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150 Things To Do in Clarksville, TN

Clarksville, TN has so many unique and exciting things to do. From outdoor recreation activities to DIRTcar racing, seasonal festivals, and even local shopping, there is something for everyone! Whether you are new to Clarksville, TN or a local native, this list can inspire you to get out in the community and participate in the unique culture.

God Bless Clarksville TN
God Bless Clarksville, TN Mural in Downtown

Winter

  1. Shop locally made arts and collected antiques at the semi-annual Clarksville Vintage Fair 
  2. Handmade Holidays
  3. Christmas on the Cumberland 
  4. Drive through 3 Million Christmas Lights at the Clarksville Speedway
  5. Watch the Clarksville Christmas Parade downtown (FREE) 
  6. Get your picture taken with Santa at Governor’s Square Mall
  7. Volunteer at YaiPacks (FREE)
  8. Attend an APSU Tennis Match (FREE)
  9. Take a painting class at Swirls Art Studio
  10. Attend a Drag Strip event at the Clarksville Speedway & Fairgrounds
  11. Tour Ft. Defiance Civil War Park
  12. Head to the Don F. Pratt Memorial Museum to learn the history of the 101st Airborne Division (FREE)
  13. Listen to live music by Lauren Christine at Beachaven Vineyards & Winery (January 18, 2020)
  14. By wowed by the Gateway Chamber Orchestra for their Masterwork Series (January 26, 2020)
  15. Shop till you drop at Mrs. Lucilles 
  16. Learn Clarksville history at the Customs House 
  17. Take a tour of the Old Glory Distilling Company
  18. Join the Mug Club at Kings Bluff Brewery
  19. Compete at The Axe Throwing Place
  20. Glow in the dark while playing mini golf at D&D Blacklight Mini Golf
  21. Taste local brews named after Clarksville Highlights at TN Valley Brewing
  22. Play cornhole with your friends at Upstairs at Strawberry Alley
  23. Walk through an antique warehouse at the Warehouse 41
  24. Eat traditional German deliquess and fresh baked bread at Silke’s Cafe
  25. Attend an APSU Men’s and Women’s Basketball game 
  26. Grab a delicious and unique hot dog at Chi-Town Hot Dogs
  27. Drink specialty cocktails in Clarksville’s only speakeasy – Roux
  28. Try the delicious Vanilla Brew at Blackhorse Brewery
  29. Race friends in Clarksville’s indoor go-kart track at the City Forum
  30. Ice Skate during the holiday season at Downtown Commons
  31. Eat Golly G’s Famous Cinnamon Rolls
  32. Find eclectic artists at the Artist Co-Op (FREE)
  33. Give back by volunteering at many local non-profits (FREE)
  34. Participate in an annual toy drive hosted by 5 Star Media Group
  35. Go thrifting at Arc Thrift Downtown
  36. Grab a homemade Tamale at Bethlehem Bakery on Saturdays
  37. Find a collectable record at &Vinyl Records
  38. Take a drive down historical Madison St.
  39. Climb at Clarksville Climbing
  40. Grab fresh artisan coffee at Plumb Line Coffee
  41. Enjoy wood-fired pizza at Yada on Franklin St.
  42. Indulge your taste buds with Sunday Brunch at Blackhorse Brewery
  43. Grab some fresh cut meat at the Choppin Block
  44. Craft your own scented candle at The Candle Loft
  45. Taste local teas made at the Mad Herbalist
  46. Design your own handmade signs at The Blank Slate
  47. Visit the Clarksville-Montgomery County Library (FREE)
  48. Order authentic pupusas at the Salvadorian Restaurant 
  49. Duel it out with the Dueling Pianos at Old Glory Distillery (February  14, 2020)
  50. Who doesn’t love chocolate? Don’t miss the Chocolate Affair (February 21, 2020)
  51. Be wowed at the Clarksville Film Festival (February 21, 2020)
  52. Visit the Clarksville Home and Garden Show (February  22-23, 2020) (FREE)
  53. Don your favorite superhero outfit and head over to ClarksvilleCon (March 7, 2020)
  54. Ponder science with APSU professors at Science on Tap at Strawberry Alley (FREE)

Spring

  1. Take pictures in front of all the historical murals around Clarksville (FREE)
  2. Attend an APSU Softball Game (FREE)
  3. Indulge in delicious fried foods at the Catfish House
  4. Mountain bike through Rotary Park (FREE)
  5. Design your perfect burger at Johnny’s Burgers
  6. Visit West Coast Tacos for your Taco Tuesday cravings
  7. Get your Scuba Certification with Water Dogs Scuba Safety
  8. Attend an APSU Beach Volleyball Game (FREE)
  9. Paint your own pottery at Horsefeather Art Studio
  10. Grab some grub from Gray Smoke BBQ
  11. Be a spectator for Fort Campbell’s Week of the Eagle showcase
  12. Network with local professionals at Business After Hours (FREE)
  13. Attend an APSU Baseball Game
  14. Attend a job fair and workshops  with American Job Center
  15. Use Clarksvilles’ BCycle to ride in the city
  16. Spend $1 for Mimosas at Strawberry Alley Ale Works
  17. Have a picnic down at Billy Dunlop Park (FREE)
  18. Take a tour of the cave at Dunbar Cave State Park
  19. Play 18-holes of Disc Golf at Rotary Park (FREE)
  20. Clarksville BBQ Bash (FREE)
  21. Watch the Passion Play live (FREE)
  22. Attend an APSU Track Event (FREE)
  23. Fun with Fido Parks and Rec (FREE)
  24. Wettest Egg Hunt
  25. Attend concerts at The Warehouse
  26. Fish at Liberty Park Marina (FREE)
  27. Learn more about Willma Rudolph at Freedom Point (FREE)
  28. Find all 50 Mocking Bird Trail Statues in Clarksville (FREE)
  29. See 18th century reenactors at Fort Defiance (FREE)
  30. Pick Strawberries at H&S Farms and McGraw’s Strawberry Patch
  31. Take your aim at the Montgomery County Shooting Complex
  32. Attend an APSU Theatre and Dance Production
  33. Grab some tacos or your latin groceries over at La Laguna 
  34. BBQ, Brews, Beethoven (May 16, 2020)
  35. Wine tasting at BeachHaven Vineyards & Winery 
  36. Swing by the Clarksville Country Club to dine at Pbody’s

Summer

  1. Splash in the Clarksville Splash Pad (FREE)
  2. Stroll down by the river and check out Clarksville’s River History (FREE)
  3. Walk the the Greenway  (FREE)
  4. Grab some friends and play a game of pickup at Liberty Park (FREE)
  5. Attend Jazz on the Lawn at the Beachaven Vineyards & Winery (FREE)
  6. Attend the Montgomery County Fair (June 12-June 21, 2020)
  7. Mayor’s Summer Night Lights 
  8. Watch the fireworks at Liberty Park (July 3, 2020) (FREE)
  9. Watch the fireworks again at Ft. Campbell (July 4, 2020) (FREE)
  10. Visit the L&N Train Station 
  11. Hike Dunbar Cave or relax at the cool cave entrance (FREE)
  12. Shop local produce and crafts at the downtown market 
  13. Hike Rotary Park (FREE)
  14. Watch the sunset over the RG Corman Bridge (FREE)
  15. Movies in the Park (FREE)
  16. Attend the Art Walk the 1st Thursday of every month (FREE)
  17. Climb the cliff at Kings Bluff
  18. Visit the community built playground at Liberty Park (FREE)
  19. Listen to live music at the Downtown Commons – Downtown @ Sundown
  20. Get a feel for all our local food trucks at the annual food truck rally
  21. Head to the pool to beat the heat – Swan Lake Pool
  22. Visit the Clarksville Regional Airport
  23. Go kayaking at Port Royal State Park (FREE)
  24. Rent a boat at Liberty Park Marina
  25. Collect Sunflowers at Boyd’s Pumpkin Patch
  26. Take a tour of The American Queen Steamboat as it docks in Clarksville
  27. Take care of your sushi needs at Yellowtail Robata Grill
  28. Take a day to cool off at Beachhaven Pool
  29. Bring your canoe or kayak and check out the Clarksville Blueway  (FREE)
  30. Hike Port Royal State Park (FREE)
  31. Grab a “Clarksville’s best” milkshake from White House Dairy Freeze 

Fall

  1. Attend an APSU Football Game 
  2. Lace up your running shoes for the Valor Run Clarksville 
  3. Jam out at PossumStock (August 21-22, 2020)
  4. Attend a CECA Visiting Artist Speaking Series at APSU (FREE)
  5. Hangout at APSU Homecoming Tailgate (FREE)
  6. Sing the weekend away at Riverfest (FREE)
  7. Head to Planet 3 Extreme Air Park to get the jumps you want
  8. Find your way out of Escape Games
  9. Get spooked at Fright on Franklin (FREE)
  10. Attend an APSU Women’s Soccer Game  (FREE)
  11. Build a campfire and roast smores (FREE)
  12. Indoor fun at your local recreation centers
  13. Ease your Southern taste buds by eating at Moss’ Southern Cooking
  14. Get some roller skating in at Rainbow Skating Center
  15. Attend an APSU Golf Match (FREE)
  16. Go to the Bell Witch Cave and be spooked
  17. Bring your dog(s) to the annual Wags and Wings event 
  18. Welcome Home our Veterans (September 16-20, 2020) 
  19. Support The Food Initiative by dining at their fundraising event Fine Fettle (September 28, 2020)
  20. Take a free boxing class at Title Boxing (FREE)
  21. Bring your kids to G.H.O.S.T. at APSU hosted by the Student Government Association (SGA)
  22. Attend the Veteran’s Day Parade in the local community (FREE)
  23. Defeat the zombies at Zombie Hunters
  24. Make your way through the corn maze at Boyd’s Pumpkin Patch
  25. Take in some art at The New Gallery at APSU (FREE)
  26. Head over to the Pinnacle for bowling night
  27. Be a spectator at the Miss Tennessee and Miss Tennessee Teen USA hosted at APSU (FREE)
  28. Head over to Huddle House to try their sweet cakes 
  29. Try some homemade macaroons at Thistle Sweets

Know of something awesome to do that is not on our list? Comment below to add to the conversation. 

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