A Local’s Guide To ROMP Takes Flight

The Airshow is always a fun event in Owensboro. People come in from all around to see the planes take flight on September 14th and 15th. At this year’s Airshow, performers like Team Aeroshell, F-16 Viper Demo Team, USAF Heritage Foundation, and trick pilot Kevin Coleman promise an exciting show. The F-16 Viper Demo Team…

Tourism ‘trending in right direction,’ Calitri says

Owensboro has upped its tourism development game, and the results are beginning to show. According to the Messenger-Inquirer article, tourist spending is up 3% since last year. Owensboro’s rise as a tourist destination in coverage across the US and internationally has brought visitors from as far as Brazil and South Korea. President and CEO of…

Cheers on the Pier Festival

Bring your best beer-drinking friends, make some new ones, and enjoy good music and drinks at Cheers on the Pier Festival, hosted by the Owensboro Convention Center on Saturday, September 7 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. This festival is complete with over 30 craft breweries, 75 craft beers, local wine and bourbon!  Enjoy live…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: August 30- Sept 1

Friday After 5 The 23rd season of the areas favorite free summer series, “Shake, Rattle & Stroll”, will wrap up the season with a new set of live bands, family events, food trucks and entertainment this Friday, July 26 beginning at 5 p.m.!  The fabulous season finale features music from NKG, the “ultimate party dance…

Holiday World adding water coaster/Theme park helps Owensboro hotels, restaurants Holiday World adding water coaster/Theme park helps Owensboro hotels, restaurants

Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari just recently announced that it is adding Cheetah Chase, a third water coaster, making the theme park theme park “the undisputed Water Coaster Capital of the world.”  The water coaster will feature two ProSlide rocketBLAST-powered racing slides, traveling 30 feet per second and the tallest RocketBlast at 27 feet tall.…

Tri-State Pickle Festival

The Owensboro Pickleball Association will hold the inaugural Tri-State Pickle Festival on Saturday, September 28th at Yellow Creek Park.  The festival includes a variety of attractions for the family with a free concert in the evening featuring winner of season 11 of “The Voice”, Sundance Head, as well as special guests Troy Miller, Alonzo Pennington…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: Aug 23-25

River Valley Cluster Dog Show The River Valley Cluster Dog Show, sponsored by the Owensboro River City Kennel Club and Southern Indiana Kennel Club, returns during the third week of August at the Owensboro Convention Center in Owensboro, Kentucky.  Enjoy dog show events including all breed, rally/obedience, AKC owner handler, and B match Thursday, August…

Ferris wheel ‘small piece’ of overall plan

Developers are working with Visit Owensboro to discuss the possibility of building a banjo-shaped amusement ride which would include a Ferris wheel and a drop tower.  Local officials have begun to seek out public opinion on the latest development idea, which seems positive from both local establishments and community members who’ve seen the model in…

5th Annual Art & Music Festival

Join the Daviess County Public Library for a celebration of the arts!  On Saturday, September 21 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., 25 local artists will fill the Reading Garden at the library with booths to display and sell their art.  Live music will be playing and some of the local favorite food trucks will…

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

2019 Street Legends Car Show Attention lovers of all things automotive related!  The annual “Street Legends” Car Show, voted one of the top 20 events in the South Eastern United States, returns to the Diamond Lake Resort on Friday and Saturday, August 16 and 17.  As one of the premiere automotive events in the tri-state…