Stories of the Human Experience in Quilt and Fiber Art at the National Quilt Museum

As one of the world's UNESCO Creative Cities, Paducah, Kentucky celebrates the art of quilting and the contemporary quilt artist year-round! In honor of the National Quilt Museum's 30th anniversary, CEO Frank Bennett reflects on the museum's mission and exhibition schedule for 2021. The 2021 in-facility exhibit schedule features 14 exhibits that will inspire and amaze!​…

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Exploring America's Rivers: From History to Habitat at Inland Waterways Museum in Paducah

Every river has a story, and Paducah, Kentucky preserves and honors this important heritage as the hub of America'sinland waterway system. Preview unexpected elements of river history, science and transportation waiting to be discovered at Inland Waterways Museum with Julie Harris, Executive Director! From Paducah "Wall to Wall" to Inland Waterways Museum, history unfolds on Water Street…

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GO Like a Local | Plan Your Next Paducah Vacation or Staycation

From awe-inspiring natural features like the Paducah Riverfront to one-of-a-kind experiences, landmarks and small businesses, there's so much to explore in our own backyard. When you're ready, we have a few ideas on places to go whether you're looking to explore Paducah "like a local" or be a tourist in your own town! Where will you go next in Paducah, Kentucky? Find inspiration here…

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Scenic Drives, Day Trips & Things to Do Around Paducah, Kentucky

There are many ways to extend your stay in Paducah with a road trip in western Kentucky and southern Illinois. Add these acclaimed attractions to your itinerary and discoverthings to do around Paducah – all within an hour's drive or less! Super adventures await in Paducah, Metropolis and beyond! | Greater Metropolis CVB…

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Betty Dobson & Ms. Maggie's Memories at Hotel Metropolitan

Betty Dobson brings the story of Ms. Maggie Steed andPaducah's historic Hotel Metropolitan to life. Betty shares her #PaducahCreativeCity Story and an inspiring introduction to the heritage of the Uppertown neighborhood and the spirit of the Black community in Paducah, Kentucky ahead of the Eighth of August Emancipation Celebration! Betty Dobson shares Ms. Maggie's Memories with guests at the Hotel Metropolitan…

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Get Outside Guide: Best Outdoor Activities in Paducah, KY

Natural and urban landscapes across Paducah, Kentucky invite you to spend the day (or longer) in the great outdoors! This guide features activities to draw your family outside for learning and recreation,to the best spots for flavorful food and drink or a scenic stay. Walk, run, bike, fish or picnic at Bob Noble Park, Paducah's largest city park…

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Listen Local: Paducah Music Playlist & Online Performances

The local music scene is an essential element of our Creative City's culture! Feelthe rhythm of Paducah, Kentucky music from home through the new "Inside Out" Music Project and Stage Sessions from Clemens Fine Arts Center, a custom Spotify soundtrack and commentary from local venues, all spotlighting the talent and diversity of area musicians. Step inside local venues like Clemens Fine Arts Center with our "Year of Kentucky Music Story…

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Picture Perfect Paducah Puzzles | Historic Paducah Audio Tour

In celebration of the new Historic Paducah Audio Tour, the Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau hascreated digital jigsaw puzzles featuring local architectural landmarks! Join in the celebration of historic places and begin to understand Paducah, Kentucky's rich American legacy through our built heritage.   From historical churches to municipal buildings, piece together Paducah landmarks…

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Color Paducah "Wall to Wall" Murals with Bill Ford

Discover your inner artist and Paducah history at once as you color Paducah “Wall to Wall" Murals.Download printable coloring pages illustrated by local artist Bill Ford to add your creative touch to these famous portraits from Paducah’s past! Celebrating 25 years in 2020, the Paducah "Wall to Wall" Murals project is on view 24/7 …

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Paducah's Live Music Venues & Events | "Year of Kentucky Music"

Rhythmic and original, tune in to discover Paducah, Kentucky’s dynamic music scene. Be inspired by those who know it best – the live music venues that amplify the sounds of Paducah and western Kentucky! The sound of Paducah is "unlike anywhere else in the world"  |  Paducah Beer Werks…

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