November and December holiday traditions make Christmas in Paducah a special time for all with holiday strolls, parades and open house tours, a premiere light display, art sales and seasonal performing arts.

Plan a getaway around a special event to shop, share time with loved ones and experience the magic of the season.



November 9-December 24  Photos with Santa at Kentucky Oaks Mall

25  Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker at the Carson Center

29  An Evening with Michael Bolton at the Carson Center

29  Noble Park Holiday Light Display Lighting Ceremony

30  Small Business Saturday

30  Holiday Tour of Homes presented by Yeiser Art Center

November 29- December 31  Christmas in the Park Holiday Light Display (Noble Park) 



1  Historic Downtown Churches Advent Walk

5  Affordable Art Show in the LowerTown Arts District

6-8  Paducah School of Art & Design Annual Holiday Art Sale

6-15  The Best Christmas Pageant Ever at Market House Theatre

7  Stories & PJ’s with Santa at Kentucky Oaks Mall

7  $10 Painting Sale at Paducah Area Painter's Alliance Gallery

Great Gifts! Holiday Group Exhibition at Ruth Baggett Gallery

7  Holiday Parade in Historic Downtown

8  Community Chorus Holiday POPS Concert at Clemens Fine Art Center

9  A Christmas Carol at the Carson Center

13  Kentucky’s Twelve Days of Christmas at Yesier Art Center

13-14  Christmas Open House at Whitehaven Welcome Center

14  A Christmas Celebration - Paducah Symphony Orchestra

15  Pet Photos with Santa



Visit for a regional holiday dining sampler and additional event and travel information.