Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: July 30- Aug 1

Owensboro Artifact Show Explore artifacts from across the country that are thousands of years old at this weekend’s Owensboro Artifact Show at the Owensboro Convention Center. Admire, sell, or trade items from hundreds of vendors at this Native American artifacts and ethnography show on Friday, July 30 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, July 31 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday is “Dealer Day” and admission is…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: July 23-25

Road to ROMP with Hot Brown Smackdown and Kentucky Shine Enjoy a night of great music under the stars at Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Saturday, July 24 at 7 p.m. The night will feature two bluegrass powerhouses and ROMP fan-favorites: Hot Brown Smackdown and Kentucky Shine. Hot Brown Smackdown is all about high energy and enthusiasm while Owensboro-native band Kentucky Shine will bring you a fresh…

Downtown ROMP: Air Show After Party

What better way to continue the high-flying fun of the Owensboro Air Show than with an after party? On Saturday, August 14, enjoy the Owensboro Air Show with prime views at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum. From noon to 10:30 p.m., enjoy craft beers and a full bar, food trucks including Fresh by Gene’s, and, of course, fantastic live music.   Downtown ROMP: Air Show After Party…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: July 16-18

Friday After 5 Christmas Enjoy a winter wonderland in the middle of summer at Friday After 5 this week. The whole night is about holiday cheer, and Christmas-themed decorations will be strung throughout the riverfront– even the annual Christmas tree will be on display! Enjoy music from Haleigh Martin, Dueling Guitars, Radiotronic, Fire and Ice, Fat Box, and Glastone. You’ll hear blues, country, 80’s dance music, rock, and more. Every…

Christmas in July

Covid-19 might’ve postponed the Christmas celebrations in Owensboro last year, but Friday After 5 is here to bring the holiday spirit back to you this summer. Bring the whole family and experience your own winter wonderland on Friday, July 16 from 5 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.    The annual Christmas tree will be put up, and garland and other festive decorations will be put up throughout downtown Owensboro. Participate in…

Owensboro Hydrofair

The Owensboro HydroFair returns to Owensboro on Friday, August 20, through Sunday, August 22. The races are bigger and better than ever this year, with more than 60 teams traveling from the US and Canada to compete. 2021 marks the first year the Owensboro Hydrofair has been designated to host the North American Championships for the American Powerboat Association. This means bigger turnout and even greater competition! The 60 hydroplane…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: July 9-11

Karaoke at Brew Bridge The Brew Bridge is Owensboro’s first brewery in over 100 years, offering fantastic brews, a full-service restaurant and bar, live music, events, and more. The brewery boasts a large selection of craft brews as well as domestic beers and a huge outdoor patio space with prime views just off the Ohio River. Every Thursday during the month of July, they’ll host a karaoke night, release new…

ROMP Preview

We can’t wait to jam out at the 18th annual ROMP Festival September 15-18. Dust off the RV, unfurl those tents, book your hotel rooms, and meet us at Yellow Creek Park in Owensboro, Kentucky for 4 days of non-stop fun! The pandemic cancelled the 2020 annual ROMP Festival, which means the 2021 festival is pulling out all the stops. Many ROMP fan-favorites are returning to perform this year, so…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: July 2-4

Friday After 5- KY Vietnam Wall Friday After 5 is where the weekend begins! Where else can you walk along a gorgeous riverfront as you explore up to eight different stages of music, food trucks, bar and drink stations, and local artisan vendors? This weekend, Friday, July 2, you’ll find blues, gospel, 70’s tunes, and much more along the “Mile of Music”. Whether you bring the whole family or come…

Silent Disco

Get ready for the latest unique party experience to hit Owensboro – the silent disco.  Rather than using a traditional sound system, a silent disco involves party guests wearing specially designed wireless glowing headphones that switch between curated playlists for the event. Live DJ’s tailor their music to the crowds and whatever music gets them dancing. Silent discos are popular at music festivals and big cities, but they can create…