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 events include the Dogwood Trail Celebration and QuiltWeek® in April, the Lower Town Arts & Music Festival in May, Eighth of August Emancipation Celebration in August and Barbecue on the River in September. Christmas in Paducah is especially beautiful when Historic Downtown and Noble Park are in full holiday decor.

Preview our guide for a selection of the largest annual festivals and events in Paducah throughout the year! View the Calendar of Events for a full listing of daily happenings and upcoming events.