Annual Festivals & Events

Paducah's festivals and annual events honor the City's heritage and culture, highlighting each season of the year with celebration. Signature events include the Dogwood Trail Celebration and QuiltWeek® in both April and September, the Lower Town Arts & Music Festival in May, Barbecue on the River in September and the River's Edge International Film Festival in November. Christmas in Paducah is especially beautiful when Historic Downtown and Noble Park are in full holiday decor.

Preview each season's most popular annual events and festivals. Visit the Calendar of Events for a full preview of upcoming cultural events!
Paducah Events by Season