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

4th of July

The City of Owensboro hosts the event along Owensboro’s riverfront to celebrate the All-American Fourth of July on Thursday, July 4.  The annual celebration will include food vendors along Veterans Blvd. and live music at McConnell Plaza throughout the evening.  Beginning at 6 p.m., head to the Owensboro Convention Center for fun and food, including concessions, a Bouncer Maze, Duck Pond, rockwall, and Extreme Chaos Obstacle Course among others.  Finishing the night with a bang, the City will put on the largest fireworks display above the Ohio River with some of your favorite patriotic music at 9:15 p.m. Grab your lawn chairs and blankets and arrive early to enjoy an evening full of entertainment for the entire family.


Riverfront Live!

Music lovers are invited to the Riverfront Stage at the Holiday Inn Owensboro & Burger Theory’s patio every Friday night beginning May 17 through August 30, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. for this FREE event open to the public.  This Friday, July 5, features music from Andy Brasher.  Lots of great regional and local talent will be featured over the 16-week period; check out the complete schedule of events here at the Holiday Inn Owensboro Riverfront Facebook Page.  Don’t forget to check out the food and drink specials offered by Burger Theory weekly!


Preservation Station Market Days

Enjoy thrifting of all kinds at Preservation Station Market Days on Saturday, July 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, July 7 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Over 100 vendors will be there selling antiques, vintage, primitive, industrial, rustic, shabby chic, hand crafted, customized, and boutique items.  Plus, live music both days and an onsite restaurant with country-style cooking!  Click here to visit the website and view a complete schedule of market days.