See ROMP’s amazing lineup from the skies in hot air balloon ride

It’s almost that time, folks! ROMP – Owensboro’s biggest Bluegrass music festival of the year – is just days away, and we have some extra special surprises in store for this year’s event.  If you’re ready for an amazingly unique (and thrilling!) experience at this year’s ROMP (and who isn’t?) Don Moore Automotive is giving festival-goers the chance to ride in a hot air balloon! You can get the coolest…

Go Back in Time Visiting Our Historic Buildings

Owensboro is a city full of historic relevance. Founded in 1817, our city has a ton of structures and buildings that date back to the 1800s, many of which are on the National Register of Historic Places.    So if you’re one of the many travelers seeking out historic places for your next destination, we’ve got you covered right here. From churches to houses to pioneer villages, Owensboro is a…

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

Downtown Car Show   Sunset Cruisers is hosting an excellent car show in Owensboro this weekend at the Downtown Cruise In. On Saturday, June 4, you can check out the coolest makes and models from General Motors from 4-8 p.m. While the cars will be the highlight of the show, guests can also enjoy a variety of door prizes (and it’s only for the ladies this round!), a GM Recognition…

One Month Out From ROMP: What to Know

It’s time to start packin’ your best lounge chairs and tie-dyed shirts because we are only one month out from Owensboro’s biggest music festival of the year, ya’ll!    ROMP 2022 will be bringing you some of the best Bluegrass music in the world for four days on June 22-25. And when we say this year’s lineup is one of the best we’ve ever seen, that’s not an exaggeration.   …

Check out the Lewis and Clark trail in Owensboro

Did you know the famous Lewis and Clark Trail runs through Owensboro?  In fact, the trail Meriweather Lewis and William Clark blazed two centuries ago was made along the Ohio River. The duo’s journey had to start in the Ohio River to begin the two-year trip to the Pacific Ocean and back.  On June 19, 1803, Lewis wrote that he planned to meet some “good hunters, stout, healthy, unmarried men…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: May 27-29

Memorial Day Rodeo and Terry Lee Ridley   Diamond Lake Resort will be celebrating Memorial Day weekend with a bang this year. On May 26, head to the beautiful outdoors for a touching flag-raising ceremony in front of the Pit Stop Grill at 11 a.m. before heading to the campground’s Golf Cart Rodeo in the afternoon. You can bring a golf cart of your own or rent one onsite! On…

OMG!Con bringing cosplay, gaming and anime to Convention Center in June

OMG!Con is returning to the Owensboro Convention Center this summer, bringing you all the cosplay, gaming and nerding out you could ask for. Running June 24-26 this year, OMG!Con has been held in Owensboro for the last several years, bringing a huge turnout of visitors to our area for previous conventions. This year’s OMG!Con will include several special celebrity guests, including Greg Ayres, who has over 376 voice acting and…

This is not the same Owensboro you visited before

Owensboro is not the same place you visited in the past. And for natives of Owensboro who’ve since relocated, this is a very different city than the one where you grew up. While Owensboro remains a family-friendly place known for great parks, great food, and great people, a lot of aspects about our city have changed, and for the better! And we think that’s something to write home about.  You…

Owensboro to host inaugural Strawberry Festival

A brand new festival is coming to Owensboro-Daviess County, and it’s already gotten the attention of thousands of people!  The inaugural Strawberry Festival will be held at The Cottage Farm Stand & Baking Co. June 11 and 12 this year, bringing you all the strawberry covered, flavored and themed treats you could ask for.  We’re talking strawberry shortcakes, ice creams, smoothies, lattes, muffins, cheesecakes, preserves, salsas and, of course, good…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: May 20-22

Friday After 5    Friday After 5 is kickin’ off its summer concert series this weekend with TONS of amazing music, entertainment and food for the whole family to enjoy. This weekend’s theme is “City Night,” and all proceeds from the FA5 5K will go toward Brescia University’s Track & Field department. You can find live music at multiple venues across the downtown riverfront, including The Beatles Rock Band Show…