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Area Description

Owensboro is Kentucky’s fourth-largest city, a hidden gem nestled on a scenic bend of the Ohio River in Western Kentucky. People who visit Owensboro are doing it on purpose – and we make it worth the trip! From Owensboro’s signature barbecued mutton and burgoo to our ties to the roots of bluegrass music, Owensboro is the culinary and cultural hub of western Kentucky. Owensboro hosts more than 20 annual festivals, including the world-famous International Bar-B-Q Festival, ROMP: Bluegrass Roots & Branches Festival, Big O Music Fest and the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden Daylily Festival. Along with our fun festivals, there are unique attractions and special events in Owensboro nearly every week of the year. Owensboro is home to the International Bluegrass Music Museum, the world’s only facility dedicated to the history and preservation of the history of the genre which originated in western Kentucky. And the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Kentucky’s second largest art museum, offers national touring exhibitions, a permanent collection featuring four centuries of American and European art and special interactive galleries for children.

Includes Cities/Towns: Calhoun, Central City, Curdsville, Hartford, Hawesville, Lewisport, Maceo, Owensboro, Philpot, Utica, Whitesville.

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See our arts and entertainment schedule for a wide variety of things to do:
http://visitowensboro.com/category/listings/what-to-do/arts-entertainment/

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Public transit covers a wide area with reasonably priced buses to educational institutions, shopping, hospital and dining and entertainment areas. The downtown trolley makes a free loop through the hottest dining and entertainment district.

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 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  24.4  33.5  42.6  3.5 "
 Feb  28.5  38.8  49.1  3.9 "
 Mar  36.8  48.1  59.5  4.3 "
 Apr  45.4  57.9  70.3  4.7 "
 May  54.8  67.0  79.1  4.8 "
 Jun  63.8  75.6  87.4  3.6 "
 Jul  67.7  79.2  90.7  3.8 "
 Aug  65.4  77.5  89.5  3.5 "
 Sep  58.3  70.8  83.4  3.5 "
 Oct  46.2  59.5  72.7  3.0 "
 Nov  37.3  47.9  58.5  4.1 "
 Dec  28.6  37.9  47.1  3.9 "


Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the upper 50's and highs in the upper 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 40's. Summer temperatures are warm with averages in the upper 70's and highs in the upper 80's. Nights are mild with lows in the mid 60's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the upper 50's and highs in the low 70's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 40's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 30's and highs in the mid 40's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 20's.

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