Owensboro City Night Launches a Memorable Friday After 5, Great Music, Special Events, Outstanding Street Fair, Free, Friends and Family Fun
May 15, 2022 – Owensboro, KY: Are you ready for the start of Friday After 5 season 26 this Friday, May 20th? As Friday After 5 prepares for their opening night with a fresh new look and the move down to the west end of the Riverfront, the excitement is building!
Opening night, is OWENSBORO CITY NIGHT! The City of Owensboro has some amazing things planned for our families and friends starting with the Kroger Street Fair, filled with a great line up of food trucks, vendors, not to mention your chance to come out and see Firetrucks, Dare Cars and other City Vehicles up close! Everything starts at Frederica, down Veterans Blvd, including St. Elizabeth and Locust Streets and this year we are happy to include VFW Post 696 with a little Karaoke fun every Friday Night after taps at 6PM.
The new Atmos Energy Amphitheater at McConnell will be filled with so many things to do. Join the Owensboro Fine Art Museum to help create a community mural. Vendors and sponsors will have a few booths. Disc Daddys DJ will be pumping up everyone for the Friday After 5 and Brescia University 5K and Walk. If you have already registered, you can pick up packets, or register in person starting at 4PM.
Be prepared for The Beatles Rock Show from 6-9:30pm, on our new professional stage, the Jagoe Homes Riverfront Live Stage along the river behind the Holiday Inn. Get here a little early and enjoy food from the restaurant, the BBQ, music, dancing, drinks and a very special Toast to the Sunset, with our city officials and special guests from our Sister City Olomouc, Moravia, Czech Republic, Mayor Miroslav Žbánek and Delegates Michal Giacintov, Zdenka Podlipska, Radim Kašpar, Marek Černý and Dr. Ivo Mareš, as we present a check to assist with the Ukrainian efforts.
“We, as a community, are extremely proud to once again provide excitement on the riverfront with another great year of Friday After 5.” states Owensboro Mayor Tom Watson. “It’s like no other event in OBKY.”
Our opening night continues at our Romain Subaru Overlook stage from 7-9pm, with local musical group, Platinum 78 and officially joining Friday After 5 this season is Lure Seafood & Grille with Lillie Mae & Rische Family Circus on their patio stage. We top off the night on our Ruoff Party Stage at the Convention Center, with the Usual Suspects. A little R&B, Rock, Pop, Soul and Motown with Horns!
There is so much to share, we just can’t put it all in this announcement. So, to keep up to date, visit our website www.fridayafter5.com, and download our free app to follow our full lineup of events times and stages for this wonderful family fun filled “Picture This” season from May 20, 2022 – Sept 2, 2022. #FridayAfter5, #WhereTheWeekendBegins, #FreeFamilyFriendsFun