Christmas on the Cumberland

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 26, 2019 - January 1, 2020
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 26, 2019
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Enjoy performances by Natalie's Dance Network, CAST Crowns, Acro Dance Express and Rossview High School band. Don't miss free hot chocolate!


December 14 & 21, 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
This year’s free family-friendly activities include holiday crafts and performances by Stars Dance Studio & Dance Force LLC (Dec. 14). Free hot chocolate will be provided by Pleasant View Baptist Church (Dec. 14) and Frontier Basement Systems (Dec. 21).


New this year, we’ve partnered with Fleet Feet Clarksville to provide a whole new way to experience the dazzling lights at the first-ever Christmas on the Cumberland Light Run, Saturday, Dec. 14 at McGregor Park.  All proceeds will go towards the purchase of new Christmas on the Cumberland light displays!

Registrants can choose to participate in either the one-mile event $10) or the 5K ($20) beginning at 4 p.m. Registration is available online here. In-person registration is from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at the Parks & Recreation Office, 102 Public Square, Downtown Clarksville. Registration closes Wednesday, Dec. 11.

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.