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Posted on: November 12, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Christmas on the Cumberland opens Nov. 26

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The City of Clarksville’s Christmas on the Cumberland is sure to create lasting memories this holiday season as thousands experience the captivating display of more than two million lights.

Join with friends and neighbors to celebrate Christmas on the Cumberland’s 21st year with a grand opening ceremony at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 26 at the McGregor Park RiverWalk and Museum.

The event will feature the official lighting by Mayor Joe Pitts at 6:30 p.m. along with special guests, Mr. and Mrs. Claus! Don’t miss performances by the Rossview High School Choir, Acro Dance Express, Natalie’s Dance Network and CAST & Crowns Performing Arts Studio. Food will be available for purchase from Kadi’s Tacos and More.

Christmas on the Cumberland, Clarksville’s popular lighted walk-through event, will be open nightly from 5-10 p.m., Sunday through Thursday and 5-11 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays through Jan. 1, 2020. Admission is free.

Family-friendly activities will take place from 6-8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 14 and 21.  This year’s free activities include free hot chocolate,  holiday crafts, and performances by local dance groups.

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. Online registration can be completed by visiting 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.

Christmas on the Cumberland is presented by the City of Clarksville and is sponsored by Clarksville Living Magazine.

To find out more, be sure to become a fan or follower on Facebook by searching “Clarksville Parks and Recreation” or call 931-645-7476.





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