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]

Warm Weather Calls for a Trip to Reid’s Orchard

Reid's Orchard
As the weather begins to warm up, people begin to leave their homes and explore the world again. If you’re looking for a place to visit that offers fun for the entire family, consider a trip to Reid’s Orchard. Whether you’re in the mood to eat fresh fruit, grab some... [read more]

Enjoy a Girls Day Out in Owensboro This Weekend

Girls Day Out
You were just saying you don’t get to spend enough time with the girls. The only problem is, you can’t find anything to do with your gal pals. Well, that’s about to change. Girls Day Out is coming to the Owensboro Convention Center on March 24. The event will run... [read more]

Historic Coal Mine Tour

Coal Mine
Have you ever wondered what it was like to work in the coal mines? You know it’s a hard job, but until you see the mines in person, it’s hard to imagine it. That’s why it’s time to don a hard hat and take a coal mine tour at the... [read more]