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John Anderson to Perform at the City of Clarksville’s Independence Day Celebration


Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and Aetna Insurance are celebrating our nation’s independence this year with the fourth annual Independence Day Celebration on Sunday, July 3rd, at McGregor Park.  The event will be filled with food, fun and entertainment for the entire family. Activities begin at 6:00pm.

Fireworks light up the River Front during the City of Clarksville's Independence Day Celebration last year.

Fireworks light up the River Front during the City of Clarksville's Independence Day Celebration last year.

Local performers Tina Brown and Chris Robertson will provide live music throughout the evening, followed by country music artist, John Anderson.  With more than 40 singles on the Billboard country music charts, Anderson has five Number Ones: “Wild and Blue,” “Swingin’,” “Black Sheep,” and “Money in the Bank.” The night will end with a spectacular fireworks finale, the largest in Clarksville.

In addition to musical entertainment, vendors will offer a variety of favorite foods, including kettle corn, hotdogs, smoothies, homemade ice cream, cheesecake on a stick, shaved ice, schnitzel and more.

Guests are encouraged to park at Austin Peay State University Dunn Center parking lot. Clarksville Transit System will provide free rides to and from the designated parking area from 5:30pm to 10:15pm. Buses will load passengers along Marion Street adjacent to the Dunn Center parking lot and drop off at the entrance to the boat ramp at McGregor Park. The last bus will depart from McGregor Park promptly at 10:15pm.

We ask that all attendees abide by some event rules at the Independence Day Celebration:

  • No roaming solicitation.
  • No weapons.
  • No pets allowed during event.
  • No drugs or alcoholic beverages allowed.
  • No fighting or foul language allowed.
  • No personal fireworks.

This year’s event is presented by The City of Clarksville and Aetna Insurance.  Sponsors include  Fort Campbell Federal Credit Union, Cumberland Bank & Trust, U.S. Bank, The Leaf-Chronicle, CDE Lightband, Ad One Advertising, Legends Bank, Q-108, Z-97.5, Beaver 100.3, Eagle 94.3 and Sports Radio 540 The Fan, Lamar Advertising, WJZM, Clarksville Family Magazine, Bi-County Solid Waste Management, F&M Bank, WJZM, Austin Peay State University and Planter’s Bank.

For more details on the City of Clarksville’s Independence Day Celebration, visit or call the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department at 931-645-7476.




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