Cheers to 2019 – 4 Ways to Spend New Year’s Eve in Owensboro

Looking for something special to celebrate the New Year? Whatever you’re looking for – ball drops, live music, family entertainment and fun for the kids, late night 21 and over events – Owensboro’s got you covered!


RiverPark Center

The RiverPark Center’s sixth annual “Goldie’s New Year’s Eve Show” is set from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.  This year’s show will feature gospel and country music, as well as the classic Rock-n-Roll spectacular.  Goldie and her “backstage band” will be joined by Jon Brennan, Katie Herron, Tara Estes, Travis Estes, Tate Brothers, Scott Davis and Terry Lee to make it a fun, family experience!  The show begins at 8pm and will be followed by a Moonlite breakfast buffet.   Ticket prices depend on seating inside the theatre.  Adult tickets are $23.50-$29 with Moonlight Bar-B-Q breakfast $18.50.  Tickets for children 12 and under are $13.50-$18.50 with Moonlight Bar-B-Q breakfast for $13.50.  Click here to purchase your tickets online.  Ring in the New Year with music, food, and fun for the whole family!


Owensboro Convention Center

 Dance into 2019 with all your favorite party music from DJ Shay!  Doors open at 8 p.m. and DJ Shay takes the stage to keep you grooving from 9 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.  Enjoy drink themed specials and concessions throughout the night, as well as a complimentary champagne toast to celebrate the New Year at midnight!  Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door.*  You can also reserve tables of 10 for $250.  Click here to reserve your spot at this New Year’s bash now!  * This event is 21 and over only.


O.Z. Tyler Distillery

Join O.Z. Tyler in their historic Bottling House for the second annual New Year’s Eve Party.  Enjoy an evening of live music, festive atmosphere, and champagne (and bourbon, of course). Coined a “Dinner Theatre” enjoy music from bands including Elliott Sublett, Insulated, The Josh Merritt Band, Andy Brasher Band and surprise special guests as you enjoy food, drink, and dancing!  In addition to all the great music, the night will feature delicious cocktails, a live viewing of the Times Square Ball Drop, and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight for all.  Doors open at 7 p.m. for an exciting celebration until 1 a.m.  Click here for more information and ticket prices!


OMSH Noon Year’s Eve

The Owensboro Museum of Science and History presents its 12th Annual Noon Year’s Eve Family Celebration!  This exciting event happens throughout the museum from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Kick off your New Year’s celebration with music and dancing to the tunes of D.J. Professor G! Then, visit the face painting station, make your own noise maker or create a party hat to take home for the day’s festivities!  You might even bump into a live super hero or other character, perfect for a photo opportunity! At 11:00 a.m., you’ll enjoy an amazing Chemistry Show that will be hair-raising, fizzling, popping and an exploding good time for the entire family! Everyone will gather in our Mammoth Lobby around 11:45 a.m. for the COUNTDOWN TO NOON with Professor G.  At the stroke of 12:00 you’ll be showered with a 1,000+ Balloon Drop, followed by cookies, ginger ale and treat bags to take home!  This is the perfect way for the whole family to begin ringing in the New Year!  All Noon Year’s Eve activities are included with a museum admission of only $5 per person!