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POSTPONED 6th Annual PaDucky Derby




The PaDUCKY Derby scheduled for Saturday, April 25th has been postponed. A new date will be determined.

$5 TO ADOPT A DUCK! Ducks for the 6th Annual PaDucky Derby during AQS QuiltWeek - Paducah go on sale at various places in the community and online starting March 8th.

The ducks are dropped into the Noble Park Pond and “race” to the finish line in April! The first 3 ducks win the cash prizes of $2500 (first), $1000 (2nd) or $500 (3rd). Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center invites you to come out before the race as well to enjoy food, music and plenty of duck merch to purchase and enjoy!

Visit for more on the mission of the Merryman House in Paducah.

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.

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