This River City Weekend: July 18 – 21

Plan your weekend with us!

The 14 First Alert Weather Team is telling us this weekend is going to be HOT. Keep hydrated and check out these great things to do in and around the River City this weekend!

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Friday After 5

Check the line up for this week’s Friday After 5 on the Owensboro Riverfront.

  • Jagoe Homes Patio Stage
    6:30 PM-10: 00 PM – Jimmy Church
  • Atmos Energy Courtyard
    7:00 PM-10: 00 PM – Kings Highway
  • Ruoff Home Mortgage @ the Party at the Kentucky Legend Pier®
    8:00 PM-11: 30 PM – Bourbon Revival
  • Romain Subaru Overlook
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM – Flat Stanley Jr
  • Kroger Street Fair
    5:00 PM-8:00 PM

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Night on Main

Night on Main

Head to Main St. in downtown Evansville for a night full of activities including ax throwing, arcade games, large scale video game projections, dunk tank throws, board and yard games, food trucks, and more!

When: Saturday | 6 – 11 pm
Where: Main St. Evansville, IN 47708
Cost: $10

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Moon Festival

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing at the Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science. The museum is hosting an event called ‘Moon Festival’ with a full day of activities for adults and kids.

Click here the schedule of events.

There will be a kid-friendly black-light party with glow sticks and snacks. Where something white to glow like a star!

When: Saturday | 6 – 11 pm
Where: Main St. Evansville, IN 47708
Cost: $12 Adults | $8 Kids 4-17 | Free for members


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Franklin St. Bazaar

Wander through vendors, handmade goods and more! As always there will be live music and food trucks.

When: Saturday, July 20, 9 am
Where: Lawn of the West Branch Library | Franklin St., Evansville

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Sturgis Kentucky Bike Rally

This event is filled with motorcycles, bike shows, live music, camping and a lot of fun at the Union County Fair & Expo Center. The Sturgis Kentucky Bike Rally is for adults 21 and over only.

Click here to see the schedule of events and live music.

When: All weekend.
Where: Union County Fair & Expo Center | 125 Pryor Blvd. Sturgis, Kentucky 42459
Cost: $33 – $45 

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Evansville Burger Brawl and Taco Takedown

Pick and try from over 25 styles of burgers and tacos at historic Bosse Field! A portion of ticket sales will benefit Aurora. Children 12 and younger are free. Each ticket into Burger Brawl includes a ticket to any future Otters home game in the 2019 season.

When: Saturday 12 – 5 pm
Where: Union County Fair & Expo Center | 125 Pryor Blvd. Sturgis, Kentucky 42459
Cost: $5 online | Price will increase at the gate.

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Franklin St. Night Market

Browse through handmade good and vendors and food trucks! The movie for this event was canceled due to the extreme heat expected for this weekend.

When: Saturday 6 – 10 pm
Where: 200 W Franklin St, Evansville, IN

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Corporate Recess

Kids Comic Con

Dress up and head to cMoe to celebrate pop culture at Kids Comic Con. The event will feature a great lineup of special appearances by princesses, the Evansville Fire Department, Beaux the Tyrannosaurus Rex, and more.

When: Saturday 9 am – 4 pm
Where: cMoe | 22 SE 5th St, Evansville, IN
Cost: $10/person 18 months and other | Free for cMoe Member Families

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Red Skelton Festival

Take a trip down American comedy history at the Red Skelton Festival in Vincennes, In. Along with a parade, there will be kids games, a donut eating contest, shows and more.

When: Saturday 11 am – 5 pm
Where: Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy |20 W Red Skelton Blvd, Vincennes, IN 47591
Cost: $5 Festival Button

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