Road closures for this week have been announced, and the following streets will be closed:
Wednesday, April 23 Beginning at 7 a.m. – Public Square in front of F&M Bank
Thursday, April 24 Beginning at 7 a.m. – All of Public Square
-Franklin Street from First Street to Public Square
-First Street from Franklin Street to Main Street
Friday, April 25 Beginning at 7 a.m. – On Friday, Downtown will be blocked off from Public Square to Fourth Street and Madison Street to Main Street.
The streets will be closed all day Saturday and until 7 a.m. Sunday morning, April 27.
Clarksville Transit System
Clarksville Transit Center will be closing their Legion Street station during the Festival. On Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26, the alternate staging area for the Clarksville Transit Center will be behind the Disciples of Christ Church on Cooper Place, between Union and Academy Streets. The Routes themselves will not change and any questions can be directed to 931-553-2429. Service from the Legion Street Station will resume as normal on Monday, April 28.
Available parking includes, Cumberland Garage; APSU lots off University Avenue; First Baptist Church lot off of Commerce Street, and all bank lots beginning Saturday. Handicapped parking is available in the parking garage off Commerce Street in front of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department on the first level. It is accessible from Riverside Drive. Please be mindful of the business, private and residential parking in downtown area.
Clarksville will also host the Bass Pro Shop’s Big Cat Quest 2014 tournament on April 26. Official tournament activities will take place at the Cumberland RiverWalk off of Riverside Drive, near the courtesy boat dock. Please be advised that the docks will be closed all day on the 26th.
About the Festival
Limited seating is available around the event. Festival-goers are urged to bring their own folding or camping chairs. It is also recommended that attendees buy their food and drink tickets early to avoid long lines. Tickets for food and beverages will go on sale at various booths throughout downtown when the Festival opens. Credit/debit cards will be accepted at several of the ticket booths. We encourage everyone to recycle their plastic and aluminum while at the Festival, so recycling bins will also be placed everywhere a trash bin can be found.
Festival hours are:
Thursday, April 24 5–10 p.m.
Friday, April 25 5–10 p.m.
Saturday, April 26 10 a.m.–8 p.m.