Event Planning & Groups

Become one of our coming attractions

Geographically centered, Paducah, Kentucky is gaining acclaim as an up-and-coming destination for leisure and business! Paducah’s creative culture sets the stage for engaging group tours, successful meetings and memorable events.

Paducah by the Numbers:

  • One of 9 Creative Cities in the U.S. and 246 worldwide with membership in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network

  • Four of America's major rivers converge in Paducah making it a hub of the inland waterways

  • 1-stop connectivity to/from 200 destinations from Paducah's Barkley Regional Airport

  • Approximately 100,000 square feet of space under one roof at the Paducah McCracken County Convention & Expo Center

  • Dozens of diverse and distinctive venues and sports facilities that are adaptable to your needs

  • More than 2,000 guest rooms within nearly 30 well-known hotels and a number of unique lodging options

  • Twenty square blocks of Historic Downtown Paducah are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

  • The 4.5-mile Greenway Trail connects downtown to the Convention & Expo Center, the Paducah Riverfront and municipal parks

  • Countless local flavor partners include group-friendly restaurateurs, event caterers and award-winning vintners, craft brewers and distillers

inspiration. creativity. culture.

Begin to envision an exceptional event in Paducah with our Event Planner Toolkit featuring planner-specific resources for each type of planner. The Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau sales team is your concierge to all that Paducah offers for meetings and events!

Connect with us for complimentary planning assistance and services:

Lynda Peters-Jones

Director of Sales




Why Paducah, Kentucky?

Paducah ranks! Explore our not-so-hidden gems through this collection of recent rankings.

"Most Beautiful American Main Streets"  Architectural Digest
"Best Places to See Amazing Quilts" USA Today
"Most Popular Attraction in Kentucky"  TripAdvisor
 "America's Most Artistic Towns"  EXPEDIA
"Best Small Towns for Food in the U.S."  Tasting Table
"Boaters' Choice Award"  Marinas.com