A crown jewel in historic downtown Paducah, Kentucky overlooking the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers, The Carson Center is located at 100 Kentucky Avenue.

Discover how to get here and where to park once you’ve arrived.


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Parking is free at the Carson Center in the facility parking lots. Please note that for most events, Parking Lot A is reserved for donor, and handicap parking.  You may also find plenty of free parking in our other three Carson Center lots - Lots B, C, and D, which are all very close to our building.  

Municipal parking lots are located within 1 block of the Center. Also, there is ample on-street parking in the downtown area and it is free of charge.

We do not offer Valet parking at this time. If you have accessibility concerns and need help with parking, please call our Box Office in advance of your arrival for assistance. 270.450.4444.


Barkley Regional Airport is just 10.5 miles west of the venue. With twice-daily service on Contour to and from Paducah and Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, NC, travel to the Carson Center is convenient and easy.