Dazzling Daylily Festival

Summer brings with it many things besides the warm weather. Fresh flowers, white clouds, and the warm breeze that we always love are just some of the reasons why summer is many people’s favorite season. This year, in Owensboro, Kentucky, there are plenty of reasons to get out and enjoy... [read more]

Preservation Station Market Days

Outdoor Market
Have you ever been to Preservation Station Market Days? This Owensboro event takes place on the first Saturday and Sunday of the month from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Market Days usually brings in anywhere from 60–120 vendors plus food and music. If you’ve never been, clear your schedule for... [read more]

Live on the Banks

Outdoor Music
Summers are a wild time in Owensboro. It seems like there is always something going on, but Live on the Banks just might be the best of all the activities. This free outdoor concert series starts on May 26 and runs through September 29. Stop by the Smothers Park-Overlook Stage... [read more]

Friday After 5

friday after 5
It’s Friday, and it’s after 5. Where do you go in Owensboro? Starting on May 18, you can go to Friday After 5. That’s when the award-winning summer festival is set to return. This festival runs for 16 consecutive Fridays, and this will be its twenty-second year. Stop by the... [read more]

2018 International Bar-B-Q Festival

You know when something’s been around for 40 years, it’s a big hit. That’s certainly the case with the International Bar-B-Q Festival. It’s coming to Owensboro for its 40th year on May 11 and 12. This year’s festival is packed with events that you’re sure to love. Get the details... [read more]

Cork and Cuisine Derby at Owensboro Convention Center

Cork & Cuisine Derby
The Kentucky Derby is on May 5, and you can enjoy a little pre-Derby fun at the Cork and Cuisine Derby at the Owensboro Convention Center. This Derby-themed event will be on May 3 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and it will be full of fun. Tickets are $65.25... [read more]

Owensboro’s Best Plant Nurseries + Tips for Your Garden

Warm weather means more than just sunlight. It means fresh air, spring flowers, and fresh fruits and veggies. In order to make the most of the warm weather, why not try something new this year? Starting a garden can be a fun adventure, especially with all the ways you can... [read more]

Upcoming Events at the RiverPark Center

Owensboro Symphony Orchestra presents Cosmic Convergence This outer space adventure will engage the audience through a full-sensory concert experience accompanied by high-definition video and celestial images taken by NASA. Striking pictures of Earth, Mars, Saturn, and more will be projected on a giant screen behind the orchestra. Mozart’s monumental masterpiece the... [read more]

Catch Willie Nelson & Family Live in Concert

Willie Nelson Concert
Coming to the Owensboro Convention Center on April 17 is a name you may have heard once or twice before: Willie Nelson. That’s right, THE Willie Nelson is coming right here, to Owensboro. On Tuesday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m., the Owensboro Convention Center will host Willie Nelson & Family... [read more]