Come Celebrate Independence Day!

Red, White, and WOW!  The 2023 4th Fest presented by Kentucky Legend will be Tuesday, July 4 at the Owensboro Convention Center!  OVG360, the provider of Venue Management to the venue, is excited to present this 9th Annual Independence Day celebration! 

Inflatables and other activities for kids will be located inside the exhibit halls on the first floor of the Owensboro Convention Center.  Activities for younger children will include the Bouncer Maze, Bucky’s Pirate Ship, and games such as the Duck Pond.  Older children can enjoy the Rock Wall and Spider Climb, Toxic Warrior Jump, and the Extreme Chaos Obstacle Course.  Please note waivers will need to be signed to participate in some of the activities.

For guests wanting the best seats in town to view the 2023 City of Owensboro’s All American 4th of July fireworks display over the Owensboro riverfront, tickets start at $10 and include exclusive early access to the inflatables and activities from 4:00PM to 6:00PM before they open to the public.

The activities inside the exhibit halls will be free and open to the public from 6:00PM to 9:00PM.  The fireworks display is scheduled to begin at approximately 9:15PM.

“We know this is an event families look forward to every year,” stated General Manager, Jeff Esposito. “We’re happy to again be able to put on this holiday favorite for our community.”

Concessions will also be available on site, so guests will have the opportunity to purchase delicious food and drinks such as Black Angus burgers, Kentucky Legend hot dogs, jumbo Bavarian soft pretzels, cotton candy, and now also offering Dippin’ Dots.

Tickets for all seating options are available online at or at the Owensboro Convention Center Box Office.

  • Exhibit Hall Terrace Seating is $10 per person or $100 for a reserved table of 8.
  • Seating on the Kentucky Legend Pier is $12 per person or $140 for a reserved table of 10.
  • All-American seating is available for $35 per person and includes seating in the third floor ballroom, a buffet meal, and balcony viewing of the fireworks display.
  • Red Hot VIP seating includes reserved seating in the third floor ballroom, a buffet meal, two drink tickets per person to the private VIP bar, and balcony viewing of the fireworks display.  Please note alcohol drink tickets are for those guests 21 and over.  These are available as complete tables of 10 only for $450. 

Please note guests do not have to purchase a seating ticket to enjoy all of the free activities in the exhibit halls beginning at 6:00PM.  For more information, please visit or call 270-687-8800.