5 Ways to Have A Fun Staycation in Owensboro

Spring break is almost here, and we know you’re itching to get out of the house. Skip the risk and have the perfect staycation right here in Owensboro. Who wants long car rides, overpriced food and cranky kids anyway? Whether you need fun for the whole family or excitement for a night out, we’ve got you covered. Here are a few of the best events happening soon around town.

Cottontails & Cocktails Adult Easter Egg Hunt

Spring break starts when you say it does! Head to Trunnell’s Farm to kick off the break the right way at Cottontails & Cocktails Adult Easter Hunt Friday, April 2 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Live entertainment begins at 6 p.m. Kick back and relax on the farm by a bonfire while listening to some great music, challenge a friend to a serious game of corn-hole, giant Jenga, ladder golf, and so much more. The Farm Grille will be open with delicious food choices and, of course, multiple bar lanes will be offering wine, domestic and craft beer as well as cocktails to quench your pre-hunt thirst. The adult egg hunt begins at 7:30 and it will be a mad dash! Over $3,000+ in cash and prizes can be won including a Smart LED TV’s, Applez Watches, Bose Speakers, Dinner in the Blooms Tickets, Gift Baskets, Gift Certificates, Cold Hard Cash & More! Click here for more info.


Sunset Cruisers Downtown Cruise-In

Cruise into downtown for this month’s Sunset Cruisers Downtown Cruise-In!  Enjoy the fresh spring air and sunset over the Ohio River on Saturday, April 3 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. as the show rolls in. The month of April features trucks!  Enter on 3rd and Allen St.  All makes and models are welcome.  Only a block from the beautiful Owensboro riverfront close to boutique shopping and delicious restaurants!  There will be chances to win door prizes, and two featured theme winners! Click here for more details.


The Edge Ice Center

Cool off the kids at the Edge Ice Center at their Spring Break Skating sessions April 5 through April 9 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Special spring break pricing is just $5 per person, plus tax – this includes admission and skate rental. Bring your family and friends and join the fun at the coolest place in town! Click here for more info.


Green River Distilling Co.

Get in touch with your Kentucky roots and take a tour of our bourbon distillery on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail! Grab a few handcrafted specialty drinks, take a tour of the state-of-the-art facility where you’ll get a look behind-the-scenes of the whiskey production process, then finish the day off with a tasting of some of their best bourbon and rye whiskeys. Tours are available Distillery Tours are available Monday – Saturday at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Sit and Sip (no walking) is available Monday – Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. It’s the perfect way to spend a day off with friends! Click here to book your tour now.


Dan Tyminski 

Wrap up your spring break staycation like a true Owensboroan, listening to the sweet sounds of bluegrass. Catch Grammy Award Winner Dan Tyminski at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum on Saturday April 10 at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tyminski has left his mark on bluegrass music playing guitar and mandolin for Alison Krauss and Union Station since 1994. His voice famously accompanies George Clooney’s performance of “I’m A Man of Constant Sorrow,” in the film, Oh Brother, Where Art Thou. It’s the perfect show to end a great staycation! Tickets are almost gone – click here to grab yours now.

Visit our Calendar for a complete list of the spring break fun!