This Riverfront BBQ Festival Is The Tastiest Fall Event In Kentucky

Fall is the perfect season for festivals in Kentucky and there’s no better theme for a festive gathering than food. In Western Kentucky, one type of food stands out as a specialty favorite and the city of Paducah celebrates it in a big way each year. Barbecue on the River attracts tens of thousands of people, who follow their noses to this mouthwatering event. The festival is coming up on September 27-29, 2018 and this riverfront BBQ destination is the tastiest fall event in Kentucky.

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Barbecue on the River began as a way to raise money and sample the best barbecue in Kentucky, and those roots remain strong as 40,000 people visit this fall festival each year. Have you been to this massive event in Paducah? Are you going this year? Share your experience with us in the comments!

For more information on the festival, visit its website here and follow along on Facebook here.

And for more on the cool town of Paducah, check out our previous article here.