Barbecue isn't the only thing that raises money! Charities from across the area sell fixings and raise thousands of dollars every year. Many of these organizations couldn't operate without the money they raise at Barbecue on the River.

Bear-B_Que for Hearts for Babies - 

Flavored Funnel Cakes, Elephant Ears. Grilled Shrimp & Grilled Asparagus

Big Guys Pizza Grill for Hope Clinic of Benton, KY & Campus Crusade for Christ

Grilled Pizza

Cartel - Feeding Creativity for Paducah Art House Alliance -

Street Tacos

Catts Downtown Frozen Custard for Hickman Downtown Development Council

Froze Custard

Chin Restaurant for KY State Police Professional Association

Fried Sushi

Christian Fellowship School - 

Fried Ice Cream

Community Christian Academy -

Dippin Dots & Popcorn

The Copper Kettle  for SKILZ

Smoked Pork Rinds

Cowboy Kettle Corn for Life Community Church Youth -                  

Kettle Corn

Easy Street So Co Food for Easter Seals of Southern IL

Steak Melt Sandwich & Fried Green Tomato

Paducah Elks Lodge - 

Cajun Corn

Elvis' Place for Mt. Vernon Christian School - 

Onion ring straws, philly nachos, chicken sausage sandwich, cozy dogs, sausage burgers

Generations Adult Day Services

Deep Fried Potato Dumplings

Granny's Fried Pies for Hickman County Rescue Squad - 

Fried Pies

Highland Cumberland Presbyterian Church for Highland Church Cemetery & Scholarship Fund-

Chocolate Dipped Key Lime Pie on a Stick

Island Seas Italian Water Ice for The NIA Ministries 

Italian Water Ice & Cotton Candy

Jenny's Paradise Snow for Lone Oak Ball Field

Shaved Ice

JJ's Wings and Things for Bikers for Christ

Gyros, Chicago Polish Sausage

Journey Church for Boy Scouts of America - Troop 21

Cheesecake on a stick

Kiwanis Club of South Paducah

Funnel Cakes

Mellow Mushroom for Broadway United Methodist Church


Metro Mini Donuts for Great Commission Ministry - 

Mini Donuts

Muddea's Soul Food & BBQ for Habitat for Humanity

Wings & Waffles, Chess & Sweet Potato Pie, Fried Catfish

Nanny's Old Fashion Lemonade for Needline of Murray - 

Fresh Squeezed Lemonade

New Hope CP Church - 

Fried Dill Pickle Slices & Chocolate Dipped Frozen Bananas

Nut Haus for Paducah Day Nursery -

Pineapple Mania, Almonds, Pecans, Fried PB&J's

The Paducah Sun & Chick-Fil-A for Newspapers in Education - 

Sweet and Unsweetened Iced Tea

Papa D's for St Leo's Catholic Church - 

Walking tacos, pumpkin, chocolate and caramel funnel cakes

Phillips Concessions for Family Service Society

Philly Steak, Bratwurst, Polish and Italian Sausage, Ribbon Fries, Corn Dogs

Poppy's Chocolate Shop for God's Little Ones

Fudge & Frappes

Purple Toad Winery for St. Mary Schools and McCracken County Animal Shelter - 

Local Wines

R & L Concessions for Union County Happy Place -  

Bloomin Onion, Fried Cheesecake Bites, Cheese Sticks, Fried Green Tomatoes, Chicken Fries

Rosary Chapel -

Deep Fried Veggies

The Southern Spread for W. C. Young Community Center

Loaded Baked Potato, Cheesecake Stuffed Apples, Candy Apples

Starfish Orphan Ministry - 

Strawberry Shortcakes, Brownies, Cookies & Cupcakes

Touch of Home Catering for Beyond the Walls Ministry

Apple Pie Fries

WKYQ for The Lighthouse -  

Deep Fried Twinkies & Oreos

Woodlawn CP Church -

Hot Fudge Cakes