The Clarksville Christmas Parade traditionally winds through downtown Clarksville while thousands of spectators line the streets to enjoy the show. This year, parade participants will be positioned along the road and citizens will drive through the event as a safe alternative during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saturday, Dec. 5 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
The public should anticipate road closures and delays on the day of the parade.
From noon to 8 p.m. both southbound lanes on Riverside Drive and the center turning lane will be closed. Only one northbound and one southbound lane will be open for two-way traffic.
Left turns onto Riverside Drive from McClure Street and Jefferson Street will be prohibited. Only right turns will be permitted.
Pedestrians are strongly encouraged to use the pedestrian bridge and the intersection of College Street and Riverside Drive.
Traffic will be slowed to 10-15 mph along the parade route.
Christmas on the Cumberland will remain open during the parade but no parking will be available inside McGregor Park. Visitors to the light display may park in nearby parking lots with permission from businesses.