Schedule

2015 Updates Being Added as Schedules Confirmed

Friday – May 8, 2015

Opening Ceremony

RiverPark Center Patio

Presentations
5pm

Events

Pie Eating Contest

Smothers Park Overlook
6pm

Food & Drink

Mutton Glutton BBQ Fest VIP Party

RiverPark Center
6pm – 11pm

Downtown Dining

Check restaurants for hours of operation

Cooking Teams – BBQ Sandwiches/Burgoo

Courthouse Square, 2nd Street, St. Elizabeth Street
Early Afternoon

Concessions

Located throughout Festival Area
5pm – 11pm

Shopping

Bar-B-Q Festival Souvenirs

Smothers Park Gazebo
5pm – 10pm

RiverPark Center
6pm – 9pm

Arts and Crafts Vendors

Veterans Boulevard
5pm – 11pm

Business Park Vendors

2nd Street, Allen Street, St. Ann Street, Frederica Street, Daviess Street
5pm – 10pm

Downtown Shopping

Check stores for hours of operation

Entertainment

Mutton Glutton BBQ Fest VIP Party

RiverPark Center   6:30-10:30pm

 

Children’s Entertainment

Carnival – Casey’s Rides
Veterans Boulevard & Frederica Street
2nd Street and J.R. Miller Boulevard
5pm-10pm

Festival Plaza

Veterans Boulevard and St. Elizabeth Street
5pm to Midnight

  • Seating Areas for Dining
  • Entertainment
  • Beer/Wine/Soft Drinks Available

Festival Plaza Stage

Entertainment Starting at 5PM

Details to be provided when scheduling confirmed

Saturday – May 9, 2015

Events

Governor’s Cup Cooking Teams
Courthouse Square, 2nd St., St. Elizabeth St.
All Day

Judging
2:45 p.m.

Serving Begins
3pm – New Time

Governor’s Cup Presentation & Awards
Festival Plaza Stage
6pm

Backyard Cook-Off

Cooking Teams
2nd and Locust St.
7am

Judging
2pm

Awards Ceremony
Festival Plaza Stage
6pm

5K Run/Walk

Festival Plaza
8am

Bench Press Competition

Woodward’s Cafe
Registration 9am-10am
Lift 10am

Car Show

Owensboro Convention Center
Schedule Pending

Keg Toss

Festival Plaza (behind the stage)
2pm

Food & Drink

Mutton Glutton BBQ Fest VIP Party

RiverPark Center
2pm – 11pm

Cooking teams serving
4pm – 7pm

Downtown Dining

Check Restaurants for Hours of Operation

Concessions

Located throughout Festival Area
9am – 11pm

Shopping

Bar-B-Q Festival Souvenirs

Smothers Park Gazebo
9am – 10pm

RiverPark Center
6pm – 9pm

Arts and Crafts Vendors

Veterans Boulevard
10am – 11pm

Business Park Vendors

2nd Street, Allen Street, St. Ann Street, Frederica Street, Daviess Street
9am – 10pm

Downtown Shopping

Check stores for hours of operation

Entertainment

Mutton Glutton BBQ Fest VIP Party

Discfunctn’l Groove
6:30pm – 10:30pm

Children’s Entertainment

Family Pavilion
Sponsored by First Baptist Church of Owensboro
2nd & Daviess Streets
10am – 5pm

Carnival – Casey’s Rides
Veterans Boulevard & Frederica Street
2nd Street and J.R. Miller Boulevard
9am-10pm

Festival Plaza

Veteran’s Blvd & Locust St.
Noon – Midnight

  • Seating Areas for Dining
  • Entertainment
  • Beer/Wine/Soft Drinks Available

Festival Plaza Stage

Entertainment starting at 11AM

Details to be provided when scheduling confirmed