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Friday After 5

Owensboro Riverfront

August 6 @ 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Friday After 5 is the award-winning, summer-long series of free outdoor concerts held every Friday on the eight block, stunningly beautiful Owensboro, Kentucky riverfront.  The festival includes live bands, family events, food trucks and entertainment.  Our signature “Toast to the Sunset” takes place right on the riverfront at every Friday After 5.  There are five venues of entertainment plus a fun, kid-friendly street fair and costume characters. Friday After 5 has been named a “Top Ten Summer Festival” in Kentucky…

Consummate Craftsman II

Owensboro Museum of Fine Art

August 7 - August 11

This exhibition, designed to showcase the region's major artists working in three-dimensional media, includes objects in clay, glass, metal, fiber, wood, and mixed media. The exhibit will run from August 8th to October 24 of 2021.

Sunset Cruisers Downtown Cruise-In

August 7 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Featuring FORD, all makes/models welcome. Restaurants, door prizes, theme winners, and all one block from the Owensboro riverfront.Entrance is on 3rd / Allen Streets.

Owensboro Air Show

Downtown Owensboro

August 13 - August 15

All eyes will be on the skies over the Ohio River in downtown Owensboro as performers showcase vintage warbirds, aerobatic demonstrations, and military jets.  Coming back to headline this year’s show are the U.S. Navy Blue Angels joined by the following performers: F-35 Lightning II Demo Team SOCOM Para-Commandos.Be sure to see the spectacular events on Friday afternoon and evening at the Owensboro Regional Airport.  Visit the Owensboro Air Show website for complete details for the show and all the…

Friday After 5

Owensboro Riverfront

August 13 @ 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Friday After 5 is the award-winning, summer-long series of free outdoor concerts held every Friday on the eight block, stunningly beautiful Owensboro, Kentucky riverfront.  The festival includes live bands, family events, food trucks and entertainment.  Our signature “Toast to the Sunset” takes place right on the riverfront at every Friday After 5.  There are five venues of entertainment plus a fun, kid-friendly street fair and costume characters. Friday After 5 has been named a “Top Ten Summer Festival” in Kentucky…

“Street Legends” Car Show

Diamond Lake Resort

August 20 - August 21

Since 2007, this annual event has been voted one of the top 20 events in the South Eastern United States, and has become one of the premiere automotive events in the tri-state area. As many as 600 cars will be on display! With lots of fun and entertainment for the entire family, plan to spend the whole day at Diamond Lake Resort!

Owensboro Hydrofair

Downtown Owensboro

August 20 - August 22

50 teams will travel from across the country to compete in “nonstop racing action” on the Ohio River on August 20-22.  Die-hard fans from as far as Texas, New York, and Washington are already booking their hotel rooms, and tens of thousands of viewers are expected.  These boats are fast, powerful, and loud, reaching up to 160 MPH and spraying water high into the air as they rip through the river.  The engine’s thunderous noise is many hydroplane racing fans…

Owensboro Multicultural Festival

First Presbyterian Church

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Each year, on the 3rd Saturday of August, First Presbyterian Church hosts the Owensboro Multicultural Festival.  The 22nd annual Multicultural Festival will occur August 21, 2021, and is free for the whole community. We hope to foster understanding and respect for our similarities and differences so that we may build a stronger community.

George Thorogood & the Destroyers

Beaver Dam Amphitheater

August 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Since 1976, they’ve sold over 15 million albums, built a classic catalog of hits, and played more than 8,000 ferocious live shows. They broke records with their 50 Dates/50 States Tour, delivered landmark performances at Live Aid and on SNL, and became mainstays of radio, MTV and stages worldwide for more than two generations. Through it all, they’ve remained one of the most consistent – and consistently passionate – progenitors of blues-based rock in pop culture history.For the past 45…

Friday After 5

Owensboro Riverfront

August 27 @ 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Friday After 5 is the award-winning, summer-long series of free outdoor concerts held every Friday on the eight block, stunningly beautiful Owensboro, Kentucky riverfront.  The festival includes live bands, family events, food trucks and entertainment.  Our signature “Toast to the Sunset” takes place right on the riverfront at every Friday After 5.  There are five venues of entertainment plus a fun, kid-friendly street fair and costume characters. Friday After 5 has been named a “Top Ten Summer Festival” in Kentucky…