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Paducah Wall to Wall - Floodwall Murals Photo Gallery

Paducah Wall to Wall, Paducah, KY - Paducah's History on Floodwall Murals Self-Guided Tour - Wall to Wall Western Kentucky's rich heritage comes alive on Floodwall Murals painted by Muralist, Robert Dafford. Leisurely walk along the floodwall and enjoy Paducah's history in pictures. Interpretive panels in front of each mural describe the painting. Guided tours are given on requests, 1800-PADUCAH. Paducah's History on Floodwall Murals - by Robert...

Ecotourism / Outdoor Recreation

Ecotourism / Outdoor Recreation Ecotourism has been described as "responsible travel to natural places that protects the environment and sustains the well-being of local residents." Another term for ecotourism is "nature travel." Ecotourism mean small-scale visitation that provides an authentic experience of the natural resources and cultural heritage of a particular place. In an era when wildlife is being...

Guided Tours

Guided Tours In Paducah, KY Annie’s Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours Tour downtown Paducah from a horse-drawn carriage every Friday and Saturday evening. The carriage rides offer family fun or romantic adventure for sightseers who want to get a street-level view of this lovely riverside city.The tours last 20 minutes. Located at Market House Square at Broadway Street. Seasonal, Thurs. Fri., 7 pm & Sat.,...

Holiday Parade

Holiday Parade in Paducah, KY Holiday Parade in downtown Paducah sponsored by Parks Services Department. Parade begins at 14th and Broadway and disbands at 2nd and Broadway. Evening parade with floats, bands and of course, Santa. River City Mardi Gras: Held late February. A weekend celebration featuring a parade, children's activities, music and masquerade ball. Christmas in Paducah (Late November –...

Walking Tours

Paducah's downtown, KY Civil War Tour Using the map, drawn by hand in 1861 by a Federal Captain of occupying troops in Paducah, you should get a strong feeling of the important role the city played during the Civil War. More about ... Lloyd Tilghman House & Civil War Museum Paducah Wall to Wall Western Kentucky's rich heritage comes alive on Floodwall Murals painted by Muralist, Robert Dafford....

Quilt City USA

The "Air Show" Quilt History: In 1984 Bill and Meredith Schroeder founded American Quilter’s Society (AQS) in Paducah, Kentucky after discovering a need for the worldwide recognition of the beauty of quilting as an art form. AQS continues to support the accomplishments of todays quilters by promoting the study and development of quilts. With 1500 members in its first year, American Quilter’s...

Museum of the American Quilter's Society

 Museum of the American Quilter's Society, Paducah, KY It's all about quilts - quilt shows, quilt books, quilt contests, quilting news and a society dedicated to quilters. Make your plans now to attend the annual AQS Quilt Show and Contest. Once again, the staff at AQS is planning 4 wonderful days of beautiful quilts, plenty of classes in the AQS School of Quiltmaking, great special events, and the Southern hospitality of the...

Whitehaven Welcome Center

Whitehaven Welcome Center, Paducah, KY Circa 1860. Tours of 1860s antebellum home. It is the only historic house in America that has been restored as an interstate tourist welcome center. This majestic local landmark now serves as the Kentucky Welcome Center. The house is furnished with beautiful antiques and includes a Barkley Room displaying the Vice-President’s furniture. Whitehaven is a majestic landmark...

Paducah's Ice Skating Rink

Paducah's Ice Skating Rink, KY RiverPark in downtown Owensboro offers one of the state’s most spectacular Christmas presentations. It features an outdoor skating rink overlooking the Ohio River. A giant 20 x 40 foot inflatable screen allows visitors to watch some of the favorite holiday movies. A snow-making machine adds to the reality of it all, especially when the children have a chance to build a real...

McCracken County Fair

McCracken County Fair, Paducah, KY McCracken County fair bringing back swine: A 47-years tradition six day fair features harness racing, car racing, horse shows, a midway, and a multitude of agriculture, livestock, crafts exhibits, a talent show, children’s activities, a demolition derby, talent show, exhibits, carnival rides, and motorcycle races. Heavyweight, middleweight, and lightweight are words often...

Corvettes on the River

Annual "Corvettes on the River" all Corvette Car Show, Paducah, Ky Show held on the Paducah downtown Farmers' Market parking lot. Over 160 cars last year from 8 states. This is a Judged car show by the technicians from the Corvette plant.Fun, games,door prizes, raffles,50/50 and more. Just look for the Motor home that has the Corvette flag in the windshield, anyone in the neighborhood, stop by and have a frosty beverage. This Charity Car Show...