Owensboro owes its name to Colonel Robert Owen, after whom it was renamed from Yellow Banks in 1817. In those days, both the settlement and the country as a whole were new and full of hope and promise. Today, those initial ambitions have been realised with fantastic results, as any visitor to the area will attest. Anyone moving here will undoubtedly share in those remarkable feats and write their own story of success and prosperity.
Regular festival goers and music lovers will delight in the numerous events and festivals routinely staged in North Owensboro. The most prestigious of which must surely be the annual ROMP festival, which regularly boasts stellar line-ups of prominent bands playing bluegrass and Americana music. Attendees are regularly served with delicious and nutritious farm-to-table food and everything is set in the stunning panorama of Yellow Creek Park. Alternatively, those with an eye for beauty as opposed to an ear can marvel at the vast gatherings of floral exhibits at the Dazzling Daylilies Festival and lovers of the city’s local dish, barbecue, will feel deeply satisfied after attending the International Bar-B-Q Festival.
Life does not grind to a halt after nightfall in North Owensboro. Those who savour partying the night away will not want to miss the electric atmosphere of local bars and clubs such as the Boiler Room Bar. Gambrinus Libeation Emporium is where cocktails and pints of beer are to be found in abundance, where the joviality and frivolity never waver, and where new friendships are kindled.
North Owensboro is renowned for the beauty of its attractions. From the leafy glades of Smothers Park to the wondrous collections in the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, this area of the city is one any and all visitors will want to return to time and time again.
Sporting enthusiasts will marvel at the incredible array of events and options that North Owensboro makes available to them. The Owensboro Lions Club Soap Box Derby is a sure fire way to see magnificent racing horses up close and personal. No fewer than 29 national baseball and softball championships have also been hosted here over the past seven years alone.
Whatever takes your fancy and wherever you go, North Owensboro has plenty at its disposal to keep you entertained and satisfied. New Home Source recognises that all this will be at your fingertips and thus works hard to place you in the center of the action.