Things to Do in Paducah

Inspiration. Creativity. Heritage.

Immerse yourself in the rich American heritage and distinctively creative culture of our UNESCO Creative City! Whether you are visiting this weekend or planning to attend a signature annual festival or event, explore our interactive maps, partner directories and inspiration guides for local insights to customize the Paducah experience to your travel style.

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Explore our "not-so-hidden" gems

Paducah is gaining acclaim as a destination for those who crave rich, authentic cultural experiences. See how Paducah ranks!

"Most Beautiful American Main Streets"  Architectural Digest
"Best Places to See Amazing Quilts" USA Today
"Most Popular Attraction in Kentucky"  TripAdvisor
 "America's Most Artistic Towns"  EXPEDIA
"Best Small Towns for Food in the U.S."  Tasting Table
"Boaters' Choice Award" Calendar of Events

Save the date for signature seasonal festivals and annual events, or discover Paducah's diversity of cultural offerings.


Plan your #PaducahCreativeCity Experience