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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold several Holiday Events for the Family


Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is offering a variety of festive and fun events this holiday season.

Family-friendly events are affordably priced and will take place at several Parks and Recreation facilities.

Some of the events include: Veterans Appreciation Day, Community Thanksgiving Feast, Christmas on the Cumberland, Elf Splash, Clarksville Christmas Parade, 19th Century Christmas along with several new events.

Community Holiday Bazaar

Community Holiday Bazaar

Holiday Events

Veterans Appreciation Day
9:00am-noon & 3:30pm-8:00pm, Monday, November 11th: As a way to honor those who have served in our nation’s military, patrons who present a valid US Military ID will receive free admission to New Providence Pool.

Community Thanksgiving Feast
5:30pm-7:30pm, Thursday, November 14th: Enjoy a free, warm and hearty meal served by New Hope Missionary Baptist Church at Burt-Cobb Recreation Center.

Community Holiday Feast

Community Holiday Feast

Community Holiday Bazaar
8:00am to 1:00pm, Saturday, November 16th: Shop our indoor bazaar from local vendors selling new or slightly used items at Burt-Cobb Recreation Center. Admission is free.

Christmas on the Cumberland
5:00pm-10:00pm, Sunday through Thursday and 5:00pm-11:00pm, Fridays and Saturdays November 26th to January 1st, 2020: Experience the captivating display of more than 2 million lights at McGregor Park. Don’t miss the grand opening November 26th and enjoy free family-friendly activities from 6:00pm-8:00pm December 14th & 21st. Admission is free.



Elf Splash
10:00am-noon. Saturday, December 7th: Join Santa in ornament making, underwater tree decorating and more at New Providence Pool. The fee is $5.00 per person. Register online at

Clarksville Christmas Parade
5:00pm, Saturday, December 7th: Join us in celebrating 60 years at Clarksville’s night-time lighted parade in Downtown Clarksville. Admission is free.

Clarksville Christmas Parade

Clarksville Christmas Parade

19th Century Christmas
3:00pm or 5:00pm, Saturday, December 14th: Step back in time at Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center to create period decorations, visit with a 19th century Santa and decorate the tree. Enjoy eggnog, cakes, and caroling. The fee is $3.00 per person. Pre-registration required. Register online at by December 13th.

NEW! Youth Dive-in Movie
6:00pm Saturday, December 14th: Youth, ages 10-17, are invited to enjoy an evening of swimming, pizza, drinks and games while watching “Dr. Strange” rated PG-13 on the big screen at New Providence Pool. The fee is $6.00 per person. Pre-registration required. Register online at by December 11th.

NEW! Christmas Light Run
4:00pm-6:00pm, Saturday, December 14th: Experience the dazzling lights of Christmas on the Cumberland by participating in either the one-mile event ($10.00) or the 5K ($20.00) at McGregor Park. Register online at by December 11th. All proceeds will be used to purchase new light displays!



NEW! A “Not So Silent Night”
5:30pm-7:30pm, Thursday, December 19th: Youth, ages 6-12, are invited to celebrate the holidays with a fun evening of games and activities at Burt-Cobb Recreation Center. Drinks and snacks will be provided. Mr. and Mr. Claus will be making a special visit. Admission is free.

New Year’s Eve Splash
8:30pm, December 31st to 12:30am, January 1st: Ring in the new year with friends and family. Enjoy swimming, a DJ, water play equipment and refreshments followed by a beach ball drop at midnight. The fee is $5.00 per person. Register online at

New Year’s Eve Splash

New Year’s Eve Splash

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