About Owensboro, Kentucky
Not only does Owensboro offer great career opportunities and a high-quality lifestyle, but we are attractively located in the heart of the Midwest.
Whether you’re a patient, a visitor, or an employee at Owensboro Health, our city has much to offer. Look around and you'll find that Owensboro has a lot of surprises waiting for you to discover!
Known as the “City of Festivals,” annual events include the popular International Bar-B-Q Festival and the River of Bluegrass Music Festival. Circle your calendar and join us for some Owensboro-style food and fun!
Owensboro is home to three excellent museums, each with its own unique style and flavor. For the art lover, the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art offers fascinating permanent collections, major travel exhibits, interpretive events, and more. Visit the Owensboro Museum of Science and History for a trip back in time or a fun family frolic through the PlayZeum. The International Bluegrass Museum is a jewel for music fans or anyone who loves history and heritage.
Sure, Owensboro is home to some of the world's best barbecue, but there are plenty of delicious choices to fit any palate! Visit the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce to search for great dining options.
Owensboro is home to Brescia University, Kentucky Wesleyan College, an extended campus for Western Kentucky University and Owensboro Community and Technical College.
From symphony concerts to Broadway plays, the RiverPark Center nestled on the scenic banks of the Ohio River, is a regional center for arts and entertainment. Meanwhile, Theatre Workshop of Owensboro offers outstanding community theater in a quaint and intimate setting.
Owensboro offers two bustling park systems, with numerous trails and pools, the dazzling new Edge Ice Arena and the venerable Owensboro Sportscenter, a 5,000-seat arena which hosts conventions, sports events, and trade shows.
So much to see and do in Owensboro...where do you start? Visit the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention and Visitors Bureau. You can also learn more about Owensboro through the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce - the 2010 Chamber of the Year!