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Circus On Ice

Owensboro Convention Center

August 18 @ 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Circus On Ice is coming to the Owensboro Convention Center with two family friendly performances on Thursday, August 18!  Come enjoy a frozen adventure with all of your favorite characters, amazing circus acts, hula hoops, clowns, and jaw dropping ice skaters. Show times are 4PM and 6:30PM.  Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for children ages 2-12, and children ages 2 and under will be admitted free.  All tickets are general admission and are available now online at and at…

Street Legends Car Show

Diamond Lake Resort

August 19 - August 20

The event was voted one of the top 20 events in the SouthEastern United States, and has become one of the premiere automotive events in the Tri-State area. We'll have as many as 400 cars on display! With lots of fun and entertainment, plan to spend the whole day with us!

Apollo Summer Slam

Owensboro Convention Center

August 19 - August 20

Owensboro Hydrofair

Owensboro Convention Center

August 19 @ 8:00 am - August 21 @ 5:00 pm

The Owensboro HydroFair returns to Owensboro August 19-21! The races are bigger and better than ever this year, with more than 60 teams traveling to the US and Canada to compete. The 60 hydroplane teams are separated into seven classes in which they will compete for the titles. The boats are fast, powerful and loud, reaching up to 170 MPH and spraying water high into the air as they rip through the river. The race course will be an oval-shaped track…

Friday After 5

Owensboro Riverfront

August 19 @ 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

HYDROFAIR NIGHTAugust 19Downtown Owensboro Riverfront, Veterans Blvd & FredericaBeyond BluAugust 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pmAtmos Amphitheater at McConnell PlazaHallelujah Fridays Presented by Glenn’s Spirit on the RiverAugust 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm1st Baptist ChurchBLANCO BROWN & The Git Up Challenge to Make A DifferenceAugust 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pmConvention Center Front LawnThe UnderdogsAugust 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmROMAIN SUBARU Overlook StageVFW Post 696 KARAOKE NIGHTAugust 19 @ 7:30 pm - August 20 @ 12:00 amVFW Post 696, 311 W Veterans Blvd

Multicultural Festival

First Presbyterian Church

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The 24th Annual Owensboro Multicultural Festival is coming Saturday, August 20, 2022!This year's festival will feature-delicious food from a variety of vendors-music, art, and dance from around the world-exhibits representing cultures and organizations that strengthen our community all year longThis event is free and is a great opportunity for people of all ages. Help us celebrate the message that even in this time when we seem so divided--We're Better Together.

Live on the Banks

Smothers Park

August 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The 2022 Live on the Banks outdoor concert series along the riverfront in downtown Owensboro will be held every Saturday night from May 21 to Sept. 24. This concert series showcases a variety of music groups from across the region to enjoy. Live on the Banks is free to the public. Live on the Banks will take place at the Overlook Stage, as well as the Allen Street Gazebo, in Smothers Park Saturdays from 7:00 – 9:00 PM. A lineup of…

Downtown Summer Jam

Smothers Park

August 20 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

- The Inaugural Downtown Summer Jam will take place on Saturday, August 20, 2022, at McConnell Plaza in Downtown Owensboro, Kentucky. Downtown Summer Jam will feature a FREE concert with performances by Zocephus & Funk Nasty and Soul N the Pocket. The event is FREE to attend and open to all ages.

Games on the River

Smothers Park

August 21 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Giant games=Giant fun! Head to Smothers Park every Sunday afternoon for a day of playing oversized yard games including Jenga, checkers, Bocce Ball, Get Knotted, Yard Pong, Connect 4 and more. This event will be held May 15-September 4. 

River Valley Cluster Dog Show

Owensboro Convention Center

August 25 @ 8:00 am - August 28 @ 5:00 pm

 The River Valley Cluster Dog Shows are sponsored by two AKC Santioned All Breed Clubs, Owensboro River City Kennel CLub and Southern Indiana Kennel Club.This cluster of dog shows is held during the third week of August at the Owensboro Convention Center in Owensboro, Kentucky.  This building is 102,000 sq. ft. with 44,000 sq. ft. exhibition hall.With over 500 feet of booth space, the shopping should satiate every dog lover's aspiration.