Calendar of Events

Paducah, Kentucky offers visitors a wide range of events from impressive performing arts, workshops, annual festivals, sporting events and exhibits.  Browse our listings of upcoming Paducah events to find the perfect reason for a getaway. Search special events, ongoing events and gallery exhibits by date, keyword or category.

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Paducah Events

"Dickens of A Christmas" & Small Business Saturday

November 29, 2014
Free Victorian Carriage rides, gift wrapping station and hot chocolate and coffee. Choirs, carolers and characters, Dickens Dancers, roasted nuts and bake sale, s'mores by the fire, Christmas Cheer W...

Bead Trunk Show at Wildhair Studios Rock Shop

November 12 – 29, 2014
Find thousands of exceptional natural stone beads from an international supplier that carefully selects the finest quality beads from around the world. Choose from a large selection of 8” and 1...

Deck the Halls Bazaar

November 29, 2014
Shop local on Small Business Saturday. Get everything that you will need just in time for Christmas. Free admission and parking. There will be a raffle. Tickets can be purchased. All proceeds will be ...

Christmas in the Park Holiday Light Display

November 28 – December 31, 2014
  • Times: Sun.-Thurs., 6-9 PM; Fri. & Sat., 6-10 PM
  • 2915 Park Avenue, Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: Bob Noble Park
  • Admission: Free. Please bring a monetary & canned good donation.
  • Phone: 270.575.4000
See the region's premier holiday light display as Paducah Power System lights up the holiday season with Christmas in the Park. John's Pass Carriage Service offers horsedrawn carriage tours by rese...

Holiday Group Exhibition & Sale at Gallery 1025

November 29 – December 20, 2014
Holiday group exhibition featuresvarious Paducah artists - Lily Liu, Jim Jobe, Patty Smith, Ursula Schneider, Glenn Hall, Ann Provan, Jason Wonnell, Elliot Shiff, Craig Rhodes, Michael Crouse, Alice ...

Holiday Painting Sale at Paducah Area Painter's Alliance Gallery

November 29, 2014
It's that time of year for the annual PAPA Gallery Holiday Painting Sale! Hundreds of original miniature paintings (5" x 7" and under) by members of the Paducah Area Painters Alliance (PAP...

Rock the Mall Midnight Ball

November 28, 2014
Gather at Kentucky Oaks Mall Food Court entrance Thanksgiving night for a Black Friday kick-off event.

Yeiser Art Center: Holiday Tour of Homes

November 29, 2014
Yeiser Art Center's second annual, "Holiday Tour of Homes" features downtown homes decorated with their most festive Christmas decor!  A team of dedicated volunteers will briefly i...

Gallery Exhibits

Jane Bright Exhibit at Paducah City Hall

October 01 – December 31, 2014
  • Times: 9 AM-5 PM
  • 300 S. 5th St., Paducah, KY 42001
  • Location: Paducah City Hall
  • Phone: 270.444.8800
  • Visit Website
 Artist Jane Bright displays her artwork at City Hall as part of the Mayor's Art Club. Mayor Gayle Kaler selects two artists or art groups to display art work in the Mayor's office and recept...

Jane Viterisi Exhibit at Paducah City Hall

October 01 – December 31, 2014
  • Times: 9 AM-5 PM
  • 300 S. 5th St., Paducah, KY 42001
  • Location: Paducah City Hall
  • Phone: 270.444.8800
  • Visit Website
 Artist Jane Viterisi displays her artwork at City Hall as part of the Mayor's Art Club. Mayor Gayle Kaler selects two artists or art groups to display art work in the Mayor's office and rece...

Split Nine Patch Quilts at the National Quilt Museum

September 12 – December 9, 2014
  • Times: Mon.-Sat., 10 AM-5 PM; Also, Mar.-Nov., Sun. 1-5 PM.
  • 215 Jefferson Street, Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: The National Quilt Museum
  • Admission: Museum Admission: $11 adults, $10 seniors (60 & over), $5 students. Free admission to The Quilt Museum Shop
  • Phone: 270.442.8856
  • Visit Website
Split Nine Patch Quilts from the Pilgrim Roy Collection illustrate all that can be done using simple blocks.

Ongoing Events

Beer and Wine Tasting at Wagner Wine and Spirits

Starting December 14, 2013
Join Wagner's Wine & Spirits for a beer and wine tasting with select cheeses and dips every Saturday afternoon! Wagner's features an extensive wine and craft beer selection.

Fat Moe's Cornhole Tournaments

Starting July 3, 2013
Fat Moe's hosts Cornhole Tournaments every Wednesday night.

Fat Moe's Live Brainblast Trivia Tuesdays

Starting July 2, 2013
  • Times: Tuesdays, 7 PM
  • 902 Broadway, Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: Fat Moe's Bar & Grill
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday
  • Phone: 270.442.6637
Fat Moe's hosts Trivia Tuesday every Tuesday night.

Global Wine & Spirits Wine Tasting

Starting January 11, 2014
  • Times: 3 PM-5 PM
  • 3500 James Sanders Blvd., Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: Global Wine & Spirits
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Phone: 270.444.2009

Live Music at Captain's Place

Starting January 17, 2014
  • Times: 4 PM
  • 2650 John L Puryear Dr, Paducah, KY 42003
  • Location: Captain's Place
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Phone: 270.933.1945

MAC Gallery presents Down Home Stretch: Painting by Tim Jaeger

September 20 – December 6, 2014
 As an addition to our offerings of independent/foreign films, live music, and alternative programming, we keep an exhibition up in the lobby area (MAC Gallery) for 6-8 rotations throughout the ...

Martini Tuesday at Ristorante di Fratelli

Starting March 25, 2014
Martini Tuesdays at di Fratelli features $5 vodka martinis and $1 off all appetizers.

Ms. Dahn Live at Ristorante di Fratelli

Starting July 5, 2013
Wind down your week Friday evenings with Ms. Dahn playing your favorite tunes on piano in the elegant, upscale Ristorante di Fratelli lounge.

Open Mic Night at Etcetera Coffeehouse

Starting December 21, 2012
The Paducah Writers' Group Open Mic Night, every Friday night from 8 - 10:30 PM. Come perform original music or do readings and other performances, or just kick back and listen to members of the loc...

Open Mic Night at JP's Bar & Grill

Starting July 9, 2013
Tuesday nights, come show off your talent or support the local musicians, poets and comedians at Open Mic Night. Other events and entertainment at JP's: Monday-Saturday, 5-7 PM -- Happy Hour (appet...

Purple Toad Winery Wine Tastings

Starting April 23, 2013
  • Times: Mon.-Thurs., 10:30 AM-6:30 PM, Fri. & Sat., 10:30 AM-8 PM
  • 4275 Old US Hwy 45, Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: Purple Toad Winery
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Phone: 270.554.0010
  • Visit Website
Walk through the vineyard of Kentucky grapes and enjoy wine and cheese in the tasting room.

Reggie Lafaye Live at Ristorante di Fratelli

Starting July 6, 2013
Unwind Saturday evenings with Reggie Lafaye "romancing the sax" in the elegant, upscale Ristorante di Fratelli lounge.

Sunday Brunch at Shandies

Starting June 16, 2013
  • Times: 11 AM-2 PM
  • 202 Broadway, Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: Shandies
  • Admission: $16.95 adults; $7.95 kids 10 and under
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday
  • Phone: 270.442.2552
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Sunday brunch at Shandies in Historic Dowtown Paducah. A traditional brunch selection with a twist from Chef Karla Lawrence, made to order omelettes and a variety of distinctive desserts including Fr...

Whitehaven Welcome Center Tours

Starting April 1, 2013
  • Times: Free tours every half hour, 2-4 PM during office hours (provided adequate staffing available).
  • Exit 7 Off Interstate 24 On Highway 45, Paducah, KY 42001
  • Venue: Whitehaven Welcome Center
  • Admission: Free
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Phone: 270.554.2077
Restored 1860s Southern mansion features period furnishings and memorabilia of Paducah native Alben Barkley, who served as Vice President under Harry Truman. Whitehaven is one of the finest Classic...
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