BBQ and Barrels

An Owensboro tradition will be revitalized on May 12 and 13, 2023 in downtown Owensboro.  BBQ and Barrels is a new take on two of Owensboro’s greatest culinary staples: unique barbecue and historic bourbon. “The Bar-B-Q Festival isn’t ending, it’s being reborn. Bigger and better with more options to attract more people,” said Sharon Nesmith,…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: September 23-25

Sunflower Music Festival        The inaugural Sunflower Music Festival is slated for three days of live music, gorgeous sunflowers and amazing food and drinks on September 23-25 this year. With a lineup that includes more than 10 musicians and bands and over a MILLION sunflowers to enjoy, you get the best of both…

Top Things To Do In Owensboro This Weekend: September 29-1

The Ultimate Queen Celebration Starring Marc Martel The man himself who provides much of Freddie Mercury’s voice in the Bohemian Rhapsody is taking his show to Owensboro on September 29 at 7 p.m. at the Owensboro RiverPark Center.  MARC MARTEL has forged a unique and diverse career for himself. He started his own Queen tribute…

Owensboro Burger Week

So many amazing hamburgers in Owensboro.  Don’t you wish you could just try all of them for a reasonable price in one week?  We thought so.  That’s why we along with the City of Owensboro have created Owensboro Burger Week which is March 2-6.  A fun event dedicated to everyone’s favorite all American food, the…

Make Owensboro Your Safe Haven

Safe Havens are places of refuge or security.  Refuge is described as a destination to flee to in order to get away from people or places that are unsafe.  Safety is certainly an important topic with regard to COVID-19. To many, Owensboro is a Safe Haven.  It’s like your beloved teddy bear as a kid. …

Support Now So They’ll Be Open Later

We will all wish we could go eat at our favorite restaurant right now.  Get a drink at our favorite bar.  Meet friends for a night out to celebrate the holidays.  The reality is that COVID-19 has taken a lot of that from us. And for some, it’s taken more than we can imagine.  The bottom…

Celebrate the Holidays In Owensboro

The Holidays may look a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of ways to celebrate them even living in this COVID world.  Here’s a few of our favorite traditions to ring in the Christmas spirit. Get A Real Tree Head on out for a visit to our friends at Trunnell’s…

Jorn bringing new ideas to RiverPark

When Rich Jorn arrived in Owensboro on Nov. 4, 2019, to become executive director of the RiverPark Center, “I was really fired up and ready to go,” he said recently. Then, four months later, when the coronavirus pandemic hit Owensboro, he said, “everything just disappeared.” And things still aren’t getting much better eight months later.…

CVB adding events in 2021

If nothing changes, the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau expects to see a deficit of $8,800 by the end of the fiscal year on June 30. But the agency is hoping to eliminate that deficit with more events in the first half of 2021. Mark Calitri, CVB president, said, “We didn’t adopt a budget…

Top Two Things To Do In Owensboro This Weekend: November 13-15

2020 Kraftucky Arts and Crafts Expo Everyone loves a good craft or holiday decoration and the Kraftucky Arts and Crafts Expo at the Owensboro Convention Center is the perfect place to find both!  On Friday, Nov. 13 to Sunday Nov. 15, shop your holiday heart out at this unique venue. Find unique handmade creations in…