• City Commission Meeting

    Tuesday January 2, 2018 - Tuesday December 18, 2018

    Contact: Beth Cecil, City Clerk
    Telephone: 270-687-8552

  • Midtown East Alliance Meeting

    Thursday January 4, 2018 - Thursday November 1, 2018

    Location: Buena Vista Baptist Church

  • Seven Hills Alliance Meeting

    Thursday January 4, 2018 - Thursday November 1, 2018

    Location: Trinity United Methodist Church

  • Shifley-York Alliance Meeting

    Tuesday January 9, 2018 - Tuesday November 13, 2018

    Location: Lewis Lane Baptist Church

  • Apollo Area Alliance Meeting

    Tuesday January 23, 2018 - Tuesday November 27, 2018

    Location: Century Christian Church

  • Wesleyan-Shawnee Alliance Meeting

    Tuesday January 23, 2018 - Tuesday November 27, 2018

    Location: Kentucky Wesleyan Winchester Center - Cox Meeting Room

  • Downtown Cruise-In

    Saturday April 21, 2018 - Saturday September 1, 2018

    Location: Downtown city streets

    Monthly Cruise-In with class cars, hot rods, and roadsters!

  • Bluegrass on the Banks

    Thursday May 24, 2018 - Tuesday June 26, 2018

    Location: Smothers Park Overlook Stage

    The series will showcase a variety of bluegrass music on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month from May through September, and some extra shows on Fridays in September. There will also be a couple of ROMP week bonus shows! Performances will be from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the River Overlook stage in Smothers Park at the north end of Frederica Street.

    May 24- Kings Highway

    June 14- Randy Lanham and Jeff Hardesty

    June 25- Gaining Ground

    June 26- Annabelle Watts and Corey Merritt

    July 12- Chris Joslin Band

    July 26 -Shrimp and Grits

    Aug 9- Alexis Roby Ward and Friends

    Aug 23- Highway 60 East

    Sep 7- Rosine Diners Club

    Sep 13- Randall Howard Group

    Sep 14- Grandview Junction

    Sep 21- Wayne Morris and Randy Lanham

    Sep 27- Becky and the Butler County Boys

    Sep 28- Blue Diamond

  • USTA 55 & Over Tennis KY Championships

    Friday June 1, 2018 - Sunday June 3, 2018

    Location: Owensboro Tennis Complex, Moreland Park, KWC
    Contact: Kathy Klein

    USTA Adult League Tennis Teams (age 55 and over) from across Kentucky will compete for a state championship over 3 days.

  • Friday After 5

    Friday June 1, 2018

    Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location: Downtown Owensboro
    Contact: Teresa Thomas

    Friday After 5 is a summer-long series of free outdoor concerts held every Friday on the eight block, stunningly beautiful Owensboro, Kentucky riverfront.

    Friday After 5 began in 1996 with four concerts and grew into a 16-week signature festival for the entire tri-state area hosting more than 50,000 visitors each season on the riverfront every Friday After 5. It’s Where the Weekend Begins!

    Fun. Friends. Free.

    Friday After 5 was again named one of the “Top Ten Summer Festivals” in Kentucky and just won the prestigious Reader’s Choice Platinum Award for “Best Community Event” of the year.  The festival includes live bands, family events, food and entertainment and our “Toast to the Sunset” at each Friday After 5.

    Location:  From RiverPark Center through Smothers Park  to the Owensboro Convention Center downtown on the Owensboro Riverfront on the Ohio River.

    Hours: 5pm until 10pm each Friday.  Party Pier is open from 5pm until 11pm.

  • Home Ownership Matters Fair

    Saturday June 2, 2018

    Location: McConnell Plaza
    Contact: Matt Shown

    Home Ownership Matters is an anual community-wide, fun-day fair that is free to the public. This year's event will take place on June 2 from 10am-2pm on the beautiful Riverfront behing the Hampton Inn! This event is being conducted by the Greater Owensboro Realtor Association in partnership with Aid the Homeless, the signature charity of Owensboro Realtors. Focused on the benefits of home ownership, this event will include bounce houses, free food, a trail of exhibit booths with giveaways, and so much more! The net proceeds will benefit Aid the Homeless. Did we mention that it's FREE to the public? Come to the fair and have fun!

  • Wendell Foster 5k

    Saturday June 2, 2018

    Location: Wendell Foster
    Contact: John Gleason

    Wendell Foster will have its inaugural 5k race on June 2nd, 2018.

  • Diocese of Owensboro Corpus Christi Procession

    Saturday June 2, 2018

    Location: Brescia University
    Contact: Joe Bland
    Telephone: 270-852-8377

    On June 2 starting at 10am, the Diocese of Owensboro will be hosting a Corpus Christi Eucharistic Procession starting at Brescia University, walking across Frederica St. continuing down 7th St. and ending at St. Stephen Cathedral. There will be three stops along the way. Once at Cathedral, we will process into the Cathedral.

  • Public Skate

    Saturday June 2, 2018

    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location: Edge Ice Center
    Telephone: 270-687-8720

    2-4 p.m.

    Admission $6

    • All fees include skate rental.
    • Own your own skates? Receive a discount.
    • Group/Club/Organization Rate (10 or more) ONLY $4 per person
  • Live on the Banks

    Saturday June 2, 2018

    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location: Smothers Park- Overlook Stage & Allen St. pavilion

    LIVE on the Banks is a FREE Outdoor Concert Series. The Overlook Stage at Smothers Park in Downtown Owensboro will feature some some of the finest LOCAL and REGIONAL Performing Artists & Entertainers, every Saturday evening, May 19 through September 29.

    "LoB" is a FREE, FAMILY event, open to the public, for all ages, and is presented by the CIty of Owensboro, KY.

    Join us on Saturday Evenings at the Overlook Stage at Smothers Park, as well as the Allen St. pavilion.

     

    Date Overlook Stage Allen Street Gazebo
    May 19 Alonzo Pennington Josh Orion
    May 26 Military Band: 101st Airborne band Ray Ligon
    June 2 Jade Olivia Roth
    June 9 Relay for Life - DARK at Overlook Rocturnal Emissions
    June 16 Fabulous Rodenberg Boys Jed Guillaume
    June 23 Corduroy Orbison Chloe Dempsey & the Blind Science
    June 30 Beyond Blu Mollie Robinson
         
    July 7 Roy Kyle & the Hot Rod Cruisers Tom Small
    July 14 Chasen Little Group Clint Campbell
    July 21 Nicholas Penn Arnie & Eleanor
    July 28 Troy Miller The Gaslight Boys
    August 4 The Amazing Soul Crackers Dan Bowlds
    August 11 Blackford Creek Skylar & Sophia
    August 18 Lacy Jean Trio Courtney Peveler
    August 25 Jeri & Nat Jacob Murray
    September 1 The Beat Daddys Emma Grace Brown
    September 8 Wildman & Randy Lanham Gaining Ground
    September 15 100th Army Hard Knox Rock Band Ft. Knox Molly Eric
    September 22 Lindsey James Williams Gary, Big B, and the Other Guy
    September 29 Chuck & Alyssa Josh Orion
  • Public Skate

    Saturday June 2, 2018

    Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location: Edge Ice Center
    Telephone: 270-687-8720

    7-10 p.m.

    Admission $8

    • All fees include skate rental.
    • Own your own skates? Receive a discount.
    • Group/Club/Organization Rate (10 or more) ONLY $4 per person
  • Bound the Mines

    Sunday June 3, 2018

    Location: Ben Hawes Rudy Mines Trails
    Contact: Ryan Clark

    Bound the Mines is a 5 mile and 13.1 mile trail race. The event will take place on the Rudy Mines trails. This event is being put on to replace the cancelled Bound the Mound race in Evansville.

  • Owensboro Pride Festival

    Sunday June 3, 2018

    Location: English Park
    Contact: Tri-state Alliance

    Tri-state Alliance education and information fair, picnic, and recreational activities for youth.

  • KHSAA State Fastpitch Softball Tournament

    Thursday June 7, 2018 - Saturday June 9, 2018

    Location: Jack C. Fisher Park
    Contact: Chris Cary

    16 regional tournament winners from across the state of Kentucky will compete in a double-elimination softball tournament for the State Championship.

    Bracket

    2018 KHSAA State Softball Info and Results

  • City Commission Special Called Meeting

    Thursday June 7, 2018

    Contact: Beth Cecil, City Clerk
    Telephone: 270-687-8552

    MEDIA RELEASE

     

     

    June 5, 2018

    For information, contact City Clerk Beth Cecil at 270-687-8552 or cecilby@owensboro.org

     

     

    OWENSBORO BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

    SPECIAL CALLED MEETING

    June 7, 2018 - 8:00 A.M.

     

           

          NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Owensboro Board of Commissioners will hold a Special Called Meeting beginning at 8:00 a.m., on Thursday, June 7, 2018, in the Commission Chambers located on the fourth floor at City Hall, 101 E. 4th Street.

     

    The purpose of the Special Called Meeting is to consider a Closed Session under KRS 61.810(1)(f) to discuss a specific personnel matter regarding the appointment, discipline or dismissal of an individual employee. The full agenda is attached and posted at www.owensboro.org.

     

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  • Friday After 5

    Friday June 8, 2018

    Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location: Downtown Owensboro
    Contact: Teresa Thomas

    Friday After 5 is a summer-long series of free outdoor concerts held every Friday on the eight block, stunningly beautiful Owensboro, Kentucky riverfront.

    Friday After 5 began in 1996 with four concerts and grew into a 16-week signature festival for the entire tri-state area hosting more than 50,000 visitors each season on the riverfront every Friday After 5. It’s Where the Weekend Begins!

    Fun. Friends. Free.

    Friday After 5 was again named one of the “Top Ten Summer Festivals” in Kentucky and just won the prestigious Reader’s Choice Platinum Award for “Best Community Event” of the year.  The festival includes live bands, family events, food and entertainment and our “Toast to the Sunset” at each Friday After 5.

    Location:  From RiverPark Center through Smothers Park  to the Owensboro Convention Center downtown on the Owensboro Riverfront on the Ohio River.

    Hours: 5pm until 10pm each Friday.  Party Pier is open from 5pm until 11pm.

  • Dare to Defeat Epilepsy Walk

    Saturday June 9, 2018

    Location: Legion Park
    Contact: Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana
    Telephone: 502-637-4440

    5K walk around Legion Park Track to raise funds and epilepsy awareness in the
    Owensboro Community. Agenda Includes: Registration, Breakfast (legion park west
    shelter), Walk @ 10am, Closing Ceremony & Lunch (Legion Park West Shelter)

  • Truth Outreach Inc. Gospel Singspiration

    Saturday June 9, 2018

    Location: Max Rhoads Park
    Contact: Michael Johnson

    The event will consist of local Church choirs and praise and worship teams,and soloists singing Gospel songs.

  • Lions Club Soap Box Derby Local Race

    Saturday June 9, 2018

    Location: Ben Hawes
    Contact: John Austin

  • Southeast Neighborhood Alliance Cleanup

    Saturday June 9, 2018

    Telephone: 270-687-4444

    Ten City of Owensboro Neighborhood Alliances will host neighborhood cleanups this year.  The cleanups will take place from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m.  All residents in the cleanup areas are encouraged to help beautify the neighborhood by picking up litter along sidewalks and streets on their cleanup day. To see the boundaries for your neighborhood alliance, visit www.owensboro.org.

     

    The Sanitation Department will provide free curbside pickup for junk furniture, appliances and other items to its residential customers in this neighborhood alliance area.  Items must be left at the curb by the Friday night prior to the day of the cleanup.  If you have large items to set out, please call the City Action Line at 270-687-4444 or e-mail cityaction@owensboro.org BY THE WEDNESDAY BEFORE THE CLEANUP.  Smaller items must be bagged or boxed.  The sanitation crews CANNOT pick up construction debris/materials, yard waste, dirt, paint, or any type of liquid.

  • Live on the Banks

    Saturday June 9, 2018

    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location: Smothers Park- Overlook Stage & Allen St. pavilion

    LIVE on the Banks is a FREE Outdoor Concert Series. The Overlook Stage at Smothers Park in Downtown Owensboro will feature some some of the finest LOCAL and REGIONAL Performing Artists & Entertainers, every Saturday evening, May 19 through September 29.

    "LoB" is a FREE, FAMILY event, open to the public, for all ages, and is presented by the CIty of Owensboro, KY.

    Join us on Saturday Evenings at the Overlook Stage at Smothers Park, as well as the Allen St. pavilion.

     

    Date Overlook Stage Allen Street Gazebo
    May 19 Alonzo Pennington Josh Orion
    May 26 Military Band: 101st Airborne band Ray Ligon
    June 2 Jade Olivia Roth
    June 9 Relay for Life - DARK at Overlook Rocturnal Emissions
    June 16 Fabulous Rodenberg Boys Jed Guillaume
    June 23 Corduroy Orbison Chloe Dempsey & the Blind Science
    June 30 Beyond Blu Mollie Robinson
         
    July 7 Roy Kyle & the Hot Rod Cruisers Tom Small
    July 14 Chasen Little Group Clint Campbell
    July 21 Nicholas Penn Arnie & Eleanor
    July 28 Troy Miller The Gaslight Boys
    August 4 The Amazing Soul Crackers Dan Bowlds
    August 11 Blackford Creek Skylar & Sophia
    August 18 Lacy Jean Trio Courtney Peveler
    August 25 Jeri & Nat Jacob Murray
    September 1 The Beat Daddys Emma Grace Brown
    September 8 Wildman & Randy Lanham Gaining Ground
    September 15 100th Army Hard Knox Rock Band Ft. Knox Molly Eric
    September 22 Lindsey James Williams Gary, Big B, and the Other Guy
    September 29 Chuck & Alyssa Josh Orion
  • Owensboro Street Soccer Bowl

    Sunday June 10, 2018 - Friday June 15, 2018

    Location: Legion Park
    Contact: Nikos Agisilaou

    Owensboro Street Soccer Bowl is the 1st annual street soccer 5 V 5 tournament. 3

    coed age divisions. Going to be a fun atmosphere for the family to be around and

    for kids and adults to showcase their skills. Faster pace version of soccer

    played on a court! Come out and see the talent that is showcased this week!

  • City Commission Special Called Meeting

    Tuesday June 12, 2018 - Tuesday June 12, 2018

    Contact: City Clerk Beth Cecil
    Telephone: 270-687-8552

    MEDIA RELEASE

     

     

    June 11, 2018

    For information, contact City Clerk Beth Cecil at 270-687-8552 or cecilby@owensboro.org

     

     

    OWENSBORO BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

    MEETING CHANGES

    SPECIAL CALLED MEETINGS

    June 12, 2018 - 4:00 P.M. & 5:00 P.M.

     

           

          NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the regularly scheduled 12:00 p.m. work session for June 12, 2018 for the Owensboro Board of Commissioners has been cancelled.

     

    The Owensboro Board of Commissioners will hold a Special Called Meeting at 4:00 p.m., on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in the Commission Chambers located on the fourth floor at City Hall, 101 E. 4th Street.

     

         The purpose of the Special Called Meeting is to conduct a Public Hearing on the City of Owensboro’s proposed annual budget for 2018-19, the use of the Municipal Road Aid Fund $1,144,981 and the use of the Local Government Economic Assistance Fund $50,000, as contained in the General Fund.  Any person(s) or organization(s) that cannot attend the public hearing may submit written comments.

     

          Following the Public Hearing, the Board of Commissioners will convene at 5:00 p.m. to conduct a Special Called Meeting to consider minutes and to consider ordinances – first and second readings – full agendas are attached and posted at www.owensboro.org in accordance with KRS 61.823.

  • Friday After 5

    Friday June 15, 2018

    Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location: Downtown Owensboro
    Contact: Teresa Thomas

    Friday After 5 is a summer-long series of free outdoor concerts held every Friday on the eight block, stunningly beautiful Owensboro, Kentucky riverfront.

    Friday After 5 began in 1996 with four concerts and grew into a 16-week signature festival for the entire tri-state area hosting more than 50,000 visitors each season on the riverfront every Friday After 5. It’s Where the Weekend Begins!

    Fun. Friends. Free.

    Friday After 5 was again named one of the “Top Ten Summer Festivals” in Kentucky and just won the prestigious Reader’s Choice Platinum Award for “Best Community Event” of the year.  The festival includes live bands, family events, food and entertainment and our “Toast to the Sunset” at each Friday After 5.

    Location:  From RiverPark Center through Smothers Park  to the Owensboro Convention Center downtown on the Owensboro Riverfront on the Ohio River.

    Hours: 5pm until 10pm each Friday.  Party Pier is open from 5pm until 11pm.

  • Old Owensboro Neighborhood Alliance Cleanup

    Saturday June 16, 2018

    Telephone: 270-687-4444

    Ten City of Owensboro Neighborhood Alliances will host neighborhood cleanups this year.  The cleanups will take place from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m.  All residents in the cleanup areas are encouraged to help beautify the neighborhood by picking up litter along sidewalks and streets on their cleanup day. To see the boundaries for your neighborhood alliance, visit www.owensboro.org.

     

    The Sanitation Department will provide free curbside pickup for junk furniture, appliances and other items to its residential customers in this neighborhood alliance area.  Items must be left at the curb by the Friday night prior to the day of the cleanup.  If you have large items to set out, please call the City Action Line at 270-687-4444 or e-mail cityaction@owensboro.org BY THE WEDNESDAY BEFORE THE CLEANUP.  Smaller items must be bagged or boxed.  The sanitation crews CANNOT pick up construction debris/materials, yard waste, dirt, paint, or any type of liquid.

  • Live on the Banks

    Saturday June 16, 2018

    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location: Smothers Park- Overlook Stage & Allen St. pavilion

    LIVE on the Banks is a FREE Outdoor Concert Series. The Overlook Stage at Smothers Park in Downtown Owensboro will feature some some of the finest LOCAL and REGIONAL Performing Artists & Entertainers, every Saturday evening, May 19 through September 29.

    "LoB" is a FREE, FAMILY event, open to the public, for all ages, and is presented by the CIty of Owensboro, KY.

    Join us on Saturday Evenings at the Overlook Stage at Smothers Park, as well as the Allen St. pavilion.

     

    Date Overlook Stage Allen Street Gazebo
    May 19 Alonzo Pennington Josh Orion
    May 26 Military Band: 101st Airborne band Ray Ligon
    June 2 Jade Olivia Roth
    June 9 Relay for Life - DARK at Overlook Rocturnal Emissions
    June 16 Fabulous Rodenberg Boys Jed Guillaume
    June 23 Corduroy Orbison Chloe Dempsey & the Blind Science
    June 30 Beyond Blu Mollie Robinson
         
    July 7 Roy Kyle & the Hot Rod Cruisers Tom Small
    July 14 Chasen Little Group Clint Campbell
    July 21 Nicholas Penn Arnie & Eleanor
    July 28 Troy Miller The Gaslight Boys
    August 4 The Amazing Soul Crackers Dan Bowlds
    August 11 Blackford Creek Skylar & Sophia
    August 18 Lacy Jean Trio Courtney Peveler
    August 25 Jeri & Nat Jacob Murray
    September 1 The Beat Daddys Emma Grace Brown
    September 8 Wildman & Randy Lanham Gaining Ground
    September 15 100th Army Hard Knox Rock Band Ft. Knox Molly Eric
    September 22 Lindsey James Williams Gary, Big B, and the Other Guy
    September 29 Chuck & Alyssa Josh Orion
  • Owensboro Historic Preservation Board Special Called Meeting

    Wednesday June 20, 2018

    Location: 101 E. 4th Street
    Contact: Sherry Girten
    Telephone: 270-687-8580

    MEDIA RELEASE

     

     

     

    June 18, 2018

    For information, contact Sherry Girten at (270) 687-8580

     

     

    OWENSBORO HISTORIC PRESERVATION

    BOARD SPECIAL CALLED MEETING

          

                            NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Owensboro Historic Preservation Board will hold a Special Called Meeting on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 406, located on the fourth floor at City Hall, 101 E. 4th Street, for the purpose of approval of minutes and to consider two (2) projects for discussion, 300 East 5th Street and 608 Frederica Street. 

     

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                For more information about the City of Owensboro, visit us on the web at

    www.owensboro.org.

  • Dazzling Daylilies Festival - Balloons Over the Garden

    Friday June 22, 2018 - Sunday June 24, 2018

    Location: Western Kentucky Botanical Garden

    Hot air balloons will take off from the Garden (weather permitting) on Friday evening, Saturday morning, Saturday evening, and Sunday morning. Saturday afternoon/evening will feature tethered balloon rides, a bouncy house, children's crafts and a food court. In addition, the Dazzling Daylilies will be in full bloom for the enjoyment of visitors.

  • Friday After 5

    Friday June 22, 2018

    Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location: Downtown Owensboro
    Contact: Teresa Thomas

    Friday After 5 is a summer-long series of free outdoor concerts held every Friday on the eight block, stunningly beautiful Owensboro, Kentucky riverfront.

    Friday After 5 began in 1996 with four concerts and grew into a 16-week signature festival for the entire tri-state area hosting more than 50,000 visitors each season on the riverfront every Friday After 5. It’s Where the Weekend Begins!

    Fun. Friends. Free.

    Friday After 5 was again named one of the “Top Ten Summer Festivals” in Kentucky and just won the prestigious Reader’s Choice Platinum Award for “Best Community Event” of the year.  The festival includes live bands, family events, food and entertainment and our “Toast to the Sunset” at each Friday After 5.

    Location:  From RiverPark Center through Smothers Park  to the Owensboro Convention Center downtown on the Owensboro Riverfront on the Ohio River.

    Hours: 5pm until 10pm each Friday.  Party Pier is open from 5pm until 11pm.

  • Owensboro 10 Miler

    Saturday June 23, 2018

    Location: Smothers Park/Overlook

    The Owensboro 10 miler is one of the oldest race in the state of Kentucky. It starts and finishes at the beautiful riverfront. It is a flat 10 mile loop that travels throughout the city.

  • Live on the Banks

    Saturday June 23, 2018

    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location: Smothers Park- Overlook Stage & Allen St. pavilion

    LIVE on the Banks is a FREE Outdoor Concert Series. The Overlook Stage at Smothers Park in Downtown Owensboro will feature some some of the finest LOCAL and REGIONAL Performing Artists & Entertainers, every Saturday evening, May 19 through September 29.

    "LoB" is a FREE, FAMILY event, open to the public, for all ages, and is presented by the CIty of Owensboro, KY.

    Join us on Saturday Evenings at the Overlook Stage at Smothers Park, as well as the Allen St. pavilion.

     

    Date Overlook Stage Allen Street Gazebo
    May 19 Alonzo Pennington Josh Orion
    May 26 Military Band: 101st Airborne band Ray Ligon
    June 2 Jade Olivia Roth
    June 9 Relay for Life - DARK at Overlook Rocturnal Emissions
    June 16 Fabulous Rodenberg Boys Jed Guillaume
    June 23 Corduroy Orbison Chloe Dempsey & the Blind Science
    June 30 Beyond Blu Mollie Robinson
         
    July 7 Roy Kyle & the Hot Rod Cruisers Tom Small
    July 14 Chasen Little Group Clint Campbell
    July 21 Nicholas Penn Arnie & Eleanor
    July 28 Troy Miller The Gaslight Boys
    August 4 The Amazing Soul Crackers Dan Bowlds
    August 11 Blackford Creek Skylar & Sophia
    August 18 Lacy Jean Trio Courtney Peveler
    August 25 Jeri & Nat Jacob Murray
    September 1 The Beat Daddys Emma Grace Brown
    September 8 Wildman & Randy Lanham Gaining Ground
    September 15 100th Army Hard Knox Rock Band Ft. Knox Molly Eric
    September 22 Lindsey James Williams Gary, Big B, and the Other Guy
    September 29 Chuck & Alyssa Josh Orion
  • Friday After 5

    Friday June 29, 2018

    Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location: Downtown Owensboro
    Contact: Teresa Thomas

    Friday After 5 is a summer-long series of free outdoor concerts held every Friday on the eight block, stunningly beautiful Owensboro, Kentucky riverfront.

    Friday After 5 began in 1996 with four concerts and grew into a 16-week signature festival for the entire tri-state area hosting more than 50,000 visitors each season on the riverfront every Friday After 5. It’s Where the Weekend Begins!

    Fun. Friends. Free.

    Friday After 5 was again named one of the “Top Ten Summer Festivals” in Kentucky and just won the prestigious Reader’s Choice Platinum Award for “Best Community Event” of the year.  The festival includes live bands, family events, food and entertainment and our “Toast to the Sunset” at each Friday After 5.

    Location:  From RiverPark Center through Smothers Park  to the Owensboro Convention Center downtown on the Owensboro Riverfront on the Ohio River.

    Hours: 5pm until 10pm each Friday.  Party Pier is open from 5pm until 11pm.

  • Live on the Banks

    Saturday June 30, 2018

    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location: Smothers Park- Overlook Stage & Allen St. pavilion

    LIVE on the Banks is a FREE Outdoor Concert Series. The Overlook Stage at Smothers Park in Downtown Owensboro will feature some some of the finest LOCAL and REGIONAL Performing Artists & Entertainers, every Saturday evening, May 19 through September 29.

    "LoB" is a FREE, FAMILY event, open to the public, for all ages, and is presented by the CIty of Owensboro, KY.

    Join us on Saturday Evenings at the Overlook Stage at Smothers Park, as well as the Allen St. pavilion.

     

    Date Overlook Stage Allen Street Gazebo
    May 19 Alonzo Pennington Josh Orion
    May 26 Military Band: 101st Airborne band Ray Ligon
    June 2 Jade Olivia Roth
    June 9 Relay for Life - DARK at Overlook Rocturnal Emissions
    June 16 Fabulous Rodenberg Boys Jed Guillaume
    June 23 Corduroy Orbison Chloe Dempsey & the Blind Science
    June 30 Beyond Blu Mollie Robinson
         
    July 7 Roy Kyle & the Hot Rod Cruisers Tom Small
    July 14 Chasen Little Group Clint Campbell
    July 21 Nicholas Penn Arnie & Eleanor
    July 28 Troy Miller The Gaslight Boys
    August 4 The Amazing Soul Crackers Dan Bowlds
    August 11 Blackford Creek Skylar & Sophia
    August 18 Lacy Jean Trio Courtney Peveler
    August 25 Jeri & Nat Jacob Murray
    September 1 The Beat Daddys Emma Grace Brown
    September 8 Wildman & Randy Lanham Gaining Ground
    September 15 100th Army Hard Knox Rock Band Ft. Knox Molly Eric
    September 22 Lindsey James Williams Gary, Big B, and the Other Guy
    September 29 Chuck & Alyssa Josh Orion