Visit Owensboro reports: Convention center successfully operates with net profit

For the first time since being built in 2013, the Owensboro Convention Center broke records in Fiscal Year 2021 by finishing with a net profit. Mark Calitri, president of Visit Owensboro credits this accomplishment to the teams at the center and cvb laser focusing on meetings, conventions, and maximizing new indoor sports events. According to…

Top 3 Things to Do This Weekend: February 12-14

We are finally gaining some normalcy, and Owensboro’s ready to welcome you back and help make the most of your Valentines weekend. Check out some of our recommendations below to make sure you have a fun and safe celebration with your loved ones! Cork & Cuisine, Love Birds Cork and Cuisine is back just in…

Top Two Things To Do In Owensboro This Weekend: November 13-15

2020 Kraftucky Arts and Crafts Expo Everyone loves a good craft or holiday decoration and the Kraftucky Arts and Crafts Expo at the Owensboro Convention Center is the perfect place to find both!  On Friday, Nov. 13 to Sunday Nov. 15, shop your holiday heart out at this unique venue. Find unique handmade creations in…

Top Two Things To Do In Owensboro This Weekend: September 25-27

Symphony Stroll COVID-19 might have cancelled The Owensboro Symphony’s regular season of indoor concerts, but it hasn’t stopped their creativity.  On September 25 from 6-8 p.m., catch a free concert throughout the riverfront.  Symphony members will be scattered along the riverfront performing varying pieces of music, including brass quintets, string quintets, and an ensemble that…

Top Two Things To Do In Owensboro: September 18-20

Day At The Garden Take your family to the prettiest place in Owensboro, The Western Kentucky Botanical Garden for a free lunch and stroll through the flowers.  On Saturday, Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. -12:30, people can drive thru the garden and get a free lunch for each family member until the lunches run out.…

2019 Home & Garden Show

Eager for warm weather and blooming, green scenery again? The Home Builders Association of Owensboro is looking forward to helping homeowners shake off the cold winter weather and plan their spring and summer projects next month! The Owensboro Convention Center will host the 2019 Home & Garden Show on Saturday and Sunday, March 2 and 3. …

Bill Engvall Dinner & Show

Looking for the perfect event to celebrate Valentine’s Day?  Look no further than the Owensboro Convention Center to make it a night out with dinner and a show!  Grammy nominated comedian Bill Engvall will perform his new stand-up routine at the Owensboro Convention Center on Friday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m.  He’s the voice behind…

West KY Boat & Outdoor Show

Owensboro, Kentucky—The West Kentucky Boat & Outdoor Show is coming to the Owensboro Convention Center on February 1-3 as the latest expansion to the show in Western Kentucky. Show hours are Friday, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is family-friendly and…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: Jan 25-27

Your Perfect Day Wedding Show 2019 Need help planning your wedding? Come to the Your Perfect Day Wedding Show on Sunday, January 27 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Owensboro Convention Center!  Explore the vendors, sample food from caterers to help you plan your menu, plus meet with wedding planners, florists, DJ’s, photographers, and…

Greater Ohio Valley Pickleball Invitational

If you’re as curious as me about the new sport taking over the courts, the Greater Ohio Valley Pickleball Invitational is the perfect place to check out the hype!  This pickleball tournament is a three-day event from Friday to Sunday, February 8-10 at the Owensboro Convention Center.    Pickleball is a game played indoor or…