Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: February 10-12

Lorrie Morgan in Concert           Country music superstar Lorrie Morgan is performing live in Owensboro this weekend at the RiverPark Center! Morgan, who’s been in the country music business since age 13, has had more than 40 chart entries on the Billboard Hot Country Songs including three No. 1 singles: “Five Minutes,” “What Part of No” and “I Didn’t Know My Own Strength.” Morgan will take…

BBQ and Barrels

An Owensboro tradition will be revitalized on May 12 and 13, 2023 in downtown Owensboro.  BBQ and Barrels is a new take on two of Owensboro’s greatest culinary staples: unique barbecue and historic bourbon. “The Bar-B-Q Festival isn’t ending, it’s being reborn. Bigger and better with more options to attract more people,” said Sharon Nesmith, former International Bar-B-Q Festival Chair. “Cooking for this event has been a time-honored tradition for…

Our Guide to an Affordable Date Night in Owensboro

We’re going to let you all in on a little secret: Date nights don’t always have to be expensive.    It’s getting close to Valentine’s Day, which means a lot of you are probably making plans for a big night out. But if you happen to be working on a tight budget, we’ve got plenty of affordable options for your next date night!    Not only is a tour at…

Owensboro to Host World’s Largest Geocaching Event in May

The largest geocaching event in the WORLD is coming to our city this spring, and that’s something to get excited about!    GeoWoodstock XIX will be held in Owensboro over Memorial Day weekend this year, May 22-28. This large-scale event is expected to bring in more than 3,000 visitors to experience our city, taste our food, hear our music and see what our northwestern Kentucky city is all about.   …

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: February 3-5

Frank and Friends          Owensboro’s very own Franklin Embry is returning to the stage for a night of amazing hip hop music! Embry, an Owensboro native, has spent the last eight years touring the country and opening up for some huge names in hip hop, including Jelly Roll, Upchurch, The Lacs, Struggle Jennings, Big Smo, Rehab and Nappy Roots. Embry blends hip hop with country and rock…

Beat the Cold with Indoor Fun in Owensboro

Here in Kentucky, the last thing we’re able to predict is the weather. But we do know that it can get cold around here during winter. But that shouldn’t stop you from having fun!    It’s easy to just hunker down and stay home when the days are short and the skies are gray, but Owensboro has a TON of indoor activities for you to enjoy during these winter months. …

Travel to Owensboro for the Great American Bluegrass Jam

Owensboro is doing big things when it comes to Bluegrass music, y’all. And this year, we’ve got a brand new event dedicated to all things bluegrass with The Great American Bluegrass Jam!    This weekend-long festival will take place in downtown Owensboro March 17-19 with TONS of different events for all bluegrass fans to enjoy:    –The Kentucky Fried Pickin’ Hotel Jam will happen at the Holiday Inn Downtown Riverfront.…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: January 28-30

Wedding Show         Whether you’re starting to plan your wedding or are dreaming of that special day in your future, the Owensboro Convention Center has everything you’ll need for your future wedding this weekend! The “Your Perfect Day Wedding Show” will feature trusted area wedding professionals displaying popular trends and unique offerings for your big day. You can also win door prizes and, if you pre register…

See Aaron Kizer Art Gallery at Visit Owensboro’s Headquarters

You may not know it, but at Visit Owensboro’s very own headquarters is our city’s first art gallery dedicated entirely to local artists!    The Aaron Kizer Art Gallery was developed and designed by the artist himself and it currently showcases a number of the famous artist’s pieces. It was implemented as a part of Visit Owensboro’s recent remodel, with the intention of highlighting our city’s rich artistic history along…

Owensboro Symphony’s ‘Night at the Museum’ an Action-Packed Concert for All Ages

We always love a good chance to brag on the Owensboro Symphony, and this upcoming concert is one for listeners of all ages!    On Saturday, March 4, the Owensboro Symphony will present “A Night at the Museum” at RiverPark Center. This is a show where music and art come together for a night of action-packed history on stage!    You’ll be delighted as the Owensboro Symphony brings an exciting…