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The Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau is updating event descriptions to reflect event changes, postponements and cancellations in response to COVID-19. We encourage travelers to call ahead to confirm event plans and reference our COVID-19 resource page for updated local information!

Annual Festivals & Events

Honoring Heritage & Culture Year-Round

Paducah's most popular festivals and annual events highlight each season of the year with celebration. Signature seasonal events include the Dogwood Trail Celebration and QuiltWeek® in April, 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 our seasonal guides for a selection of the largest annual festivals and events in Paducah throughout the year! View the Paducah.travel Calendar of Events for a full listing of daily happenings and upcoming events.