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Join the City of Clarksville and Miller Lite along the banks of the Cumberland River to celebrate Clarksville’s river heritage and the 32nd anniversary of the annual Riverfest Celebration, Sept. 5-7, 2019. This free, three-day music and arts festival features three stages of diverse local and nationally known entertainers and cultural groups, plus delicious food and fun for the entire family.

The festival kicks off on Thursday, Sept. 5 with the Riverfest Juried Art Show. This free event will be at 5 p.m.  Riverfest continues at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 at McGregor Park with a performance by Vanessa Williams on the Miller Lite stage.  Headline entertainment for Saturday is Montgomery Gentry, who will perform at 9:15 p.m.

For the full entertainment lineup visit www.clarksvilleriverfest.com.

 Highlights include:

  • A family zone with inflatables,  an international stage, hands-on games and activities, game trailer and Clarksville Zombie Hunters. A giant 60-by-40 foot tank will let visitors, ages 10 and up, test their scuba skills for free.
  • A cardboard boat regatta. This fan-favorite is back for the 12th year. Boats are constructed from cardboard and recycled materials and raced down the Cumberland River in a 100-yard dash.
  • ShoppingOver 40 vendors will be dispensing everything from handmade art and retail items to great information from local businesses. Vendors will accept cash or credit card.
  • Food & Drink:  Food and drink are available to purchase. No more waiting in line to get tickets or cash!  Simply bring your credit card or debit card, and leave the hassles of cash at home.


Free parking will be available at APSU Campus on Home Avenue, directly off of College Street. Shuttles taking patrons to Riverfest will run every 30-45 minutes on Saturday only, beginning at 11:45 a.m. and continuing until 11:15 p.m. Please see www.clarksvilleriverfest.com for exact pick-up location.


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Riverfest juried art exhibit kicks off the festival.
Juried Art Exhibit
Riverfest hosts 3 stages of entertainment.
Riverfest hosts 3 stages of entertainment.
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Clarksville, TN 37040

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Friday, 5-11p.m.
Saturday, 5-11p.m.
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