Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: July 8-10

Downtown Live     This weekend’s Downtown Live will be focused on all things beer! RiverPark Center will host a “Beer Snobs”-themed event at its 21-and-older entertainment complex on Friday, July 8 from 6-11 p.m. A “Know Your Hops” Beer Competition will be held in the lobby, while beer pong, giant Jenga and other bar…

Coffey Anderson headlining FA5 on July 29

Friday After 5 has long been known for bringing amazing, unique talent to Owensboro, and the free outdoor concert series is doing it again this year with a performance from Coffey Anderson!    For those who don’t know, Anderson is a Texas-born singer/songwriter who mixes mainstream country music with pop, R&B and hip-hop beats. He…

Best places to stargaze this summer

Stargazing is one of the great, naturistic pastimes that you just can’t get in a city. One of the great things about Owensboro, however, is that there are tons of great places to watch the stars in the night sky, and only a couple miles away from the heart of the city.    For your…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: July 1-3

First Fridays    The first concert series of its kind in Owensboro, you can catch some of the biggest names in contemporary Christian music at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s outdoor stage on the first Friday of each month. On Friday, July 1, you’ll hear from Cochren & Co. on the Michael…

Spend a summer weekend in Owensboro at the HydroFair

If you’re in the market for some loud, exciting action on the riverfront this summer, the Owensboro Hydrofair should definitely be on your radar.    This year’s event will take place August 19-21 in downtown Owensboro, bringing you a weekend of hydroplane racing that will be bigger and better than ever before. More than 60…

Sweetest Places to Grab an Ice Cream in Owensboro

Is there anything better than a cold ice cream cone on a hot summer day?  With the heat ticking up a few notches over the last couple weeks, we wanted to highlight all of the amazing ice cream options available to you in Owensboro.  Whether it’s vanilla covered in sprinkles or chocolate drizzled in chocolate…

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

ROMP    Owensboro’s biggest Bluegrass music festival of the year is happening THIS WEEK, y’all! If you haven’t already bought your tickets, now’s the time, and if you’re interested in hearing music from some of the greatest Bluegrass musicians on the planet, this is the place. Held at Yellow Creek Park on June 22-25, you…

Help RPC celebrate its 30th Birthday in August

The RiverPark Center will be celebrating a big birthday this summer, and it’s the perfect opportunity to swing by and show our downtown performing arts center some love! RPC will be turning the big 3-0 in August, and Downtown Live will be honoring that birthday with a night full of festivities.    On August 5,…

Famous people from Owensboro

For most visitors, it comes as a huge shock when we tell them Johnny Depp is from Owensboro. In fact, Depp still visits Owensboro from time to time to see family members who live here!  But Depp isn’t the only famous face with Owensboro roots. There are tons of athletes, politicians, NASCAR celebrities and even…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: June 17-19

Dazzling Daylilies Festival     This five-day festival celebrates one of the prettiest flowers in Kentucky with live music, family fun and, best of all, the chance to take home your own daylilies from Western Kentucky Botanical Garden. Running June 13-18 this year, the Dazzling Daylilies Festival will feature a Lunch, Listen, Learn event on…