Holiday Events for the Whole Family

As we get closer and closer to Christmas Day, we wanted to invite visitors and locals alike to partake in a number of family-friendly holiday activities that are sure to boost your spirits leading up to the big day!    Christmas at Panther Creek runs every night from 6-9 p.m. at Panther Creek Park. You…

Briarpatch Salad Bar a Must-Have for Your Next Owensboro Visit

It’s inevitable that, over time, things go in and out of style. But one thing that has remained a solid fixture in Owensboro is the world-famous salad bar at Briarpatch Restaurant.    Salad bars at local restaurants were a big deal for decades but, as time’s gone on, salads have largely been contained to their…

Owensboro Expecting Record-Breaking Turnout for 2023 Jeeps and Jamz Expo

There are people who love their cars and trucks, but there’s an even bigger group of people who LOVE their Jeeps, which is why Owensboro will be hosting the first-ever Jeeps and Jamz Expo this year for all the Jeep enthusiasts across the country!    Held for two days on May 19 and 20 2023…

Best Spots in Owensboro for Your Holiday Photos

Everyone loves a good holiday picture. Whether it’s for Christmas cards, social media or even to hang on your wall, it can be tough to find that perfect setting that just perfectly captures the essence of the season.    However, Owensboro-Daviess County has so many cool places to use as a holiday backdrop, we’re going…

Owensboro to Host American Cornhole Organization World Championships

This summer, Owensboro will be hosting the American Cornhole Organization (ACO) as some of the best players from across the globe gather for one of the biggest events of the year – the 18th Annual World Championships.    This event is expected to bring enormous turnout as visitors travel to Owensboro to participate in the…

Owensboro’s ‘Dancing Lights’ Gives All the Fun Holiday Feels

If you’re in the fairly large subgroup of people that LOVES a good Hallmark Christmas movie, then Owensboro is the perfect place to plan your next holiday trip.    You will be blown away by how beautifully decorated our downtown riverfront looks during the holidays. All those scenes from Hallmark movies that get you into…

Score a Harlem Globetrotters Experience Right Here in Owensboro

One of the best basketball events of the season in Kentucky (one that DOESN’T include a heated UK versus U of L rivalry) is coming to the Owensboro Sportscenter on Wednesday, December 14 for some family-friendly fun! The Harlem Globetrotters will take the court for a night of tricks, dunks and all-out athleticism.    The…

Explore the Evolution of Downtown Owensboro

It wasn’t too long ago that Owensboro’s downtown riverfront wasn’t much more than a grassy bank dotted with park benches and one boat dock. But these days, visitors are getting an entirely new experience when they travel to Owensboro, and our downtown riverfront is one of the top attractions visitors seek out.   And that’s…

WAR Spreading Positive Message with Concert in Owensboro

The country’s “original street band” is coming to Owensboro, and this concert is going to be one for the books, y’all.    WAR, a band known worldwide for spreading its message of brotherhood and harmony, has been touring and making music for FOUR decades and, now, it’s taking stage at the RiverPark Center in Owensboro. …