Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: December 20-22

Festival of Trees

One of Owensboro’s oldest traditions, The Holiday Forest Festival of Trees exhibit, is open at the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art on November 9 and continues through December 31.  This exhibition features fifteen monumental Christmas trees designed to celebrate the traditions of holiday art and food.  These trees are created by local artists, florists and organizations to honor the season.



Christmas at Panther Creek

Visit the sparkling holiday celebration at Panther Creek Park every night from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. until January 2.  Enjoy a stunning outdoor driving lighted tour, complete with over 400,000 lights, winding through Panther Creek Park.  Free wagon rides are available nightly (bundle up!) or explore the trail for just $5 per vehicle. Don’t miss out of one of Owensboro’s favorite family traditions.


O.Z. Tyler tour

Explore the rich history of the tradition of bourbon in Owensboro along the O.Z. Tyler Distillery tour.  Explore 28 acres of bourbon whiskey production, barrel storage, and history, and get a look at the behind the scenes process of O.Z. Tyler’s iconic bourbon whiskey production process. And don’t forget the tastings!  Make sure to grab your ID and enjoy the product as you learn how it’s made.  Click here for tour information and distillery hours.


Cover photo by Chuck Sutherland..