- Visit The River Park Center, the arts and cultural center for the Owensboro-Daviess County Region. Featuring many well renown and accredited Plays and Operas.
- Owensboro is known as 'The City of Festivals.' Serving host to many local and international festivals and fairs.
- The International Bar-B-Q Festival
- The Apple Festival
- The International Bluegrass Museum
- Owensboro is also considered 'The Number One Sports Town' in Kentucky.
Owensboro is known for two dishes, barbecue and burgoo. If you haven't heard of the second: it's a traditional stew originally made with squirrel or venison, but now made with mutton, chicken, beef and vegetables.
- Moonlite Bar-b-q Inn, 2840 W Parrish Av., 1-502-684-8143,.
- Ramada Inn, 3136 West 2nd Street,HWY 60 West, +1 270-685-3941, .
Henderson, to the west, is the home of Ellis Park, a thoroughbred horse track that races in the summer months.
To the south are two towns that gave birth to musicians. Rosine is the birthplace of Bill Monroe, the father of Bluegrass music. Central City is the birthplace of Phil and Don Everly (the Everly Brothers), famous for their hits "Bye, Bye Love" and "Wake Up Little Susie".
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