Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: September 6-8

Cheers on the Pier Festival

The Owensboro Convention Center will host the annual Cheers on the Pier Festival 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 music on the Pier Stage with breweries located inside and outside the air-conditioned Convention Hall.  General admission is $40 and includes a souvenir glass, a paid tasting card with 38 samples available to you from breweries, wineries, a ticket for a sip of bourbon from Owensboro’s own O.Z. Tyler Distillery, and a ticket for a mini cocktail featuring the “O.Z. Rosie”!  Food will be available for purchase as well.  Whether you’re an expert or you don’t know ale from a pilsner, there will be something for everyone!  Cheers!


Trunnell’s Sunflower Festival

The Trunnell’s Family Fun Acre’s opening weekend kicks off with the 2nd Annual Sunflower Fest Days for the next two weekends.  This Saturday and Sunday, September 7 and 8, explore 22 varieties of sunflowers with walking paths for an entirely new experience on the farm with all the sunshine and happiness that sunflowers bring.  The Farm Grille and The Grainery will be open with great food options and delicious slushies, fresh squeezed lemonade, cold apple cider and other refreshments.  30+ attractions including the interactive corn maze, the Animal Barnyard, Jumping Pillow, & Giant Slide! Come have an “Absolutely Fun” day on the farm at Trunnell’s!  It’s bound to be a weekend full of fun and sunshine!  General admission is $10.95.  Click here to purchase your tickets now and view a complete schedule.


Preservation Station Market Days

It’s time for the Preservation Station Market Days again, open on the first weekend of every month!  Visit the market from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Saturday and 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.  Over 100 vendors will be available to explore, complete with live music, and food served at the new restaurant!  Come shop unique, antique, rustic, vintage, shabby chic, handcrafted, and boutique.  This is the perfect opportunity to find eclectic or old school gems full of charm!