Category: Owensboro Events

First Responders Appreciation BBQ

BBQ
Oftentimes, perspective is key. While you’re sitting at your desk drinking coffee at work, you might not realize that when other people go to work, their experience is completely different. Take firefighters for instance. With extensive training, late nights, and dangerous conditions, firefighters risk their lives to keep the public... [read more]

Don’t Miss ROMP 2019

ROMP 2019
It’s summertime, and you know what that means … music festival season! It’s time to put on your dancing shoes and head out for a kind of fun you can’t get any other time of the year. Whether you’ve been to countless music festivals before or this is your very... [read more]

Dazzling Daylily Festival Balloons Over The Garden

Dazzling Daylily Festival
Summer is finally here, and that means it’s time to celebrate. You’ll want to enjoy the beautiful weather, the stunning nature, and more. And you can do exactly that when you come on out to the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden’s Dazzling Daylily Festival. This festival is just what it sounds... [read more]

See A Show At Friday After 5

Friday after 5
It seems like summers in Kentucky stretch on forever. The heat can get stifling, and after a while, it may seem like there’s nothing fun to do anymore. But that won’t be the case when you come out to Friday After 5 every week from 5 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. What... [read more]

Owensboro Family YMCA International BBQ Festival 5K

Owensboro Family YMCA International BBQ Festival 5K
Everyone needs to work off some calories now and then. But when you do, you may find that you are hungrier than ever. So what should you do? Take care of both your exercise routine and eating at the Owensboro Family YMCA International BBQ Festival 5K. It’s so much more... [read more]

Shop For The Kids At Pigtails & Cowlicks Spring Sale

Pigtails & Cowlicks
The Pigtails & Cowlicks Spring Consignment Sale returns to the Owensboro Convention Center March 22-23. Shoppers will have an opportunity to shop kids’ items from more than 425 families including toys, books, shoes, furniture, Halloween costumes, clothes, boutique, and more for all of the kids in the family—from babies to teens! Shopping... [read more]

Challenge Yourself At The Wendell Foster Half Marathon

Wendell Foster Half Marathon
A new run is coming to Owensboro in 2019, giving more serious runners an opportunity to push their limits and achieve new goals. The inaugural Wendell Foster Half Marathon will cover 13.1 miles of the city, beginning and ending near the waterfront at Smothers Park. Huge finisher medals will be given... [read more]

Enjoy An Evening With One Of The Biggest Bands Of Roots Music

Leftover Salmon
The music world is full of one-hit wonders, so when a band manages to make it for 30 years, you can’t help but take notice. Leftover Salmon celebrated its 30-year anniversary with a bang, releasing the book, “Leftover Salmon: Thirty Tears of Festival,” and then announcing its tour. You can... [read more]

Don’t Miss The River City PowerSports Show

River City PowerSports Show
It’s the biggest indoor motorcycle show in the entire state of Kentucky, and it’s returning for its third year. The River City PowerSports Show is coming to the Owensboro Convention Center on Jan. 12–13. The show starts at 9 a.m. on both days, and tickets are $15 in advance. Kids... [read more]