Paducah, KY 42001 Paducah, Kentucky's scenic riverfront is the site of historic markers, "Wall to Wall" murals, fireworks, concerts, festivals and visiting boat dockings. Walk, run or bike the recently expanded…
Pay tribute to Paducah's African-American heritage during the annual Eighth of August Emancipation Celebration! African-Americans in Paducah have traditionally observed this day in commemoration of their ancestors' emancipation from slavery.
As featured on Paducah's Wall-to-Wall, this event originated at Stuart Nelson Park and is now hosted at venues throughout Paducah, Kentucky. Special events include a memorial service, youth activities, live entertainment, and much more.
Stay tuned for updates and the 2020 schedule of activities.
Visit Hotel Metropolitan - This restored historic hotel chronicles Paducah's African-American heritage in the historic Uppertown neighborhood
Plan a Reunion to Remember - Explore our Event Planner Toolkit with planning resources specifically for reunion groups
Share Your #PaducahCreativeCity Story - Connect and share how you see Paducah and celebrate cultural heritage
The Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau is updating event descriptions to reflect 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!
See our "SOCIAL DISTANCING" INSPIRATION GUIDE for virtual Paducah experiences, outdoor activities and ways to support local businesses at this time.