Christmas on the Cumberland

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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!

Social distancing reminders will be placed throughout the display, and visitors are required to wear masks when social distancing cannot be maintained. 

Date & time

Open nightly November 24, 2020 - January 1, 2021
5:00 PM to 10:00 PM Sunday-Thursday
5:00 PM to 11:00 PM Friday & Saturday


McGregor Park


Admission is free!

Grand Opening

November 24, 2020
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McGregor Park RiverWalk

This year's free family-friendly grand opening includes a  visit with Santa and free hot chocolate provided by Pleasant View Baptist Church. Food will be available for purchase from a food truck on site. 

The ceremony will begin at 6:00 pm, with the lights turned on minutes later. 

visit with santa

December 12 & 19, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

This year’s free family-friendly activities include a visit with Santa and free hot chocolate provided by Tender Paws on December 12 and Frontier Basement Systems on December 19.

Length of Display

Christmas on the Cumberland stretches over seven-tenths of a mile along the McGregor Park Riverwalk.

Pet Policy

You may bring your pets to walk through the park during the lighting display; however, we do ask pet owners to clean up after their pets. Pets are not allowed in the stage/audience areas during the lighting ceremony or during public performances.


Vendors are contracted to sell concessions on weekends during event hours.


The McGregor Park Riverwalk is located at 640 N Riverside Drive (US 41-A).

The park is approximately 7.5 miles from I-24 at Exit 4. It is 43 miles from Nashville via I-24 West; 25-5 miles from Hopkinsville, Kentucky via I-24 East.