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

Jimmy Fortune     You can hear legendary artist Jimmy Fortune perform live at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum on December 15! For those who may not know, Fortune climbed to fame by singing and touring with the Statler Brothers for 21 years, where he wrote the group’s No. 1 hit “Elizabeth,”…

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

Hot Chocolate Hop        You can walk, skip or hop your way through this event but, however you end up traveling, you’ll score some great hot chocolate along the way. Celebrate the holidays with the Hot Chocolate Hop, held for two days on December 9 and 10 in downtown Owensboro. The third annual…

Owensboro’s ‘Dancing Lights’ Gives All the Fun Holiday Feels

If you’re in the fairly large subgroup of people that LOVES a good Hallmark Christmas movie, then Owensboro is the perfect place to plan your next holiday trip.    You will be blown away by how beautifully decorated our downtown riverfront looks during the holidays. All those scenes from Hallmark movies that get you into…

Celebrate the Holidays at ‘Christmas at the Inn’

It’s the time of year to start celebrating all things Christmas, and downtown Owensboro has a series of holiday-themed events with all the bells and whistles coming to you in December!    Friday After 5 and the Holiday Inn Owensboro Riverfront will kick off “Christmas at the Inn” for the first three Fridays in December:…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: December 24-26

Christmas at Panther Creek  Located off of Highway 81 at 5160 Wayne Bridge Road, Christmas at Panther Creek is a mesmerizing experience that everyone should experience this holiday season. This outdoor, lighted driving tour takes you on a journey through more than 700,000 Christmas lights and over 50 holiday displays! Visitors come from all over…

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

Santa’s Sweets  This brand-new event is coming at you from downtown Owensboro, where local businesses and restaurants will be selling homemade holiday treats to satisfy your sweet tooth! As part of the 12 Days of Christmas, Santa’s Sweets is for the dessert lovers out there, and you will NOT be disappointed. They’ll have everything from…

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

Hot Chocolate Hop  The most challenging thing about the Hot Chocolate Hop isn’t the hopping, but the sheer amount of hot chocolate that’s going to be awaiting you at this event. At least 15 different downtown locations will be serving specialty hot chocolate in a variety of flavors and styles. Some of these choices will…

Celebrate Christmas in the beautiful outdoors at Western KY Botanical Garden

Grab the kiddos for a family-friendly event this weekend at the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden—one of the prettiest places in the area! This weekend, children, music and crafting can come together at the Botanical Garden’s Christmastime Music & Crafting experience. This event will give kids ages 2-6 a very special way to celebrate Christmas in…

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

Holiday Market Featuring all things holiday-themed, this downtown shopping experience will have everything you need (or want!) for the Christmas season. From clothing to home décor and ornaments to wreaths, the Owensboro Convention Center’s Holiday Market will last THREE full days this weekend! The first 100 people who show up Saturday will receive a free…

Visit Owensboro launches Santa’s List

As a part of the City of Owensboro’s 12 Days of Christmas events, Visit Owensboro is launching Santa’s List.  The list which is a 4×6 card has all of the events which are a part of the 12 Days of Christmas.  Not only does it serve as a list of the events, you also can…