Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: June 22-24

Dazzling Daylily Festival with Balloons Over the Garden On June 22-30, view thousands of blooming daylilies and celebrate the summer at Owensboro’s 9th annual daylily festival.  With over 800 varieties of daylilies, daylily tours, hot air balloon rides, daylily dig beds, twelve themed gardens, children’s playhouse, a conservatory, artists, displays, music and art activities, there’s so…

All Things ROMP

Bring the bluegrass on!  The 2018 ROMP (River of Music Party) Festival is almost here and it’s bigger than ever!  The four-day music festival will take place June 27-30 at Yellow Creek Park, and feature iconic artists such as Alison Krauss, Ricky Skaggs, Sam Bush and Doyle Lawson.  The complete lineup can be seen here. But…

CVB online calendar gets good response

Back in February, the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau announced plans to create the community’s first comprehensive calendar of events. And response has been great, Dave Kirk, the CVB’s destination manager, said Friday. “It’s just really picked up,” he said. “We’ve seen a lot of positive response. Fundraisers, in particular, have been checking to…

2018 Dazzling Daylily Festival with Balloons Over the Garden

The Western Kentucky Botanical Garden’s award-winning, flower-filled festival is almost here!  On June 22-30, view thousands of blooming daylilies and celebrate the summer at Owensboro’s 9th annual daylily festival. With over 800 varieties of daylilies, daylily tours, hot air balloon rides, daylily dig beds, twelve themed gardens, children’s playhouse, a conservatory, artists, displays, music and…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: June 15-17

100 Men Who Cook The Owensboro Convention Center will be hosting this unique fundraiser on Saturday, June 16 from 6 to 10 p.m.  The event will feature 100 community “chefs” who will prepare their favorite appetizer, side dish, entrée or dessert just for you!  Join these 100 local chefs and support the Cliff Hagan Boys &…

O.Z. Tyler now on Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Toasting the ‘cathedral of American whiskey’ When Earl Hewlette, CEO of the Terressentia Corp., first visited the old Charles Medley Distillers Kentucky facility at 10 Distillery Road five years ago, he gave little thought to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. “I did not think that it being 150 miles from the epicenter of the Kentucky Bourbon…

PorchFest OBKY 2018

Experience southern charm at its best with this new, unique event coming to Owensboro!  Porch Fests are popping up across the nation, and Owensboro is joining the trend.  On June 9, the Griffith Avenue area between Frederica Street and Robin Road will be transformed into the grounds for a music festival! Porch Fests are organized…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Week: June 8-10

Kaleb Lee from The Voice appearing in Owensboro Kaleb Lee, semi-finalist on NBC’s The Voice, is performing at Diamond Lake Resort Good Time Theatre on June 9 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Lee, who is originally from Marshall County, Kentucky, was a fan favorite through each round of the singing competition beginning on Blake…

4,900 expected for OMG!con next weekend

An estimated 4,900 people from at least 14 states and two other countries — Canada and Estonia — will begin arriving in town Friday to turn Owensboro into “#OMGsboro.” OMG!con, a gathering of fans of cosplay (costumed play), anime, video gaming and table top-centered events, will feature three days of activities next weekend, including a…

O.Z. Tyler Distillery Joins the Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Calling all bourbon fanatics! It’s time to show the world what Owensboro, Kentucky is all about.  The O.Z. Tyler Distillery is officially joining the Kentucky Bourbon Trail on Monday, June 4 as a Heritage member.  O.Z. Tyler will be a part of the highest-ranking level in the organization alongside Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Four Roses,…