Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: January 21-23

Fear Expo Live Those who love everything horror-related and those who supply everything horror-related will come together this weekend at the National Haunted Attraction Industry’s Fear Expo, taking place at the Owensboro Convention Center January 21-23. The Fear Expo will feature tons of activities and memorabilia for fans of the scary, including Haunt Master Classes, hands-on workshops, a vendor showcase show, live music, haunt tours, a costume ball and a…

With over 700 different bourbons to try, The Miller House is well worth a trip to Owensboro

It’s no secret that, here in Kentucky, bourbon plays a huge role. The amber, barrel-aged whiskey is meshed deeply into our state’s history and it’s currently one of the top economic drivers across the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Having your first bourbon is basically a rite of passage when you’re from the Bluegrass State. Here in Owensboro, we appreciate, value, and have a special belief in a good selection of bourbon.…

ROMP 2022 bringing the best of Bluegrass to Owensboro

It might be cold out there now, but we’re looking forward to better, warmer days ahead. And what comes with those better, warmer days is one event we look forward to all year long—ROMP. And this year’s Bluegrass Roots and Branches Music Festival is going to be one of the best shows yet. Celebrating its 19th year of music, smiles and the beautiful outdoors, ROMP 2022 has already unveiled a…

Best places to sled in Owensboro

On the heels of our city’s first big snow event this year, we think it’s time to talk about sledding!  Where to get your best sledding experience in Owensboro is something all the locals know about, but for visitors, it might be more challenging to find that perfect place to slide down the snow-covered grass. So we’re here to help!  In the city, there’s no doubt that Chautauqua Park is…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: January 14-16

2A State Championships The 2A Kentucky State Basketball Championships are kicking off this week at the Owensboro Sportscenter. Featuring eight girls’ and eight boys’ teams from schools with 500-900 students, the 2A Championships will bring hundreds of student athletes to Owensboro for some exciting competition. The tournament runs Thursday-Sunday, with the state championships taking place on the final day. This is the third year in a row that Visit Owensboro…

Owensboro: The Bluegrass Music Capital of the World

Owensboro put the work in for decades to become a music destination, and after officially being declared the Bluegrass Music Capital of the World in November, our city is just one step closer to being the hot spot for all things Bluegrass. Being the Bluegrass Music Capital of the World is more than a declaration, or a name. It’s a promise and a mission that can, and will, fuel Owensboro’s…

West KY Boat & Outdoor Show a one-stop-shop for fishing, boating, camping and more

With warmer weather just a couple of months away, the West KY Boat & Outdoor Show has everything you need to start planning out your spring and summer. The event will run February 11-13 at the Owensboro Convention Center and will feature all the pontoons, fishing boats, jet skis, campers, golf carts and other outdoor equipment you could ask for! The West KY Boat & Outdoor Show allows exhibitors to…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: January 7-9

Harlem Globetrotters The Harlem Globetrotters will perform live at the Owensboro Sportscenter for their Spread Game Tour and slam dunk contest with the Generals on January 6 at 7 p.m.! Known for their unbelievable athleticism and funny personalities, seeing the Globetrotters in person is a once-in-a-lifetime experience! What’s new about this year’s event? Well, the Globetrotters always rattle the rim with the best slam dunks in the country, but this…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: December 31-January 2

Goldie’s Final Reunion   If you want to celebrate a local legend and also hear a reality TV star sing live on stage, then Goldie’s Final Reunion is the place for you this New Year’s Eve. This show will take place on December 31 at the RiverPark Center from 8 p.m.-midnight. THe show will include Goldie, the guys and gals of the Backstage Band, backup singers and other “friends of…

What to look forward to in 2022

With the new year coming in strong, there are a lot of reasons to look forward to what’s coming in 2022. Owensboro-Daviess County is producing more and more exciting reasons to visit our area each year, and we are absolutely pumped to see so many concerts, events and programs in the works for the year to come.  There are literally so many events going on this coming year that we…