• Beverly's Hearty Slice

    Friday January 1, 2021 - Friday December 17, 2021

    Location: Kendall-Perkins Park
    Contact: Travis Owsley
    Telephone: 2709034682

    Offering a free meal to whomever wishes to attend. Event takes place every other Friday at Kendall-Perkins Park.

  • Downtown Cruise-In

    Saturday April 3, 2021 - Saturday October 2, 2021

    Location: Downtown city streets

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

  • Historic Preservation Board Meeting 2021 Schedule

    Wednesday June 2, 2021

    Time: 1:30 PM
    Location: 101 E. 4th Street
    Contact: Kim Tignor
    Telephone: 270-687-8580

    For information, contact Kim Tignor at (270) 687-8580

     

     

    OWENSBORO-DAVIESS COUNTY HISTORIC PRESERVATION BOARD 2021 MEETING SCHEDULE

          

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Owensboro-Daviess County Historic Preservation Board will meet on the first Wednesday of each month (if necessary) at 1:30 p.m. in Room 406, located on the fourth floor at City Hall, 101 E. 4th Street, Owensboro, Kentucky.  Meeting dates are subject to change and if so, will be published.   

     

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                For more information about the City of Owensboro, visit us on the web at www.owensboro.org.

  • Friday After 5

    Friday June 4, 2021

    Time: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Location: Downtown Owensboro
    Contact: Starr Nalley

    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 5, 2021

    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 15 through September 25.

    "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.

     

         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
  • Summer Shootout

    Tuesday June 8, 2021 - Wednesday June 9, 2021

    Location: Kendall-Perkins Park
    Contact: Joshua Lambert

    Basketball tournament

  • Nicky Hayden Day

    Wednesday June 9, 2021

    Location: Lure Seafood and Grille
    Contact: Lure Seafood and Grille

    A Celebration of Nicky Hayden and an effort to raise funds for the Nicky Hayden Foundation. Collaboration with local Motorcycle groups to organize a ride from Nicky’s Memorial Statue at the convention Center out to Value Liquors on 54 and back to Lure are underway. The goal would be to have everyone arrive at Lure by 7:30 to enjoy some food and drinks and raise some money. Lure will be selling special edition Memorial bottles of Four Roses Bourbon with the goal of raising $30,000 for the foundation. A portion of the proceeds of sales from Lure will also go to the foundation.

  • Friday After 5

    Friday June 11, 2021

    Time: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Location: Downtown Owensboro
    Contact: Starr Nalley

    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.

  • Community Fellowship Day

    Saturday June 12, 2021

    Location: Max Rhoads Park
    Contact: Michael Johnson

    Community Fellowship Day will consist of Gospel Singing,Gospel music and
    musicians, Spoken words, Poetry.

  • PorchFest OBKY

    Saturday June 12, 2021

    Location: Griffith Ave.
    Contact: Tamarra Miller

    PorchFest OBKY is a music festival where porches become stages, yards become venues and radical generosity & good will rule the day. The festival will be held on the welcoming front porches of the Griffith Avenue Area. The family-friendly, free event will feature dozens of musicians from a wide variety of genres. PorchFest organizers select the best variety of performers from a submission list of over I 00 entries! These submissions include artists from right here in Owensboro, in addition to artists from Nashville, TN, Ohio, the Carolinas and more. Attendees will stroll from porch to porch and "camp out" on front lawns as they enjoy live, local talent.

  • Old Owensboro Neighborhood Cleanup Day

    Saturday June 12, 2021

    Telephone: 270-687-4444

    The Owensboro Neighborhood Alliances will once again host the annual neighborhood cleanups this year. The cleanups will take place from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the dates listed below. All residents in the cleanup areas are encouraged to help beautify the neighborhood by picking up litter along sidewalks and streets on their scheduled cleanup day. Boundaries for your neighborhood alliance can be found at https://services.owensboro.org/maps/citizen-information.

     

    The Sanitation Department will provide free curbside pickup to alliance residential customers for junk furniture, appliances, tires, and other items. Place items curbside by the Friday night prior to your scheduled cleanup. If you have large items, please call CityAction at 270-687-4444 or e-mail cityaction@owensboro.org BY THE WEDNESDAY BEFORE YOUR CLEANUP to schedule pick-up. 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 12, 2021

    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 15 through September 25.

    "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.

     

         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
  • Super Sundays

    Sunday June 13, 2021 - Sunday August 8, 2021

    Location: Kendall-Perkins Park
    Contact: Northwest Neighborhood Alliance

    Family fun day in the park. Where community members can get to know their neighbors while playing cards,dominoes,chess,basketball,etc. There will be a live DJ playing family friendly music. We will also give away hamburgers and hotdogs to the community. This event is open to any and everyone.

  • Property Maintenance Code Enforcement Board 2021 Meeting

    Wednesday June 16, 2021

    Time: 1:00 PM
    Location: 101 E. 4th Street
    Contact: Kim Tignor
    Telephone: 270-687-8580

     

    December 31, 2020

    For information, contact Kim Tignor, at (270)687-8580 or tignorka@owensboro.org

     

            PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE ENFORCEMENT BOARD

             2021 MEETING SCHEDULE

          

                            NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Property Maintenance Code Enforcement Board will meet on the third Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. in Room 406, located on the fourth floor at City Hall, 101 E. 4th Street, Owensboro, Kentucky.  Meeting dates are subject to change and if so, will be published.   

     

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                For more information about the City of Owensboro, visit us on the web at www.owensboro.org.

  • Friday After 5

    Friday June 18, 2021

    Time: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Location: Downtown Owensboro
    Contact: Starr Nalley

    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.

  • Walk to End Epilepsy

    Saturday June 19, 2021

    Location: Legion Park
    Contact: Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana

    This is a yearly event and due to COVID 19 we are switching to a drive thru event only for this 5k walk. Supporters will come to Legion Park West Shelter the day of the event from 9am-1pm to pick up there 2021 Walk to End Epilepsy T-Shirt.

  • TREK XXIV

    Saturday June 19, 2021

    Location: St. Joseph Peace Mission
    Contact: Bryson Morrow
    Telephone: 270-689-9441

    TREK XXIV is a family-friendly, non-competitive event and is open to all age groups. Participants are allowed to walk, run, or cycle the route. The new route will be 12.52 to 13.0 miles which will start at the Ben Hawes State Park shelter area located at 400 Booth Field Road. From there participants will travel on the roadways behind Ben Hawes State Park, including Medley, South Griffith St., Willet, and Lower River Road; returning back to Ben Hawes State Park shelter area. There participants will gather for lunch and camaraderie at the end of the event. For over 20 years, David Yewell and his family and friends have held this charity event. Monies raised from this charity event support the St. Joseph Peace Mission for Children. The funding is used to provide a safe home for more than 250 at-risk youth and families served by the Mission.

  • Seven Hills Neighborhood Cleanup Day

    Saturday June 19, 2021

    Telephone: 270-687-4444

    The Owensboro Neighborhood Alliances will once again host the annual neighborhood cleanups this year. The cleanups will take place from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the dates listed below. All residents in the cleanup areas are encouraged to help beautify the neighborhood by picking up litter along sidewalks and streets on their scheduled cleanup day. Boundaries for your neighborhood alliance can be found at https://services.owensboro.org/maps/citizen-information.

     

    The Sanitation Department will provide free curbside pickup to alliance residential customers for junk furniture, appliances, tires, and other items. Place items curbside by the Friday night prior to your scheduled cleanup. If you have large items, please call CityAction at 270-687-4444 or e-mail cityaction@owensboro.org BY THE WEDNESDAY BEFORE YOUR CLEANUP to schedule pick-up. 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 19, 2021

    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 15 through September 25.

    "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.

     

         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
  • The Great Race 2021

    Wednesday June 23, 2021

    Location: downtown Owensboro

    The Great Race is an antique, vintage, and collector car competitive controlledspeed endurance road rally on public highways. It is not a test of top speed. It is a test of a driver/navigator team's ability to follow precise course instructions and the car's (and team's) ability to endure on a cross-country trip. The course instructions require the competing teams to drive at or below the posted speed limits at all times. The 2021 route includes an overnight stop in Owensboro, where the cars will be on display downtown.

  • Friday After 5

    Friday June 25, 2021

    Time: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Location: Downtown Owensboro
    Contact: Starr Nalley

    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.

  • Southeast Neighborhood Cleanup Day

    Saturday June 26, 2021

    Telephone: 270-687-4444

    The Owensboro Neighborhood Alliances will once again host the annual neighborhood cleanups this year. The cleanups will take place from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the dates listed below. All residents in the cleanup areas are encouraged to help beautify the neighborhood by picking up litter along sidewalks and streets on their scheduled cleanup day. Boundaries for your neighborhood alliance can be found at https://services.owensboro.org/maps/citizen-information.

     

    The Sanitation Department will provide free curbside pickup to alliance residential customers for junk furniture, appliances, tires, and other items. Place items curbside by the Friday night prior to your scheduled cleanup. If you have large items, please call CityAction at 270-687-4444 or e-mail cityaction@owensboro.org BY THE WEDNESDAY BEFORE YOUR CLEANUP to schedule pick-up. 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 26, 2021

    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 15 through September 25.

    "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.