Barbecue on the River starts Sept. 25


Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 25-27
20th Annual Barbecue on the River
11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Downtown Riverfront at Broadway, Paducah, Ky.

Can you think of a better way to spend an early fall weekend than enjoying great BBQ, lively entertainment, exquisite crafts, a charming downtown and a great time with 40,000 of your closest friends?

Come for three great days of barbecue as 35 plus BBQ teams from Western Kentucky and beyond cook up over 80,000 pounds of pork and chicken in hopes of taking home the coveted Grand Champions trophy. Along with delicious mouth-watering food and fabulous fun you will be helping out many local charitable organization.

There will also be over 60 market day vendors, United Way 5K Run, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Performance and Photo Opportunity. For schedule of events and music line up, visit website.

Wednesday, Sept. 24
6 p.m.
Downtown riverfront, Paducah, Ky.

This is a one-night event to kick off Barbecue on the River. Musical line-up includes Soul Dog at 6 p.m. and Murr-Vegas All Stars at 7:30 p.m. General admission is $10 with reserved seating for $25. There will be a meal and reserved tables for 10 for $500. For more information, call 270-534-5951.