Winter Festivals & Events

Christmas in Paducah

November and December holiday festivities make the holidays a special time for all! Partake in holiday strolls, parades and tours, a premiere light display, art sales and seasonal performing arts. Plan to shop, celebrate winter holidays with loved ones and experience the magic of this season in Kentucky.

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Holiday Traditions

  • Holiday Carriage Tours with John's Pass Carriage Service - November
  • "Dickens of a Christmas" & Small Business Saturday - November 30
  • Christmas in the Park Holiday Light Display at Noble Park - November 28-December 31
  • Christmas in the Park Carriage Tours with John's Pass Carriage Service - December
  • BikeWorld's Christmas Light Bike Ride - December 3
  • Beyond Uganda's Santa 5K at Noble Park - December 7
  • 2019 Christmas Parade "Christmas Celebrations Around the World" - December 7
  • Christmas Open House at Whitehaven Welcome Center - December 14

Holiday Shopping Events

  • Paducah School of Art & Design Student & Faculty Holiday Art Sale - November 9
  • Bizarre Holiday Art Bazaar at Yeiser Art Center - November 16
  • Annual $10 Miniature Sale at PAPA Gallery - November 30
  • Paducah Homegrown Holiday Market - December 14

Holiday Performances

  • The Great Russian Nutcracker at the Carson Center - November 9
  • Elf on the Shelf: A Musical at the Carson Center - November 17
  • Oak Ridge Boys "Down Home Christmas" at the Carson Center - November 29
  • Cirque Dreams Holidaze at the Carson Center - December 1
  • Paducah Symphony Orchestra presents A Christmas Celebration - December 7
  • Carson Center Myre Series: Ten Tenors "A Christmas Wish" - December 15

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