Officials confident 2020 will bring strong local economy

The local economy is bound to be booming in 2020!  Owensboro has experienced a steady trend of economic growth for the past few years which will begin to ramp up in the up-coming year.  From redeveloping Towne Square Mall to more conventions to new apartments and hotels, big things are happening!  Owensboro is becoming a…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: January 24-16

Your Perfect Day Wedding Show Planning your perfect wedding can be a lot, but we have just the thing to help!  Come to the Your Perfect Day Wedding Show on Sunday, January 26 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Owensboro Convention Center!  Explore the vendors, sample food from caterers to help you plan your…

Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Bagpipes.  Rock music.  A sizzling hot live performance.  It’s the Red Hot Chilli Pipers!  A 9-piece ensemble consisting of pipers, guitarists, keyboards, and drummers who have been rocking the world from New York to Beijing and everywhere in between with a passion for pipes that will leave you breathless.  See them perform live at our…

First Writers on the River event set for November 2020

Readers, writers, and book lovers alike­– get excited about this one-of-a-kind event set for 2020!  Local published author and literacy specialist for Owensboro Public Schools, Amy Bellamy, is founding the first-ever Writers on the River event scheduled for Saturday, November 7.  This one-day event takes place at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum…

West Kentucky Boat & Outdoor Show

Where can you go to find all things boating and outdoors-related right here in Owensboro?  Take care of all your hunting, fishing, camping, and boating needs at the largest outdoor show in the region!  The Owensboro Convention Center is hosting the West Kentucky Boat & Outdoor Show, formerly known as the Kentucky Sportsman Show, Friday…

Top 3 Things to Do This Weekend: January 17-19

Kentucky 2A Boys and Girls Basketball Championship Owensboro is hosting the Kentucky 2A Championships happening this year at the Owensboro Sportscenter.  The first championship event will take place this January 16-19 for the boys and girls basketball state championship!  Championship games are at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Admission is just $10.  Don’t miss out…

Downtown hotel should help draw larger conventions

The new downtown hotel, Home2Suites by Hilton, will be a transformative addition to Owensboro and its bustling tourism development.  The new hotel is located on Second Street across from the Owensboro Convention Center and is set to open for guests in April 2021 or sooner.  The 120-room hotel gives Owensboro three downtown hotels to help…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: January 10-12

Owensboro Lip Sync Battle Who has what it takes??  Enjoy some fine entertainment for charity at the 3rd annual Owensboro Lip Sync Battle at the Owensboro Convention Center on January 11 at 7:30 p.m.! The Owensboro Lip Sync Battle includes some of your favorite local businesses and groups battling for the bragging rights like the…

Kentucky 2A Championships

Score!  Owensboro is hosting the Kentucky Legend 2A Basketball Championships sponsored by Owensboro Health this year at the Owensboro Sportscenter.  The tournament will take place January 16-19 for the boys and girls basketball state championship!  Don’t miss out on four days of exciting basketball! Eight boys and eight girls teams have battled to represent their…

Your Dream Day in Owensboro

Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum For a truly unique ceremony that’s true to your roots, look no further than the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum.  Equipped with all the space you can imagine and a sweeping view of the Ohio River, any wedding party would feel right at home.  The museum…