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AQS QuiltWeek - Paducah

April 22-25, 2020

The original AQS QuiltWeek - Paducah event welcomes the world of quilting to Quilt City USA® with hundreds of AQS Contest quilts, diverse special exhibitions, merchant malls and education with world-class instructors.

HOURS: Wednesday-Friday, 9 AM-6 PM; Saturday, 9 AM-4 PM

ADMISSION: Daily, 2-day and multi-day passes available in advance or at the door. Register Online! One free Show Book is included with paid admission.

LOCATION: Paducah-McCracken County Convention & Expo Center, 415 Park Avenue, and other Paducah venues.

Visit to register today!

Plan Your Stay in Quilt City USA®

Review the quick links below for AVAILABLE ACCOMMODATIONS and more travel planning resources! Request Paducah's QUILTWEEK EVENTS GUIDE to plan an unforgettable experience before you arrive.

If you need assistance with trip planning, contact the Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau, 1-800-PADUCAH or For group tour planning assistance, contact

Find available accommodations during AQS QuiltWeek and more travel planning information below!


Getting Around Town

MAPS & GUIDES: Preview April in Paducah below and the Calendar of Events for quilt-related events throughout the commmunity. Reference local Maps & Guides for wayfinding information including the Paducah Visitors Guide, Paducah Dining Guide and an interactive map of Quilt & Fabric Shops!

PARKING: View the AQS QuiltWeek Parking Map to acquaint yourself with the various event venues and public parking locations. Historic Downtown is a walkable area with ample parking on-site at the Paducah-McCracken County Convention & Expo Center and various municipal parking lots.

PARK & RIDE: Park at Kentucky Oaks Mall, located at 5101 Hinkleville Rd. at I-24, Exit 4. Look for AQS Shuttle Stop signage adjacent to Best Buy and ride the Anchor Tours shuttle to and from the AQS Shuttle Stop at the Paducah-McCracken County Convention & Expo Center.

SHUTTLES: Complimentary shuttle service is provided by participating hotels, quilt-related attractions, Paducah Visitors Bureau and AQS. Shuttle routes and authorized stops are published in the AQS Show Book. 

MORE TRANSPORTATION: For more information about local taxis, Lyft and Uber rideshare and Barkley Regional Airport ground transportation, visit our Transportation & Services directory.

About AQS QuiltWeek - Paducah

Quilt visionaries Bill and Meredith Schroeder founded the American Quilter's Society and hosted the original AQS Quilt Show & Contest in Paducah in 1984. Now known as AQS QuiltWeek, this four-day event is celebrating 36 years in Quilt City USA® in 2020!

Paducah embraces QuiltWeek with quilt-related community and AQS-sanctioned events throughout the city, window displays and special QuiltWeek dining. Celebrate the depth of the quilting experience with Fantastic Fibers at Yeiser Art Center, African-American Quilts at the Hotel Metropolitan, shopping at Paducah's quilt and fabric shops and so much more.

Join the celebration of quilting and save the date for upcoming AQS QuiltWeek events!

April 22-25, 2020  |  April 21-24, 2021

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