Our Guide to an Affordable Date Night in Owensboro

We’re going to let you all in on a little secret: Date nights don’t always have to be expensive.    It’s getting close to Valentine’s Day, which means a lot of you are probably making plans for a big night out. But if you happen to be working on a tight budget, we’ve got plenty…

Owensboro to Host World’s Largest Geocaching Event in May

The largest geocaching event in the WORLD is coming to our city this spring, and that’s something to get excited about!    GeoWoodstock XIX will be held in Owensboro over Memorial Day weekend this year, May 22-28. This large-scale event is expected to bring in more than 3,000 visitors to experience our city, taste our…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: February 3-5

Frank and Friends          Owensboro’s very own Franklin Embry is returning to the stage for a night of amazing hip hop music! Embry, an Owensboro native, has spent the last eight years touring the country and opening up for some huge names in hip hop, including Jelly Roll, Upchurch, The Lacs, Struggle…

Beat the Cold with Indoor Fun in Owensboro

Here in Kentucky, the last thing we’re able to predict is the weather. But we do know that it can get cold around here during winter. But that shouldn’t stop you from having fun!    It’s easy to just hunker down and stay home when the days are short and the skies are gray, but…

Travel to Owensboro for the Great American Bluegrass Jam

Owensboro is doing big things when it comes to Bluegrass music, y’all. And this year, we’ve got a brand new event dedicated to all things bluegrass with The Great American Bluegrass Jam!    This weekend-long festival will take place in downtown Owensboro March 17-19 with TONS of different events for all bluegrass fans to enjoy: …

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: January 28-30

Wedding Show         Whether you’re starting to plan your wedding or are dreaming of that special day in your future, the Owensboro Convention Center has everything you’ll need for your future wedding this weekend! The “Your Perfect Day Wedding Show” will feature trusted area wedding professionals displaying popular trends and unique offerings…

See Aaron Kizer Art Gallery at Visit Owensboro’s Headquarters

You may not know it, but at Visit Owensboro’s very own headquarters is our city’s first art gallery dedicated entirely to local artists!    The Aaron Kizer Art Gallery was developed and designed by the artist himself and it currently showcases a number of the famous artist’s pieces. It was implemented as a part of…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: January 21-23

Dolly Parton’s Birthday Celebration        Brasher’s Lil’ Nashville is celebrating Dolly Parton’s birthday in style this year! Head to downtown Owensboro on January 19 for a night of all things Dolly. There will be a look-alike contest, drink specials, and karaoke, so you can sing your heart out to all your favorite songs.…

Taste Authentic Kentucky Cuisine at Sassafras in Owensboro

During your visit to Kentucky, you’ve gotta have some authentic Kentucky cuisine. And that’s why Sassafras should definitely be on your radar.    Newly opened in downtown Owensboro, Sassafras is a restaurant unlike any other in our area. Using locally sourced ingredients and all menu items deliciously made from scratch, you’ll find a long list…