Christmas on the Cumberland

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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 one million lights!

Date & time

Open nightly November 23, 2021 - January 2, 2022
5:00 PM to 10:00 PM Sunday-Thursday
5:00 PM to 11:00 PM Friday & Saturday


McGregor Park


Admission is free!

Grand Opening

November 23, 2021
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McGregor Park RiverWalk

This year's free family-friendly grand opening includes a  visit with Santa and free hot chocolate. Food will be available for purchase from a food truck on site. 

The ceremony will begin at 6:30 pm, with the lights turned on minutes later. 

visit with santa

December 11 & 18, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

This year’s free family-friendly activities include a visit with Santa, free hot chocolate, and crafts.

Length of Display

Christmas on the Cumberland stretches over seven-tenths of a mile along the McGregor Park Riverwalk.

Pet Policy

You may bring your pets to walk through the park during the lighting display; however, we do ask pet owners to clean up after their pets. Pets are not allowed in the stage/audience areas during the lighting ceremony or during public performances.


Vendors are contracted to sell concessions on weekends during event hours.


The McGregor Park Riverwalk is located at 640 N Riverside Drive (US 41-A).

The park is approximately 7.5 miles from I-24 at Exit 4. It is 43 miles from Nashville via I-24 West; 25-5 miles from Hopkinsville, Kentucky via I-24 East. 

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