CLARKSVILLE: Christmas on the Cumberland will celebrate its 18th year with a grand opening ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 22 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the McGregor Park RiverWalk and Museum. The holiday display showcases one million lights displayed along the Cumberland River.
The grand opening will feature the official lighting of the Cumberland by Mayor Kim McMillan along with a visit from Santa Claus! The grand opening includes a performance by the Rossview High School Choir.
Christmas on the Cumberland will be open nightly from 5-10 p.m., Sunday through Thursday and 5-11 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays through Jan. 1, 2017. Admission is free.
Family friendly activities will take place from 6-8 p.m., December 10 and 17. This year’s free activities include holiday crafts and performances by local school and church choirs and dance groups.
Christmas on the Cumberland is presented by the City of Clarksville and is sponsored by The Leaf-Chronicle, 5 Star Radio Group, and Clarksville Living Magazine.
The mission of the Clarksville Parks & 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.