Clarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville’s Christmas on the Cumberland is sure to create lasting memories this holiday season as thousands experience the captivating displays of over one million lights!
Join the City of Clarksville and US Bank as we celebrate Christmas on the Cumberland’s 16th year with a grand opening ceremony, Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 at 6:30pm at the McGregor Park RiverWalk and Museum.The grand opening will feature the official lighting of the Cumberland by Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan along with special guests, Channel 4 News Snowbird and Santa Claus! Christmas on the Cumberland will be open nightly from 5:00pm to 10:00pm, Sunday through Thursday and 5:00pm to 11:00pm, Fridays and Saturdays through January 3rd, 2015. Admission to the event is free.
Family friendly activities will take place from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, November 28th-29th, December 12th-13th and 19th-20th. This year’s activities include caroling, making reindeer food, letters to Santa, Christmas card creations, gingerbread house building, elf school relays, and ornament making. Visit www.cityofclarksville.com/christmas for a schedule of events.
Giving on the Cumberland will continue this year and encourages visitors to help local nonprofits in need. From November 25th-December 20th, “request ornaments” with items of need from local nonprofit organizations will be placed on Christmas trees in the McGregor Museum.
Visitors to Christmas on the Cumberland will have the opportunity to take a “request ornament” and bring their donation to the Clarksville Parks and Recreation main office (102 Public Square) during business hours, Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm, or to the museum December 19th-20th, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, where you’ll also be given a chance to meet the participating nonprofits.
Christmas on the Cumberland is presented by the City of Clarksville and US Bank and is sponsored by Clarksville Family Magazine.
For more information about Christmas on the Cumberland, please visit www.cityofclarksville.com/christmas or call 931.645.7476.
About the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department
The mission of the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is to provide a variety of positive recreational experiences to enhance life values for individuals, families, and our diverse culture.
To learn more, visit www.cityofclarksville.com, like us on Facebook, or call 931.645.7476.