April 26–29, 2023
Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat
April 26–29, 2023
Schroeder Expo Center
415 Park Street
Paducah, KY 42001
Wednesday, Apr 26, 2023 - 9:00 am–6:00 pm
Thursday, Apr 27, 2023 - 9:00 am–6:00 pm
Friday, Apr 28, 2023 - 9:00 am–6:00 pm
Saturday, Apr 29, 2023 - 9:00 am–4:00 pm
Fun-Filled Days in Quilt City USA®
Parking & Bus Routes
Free City Parking Lots: GPS Coordinates
N. 5th St. & Martin Luther King Blvd.: 37.091635408136064,-88.60237683641525/
2nd St. & Monroe: 37.0893012,-email@example.com,-88.6893498,12z
Shuttle buses to hotels and attractions and the Trolley will pickup passengers at the AQS Shuttle Stop inside the floodwall at the sidewalk near the Eisenhower entrance to the Convention Center.
Food Tent (located in the parking lot in front of the Carroll Convention Center):
- Bill’s Lemonade Stand
- Bob’s Drive In
- Boy Scout Troop 200
- The Catering Company
- Chimney’s Food Trailer
- Christian Fellowship School
- Community Christian Academy
- Elvis’ Place
- Jessie Mae’s Southern Beverage Caravan
- Larry, Darrell & Darrell BBQ
- Paducah Convention Center
- Phillips Concessions
- Roasted Corn
Concessions in the Atrium of the Convention Center and inside the Dome Pavilion will be provided by the Paducah Convention Center.
Scooters and wheelchairs will be available to rent from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Saturday during AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah 2023.
- Scooter: $80 per day, $150 for 2 days, 4 days for $280
- Scooter Half-Day (Morning or Afternoon): $45 - Available from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. (Saturday 12:00 - 3 p.m.)
- Wheelchairs: $40 per day
Please call Alyssa Marsh at (270) 898-7903 x193 to make a reservation, or rent your scooter at the AQS Information Center during QuiltWeek (while supplies last).
If you have a scooter reserved, stop at the AQS Information Center in the hallway ourside the Exhibit Hall to make payment, sign the paperwork, and pick up the key.
Scooters should be returned one hour prior to the show closing each day (5:00 p.m. on Wed., Thurs., and Fri., and 3:00 p.m. on Sat). You will need to return the key to the AQS Information Center.
AQS Certified Quilt Appraisers will appraise new or antique/vintage quilts for insurance replacement, or for sale or donation purposes.
No appointment is necessary, but you can contact Bonnie Browning at 270-898-7903, ext. 146 or bonnie.browning@
Walk-in appraisals for AQS QuiltWeek - Paducah 2023 will be held Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Appraisal Fee: $75 per quilt, payable at the AQS Information Center prior to the appraisal.
You’ll receive your written appraisal no later than 30 days after the close of the show.
National Quilt Museum (NQM) Multi-Day Admission
Visit The National Quilt Museum as many times as you like during AQS QuiltWeek by purchasing a Multi-Day pass, only available through AQS Advance Registration. You’ll save by paying the daily price for all-week access! Admission purchased at The National Quilt Museum during the show is $12 for a daily admission at the door.
Limit one per registrant.
Kentucky State Police – Truck Raffle
Purchase a $10 raffle ticket for a 2023 GMC SIERRA 1500 DENALI 4WD at the Kentucky State Police table at the entrance of the River Rooms on the second floor of the Convention Center. Raffle benefits Trooper Island Camp for underprivileged children.
9th Annual PaDucky Derby
Adopt a duck at the 2023 AQS QuiltWeek to benefit survivors of domestic violence!
You can adopt a duck to put in the race for just $5, and the fastest three ducks will win their adoptive parents cash prizes! You don’t need to be present to win. Merryman House will hold a special adoption pre-sale for quilters at AQS QuiltWeek, so be sure to stop by the PaDucky Derby booth in the Atrium of Carroll Convention Center to adopt your ducks!
On October 21, 2023, 20,000 rubber ducks will splash into Montgomery Lake at Bob Noble Park and race toward the finish line! The proceeds of the race will benefit Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center, which saves, builds, and changes the lives of men, women, and children affected by domestic violence in Kentucky’s Purchase Region. You can learn more about the Merryman House at merrymanhouse.org.
Find information and maps for the City of Paducah or request an April/AQS QuiltWeek Events Guide by using the links below:
- AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah local information: https://www.
- Paducah Maps & Guides: https://www.paducah.
- Request April/QuiltWeek Events Guide: https://www.paducah.
travel/quilting/aqs-quiltweek- paducah/request-april-events- guide/
- Request Paducah Visitors Guide: https://www.paducah.
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