2023 Lower Town Arts & Music Festival

Paducah’s beloved Lower Town Arts & Music Festival is a celebration of all things art, community, and music. Set in the historic Lower Town Arts District, the festival offers art vendors, live music, family activities, and various mouth-watering food and beverage options.

Festival dates for 2023 are Friday, May 12 (5-10:30 p.m.) and Saturday, May 13 (10 a.m. -10:30 p.m.) culminating in a weekend full of musical, culinary, and artistic talent from Western Kentucky and the surrounding region.

Celebrate regional creativity and support Paducah’s oldest non-profit art organization, Yeiser Art Center, in its 66th year.

For the event, streets closures will begin on Thursday, May 11 at noon and end Sunday morning. The festival is on North 7th Street between Harrison and Monroe Streets and on Madison Street between North 6th and North 8th Streets. The following intersections will be closed to traffic:

  • 7th and Monroe
  • 6th and Madison
  • 7th and Harrison
  • 8th and Madison