Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: May 17-19

Dog Grooming/Training Expo     We’ve got a unique event for all our proud pet parents out there! May 17-19, the RW GroomX Grooming Competition & Expo will be held at the Owensboro Convention Center. But this is more than just a grooming contest–it’s an entire weekend filled with activities for dog lovers. The RW GroomX will include educational workshops led by industry professionals from around the world sharing their knowledge…

Explore These (Easy) Hiking Trails in Owensboro

Hiking is a huge aspect of tourism and travel, and Owensboro has tons of gorgeous places to do it! And if you’re staying here for a convention, ball tournament or concert, you may not have much time for a strenuous hiking experience. And that’s why we’re highlighting some of the beautiful places in our city and county where visitors can enjoy an easy hike in a picturesque setting.    The…

All The Details For PorchFest 2024!

One of the most unique live music shows of the year is coming up in June, so we wanted to break down some of the details regarding PorchFest 2024!    This all-day concert features dozens of bands and performers who take the stage to showcase their talents. The caveat is, these “stages” are actually the front porches of some of the coolest homes in Owensboro.    PorchFest gives you the…

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

BBQ And Barrels      Barbecue season is upon us, folks!! And you can get ALL the barbecue (and then some) this weekend at BBQ and Barrels. This is a huge festival held along Second Street in downtown Owensboro on May 10 and 11. We’ll have five church cooking teams serving up their delicious pork, chicken and mutton, and there will be more than 20 different barbecue vendors and food…

Summer Events NOT To Miss In June

We are ready for summer over here!! And to kick things off the right way, we’re gonna focus on the first month of summer and all the exciting things we have going on here in Owensboro during the month of June!    June is kinda perfect in Kentucky, really. Not too hot, not too humid. The sun is shinin’, the grass is green and the daylilies are in full bloom.…

Owensboro, Kentucky to Host 2024 Great Race Start

The 2024 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Coker Tire will start in Owensboro, Ky., on Saturday, June 22, race organizers have announced. The Great Race, the world’s premiere old car rally, will bring 120 of the world’s finest antique automobiles to town for the $160,000 event. The start will be on Veterans Boulevard along the river with the cars lining up at 8 a.m. and the first car…

River City Bike Expo Bringing Hundreds of Bikers to Owensboro

You’ll get an entire weekend of revving engines, live music and some of the best bikes in the country at the River City Bike Expo. Held May 31-June 2 at the Owensboro Convention Center, we’ve got all the details about this large-scale event right here!    First off, sponsor Evansville Harley-Davidson is bringing a lineup of custom bagger motorcycles, a complete motorcycle show and an audio competition. And it’s going…

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

King Kat Catfish Tournament      One of the biggest catfishing tournaments in the nation is coming to Owensboro this weekend! The King Kat Tournament Trail will bring in over 100 different teams from all over the country to compete. The three-day event will be held May 2-4 at the Owensboro Convention Center, while all fishing will take place on the Ohio River. Even more, there will be an Outdoor…

Meet Duck Dynasty’s Martin at King Kat Tournament & Outdoor Show

Get ready to meet one of the most beloved characters from the hit TV show Duck Dynasty! Martin, known for his infectious energy and mischievous antics, will be making a special appearance at the King Kat Tournament & Outdoor Show on Saturday, May 4th, from 12 PM to 3 PM at the Owensboro Convention Center. As a family friend of the Robertsons and employee at Duck Commander, Martin has become…

Seeing Owensboro’s Riverfront Should Be On Your Bucket List

With the weather warmed up and the sunshine lighting up the sky, it’s time to feature all the beautiful outdoor spaces we have right here in Owensboro! We just posted a blog highlighting all the different parks in our area with playgrounds and fishing ponds, so today we’re focusing in on the #1 Most Frequented Place our out-of-town visitors come to see while they’re here. And that place is our…