COVID-19 Response & Reopening
Paducah, Kentucky Visitor & Tourism Industry Information
Kentucky Gov. Beshear has authorized a phased reopening of local businesses and attractions that were closed due to COVID-19. In accordance with Kentucky Healthy at Work, each entity reopening must meet certain minimum requirements.
The Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau is committed to working with community partners to ensure all visitors and locals have safe and enjoyable experiences at Paducah’s restaurants, attractions and public spaces. All visitors will be required to abide by CDC guidelines to keep themselves, our community and other visitors safe. All local businesses will comply with state and federal social distancing restrictions that limit capacity.
VISITOR INFORMATION & ASSISTANCE: The CVB welcome center at 128 Broadway is OPEN. Please also feel free to contact us by phone at 1.800.PADUCAH, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via the @PaducahCreativeCity social media channels. For the latest destination information, health, safety and reopening updates, please see below!
Local Attraction, Event & Restaurant Updates
PADUCAH HOTELS & CAMPGROUNDS - OPEN
Lodging properties are open. In addition to Kentucky's Healthy at Work Requirements, many have adopted SafeStay Guidelines set forth by the American Hotel & Lodging Association and national hotel brands to meet new health and safety expectations in response to COVID-19.
Local Resources: Paducah Hotels/Motels | RV Parks & Campgrounds
PADUCAH PARKS & TRAILS - OPEN
Most city parks, trails and green spaces are open. Access to specific features and amenities may be restricted or limited at some parks. Please review the City of Paducah latest updates on parks amenities and reopenings.
Local Resources: Recreation & Outdoor Activities | How to Stay Active Outdoors in Paducah
PADUCAH ATTRACTIONS - OPEN
Local cultural and educational activities are open. The following attractions are currently open:
Local Resources: Thing to Do in Paducah | Historic Paducah Audio Tour
PADUCAH RESTAURANTS & BARS - OPEN AT 75% CAPACITY
Local restaurants and bars are currently operating at 75% capacity and with outdoor seating. Carryout and delivery options are also available.
Local Resources: Paducah Dining Guide | Paducah To Go: Local Takeout & Food Delivery
PADUCAH RETAIL - OPEN
Local retail businesses are open. Many also continue to offer online shopping, curbside pick-up and local delivery.
Local resources: Paducah Shopping Directory | Stay In, Shop Small: Online Shopping Options
PADUCAH FESTIVALS & EVENTS
Reference the Paducah.travel Calendar of Events for upcoming events and the latest updates on annual festivals.
As of May 28, 2021, all events with less than 1,000 people have increased to 75% capacity, and indoor and outdoor events with more than 1,000 people can be held at 60% capacity.
Local Resources: Paducah Events Calendar | Annual Festivals & Events | Paducah Meeting Facility Directory
Healthy Practices for Prevention of Coronavirus
The public is strongly encouraged to follow official updates and guidance from the recognized authorities including recommendations for the prevention of coronavirus. Please also be aware of the latest travel advisories from the CDC and U.S. State Department: cdc.gov/travel
If you think you need medical care, please contact your healthcare provider or call the Kentucky state hotline, 1.800.722.5725. If you are sick and feel you have an emergency, Paducah-McCracken County is served by Baptist Health - Paducah and Lourdes Mercy Health.
This page was last updated on June 11, 2021. The Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau will continue to update local information and resources on Paducah.travel. If you have questions, please let us know by emailing email@example.com.