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Clarksville’s Riverfest Festival Information, Parking and Riverside Drive Lane Closures announced

2014 RiverfestClarksville, TN – There will be lane closures on Riverside Drive for Clarksville’s Riverfest Festival starting Friday, September 5th through Saturday, September 6th, 2014.

Traffic will be slower moving than usual during this time period, so we recommend drivers plan alternate routes or give themselves plenty of time to travel to their destination.

Free parking will be available at Austin Peay State University’s Dunn Center parking lot.

Riverside Drive Lane Closures for Riverfest to begin Friday, September 5th through Saturday, September 6th.
Riverside Drive Lane Closures for Riverfest to begin Friday, September 5th through Saturday, September 6th.

Bus service will be running every 30-45 minutes to shuttle patrons to the Riverfest gates on Saturday only, beginning at 9:30am and continuing until the park closes.

Riverfest parking will not be permitted at Two Rivers Business Center at any time or at Riverside Drive businesses during their business hours. Handicap parking will be available at designated parking lots directly across from McGregor Park.

Lane Closure Schedule

Friday, September 5th and Saturday, September 6th

  • 6:00am, Both south bound lanes and center turning lane closed. Only one north bound and one south bound lane will be open for two-way traffic.
  • 7:00pm until midnight Riverside Drive will be closed to through traffic from Spring Street to College Street.
  • 12:00am midnight, Far south bound lane only closed.

The courtesy boat dock and boat ramp at the RiverWalk will be closed through Sunday night. Boats can be anchored on the county side of the channel during the festival; however no boat may anchor in the channel or on the RiverWalk side of the channel. River traffic may be subject to safety checks.

There is no swimming in the event area after sunset, from the Train trestle to the Red River/Cumberland River confluence. These regulations are subject to change at any time.

Festival Policies

  • No pets allowed
  • No outside food or drinks allowed
  • No coolers allowed
  • No weapons of any kind to include handgun permit carriers (pocket knives not allowed)
  • No roaming solicitation allowed
  • No flash photography, camcorders, or recording devices during headlining concerts (after 8:00pm)
  • No fights or foul language
  • No amplification devices allowed

Any violation of these policies will result in immediate confiscation of items and/or expulsion from the festival.

For ADA assistance with any City of Clarksville event, program, or activity please call 931.645.7476.

For more information about Riverfest, please visit www.clarksvilleriverfest.com

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