A Celebration of the American Spirit

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View the fireworks from the beautiful Ohio Riverfront as the City of Owensboro celebrates the Fourth of July with music from the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra…

Holiday Forest Festival of Trees

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place901 Frederica Street, Owensboro, KY 42301

call(270) 685-3181


More than a dozen monumental Christmas trees, designed and decorated by area artists, floral designers and cultural organizations, interpret the current exhibition at the Owensboro…

Boo Fest

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The last three weekends in October at Diamond Lake Resort. Activities include a haunted hay ride on Friday nights, and pumpkin painting, games, crafts, Trick…

Christmas at Panther Creek

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An outdoor driving lighted tour with 400,000+ lights winding through Panther Creek Park. $5.00 charge per carload. 5160 Wayne Bridge Road. Open from 6-9 p.m.…

Church Picnics

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Owensboro's parish picnics bring on the mutton with no fewer than 22 of their events each summer. The International Bar-B-Q Festival kicks things off in…

Daviess County Lions Club Fair

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The Daviess County Lions Club Fair takes place in mid-July at the Daviess County Fairgrounds. Come join the fun with tractor pulls, rides, food, and…

Dazzling Daylilies

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The Dazzling Daylily Festival brings beautiful blooms plus multiple activities for everyone to enjoy! Balloons Over the Garden will return as well. Check the Western…

Diamond Lake Gran Prix

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This professional go-cart race at Diamond Lake Resort is an Owensboro tradition. Over 100 drivers will race at speeds reaching 95 mph on the tracks!…

Family Freedom Fireworks Festival

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Fireworks and family fun at Panther Creek Park. Vendors open at 5 p.m., fireworks begin at 9:15. 5160 Wayne Bridge Road. 270-685-6142

Friday After 5

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place101 Daviess St., Owensboro, KY, 42303

place199 W Veterans Blvd, Owensboro, KY, 42303


A summer-long free concert series held every Friday on the vibrant riverfront in downtown Owensboro. Friday After 5 has been named one of the "Top…