Bar-B-Q Block Party

The annual festival is returning to a two-day event with even more barbecue and several other familiar festival elements. The festival will return to its barbecue-focused roots, featuring church cooking teams’ traditional burgoo and barbecue, the Backyard Cooking Competition, and some of Owensboro’s most recognizable barbecue establishments. Festival-goers will also notice a dozen new barbecue…

Bar-B-Q Block Party bringing music, rides and delicious fun to downtown Owensboro in May

Visitors far and wide have traveled to Owensboro for the annual International Bar-B-Q Festival for decades. Following a decision to scale down the Bar-B-Q Festival last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Owensboro’s first-ever Bar-B-Q Block Party turned out to be a major success and, in the future, it’s expected to evolve into something bigger…