Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: March 16-18

KY Fried Pickin’ End of Winter Bluegrass Jam Festival

Looking for a chance to jam out on your guitar or meet other bluegrass fanatics?  Come and enjoy the best of bluegrass at the gorgeous Holiday Inn Riverfront!  This is the first official indoor hotel bluegrass jam festival in Owensboro, KY in which musicians from across the states gather to celebrate bluegrass, jam out, and visit with each other.  The event takes place Friday and Saturday, March 16 and 17.  The best part­– the event is free!  It’s all about the music, so come on out; it’s finger pickin’ good!


St. Patrick’s Day Block Party

As the saying goes, everybody is Irish on St. Paddy’s day, so celebrate the occasion in downtown Owensboro at the St. Patrick’s Day Block Party!  O.Z. Tyler, Bar Louie and The Miller House have come together to host the first ever St. Patrick’s Day block party on Frederica, between 2nd and 3rd streets.  With the help of the City of Owensboro and the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce, the streets will be blocked off creating the best party in Owensboro’s history!  Join in from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. for live music, draft beer trucks, themed O.Z. Tyler Bourbon cocktails, Irish Whiskey, Irish foods and St. Patrick’s Day swags!  

Entrance fee is $10 at the gate with food and drink available inside the 21+ open container area.  Wear your favorite green gear and enjoy the fun!



One Night of Queen

One Night of Queen is a spectacular live concert, recreating the look, sound, pomp and showmanship of arguably the greatest rock band of all time.  The show has been touring for over 13 years, perfecting their craft across the globe.  Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance to relive the legendary group’s performances at the Owensboro RiverPark Center on Sunday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m.  This show will ROCK you!