Frequently Asked Questions

What is Riverfest?

Riverfest is an annual three-day music and arts festival held in Clarksville, Tennessee along the banks of the Cumberland River.

This FREE event features delicious food, activities for kids of all ages and multiple stages of live entertainment. Other fun activities include the Riverfest Regatta, Rally on the Cumberland, and much more! 

Where is Riverfest?

Riverfest takes place throughout McGregor Park along the RiverWalk in Clarksville, Tennessee.


McGregor Park

640 N. Riverside Dr.

Clarksville, TN 37040

How much does it cost?

Admission to Riverfest is completely free! It's hard to beat three nights of free concerts with dozens of local, regional and national performers. Food and drink are available to purchase, and this year will be the second year of Riverfest Cashless, powered by Square. Simply bring your credit card or debit card, and leave the hassles of cash at home. Some interactive activities and games may require additional fees.


What should I leave at home?

Riverfest is free because of the generous support of our sponsors and community partners. To remain a free festival, we rely on the sale of food and beverage. Coolers and outside food or beverage (including alcohol) are strictly prohibited.


The Festival has over 30,000 visitors over two-days. To protect your animals, and keep them safe, no animals except service animals are allowed. To find a pet friendly event in the area, check out the Fun with Fido series.