2018 Independence Day Holiday Schedule

Date of release:  June 27, 2018

City Hall:  City Hall located at 300 South 5th Street will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. 

Trash Collection and Compost Facility: 

  • There will be NO residential trash collection or brush collection on Wednesday, July 4.  Wednesday’s routes will be collected on Thursday, July 5 along with Thursday’s routes. 
  • The City of Paducah Compost Facility located at 1560 North 8th Street will be closed Wednesday, July 4.  The regular operating schedule for the Compost Facility is Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m.  When fully stocked with materials, the Facility has wood chips and compost available for purchase by the bucket load.  An approximately two yard bucket load of wood chips is $10 while the compost costs $20.

If you have questions, contact the Engineering-Public Works Department at 270-444-8511.

Noble Park Pool:  The Noble Park Pool will be open from noon until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4.  The normal operating hours for the pool are Tuesday through Saturday 12-5 p.m. and Sunday 1-5 p.m.  Admission is $5 for adults and children at least four years old; $2 for children younger than four years of age; and $3 for seniors. 

Robert Coleman Spraypark:  The Robert Coleman Spraypark located at Husbands Street and Walter Jetton Drive will be open for the holiday.  The free spraypark is open daily from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. through Labor Day or until the weather turns chilly.

Independence Day Celebration and Community Art Project:  The City of Paducah invites your entire family to the riverfront for the Independence Day Celebration on Wednesday, July 4 to enjoy family fun with food, fireworks, a large-scale community art project, and free entertainment on Wilson Stage and along Broadway and Jefferson just inside of 3rd Street.  The event is sponsored in part by Independence Bank.  An estimated 10,000-15,000 people come each year to the riverfront to enjoy Paducah’s celebration.  Food vendors begin serving at 1 p.m. on Water Street between Kentucky and Broadway with music and entertainment on Wilson Stage and Broadway beginning at 4 p.m.  The Kidz Zone on Water Street between Jefferson and Broadway has activities including laser tag, balloons, corn hole, and animals from 5 until 8 p.m.  The fireworks show choreographed to music begins at 9:15 p.m. PLUS, we have a new item this year—turn your radio to either 570 AM or 94.3 FM to hear the music that goes along with the fireworks.  

For the fourth year in a row, Better than Ever and the Paducah Parks & Recreation and Police Departments have organized a large-scale community art project.  Light Up the Night will be on display on Broadway between 2nd Street and Water Street.  From 5 until 8 p.m. stop by to contribute to this community art project. 

Independence Day Celebration schedule