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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Riverfest Virtual Talent Show winner

 

Clarksville RiverFest 2020Clarksville, TN – With the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic still having a widespread impact, Clarksville Parks and Recreation adapted the traditional three-day Riverfest Celebration into nearly two weeks of in-person and virtual events.

On Saturday, September 12th also marked the end of the Riverfest Virtual Talent Competition. Three musical acts were selected from dozens of entries, and voting took place from September 1st-12th.

IVEY won the Riverfest Virtual Talent Show

IVEY won the Riverfest Virtual Talent Show

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Riverfest Regatta rows on despite COVID-19

 

Clarksville RiverFest 2020Clarksville, TN – Many of the events at this year’s Riverfest had to be re-engineered, thanks to COVID-19 Coronavirus. Though some were canceled because of social distancing concerns, the good people at Clarksville Parks and Recreation did manage to find ways to carry on in the spirit of Clarksville’s favorite outdoor festival.

With twelve days of events, such as the Juried Art Show, Virtual Talent Competition, Virtual 5K, and the ever-popular Riverfest Cardboard Boat Regatta, the new-normal version of the festival was smaller and quieter, but a success none the less.

Though smaller this year, Riverfest still managed to produce several great events, including Saturday's Riverfest Cardboard Boat Regatta.

Though smaller this year, Riverfest still managed to produce several great events, including Saturday’s Riverfest Cardboard Boat Regatta.

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Riverfest to come to a close Saturday with Fireworks Display

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – With the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic still having a widespread impact, the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department adapted the traditional three-day Riverfest celebration into nearly two weeks of in-person and virtual events.

Riverfest 2020 will come to a close on Saturday, September 12th with a fireworks display from 9:00pm-9:15pm near Kings Run Bark Park inside Liberty Park. The park gates will be closed until 6:00pm on September 12th in preparation for the event.

Riverfest Fireworks display to be held this Saturday night.

Riverfest Fireworks display to be held this Saturday night.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation says one week remains to enter Riverfest Virtual Talent Competition

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – As the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic continues to have a widespread impact, the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is adapting the traditional three-day Riverfest celebration into nearly two weeks of in-person and virtual events.

The Riverfest Virtual Talent Competition is included in the lineup of events, and only one week remains for contest entries.

Participants have until August 26th, 2020 to complete an online application that includes a video of their performance that is no more than four minutes in length.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation seeks participants for Riverfest Regatta

 

RiverFest 2019Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation are looking for sailors of all kinds are invited to participate in the 13th annual Riverfest Regatta, presented by US Bank, Saturday, September 7th, 2019 at McGregor Park as part of the Riverfest Festival.

The event will begin at 1:00pm and check-in will take place at 11:30am at the McGregor Park Boat Ramp. All boats must be checked in no later than 12:30pm.

Clarksville Riverfest Regatta

Clarksville Riverfest Regatta

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation taking vendor, entertainer, artist applications for Riverfest

 

RiverFest 2019Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces that the 32nd annual Riverfest Celebration is currently taking applications from vendors, entertainers and artists. The City of Clarksville’s Riverfest is presented by Miller Lite.

Vendors and entertainers are encouraged to apply online at www.clarksvilleriverfest.com

Riverfest will be held September 5th -7th.

Riverfest will be held September 5th -7th.

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Clarksville Riverfest has large turnout despite Weather

 

Clarksville RiverFestClarksville, TN – “In practical terms, this year’s Clarksville Riverfest was a success,” Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Rob Rayburn said. “We still had a great turnout, and though weather was a factor, the rain held off long enough for lots of folks to come out and enjoy some great music, food and fun.”

Weather was the big story at this year’s Riverfest, with delays on Friday and then an early wrap on Saturday, Rayburn and his team were forced to make some tough decisions.

This year's Riverfest was hindered by rain, which delayed Friday's events and forced organizers to cancel several of Saturday's scheduled performers, including headliner Sister Hazel.

This year’s Riverfest was hindered by rain, which delayed Friday’s events and forced organizers to cancel several of Saturday’s scheduled performers, including headliner Sister Hazel.

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Clarksville Riverfests’ Rally on the Cumberland Winners Announced

 

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Clarksville RiverFestClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Riverfest kicked off Saturday, September 8th with Rally on the Cumberland, the city’s annual canoe and kayak race.

Fourteen boats began the race at the Montgomery County Conservation Club at 8:00am and paddled approximately 6 miles in length on the Cumberland River to McGregor Park.

Participants paddled the Cumberland River for prizes, bragging rights.

2018 Clarksville Riverfest Rally on the Cumberland. (Clarksville Parks and Recreation)

2018 Clarksville Riverfest Rally on the Cumberland. (Clarksville Parks and Recreation)

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Clarksville’s Riverfest Regatta a sure crowd pleaser

 

Clarksville RiverFestClarksville, TN – People lined the bank of the Cumberland River at 1:00pm, Saturday, September 8th, for the Clarksville Riverfest Regatta, also known at the cardboard boat races, that took place at McGregor Park Boat Launch Area. It was cool overcast day with a steady down river wind.

Boats are constructed from cardboard and recycled materials and raced down the Cumberland River in a 100-yard dash. U.S. Bank was the sponsor of this year’s Riverfest Regatta. There were 10 entries and 9 took part in the races.

Clarksville Riverfest Regatta

Clarksville Riverfest Regatta

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Clarksville Riverfest’s Juried Art Show was held Thursday night

 

Clarksville RiverFestClarksville, TN – Hundreds came out for the annual Riverfest Juried Art Show at Wilma Rudolph Event Center Thursday night, the official beginning of Clarksville’s Riverfest 2018, one of Clarksville’s most anticipated events.

Artists of all ages, working in many mediums, were invited to submit their work. Multiple categories allowed for a wide variety of creative expression, and at 6:15pm, this year’s awards winners were announced.

More than 100 entires made the cut for this year's Riverfest Juried Art Show. The official kickoff of Riverfest 2018 took place Thursday at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

More than 100 entires made the cut for this year’s Riverfest Juried Art Show. The official kickoff of Riverfest 2018 took place Thursday at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

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