Travel industry organization has saluted region’s best events since 1985
Clarksville, TN – The Southeast Tourism Society has named Clarksville’s Rivers & Spires Festival one of the STS Top 20 Event in the Southeast for April 2016.
This year’s Rivers and Spires Festival is scheduled for April 14th-16th, 2016. The STS Top 20 Festival and Event Awards have highlighted programs around the Southeast since 1985.
Travel industry experts select 20 events per month, and STS publicizes them throughout the United States. The complete list is published on two websites: EscapeToTheSoutheast.com and Travel Media Press Room.
Fun, family-friendly and always free, the award winning Rivers and Spires Festival is among the largest of its kind in the Southeast. The formula is simple: mix a healthy dose of local culture with arts and heritage and activities for all ages. Then, spread all the music you can hear in two days across multiple stages throughout the streets historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee.
The name Rivers and Spires honors the beauty of our downtown skyline, featuring the Cumberland River and a historic downtown dotted with churches, a courthouse, museum and other incredible buildings.
“The Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Festival and Event list is an excellent guide for the Southeast’s visitors and residents. Events selected represent the best, and often most unique, activities in our region,” said Bill Hardman, president and CEO of the Southeast Tourism Society.
Events considered for the STS Top 20 recognition must be at least three years old and have attendance of at least 1,000. Nomination forms and deadlines are available at SoutheastTourism.org or by calling 770.542.1523.
STS, founded in 1983 and headquartered in Atlanta, GA, is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting tourism to and within 12 states – Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.