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Annual Festivals & Events

Paducah's festivals and annual events honor the City's heritage and culture, highlighting each season of the year with celebration. Signature events include the Dogwood Trail Celebration and QuiltWeek® in April, the LowerTown Art & Music Festival in May, Barbecue on the River in September and the River's Edge International Film Festival in November. Christmas in Paducah is especially beautiful when Historic Downtown and Noble Park are in full holiday decor.

Visit the Calendar of Events for current event dates and information.

 

SPRING

Dogwood Trail Celebration 

Historic Downtown, LowerTown & beautiful residential areas

Mid-April (Depending on the blooming of the dogwoods)

 

AQS QuiltWeek® - Paducah

Paducah Expo & Convention Center & Downtown venues

April 22-25, 2015 • April 20-23, 2016 • April 26-29, 2017

 

LowerTown Arts & Music Festival
LowerTown Arts District

May 15-16, 2015

 

SUMMER 

Riverfront Rod Run
Historic Downtown

May 29-30, 2015 • June 4, 2016

 

Live Harness Racing
Bluegrass Downs

June 7-July 7, 2015

 

McCracken County Fair
Carson Park

June 21-27, 2015 • June 19-25, 2016

 

Independence Day Celebration
Historic Downtown & Riverfront

July 4

 

Eighth of August Emancipation Celebration
Uppertown & Historic Downtown

August 5-9, 2015 • August 3-8, 2016

 

Paducah 48 Hour Film Project
Maiden Alley Cinema

August 14-16, 2015 • August 12-14, 2016

 

FALL

Labor Day Celebration
Historic Downtown

September 7, 2015 • September 5, 2016

 

Antique Gas Engine & Tractor Show
Carson Park

September 17-19, 2015 • September 15-17, 2016

 

Paducah Dragon Boat Festival
Paducah Riverfront

September 19, 2015

 

Barbecue on the River & Market Days
Historic Downtown & Riverfront

September 24-26, 2015 • September 22-24, 2016

 

Maiden Alley Oktoberfest
Maiden Alley, Historic Downtown

October 17, 2015 • October 15, 2016

 

Rivers' Edge International Film Festival
Maiden Alley Cinema & other venues

November 5-8, 2015 • November 3-6, 2016

 

WINTER

Christmas in Paducah
Historic Downtown & Noble Park

November & December

 

MONTHLY

Second Saturday Studio/Gallery Walk
LowerTown Arts District

 

 

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