must first apply!
Applications are not carried over from year to year. You must download the vendor application and return it to our office to be considered for the festival.
FOOD VENDOR APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS PASSED
COMMERCIAL VENDOR APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS PASSED
NON-PROFIT APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS PASSED
For all questions related to the festival, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
To contact us by mail, phone or fax please use the following:
102 Public Square
Clarksville, TN 37040
PHONE (931) 645-7476
FAX (931) 553-2432