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2000 Broadway Street, Suite 221, Clarksville, IN 47129

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Special Events

Our list of special events is updated seasonally.  Some special events require registration in advance, so be sure to read the event description closely.

 

CRUISE IN AND CONCERT

Calling all car lovers!  Join us for a night of cool rides and great music at Clarksville’s Gateway Park. We are inviting owners of Classic Cars, Muscle Cars, Hot Rods, and others to show off their rides in the Gateway Park parking lot.  There is no fee to participate in the cruise-in, and the first 150 participants will receive a dash plaque for their ride.  No registration is required.

 

After taking a look at all the vehicles, head over to the event lawn for a FREE concert by “The Decades”.  They will be playing some of your favorite tunes from the 50’s, 60’s and beyond. Be sure to bring a lawn chair for the concert!  Dock Seafood will also be on site serving some delicious eats!

 

Location: Gateway Park - 500 Little League Drive, Clarksville

Date: Friday, May 31st

Time: 6:00-8:30pm

Fee: FREE

SUMMER KICKOFF PARTY

Summer is here, and the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is helping you kick things off with a bang! We are teaming up with Clarksville Community Schools for a Summer Kickoff Party in Gateway Park. The fun begins at 6:00pm with inflatables, laser tag, games, music, and food vendors.  The goal is to celebrate the end of another successful school year, and the start of the summer season.  This event is All activities are FREE and open to everyone.  After the party ends, stick around for our Movie in the Park as we show "Mary Poppins Returns" on our giant inflatable screen.

 

Location: Gateway Park - 500 Little League Drive, Clarksville

Date: Friday, June 7th

Time: 6:00-8:30pm

Fee: FREE

MOVIE IN THE PARK - "MARY POPPINS RETURNS"

In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives. Admission is FREE and the movie will begin at sundown.  Be sure to bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating!  Coolers are welcome, but we will also have a concession stand selling fresh popcorn, candy, and drinks.

 

Location: Gateway Park - 500 Little League Drive, Clarksville

Date: Friday, June 7th

Time: Estimated Start Time is 9:00pm

Fee: FREE

COMEDY IN THE PARK

Laughter is the best medicine! Come and laugh with us at our 3nd annual “Comedy in the Park” night. We will be hosting two professional comedians on the event lawn at Gateway Park. All jokes will be clean, so no worries about foul language.  The comedians say their acts can be enjoyed by anyone 12 and up. Admission is FREE and open to everyone. Be sure to bring a blanket or lawn chair for this night of laughs! Snacks will be available for purchase, and coolers are welcome. Sorry, no smoking, alcohol, or pets are allowed in the park.  This night's comedians are Mike Nilsson and Lee Cruse.

 

Location: Gateway Park - 500 Little League Drive, Clarksville

Date: Friday, June 14th

Time: 8:00-9:30pm

Fee: FREE

MOVIE IN THE PARK - "RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET"

Taking place six years after saving the arcade from Turbo's vengeance, the Sugar Rush arcade cabinet has broken, forcing Ralph and Vanellope to travel to the Internet via the newly-installed Wi-Fi router in Litwak's Arcade to retrieve the piece capable of saving the game. Admission is FREE and the movie will begin at sundown.  Be sure to bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating!  Coolers are welcome, but we will also have a concession stand selling fresh popcorn, candy, and drinks.

 

Location: Gateway Park - 500 Little League Drive, Clarksville

Date: Friday, July 5th

Time: Estimated Start Time is 9:15pm

Fee: FREE

LET'S GET CRAFTY...AND DRINK WINE

Grab a friend or a date and join us for a fun night of crafting and wine.  We will be painting a personalized “Home” board using the colors and state of choice, along with your family name.  State options are Indiana or Kentucky. The folks from Wholly Rustic in Georgetown, Indiana will guide you in creating a beautiful board to decorate your home.  All supplies for the craft provided.  While you work, our friends from Miracle Winery will be on hand serving a series of delicious wines.  (Wine sold separately - not included with registration fee).  We will also provide some free light snacks with your wine purchase.  (OPEN TO AGES 21 AND OLDER ONLY)

 

Click Here to See a Full Size Photo of the Project

 

Location: Clarksville Community Center - 2311 Sam Gwin Drive, Clarksville

Date: Friday, July 19th

Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Fee: $35 - (Register by 7/12)

Min/Max: 20/50

BINGO FOR KIDS

Who says Bingo is just for adults? Kids ages 5-17 are invited to join us at the Clarksville Community Center for a night of Bingo fun, and a chance to win prizes. Kids must be accompanied by at least one adult. This is a FREE event, but kids must be registered in advance. Adults do not need to be registered, but they must have at least one child registered in order to attend.

 

Location: Clarksville Community Center - 2311 Sam Gwin Drive, Clarksville

Date: Wednesday, July 24th

Time: 6:30-8:00pm

Fee: FREE - (Register by 7/19)

Min/Max: 20/50

TOUCH-A-TRUCK

When you were a kid, did you ever see a cool truck on the road and wish you could get behind the wheel? Your children will have the chance to do just that at our annual kids’ Touch-A-Truck event at Gateway Park. Children will be able to get up close and personal with the cool trucks and construction equipment they see on the road everyday. Vehicles include police cruisers, fire trucks, construction equipment, limousines, box trucks, and much more! Registration not required for this FREE event.

 

After Touch-A-Truck, stick around for our movie in Gateway Park. We’ll be showing “Lego Movie 2” beginning at dusk. Be sure to bring a blanket or lawn chair for the movie!

 

Does your company have an interesting vehicle that you would like to show off at the event?

Download our Registration Form.

 

Location: Gateway Park - 500 Little League Drive, Clarksville

Date: Friday, August 2nd

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Fee: FREE

MOVIE IN THE PARK - "LEGO MOVIE 2"

It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO® invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.  Starring the voices of Chris Pratt, Jonah Hill, Mayah Rudolph, and more.  Admission is FREE and the movie will begin at sundown.  Be sure to bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating!  Coolers are welcome, but we will also have a concession stand selling fresh popcorn, candy, and drinks.

 

Location: Gateway Park - 500 Little League Drive, Clarksville

Date: Friday, August 2nd

Time: Estimated Start Time is 8:45pm

Fee: FREE

BINGO FOR KIDS

Who says Bingo is just for adults? Kids ages 5-17 are invited to join us at the Clarksville Community Center for a night of Bingo fun, and a chance to win prizes. Kids must be accompanied by at least one adult. This is a FREE event, but kids must be registered in advance. Adults do not need to be registered, but they must have at least one child registered in order to attend.

 

Location: Clarksville Community Center - 2311 Sam Gwin Drive, Clarksville

Date: August 14th

Time: 6:30-8:00pm

Fee: FREE - (Register by 8/9)

Min/Max: 20/50

COMMUNITY YARD SALE

Join us for the 21st annual Clarksville Community Yard Sale at Gateway Park! You provide the used goodies and we provide the space and advertising. $20 gets you two parking spaces in Little League Park’s parking lot (one space for your booth and one space to park a car behind your booth). There is a $10 late fee for registrations made after deadline. Vendors may purchase more than one space. If you would like to be close to another vendor, please register together. Food vendors or commercial vendors not permitted. Tables and chairs not provided. Event will proceed rain or shine. Participants may set up at 7am.

 

Due to safety reasons, vendor vehicles WILL NOT be able to leave the parking lot until the event ends at Noon.  Vendors MUST arrive by 8:30am to participate.

 

Location: Gateway Park - 500 Little League Drive, Clarksville

Date: Saturday, August 24th

Time: 8:00-12:00pm

Fee: FREE to Shop - $20 To Rent a Booth Space (Register by 8/16)

Min/Max: 20/70

MOVIE IN THE PARK - "LITTLE GIANTS" (90's THROWBACK)

Danny O'Shea has forever lived in the shadow of his brother, the great football player Kevin O'Shea. Kevin was stronger, faster, and more popular. But when his daughter is cut from Kevin's pee-wee football team, Danny brings together a squad of picked-lasts and losers to prove to Kevin that he can still learn a lot from his brother.  Admission is FREE and the movie will begin at sundown.  Be sure to bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating!  Coolers are welcome, but we will also have a concession stand selling fresh popcorn, candy, and drinks.

 

Location: Gateway Park - 500 Little League Drive, Clarksville

Date: Friday, September 6th

Time: Estimated Start Time is 8:15pm

Fee: FREE

MOVIE IN THE PARK - "HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3"

When the lonely Count Dracula goes on vacation with Mavis, his family and monster friends on the cruise ship Legacy, he immediately falls in love with the human Captain Ericka. However the mysterious woman has a secret that may jeopardize Dracula, his family and the other monsters. Who is Captain Ericka? Admission is FREE and the movie will begin at sundown.  Be sure to bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating!  Coolers are welcome, but we will also have a concession stand selling fresh popcorn, candy, and drinks.

 

Location: Gateway Park - 500 Little League Drive, Clarksville

Date: Friday, October 4th

Time: Estimated Start Time is 7:30pm

Fee: FREE

2000 Broadway Street, Suite 221, Clarksville, IN 47129  |  (812) 283-5313  |  info@clarksvilleparks.com

2000 Broadway Street, Suite 221, Clarksville, IN 47129

(812) 283-5313 | info@clarksvilleparks.com

2000 Broadway Street, Suite 221, Clarksville, IN 47129

(812) 283-5313  |  info@clarksvilleparks.com

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2000 Broadway Street, Suite 221

Clarksville, IN 47129

(812) 283-5313

info@clarksvilleparks.com

2000 Broadway Street, Suite 221

Clarksville, IN 47129

(812) 283-5313

info@clarksvilleparks.com