CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – 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 from 5-7 p.m. on Nov. 22 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 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 Jan. 2, 2022.
- 5-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday
- 5- 11 p.m. 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 6-8 p.m.
- Saturday, Dec. 10
- Saturday, Dec. 17
About Clarksville Parks & Recreation
Clarksville Parks & Recreation 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 City of Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department earned its place among the nation’s top parks and recreation agencies in September 2022 with its accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). The department demonstrated 100% compliance with the 154 standards on which accreditation is based.