Cardboard Boat Building and Races

Build a boat and enter it into our Cardboard Boat Races!  This event has been a huge crowd pleaser in the past years, and it’s back this year. Build you boat early or when you get to Diamond Lake Resort.   Rules are available at the office, call for information and times!  Great family fun either…

MOGA

Since 2004 MOGA has brought world-class, internationally known geocaching competitions to the Midwest. Now in its 18th year, MOGA is growing and will venture south to the great state of Kentucky! Kentucky is one of the strangest places in the country with accounts of UFO’s, flying creatures, Lizard Men, werewolves, and goblins. But one stands…

Annual Plant Sale Online – Western Kentucky Botanical Garden

Western Kentucky Botanical  Garden Annual Plant Sale will be an online event this year!  Sale begins Monday, April 24th, with the sale order form available for you online. See pictures, descriptions & plant prices and make your selections Place your order and pay WKBG will contact you by phone or email for your pickup time…

West Kentucky Boat & Outdoor Show

Where can you go to find all things boating and outdoors-related right here in Owensboro?  Take care of all your hunting, fishing, camping, and boating needs at the largest outdoor show in the region!  The Owensboro Convention Center is hosting the West Kentucky Boat & Outdoor Show, formerly known as the Kentucky Sportsman Show, Friday…

Monsters on the Ohio 2019

The Monsters on the Ohio tournament will hit the waters of the Ohio River on Saturday, October 12 from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The tournament will be launched from English Park boat ramp on Hanning Lane, Owensboro, KY 42301. This is the opportunity for catfish anglers from across the country to compete against the…

Bluegrass Takes Flight

Friday through Sunday, September 13-15, all eyes will be on the skies over the Ohio River for the 2019 Owensboro Air Show!   And the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum will cap off Saturday night with downtown ROMP! Don’t miss your chance to get up close and personal to a wide range of…

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

Dancing with our Stars Owensboro Style The Owensboro Convention Center will host the 7th annual Dancing with Our Stars Owensboro Style, a benefit for the Boulware Mission, on Saturday, August 10 at 5 p.m.  Enjoy a fun-filled evening as you watch six local celebrities and their partners compete for the coveted mirror ball trophy!  The…

Bourbon and Bluegrass Century Bike Ride

The fourth annual Bourbon & Bluegrass Century Bike Ride, presented by Bicycle Owensboro will take place on Saturday, August 3, 2019.  The ride benefits Dream Riders of Kentucky, Inc., a non-profit organization founded in 2003 that offers equine assisted activities and therapies to individuals of all ages who have special needs.  Along with the full…

2019 Dazzling Daylily Festival with Balloons Over the Garden

It’s almost time for the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden’s award-winning, flower-filled festival!  June 20-30, view thousands of blooming daylilies and celebrate the summer at Owensboro’s 10th annual daylily festival. With over 800 varieties of daylilies, daylily tours, hot air balloon rides, daylily dig beds, twelve themed gardens, children’s playhouse, a conservatory, artists, displays, music and…