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 &…

Tourism had $228 million impact here last year

2019 was a great year for tourism in Daviess County, the Kentucky Department of Tourism said Tuesday. The report said tourists spent $228.49 million here last year. That was up $9.97 million from a year earlier. And the 2018 numbers had been up $6.31 million from the previous year. Local officials had expected 2020 to…

Top 2 Things To Do In Owensboro This Weekend: August 21-23

Street Legends Car Show If you’re a car buff then you have to head out to the 14th annual Street Legends Car Show at Diamond Lake Resort on Friday and Saturday August 21 and 22 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  You can expect to see over 400 incredible cars.  This is a great family…

CVB turning to promotions to help fill hotels

Tournaments and conventions, the two cornerstones of Owensboro’s $220-million tourism economy, are both shut down by the coronavirus pandemic. So, the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau is concentrating its efforts on bringing Holiday World visitors to town to spend the night and promoting Owensboro as a “staycation” destination for area families. Local hotels and…

Top Two Things To Do In Owensboro: August 14-16

RiverPark Center Summer Concert Series Be one of the lucky 100 people to get to see Broadway Cabaret Night presented by Encore Musicals at the RiverPark Center on August 14 at 6 p.m.  Admission is free.  Where else can you find incredible singing and acting all in one place during a pandemic! Bars will be available…

Owensboro preparing for ‘huge sports tourism boom’

“We will have a huge boom in sports tourism,” Jared Bratcher, sports marketing director for the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau, said recently. “We estimated that sports tourism accounted for $20 million to $22 million last year. It would be a lot more than that with the new Fisher Park and an indoor sports…

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…

Top Two Things To Do In Owensboro This Weekend: August 7-9

RiverPark Center Summer Concert Series  Don’t miss out on free music at the RiverPark Center on Friday, August 7 from 6-10 p.m.  This week’s artist is the incredibly talented Haleigh Martin.  There will be a fully stocked bar and a food truck.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only 100 people are allowed to attend so get…

Top 2 Things To Do in Owensboro This Weekend: July 31- August 2

  Owensboro Artifact Show Head on down to the Owensboro Artifact Show on Friday, July 31, Saturday August 1.  The show starts at Noon on Friday and runs until 6 p.m. It’s runs from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday.  Admission is FREE.  There will be artifacts for purchase from all over the country!  There’s…