Top 3 Ways to Start The New Year in Owensboro

This year has absolutely flown by, and Christmastime is near once again. What better way to spend it than exploring all the holiday magic to be found in Owensboro & Daviess County? Here are the top 3 stops you need to make on your holiday visit!

  1. Christmas at Panther Creek

Any avid Christmas light enthusiast would find themselves in heaven at Panther Creek during the holidays. With over 500,000 lights spread out around the park, feel free to take a drive through this winter wonderland for only $3 per car! Wagon rides are also available if you feel like braving the cold. Make sure you bring your winter coats, scarves, and a cup of hot chocolate!  It’s open from 6-9 p.m.

  1. Fifth Annual One Time Only Goldie’s New Year’s Eve Show at the RiverPark Center

Come enjoy a night of music and fun with Goldie as she rings in the New Year! Goldie, along with her Backstage Band and singers, will be performing country and gospel music, along with her famous old time Rock-N-Roll spectacular! A Grandy’s midnight breakfast will follow. Tickets start at $22 per adult, $12 per child. It starts at 8 p.m. on New Year’s Eve.  Visit to purchase your tickets today!

  1. New Year’s Eve Party 2017 at the Owensboro Convention Center

Come join DJ Shay and start your new year off with a bang at the Owensboro Convention Center starting at 8 p.m.!  Enjoy themed drink specials and concessions while you dance 2017 out the door, then watch the balloons drop and have a champagne toast at midnight! Tickets are $18 in advance, $25 at the door.  21+ event. Visit to secure your spot at the hottest party of 2017 AND 2018!