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Why Living in Owensboro is Awesome!
Welcome to Owensboro!
We have an indomitable spirit here in our community. We take pride in our safe streets where you will be greeted by smiles and hellos. But the people in Greater Owensboro are not the only great thing we have to offer. There are many reasons you should choose to live in our designated All-American City named one of the Top 100 Towns in the United States and one of the Top Towns in Southern Markets that foster technology. Read More
The Apartment Hunter's Guide
Inside tips for renters. A 12 month guide for purchasing your own home. Read More
Owensboro For All Ages
Along the rolling banks of the Ohio River, you'll find a vibrant city that's big enough to keep you entertained year-round, but small enough that you still know your neighbors. Owensboro a city that's recently seen a revitalization in both its landscape and its spirit - is a playground for all ages. Whether you find yourself spending the day at one of Owensboro's scenic parks, taking in a performance by the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra or marveling at the annual airshow, you can be sure there's much more to Owensboro than bluegrass, bourbon and barbecue. The hidden gems of the city are boutique shopping experiences, beautiful golf courses, music and art festivals and even Broadway shows that keep Owensboro residents
entertained. Read More
Owensboro is currently in the second phase of a major downtown development. The complete revitalization of the riverfront began ten years ago with the expansion of Smothers Park, which has since become the crown jewel of the downtown district. The park features a three-story playground, splash pad, fountain attractions, a war memorial monument, and a concession stand. Since its reopening in 2012, Smothers Park has become a regional draw, bringing new energy to downtown shops and restaurants. Read More
Things Owensboroans Say
Welcome to Owensboro. We're glad you're here. Greater Owensboro is known for friendly folks and southern hospitality. Hopefully you've picked up on that already! That being said, we definitely don't want you to feel like an outsider for very long. So here are some Owensboroisms you should know about. We're not claiming any of these make any sense - it's just the way things are here in Owensboro. Pick up on these and you'll be talking and thinking like a native Owensboroan in no time. Read More
Enjoying Public Arts
From the theatre and symphony to museums and more, Owensboro embraces a culture of arts. Read More
The District: Dine, Drink, Discover
Since the summer of 2019, a new open container policy allows a portion of downtown to be considered an entertainment destination center known as "The District," which allows alcoholic beverages on public property during certain permitted special events such as Friday After 5. Patrons at participating businesses are permitted to leave the premise with an alcoholic beverage as long as they use a specially marked 16 oz. cup. Each cup has a list of The District guidelines printed on the side. Read More
Enjoy nature at its finest when you visit the Rudy Mine Trail hiking and bike trail system. These trails offer something for every level rider or outdoor enthusiast! Owensboro/Daviess County has several great options for family fishing right here in our own backyard. Yellow Creek and Panther Creek Park are regularly stocked through the FINS (fish in the neighborhood) program. Read More
Why Living in Henderson is Wonderful!
Brain Injury Adventure Camp
The Brain Injury Adventure Camp is a non-profit organization whose mission is to increase confidence and promote team building of individuals through outdoor recreational camps. Recreational opportunities include fishing, zip lining, climbing, horse back riding, a ropes course, yoga, cooking classes, nature exploration and more.
www.biacky.org, 2001 Northern Star Way, Robards, Kentucky, (270) 827-4135
Downtown Henderson Partnership!
The Downtown Henderson Partnership started in 1986 with the help of the National Main Street program and the Kentucky Main Street Program. The mission of the organization is to promote, improve and preserve the unique character and economic vitality of Downtown Henderson. Read More
John James Audubon Park
- 1. Stay overnight in a quaint park cottage
2. Visit the world class museum
3. Explore the nature center
4. Stroll the Audubon Wetlands boardwalk
The Henderson Area Arts Alliance
The Preston Arts Center is located on the campus of Henderson Community College. In this unique lake-side setting, the Preston Arts Center's concerts and shows embrace a wide variety of the performing arts such as music, dance, drama, and comedy.
The newly expanded riverwalk offers great views of the Ohio River. Start at The Depot and continue along the riverfront to the shaded Atkinson Park. Along the route enjoy two of the city’s Audubon sculptures, playgrounds for children, as well as various places to rest. Route is approximately 3 miles, slightly hilly. The popular water park fountains have two play areas; the larger area contains forty-five jets varying in height from a few feet to a towering fifteen feet, and a second play area for the “toddler” set!
Check out the location events and discover Henderson Kentucky. Events include special museum exhibits, concerts, sports, group runs and fitness activities, and local clubs to participate with. Read More
Sloughs Wildlife Management Area
A paradise for hunters, fishermen, campers, hikers, and nature enthusiasts, the Sloughs offers observation platforms along the highway during closed seasons. Divided into wetlands, woodlands, ridges, and open fields, this area boasts nearly 10,000 acres of Kentucky’s finest hunting grounds. Open mid-March though mid-October.
Ellis Park Race Course
Enjoy live racing excitement at the 8,500 seat grandstand from early July through Labor Day and inter-track wagering in the off season. Special events throughout the summer include Sunday Dollar Days, Wiener Dog Races and Ostrich and Camel Races. Instant racing machines available throughout year.
www.ellisparkracing.com, 3300 US Highway 41 N, Henderson, Kentucky, 1-800-333-8110
Agritourism Farm Tours
Henderson is home to several agritourism attractions, including a honeybee farm, you-pick berry farm, two wineries and a pumpkin patch. A bustling Farmers Market also takes place each year Spring-Fall in the Market Pavilion, located at 5672 Airline Road at the local fairgrounds.
www.kentuckyfarmsarefun.com, Various farms, Henderson, Kentucky, (270) 826-3128
Audubon Wetlands Boardwalk
Over 600 acres of Wetlands were recently added to John James Audubon State Park. This beautiful Boardwalk Trail has the best up close view of wetland wildlife. The best time to visit is during spring and summer.
Audubon State Park, (270) 826-2247
Why Living in Louisville is Lovely!
Our third and new location is coming Fall of 2022 to Louisville, KY!
New Resident Checklist
Louisville.gov created a checklist of places to go and things you'll need to do to get settled in:
- Transportation: Get a new drivers license (Completed within 10 days), Get your vehicle registered, Auto inspection (Required by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office for out of state vehicles), Public transportation (TARC), Biking around Louisville...
- Locations & Areas: Find city office locations downtown, Find a park, Event calendar
- Utilities: Louisville Gas & Electric, Louisville Water Company, Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD), Find sanitation services and more, Learn about recycling, garbage and junk pick up
- Public Safety: Metro Police, Louisville Fire, Emergency Services
- Schools: Jefferson County Public Schools, Catholic Schools, Private School Review website Private School Review website
- More: Register to vote, License Your Pet, Get a library card, Put in a service request with city government (New garbage/recycling cart, pot hole reporting, and much more), Subscribe to City E-News to Stay informed
With a median home price of $143,100, future homebuyers moving to River City have their pick of affordable homes for sale in Louisville! Additionally, Louisville has been named one of the most affordable cities for solo renters in the U.S.—and no wonder, with a median monthly rent of $748! Derby City has a wide variety of neighborhoods for all lifestyles. Looking for an area with lots of dining options, bars, and music venues? Downtown Louisville is a hot spot for singles and young professionals seeking a fun, active lifestyle. Meanwhile, family-friendly neighborhoods in Louisville like Bonnycastle and Clifton Heights are great places to raise kids in Louisville because of their quality schools and recreation for all ages.
Furthermore, the diverse neighborhoods found in Louisville continue to attract more and more families, renters and homeowners. If you are an expecting couple or a family with young children, the Rockcreek-Lexington Road neighborhood is a great place to call home. Singles and young professionals will also find plenty to love in The Highlands or Nulu (East Market District).
If you're planning on relocating to the Louisville area, you are sure to find some great food. Kentucky Fried Chicken may be the most famous/notorious culinary contribution from the Louisville area, but the city’s food scene has much more to offer. From Kentucky home-style traditional cooking to French cuisine, Italian, Mediterranean and much more. With over 2500 restaurants; Louisville is becoming one of the ideal destinations for foodies around the US. The city has even been named one of the Top Five "foodiest" small cities in America by Bon Appétit magazine. Individuals looking to get a taste for the city should consider visiting The Brown Hotel for a hot brown, The Eagle for a bowl of burgoo, or Doc Crow’s for a slice of Derby-Pie®. All three of these dishes are local favorites. A hot brown is a baked open-faced turkey sandwich smothered with gravy and topped with tomato. A bowl of burgoo is pork or mutton stew, and Derby-Pie® is a chocolate and walnut tart baked within a pie shell.
World's Bourbon Capital
Kentucky has distilled bourbon for over 200 years—rightfully earning its name as the world’s bourbon capital. In fact, Louisville produces 95% of the world’s bourbon, bringing billions of dollars into the city’s economy each year. Check out one of the best things to do in Louisville, the Urban Bourbon Trail, to sip amber liquid at more than 34 bars and pubs. Visit over 20 distilleries to sip high-quality liquor from all around Louisville with the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Browse a massive menu of bourbon like Cabin Still, Bellows, and more in an upscale yet casual setting at Bourbon Bistro. Or taste test bourbon flights like The Bet, The Exacta, or The Trifecta at Derby Cafe.
Fans of the theatre rejoice! Louisville is home to the largest internationally-renowned American playwright festival, Humana Festival of New American Plays. However, this Downtown Louisville event isn’t your typical three-day festival. For six weeks, more than 36,000 people from around the world join together to appreciate and celebrate their love for the performing arts. Throughout the course of the event, festival-goers have the chance to see one-of-a-kind plays, listen to panel conversations with famous writers and theatre trailblazers, and attend parties with great food and live music!
Home of the Kentucky Derby
Toast with mint juleps and witness the “greatest two minutes in sports” at the famed Kentucky Derby. Since 1875, this event has been one of the most renowned Louisville attractions and one of the most prestigious horse races in the world. People from all over the world travel to Churchill Downs for this elegant, exciting event—the first leg of the Triple Crown championship. Attendees frequently include celebrities, former U.S. presidents, and even members of the British royal family. Or you can experience the excitement of The Run for the Roses year-round at the Kentucky Derby Museum.
Action Packed Sports
Local sports are a big deal in the Louisville area. If you are interested in catching a game in the city you will find hordes of residents rooting for the home team. If you are a baseball fan, consider catching a ballgame at Louisville Slugger Field. If soccer is more your speed, spend a night rooting for the Racing Louisville FC as they zoom across the pitch. Or, if you are interested in seeing how loud Louisville fans can get, head on over to the KFC Yum! Center to watch either the Louisville Cardinals’ men’s or women’s teams take on their opponents on the hardcourt.
Art & History
Another one of the many reasons to live in Louisville, KY, is the city’s many art and history attractions. Visitors and residents looking to stay in a historic hotel should seek a reservation at the 21c Museum Hotel. History buffs considering moving to Kentucky will enjoy walking the halls of the Conrad-Caldwell House Museum and viewing the various works displayed at the KMAC Museum. Additional museums in the Louisville area include The Speed Art Museum, Frazier History Museum and the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory.
Hotspot for the Haunted
The Waverly Hills Sanatorium is a fun, unique Louisville attraction perfect for thrill-seekers, as it is considered to be one of the most haunted places in the United States! This old tuberculosis hospital gained attention after appearing on shows like Ghost Hunters, Scariest Places on Earth, and Ghost Adventures. Many people claim to feel a paranormal presence looming over them while visiting, as well as see apparitions and shadows of doctors that roam the tunnels. Whether you’re a skeptic or a ghost fanatic, booking a tour here is one of the most interesting things to do in Louisville.