Festivals & Fairs

McCracken County Fair

Friday, June 16, 2017 to Sunday, June 25, 2017
Carson Park

McCracken County's most exciting week of the year! A full week of rides, food, races, animal shows, entertainment, and more!

Fancy Farm Picnic

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 8:00am to 11:00pm
Fancy Farms Picnic Grounds

"The political speaking event has attracted attention from the news media for decades at the Fancy Farm Picnic.

Kids Creative Street Fair on the Square

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Market House Square

Over a dozen Paducah non-profit arts and culture organizations will provide a wide variety of hands on experiences.

Totality in Paducah- Solar Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 9:00am to Monday, August 21, 2017 - 8:00pm
Paducah Main Street

Check out all of the local events, music, specials, and fun! Partial eclipse begins at 11:54:03 a.m. Totality begins at 1:22:15 p.m.  Length of totality: 2 minutes 21 seconds .

Solar Eclipse Weekend - featuring the Chickasaw Nation Dancers

Saturday, August 19-Monday, August 21
Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

3-Day Eclipse Celebration.

Heaven & Earth Psychic Fair presented by Wilhair Studios' Rock Shop

Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Robert Cherry Civic Center

A family-friendly event showcasing local and regional businesses providing holistic and alternative approaches to healthy mind, body and spirit.

Psychic Fair

Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Wildhair Studios' Rock Shop

Heaven & Earth Psychic Fair is a family-friendly event showcasing local and regional businesses providing holistic and alternative approaches to healthy mind, body and spirit.  a day

Archaeology Festival

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

September is Kentucky Archaeology Month. Wickliffe Mounds will have special demonstrations and hands-on activities for learning about how archaeology happens, at a kid’s level.