Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: December 24-26

Christmas at Panther Creek 

Located off of Highway 81 at 5160 Wayne Bridge Road, Christmas at Panther Creek is a mesmerizing experience that everyone should experience this holiday season. This outdoor, lighted driving tour takes you on a journey through more than 700,000 Christmas lights and over 50 holiday displays! Visitors come from all over the state to enjoy this family-friendly event and to support five local nonprofits that half of the proceeds go to each year. The tour is 1.15 miles long, and you can get out of your car and take plenty of pictures along the way. Make sure to bring some cash with you as it costs $5 per vehicle to enter Christmas at Panther Creek. 

Hot Chocolate Bombs at The Cottage 

‘Tis the season for all things sweet, and at the very top of our list are Hot Chocolate Bombs from The Cottage. Located at 6869 KY-56 in west Daviess County, The Cottage has homemade Hot Chocolate Bombs on sale for a limited time only! These delectable dessert drinks come in a variety of flavors including milk chocolate, white chocolate or a mix of both. You can get them for yourself or as a gift, and The Cottage will wrap them up in the cutest Christmas packaging. Just drop your bomb in a mug of steaming milk and watch fresh marshmallows float to the top as the chocolate melts! These are so fun, and you can get them for $4 each or order a box of four for $15. 

Stonegate Christmas Lights

As we get closer and closer to Dec. 25, the desire to see as many Christmas lights as possible gets more intense, and that’s where the Owensboro Christmas Lights at Stonegate come into play. Located off of Highway 54 in east Daviess County’s Stonegate neighborhood, you can either drive or walk through this sprawling, magical experience that features hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights for you to enjoy. Each household strings its own lights and displays that, together, turn Stonegate into its very own winter wonderland. So pack up the car, turn on the Christmas music and enjoy the ride any day of the week from 5-10 p.m. You can experience Christmas at Stonegate until Dec. 26.