The spirit of our Creative City is shining through as attractions and businesses offer innovative ways to practice social distancing and experience Paducah from home or outdoors. As developments around COVID-19 continue to unfold, please reference our COVID-19 resource page for guidelines from public health authorities and the latest response and reopening updates related to attractions, events and restaurants in Paducah, Kentucky.

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Rhythmic and original, tune in to discover Paducah, Kentucky’s dynamic music scene – inspired by those who know it best! Live music venues distinguish Paducah and western Kentucky music in celebration of Kentucky Tourism’s "Year of Music."

Be inspired by The Wooks, featured in Brand USA's Hear the Music series.

Recognized by USA Today among the 10Best Small Towns for Shopping, Paducah, Kentucky’s retail scene is colored by one-of-a-kind shops and boutiques! Local events, specialty stores and shopping districts await to inspire your holiday shopping and gift giving this year because "there's no place like local for the holidays."

Simply B Gift Boutique

Paducah's one-of-a-kind boutiques await to inspire  |  Selcouth

The Kentucky issue of Quiltfolk is now available, and Paducah's quilt and fiber artists are at the heart of it all! Allow us to introduce you to the places and faces that represent our UNESCO Creative City's deep-rooted culture of quilting within this beautiful chronicle of the Bluegrass State.

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The Kentucky issue of Quiltfolk is now available!

Since opening freight house in 2015, chef Sara Bradley has been around the world and back sharing her passion for Paducah and farm-to-table Kentucky cuisine. You may know this talented creative from Bravo's Top Chef season 16, but there's so much more to her #PaducahCreativeCity story!

Sara Bradley Freight House

Chef Sara Bradley serves farm-to-table fare and crafted cocktails at the freight house.

Entering its 16th season, the Carson Center has now welcomed more than 1.8 million people through its doors for performances, meetings and events. This state-of-the-art performance venue inspires audiences and performers alike, shining a spotlight on the ongoing cultural experience in Paducah, Kentucky!

The Carson Center

The Carson Center aglow as the sun rises over the Paducah Riverfront.

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