The Bourbon Review Calls Owensboro A Great Bourbon Weekend Escape

One of the most popular bourbon publications in the world, The Bourbon Review says the Owensboro is the perfect bourbon themed weekend escape.   Kentucky’s fourth largest city ranks even higher on charm, adventure, and we’re sure it’s the best bourbon-inclusive getaway destination you can plan to visit right now.  Owensboro, Kentucky is, from the…

Top Two Things To Do In Owensboro This Weekend: August 28-30

RiverPark Center Summer Concert Series Get your live music fix on Friday, August 28 with Dustin Taylor On The Rocks at the RiverPark Center.  Admission is free and the music starts at 7 p.m.  Enjoy a full cash bar and a fun food truck while at the concert. Please wear a mask while entering &…

Play In Holiday World, Stay In Owensboro

Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari is hands down one of the best theme parks in the world.  Not only does it have some of the top ranked wooden roller coasters but it also has one of the best water parks you’ll ever splash in.  Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari has also been voted one of…

Four Romantic Date Nights In Owensboro

COVID-19 has certainly changed our lives.  But, it doesn’t have to change the way we feel about each other.  Most people are itching to do something and for couples, really needing that time out of the house together.  Here are four ideas for a date night to enjoy during our new normal. Bourbon Bouncing Start…

Beer is Brewing in Owensboro

My family and I love to travel.  Whether it’s checking out a new attraction or restaurant- hiking or sight-seeing, one thing we always do is try to find a local brewery.  The best brew comes from craft brewers who source local ingredients to give their beer a unique spin reflecting the community they’re located in. In…

Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants In Owensboro

Now that restaurants are allowed to be open in Kentucky with a 33% indoor capacity and unlimited outdoor dining, what better time than to feature some of our favorite places to eat outside in Owensboro. The Miller House:  Not only does this incredible restaurant known for its southern cuisine and ridiculous stock of bourbon have…

Words of Encouragement From Visit Owensboro President & CEO Mark Calitri

During uncertain times, one thing is definite.  We will be better as a result of this crises.  Everyone loves a comeback story and Owensboro will come back better than ever.  We’ve been the underdog before and we thrive in that role.  As the virus continues to evolve, our local small businesses along with the hospitality…

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day In Owensboro

Did anyone else know that green wasn’t the original St. Patrick’s Day color?  It was actually blue.  It was only changed to green because Ireland is known as the Emerald Isle.  If you’re feeling like finding some gold on St. Patrick’s Day, here’s a few ways to celebrate:  Axe throwing No, this is not an…

Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame Induction

Bluegrass lovers won’t want to miss this historic night of celebrating bluegrass artists and their music!  Jerry Douglas, one of the most awarded bluegrass artists in history, honors his heroes at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum on Saturday, March 28 at 7 p.m.  This annual event honors the most recent inductees into…