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Clarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Riverfest begins this weekend Friday, September 6th and Saturday, September 7th, 2013. This two day festival runs Friday from 5:00pm to 11:00pm and Saturday from 10:00am to 11:00pm.
On, Friday, Christian recording group Sidewalk Prophets will be performing at 9:00pm on the First Baptist Church Stage.
Johnny T will be performing on the Gateway Realty Stage at 9:30pm Saturday. Country recording artist Phil Vassar will take the stage at 9:00pm as the headlining performer on the Miller Stage on Saturday.All concerts are free and open to the public.
Riverfest is an annual two-day music and arts festival held in Clarksville, Tennessee along the banks of the Cumberland River. This free event features delicious food, activities for kids of all ages and multiple stages of live entertainment. Other fun activities include the Riverfest Regatta, Lighted Boat Parade, Recycled Fashion Show and much more!
Admission to Riverfest is completely free! It’s hard to beat two nights of free concerts with dozens of local, regional and national performers. Tickets and wristbands may be purchased for food, beverages and inflatables.
The Adventure Zone welcomes children to the festival with special fun-filled activities, just for them!
Quick Fit Challenge
In this multi-station challenge, participants complete a physical and educational health/fitness task for a chance to win prizes.
Recycled Fashion Show
Riverfest is proud to offer the 2nd Annual Recycled Fashion Show. This free event is intended to educate the general public about recycling in a fun and interactive environment. Students and adults of all ages are invited to show their created fashions made from recycled materials.
River of Culture
Experience music, dance and stories from all across the globe in our River of Culture. The River of Culture area will be a community of diverse entertainment and educational experiences.
Participating cultural groups will be sharing the history and the development of their varied cultures through interactive booths. Among the many cultural groups to showcase their way of life will be Brazil, France, Japan, Latin, Panama and Hawaii.
Some groups will also be entertaining festival guests with exciting dances, musical performances, and story telling from their own culture.
This year marks the 7th year for the annual Riverfest Regatta, where participants build their own boats using materials from a specified list, and race them on the Cumberland River. The heats are timed with the fastest time being declared the winner in the respective classes. The course is 100 yards long.
A free covered area, where young children can enjoy activities like play-doh, finger paint, smaller inflatables and more- all suited to their size and age. Area features seating for parents, a private diaper changing area, and stroller parking.
Artists of all ages are encouraged to enter their art in the Riverfest Tour d’Art exhibit for it to be featured at various locations in downtown Clarksville then judged for a chance to win cash and prizes!
Miller Lite Stage
First Baptist Church Stage
Gateway Reality Stage
River of Culture Stage
Riverfest will be held September 6th-7th, 2013 along the banks of the Cumberland River at McGregor Park, located at 640 North Riverside Drive. Admission and entertainment at the Festival are free and open to the public.
For more information about the Riverfest Festival visit, www.clarksvilleriverfest.com.
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