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Shop Owensboro 2021

Owensboro Convention Center

November 27 @ 9:00 am - December 4 @ 5:00 pm

This local shopping event will start at the Owensboro Convention Center, where participants can pick up their free Shop Owensboro bag via drive-thru and shop local businesses for a full week. Bags are limited to 500 and contain maps with participating stores, Shop Owensboro BINGO cards, coupons, special offers and discounts and hidden gift certificates from the stores. The Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce and Independence Bank are holding and sponsoring this event. 

Christmastime Music & Crafting

Western Kentucky Botanical Garden

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 13, 2021

For ages 2-6, registration is required ($10 per child) and siblings under 1 are free. Kids can enjoy this event at Western KY Botanical Garden three different times: Friday, Dec. 3, Thursday, Dec. 9 and Monday, Dec. 13 at 10 a.m. 

Holiday Market

Owensboro Convention Center

December 3 @ 3:00 pm - December 5 @ 3:00 pm

The Owensboro Convention Center will hold its 2nd annual Holiday Market on Friday, Dec. 3 (3-7 p.m.), Saturday, Dec. 4 (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) and Sunday, Dec. 5 (10 a.m.-3 p.m.). The first 100 people Saturday will receive a free grab bag, and the first 60 kids on Sunday will receive either a free Santa hat or stocking. Admission for this event is free.

Friday After 5: Christmas Edition

Holiday Inn Owensboro Riverfront

December 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy food and drinks and the sounds of the holidays with live music at the Holiday Inn Owensboro Riverfront. 

Holiday Photo Night

Smothers Park

December 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bring your family downtown to Smothers Park for free professional photos by Wonder Boy Media with Christmas backdrops. Get a photo with the new iconic blue bridge lit up with your favorite Christmas colors in the background or have your family miraculously transported into a winter wonderland. 

Energy On Ice

Owensboro Convention Center

December 3 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 5, 2021

Energy on Ice is a portable ice rink installed on the Kentucky Legend Pier at the Owensboro Convention Center. This outdoor skating experience includes festive holiday lighting, music, food and drink concessions, skate rentals and outdoor seating for spectators. Admission is $10 including skate rental or $8 if you provide your own. All tickets must be purchased at the event.

Music City Dueling Pianos

Brasher’s Lil’ Nashville

December 3 @ 9:00 pm - December 5 @ 11:00 pm

Music City Dueling Pianos provides top tier entertainment, playing requests and rocking your night. There will be three shows running from Dec. 3-5. The Friday and Saturday shows will kick off at 9 p.m. and Sunday's show will start at noon.

Reindeer Run/Walk

Smothers Park

December 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The 7th Annual Care Net 5K Reindeer Run/Walk is a family-fun event open to runners and walkers of all types so grab your family members, friends, or co-workers and join the fun!This race will start at 8:30 a.m. and will be a timed event for the purposes of awarding winner divisions.  Participants are encouraged to come dressed in Christmas attire (ugly sweaters, Santa hats, bells, fun socks, etc.).  Visit with Santa, enjoy hot chocolate, and win door prizes as we…

Holiday Stroll

Downtown Owensboro

December 4 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us in downtown Owensboro for special Christmas shopping in local shops and downtown dining after the Christmas Tree Lighting. 

Energy On Ice

Owensboro Convention Center

December 4 @ 1:00 pm - December 5 @ 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 5, 2021

Energy on Ice is a portable ice rink installed on the Kentucky Legend Pier at the Owensboro Convention Center. This outdoor skating experience includes festive holiday lighting, music, food and drink concessions, skate rentals and outdoor seating for spectators. Admission is $10 including skate rental or $8 if you provide your own. All tickets must be purchased at the event.