Live on The Banks

Summer hasn’t officially begun until Owensboro’s outdoor summer concert series’ fire up!  Make your way to both of their locations – the Overlook Stage at Smothers Park and the Allen Street Pavilion – to enjoy some of the finest local and regional performing artists and entertainers every Saturday evening, starting May 18 through September 28. …

2019 Bar-B-Q Festival

On the second Saturday in May, Owensboro springs to life with the wonderful smells and sounds of the International Bar‑B‑Q Festival!  Head downtown on May 10 and 11 to cheer on the fierce competition, enjoy the non-stop entertainment like the most famous competitive eater who’s ever lived, Joey “Jaws” Chestnut and, of course, eat some…

ROMP Fest 2019

The weather is warming up which means the season for bluegrass is almost here!  Celebrating its 16th year, the River Of Music Party (ROMP) Festival will return to Owensboro’s Yellow Creek Park, led by iconic artists and Hall of Fame members Ricky Skaggs and Del McCoury.  Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder will feature special guest Patty…

Owensboro Symphony Fantasy Takes a Fiery Flight

A season full of fun and adventure comes to an end as the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra Conductor, Troy Quinn, along with a massive symphony and the international superstar violinist Fabiola Kim, come together to perform music inspired by fiery imagination.  Watch the symphony take flight on Saturday, April 20 at 7 pm. at the RiverPark Center.  This…

2019 Easter Egg Eggstravaganza

Have a hoppy time this Easter at Owensboro’s Easter Egg Eggstravaganza!  Come celebrate with the Easter Bunny at Diamond Lakes Resort on Saturday, April 13 and enjoy pictures, food, crafts, games and of course, an Easter Egg Hunt! All the fun begins at 11 a.m. and wraps up at 2 p.m.  Take a picture with…

The Illusionists – Live from Broadway

Prepare to be amazed on Monday, April 22 as one of the most thrilling and sophisticated magic shows take the stage at the RiverPark Center at 7 p.m.  This mind-blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of the most incredible Illusionists on earth.  Eight different magicians who specialize in different forms of magic from mind…

Spring Concert Series: Sierra Hull

Don’t miss your chance to see Sierra Hull, virtuoso mandolinist, singer-songwriter, and guitarist, close out the 2019 Spring Bluegrass Concert Series at 7 p.m. on April 12 at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum!  The 2019 series finale is sure to captivate the audience with Hull’s colorful stage presence and array of talents…

Wendell Foster Half Marathon

The very first Wendell Foster Half Marathon presented by Owensboro Health will take place on Saturday, March 23 at 7:30 a.m.  The 13.1-mile race will take participants on a flat and fast route through Owensboro, Kentucky that begins and ends at the riverfront Smothers Park, perfect for a run or a walk with a view. …

Kentucky Fried Pickin’

Get out your banjos, fiddles and mandolins –– it’s almost time for the third annual Kentucky Fried Pickin’ Bluegrass Jam Festival!  This free event is Owensboro’s first official indoor hotel bluegrass festival and it’s happening Thursday through Saturday, March 14-16 at the Holiday Inn Owensboro Riverfront.    The festival recreates memories in which bluegrass musicians…

New Venue of Cecil Farm’s White Chateau

French country style accents and natural light seeping in through windows.  Beautiful vistas as far as the eye can see.  Rolling Kentucky hills for hundreds of acres.  All of this and more can be found at White Chateau at Cecil Farm!  Located at 8753 Mulligan Rd., White Chateau’s new venue offers one of the best…