PorchFest 2022 bringing live music to Owensboro’s Midtown

If you’ve never attended PorchFest in Owensboro, this is the perfect year to check it out, because PorchFest 2022 is going to be one to remember. This annual outdoor music festival is incredibly unique, bringing you a day and night of live music played from the front porches of houses in one of Owensboro’s most beautiful neighborhoods. Officials with PorchFest have managed to score 40 different musicians and bands to…

Visit Owensboro’s historic Rudy Mine Trails for hiking and biking

One of Owensboro’s most famous hiking and biking trails, the Rudy Mine Trails are also full of incredible, historic relevance. The parking lot and trailhead is located at the old George H. Rudy Mines and Saw Mill! Located in west Daviess County as part of Ben Hawes State Park, the Rudy Mine Trails for hiking are comprised of three looped trails that interconnect, giving hikers four miles of easy-to-moderate trails…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: May 13-15

Bar-B-Q Block Party   This is for all the mutton, pork and burgoo fans out there, because this event is ALL about the barbecue. Bring your family, your friends, or just yourself to downtown Owensboro May 13 and 14 for Owensboro’s Bar-B-Q Block Party. Both similar to, and different from, our previous Bar-B-Q festivals, this year’s event will feature church cooking teams, the Backyard Cooking Competition, and delicious meals from all…

Visit Owensboro bringing back Mocktail/Cocktail Crawl

What better way to celebrate the start of summer than with a delicious cocktail? Whether it’s a frozen margarita or a non-alcoholic strawberry daquiri, there’s something magical about sipping a fruity drink on ice under the warm sunshine. Bringing back a fan favorite, The District Mocktail/Cocktail Crawl will run for two weeks from May 13-27. It will kick off on the first day of the downtown Bar-B-Q Block Party (May…

ROMP bringing amazing lineup of Bluegrass artists to Owensboro

“There’s just no other place like it” is a phrase we hear from ROMP-goers year after year. And this year, we expect to hear that very same sentiment. With tons of chart-topping headliners and enough musical talent to change the mind of almost any naysayer regarding Bluegrass music, we couldn’t be more excited for this year’s roots and branches music festival to kick off. Held on 152 acres of land…

Date Night on a Budget

Every couple needs a good date night. But the one thing about date nights is, they can be costly. Once you’ve tallied up the costs for dinner, drinks, a show and/or an experience for a night on the town, you end up with a lighter wallet and, sometimes, a tighter budget to get through the week. But that’s where we step in. Date nights don’t always have to cost that…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: May 6-8

Dailey & Vincent   If you’re in the market for a concert from some high-profile, multi award-winning musicians, then we’ve got you covered this weekend. On May 6, the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum will host Dailey & Vincent to perform live for a night of amazing Bluegrass music. Individually, Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent have won five Grammy awards each and, together, they’ve taken home three Grammy nominations.…

Explore more than 25 parks across Owensboro-Daviess County

Our community has two amazing parks systems, which are reflected not only in the sheer number of parks we have across our city and county (28!), but in the beautification, acreage and athletic and leisure opportunities they provide for visitors. Whether it’s golf, disc golf, fishing, hiking or biking you’re looking to do in the great outdoors, Owensboro’s parks have you covered. You can find one of the prettiest golf…

Head to Owensboro’s beautiful riverfront for Friday After 5

It’s Friday After 5 season, ya’ll! For those who don’t know, Friday After 5 (FA5) is a multi-award-winning series of free outdoor concerts held every Friday for 16 weeks. It brings thousands of people to Owensboro each week to enjoy the sights and sounds of our beautiful downtown and includes live bands, family events, food trucks and a kid-friendly street fair with costumed characters running about. You can find live…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: April 29-May 1

Trace Adkins  If you’re looking for some high-quality country music to get your spring and summer started, there’s no better place to find it than at the upcoming Trace Adkins concert in Owensboro. Adkins will perform live at the RiverPark Center on April 28 at 7 p.m. With 11 million albums sold across the world since his debut in 1996, it’s fair to say Adkins has a huge following already,…