Harlem Globetrotters

After entertaining crowds across the U.S. and overseas, the Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their one-of-a-kind show to Owensboro, Kentucky!  Head to the court at the Owensboro Sportscenter on Thursday, December 6 at 7 p.m.  Featuring some of the most elite dunkers on the planet, exceptional ball handlers, and Guinness World Record holders, a Globetrotters game is…

Owensboro Holiday Things To Do

The holiday season brings all sorts of fun activities and entertainment to the Owensboro area.  From holiday light tours to special performances, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.  Check out a few of this year’s exciting events and be sure to mark your calendars! The Nutcracker A storied classic, check out Owensboro Dance Theatre’s The…

Shop Small Saturday

In between Black Friday sales and Cyber Monday deals is Shop Small Saturday!  Shop Small Saturday encourages people to shop at small businesses on November 24, the Saturday after Thanksgiving.  This day is dedicated to supporting the many small businesses and their owners around Owensboro and offering local shoppers some amazing deals! Join the Owensboro…

2018 Christmas Parade

The 2018 Owensboro-Daviess County Christmas Parade is Saturday, November 17 at 4:30 p.m.!  The public is invited to join the annual celebration the Saturday after Thanksgiving in downtown Owensboro, “where Kentucky starts Christmas.” The theme for this year’s Christmas parade is “Our Christmas Wish” with an expected 120 floats and other entries, making it the…

2018 Kraftucky Arts & Crafts Expo

The 5th annual Kraftucky Arts & Crafts Expo is Friday through Sunday, November 9-11 at the Owensboro Convention Center! Just in time for the holidays, shop for unique handmade creations in jewelry, clothing, pottery, décor, woodwork, and much more!  Shop ‘til you drop from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, 9 a.m. to 6…

42nd Annual Holiday Forest Festival of Trees Opening Gala

One of Owensboro’s oldest holiday traditions, the Holiday Forest Festival of Trees will celebrate its 42nd anniversary with an opening gala on Saturday, November 10 from 6:30 pm. to 8:30 p.m. at the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art. This exhibition features eighteen monumental Christmas trees designed to interpret the origins of Kentucky’s bluegrass music traditions. …

Owensboro Symphony Orchestra 2018 Season Preview

The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra’s fifty-third season, filled with both classical and contemporary favorites, begins at the end of this month.  On Saturday, October 27 at 7 p.m., the Owensboro Symphony returns for a monumental Opening Night of great music in the RiverPark Center’s Cannon Hall.  The performance highlights the mix of adventurous projects the symphony…

Bluegrass Tattoo Convention

Owensboro’s first tattoo convention is back for the second year!  Lady Luck Tattoo and Body Piercing is set to host the 2018 Bluegrass Tattoo Convention at the Owensboro Convention Center on Saturday and Sunday, November 3 and 4 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.  This event features tattoo artists and craftsman both local and from…

Bluegrass Museum & Hall of Fame Grand Opening

Calling all bluegrass lovers­– the time is almost here!  The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum celebrates the grand opening of its new home October 18-20. The state-of-the-art, $15 million building in downtown Owensboro will open its doors with three days jam packed full of music highlighting the rich past, present, and future of bluegrass…

Fall Festivals

Trunnell’s Pumpkin Spectacular Come celebrate the fall season with Trunnell’s Farm Market at the Pumpkin Spectacular on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.!  Children can enjoy picking out their favorite pumpkin to decorate and take home! Some of the day’s festivities include pumpkin toss, pumpkin painting, pumpkin sculpting contest, face painting, meet…