ROMP Fest 2019

The weather is warming up which means the season for bluegrass is almost here!  Celebrating its 16th year, the River Of Music Party (ROMP) Festival will return to Owensboro’s Yellow Creek Park, led by iconic artists and Hall of Fame members Ricky Skaggs and Del McCoury.  Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder will feature special guest Patty…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: April 19-21

Owensboro Symphony Fantasy Takes Fiery Flight Watch the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra take flight with special quest Fabiola Kim on Saturday, April 20 at 7 pm. at the RiverPark Center, featuring songs that culminate a season full of the best in classical, film, and popular music.  Ticket prices start at just $10 for students.  Click here…

State Young Professionals will meet in Owensboro

Owensboro’s Chamber Young Professionals will host the state’s seventh annual YP Unite Summit in November. “We don’t know the details yet, but it’s great they selected Owensboro,” Dave Kirk, former CYP chairman, said Friday. “It’s such an awesome opportunity to show off what we’ve got going and why we were named a top city millennials…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: April 12-14

The Tot, The Teen and The Wardrobe Consignment Sale Consignment sale season is almost here! Head to the Owensboro Convention Center on Saturday, April 13 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  for all the best deals on your spring and summer necessities.  Shop over 50,000 items ranging from clothing to toys to furniture to home…

Owensboro Symphony Fantasy Takes a Fiery Flight

A season full of fun and adventure comes to an end as the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra Conductor, Troy Quinn, along with a massive symphony and the international superstar violinist Fabiola Kim, come together to perform music inspired by fiery imagination.  Watch the symphony take flight on Saturday, April 20 at 7 pm. at the RiverPark Center.  This…

2A Tourney Sells Out Owensboro Hotels

CVB happy with the results Inclement weather during the inaugural Kentucky 2A state basketball tournament at the Sportscenter on Jan. 18-20 caused the event to lose $8,760, Jared Bratcher, sports marketing director for the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau, said this week. But Kyle Aud, CVB chairman, called the money a good investment. “From…

2019 Easter Egg Eggstravaganza

Have a hoppy time this Easter at Owensboro’s Easter Egg Eggstravaganza!  Come celebrate with the Easter Bunny at Diamond Lakes Resort on Saturday, April 13 and enjoy pictures, food, crafts, games and of course, an Easter Egg Hunt! All the fun begins at 11 a.m. and wraps up at 2 p.m.  Take a picture with…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: April 5-7

Kinky Boots Put on your high-heeled shoes and strut to the RiverPark Center on Wednesday, April 3 at 7 p.m. to see Kinky Boots, the six-time Tony Award winning Broadway performance!  With songs by pop icon Cindy Lauper and direction and choreography from Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell, Kinky Boots features some of Broadway’s best in…

CVB newsletter to help businesses, attractions

The Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau is launching a free monthly email newsletter, starting Friday, March 1, to tell people what major events are coming to town. Dave Kirk, the CVB’s destination management director, said it will be especially helpful for restaurants to know when a large number of visitors will be at events…