Elevate Your Event at The Carson Center

The Carson Center for the Performing Arts is a 501(c)3 charitable organization with a mission to enhance the quality of life in the Four Rivers region by presenting exceptional live performances and cultural experiences that are entertaining, educational, and economically beneficial for our community.

Overlooking the confluence of the Tennessee and Ohio Rivers, The Carson Center is surrounded by landmarks, attractions, restaurants, and unique lodging in the heart of downtown Paducah, Kentucky. Our multifunctional facility boasts stunning views of the river, a larger-than-life mural celebrating our river city’s renown as Quilt City USA, versatile gathering spaces, and a majestic main hall that can seat 1,806 patrons. The Carson Center for the Performing Arts is the perfect place for you to welcome your guests, no matter the occasion. 

Explore all the event spaces and accommodations we offer to complete your event.