Come Celebrate the 4th of July at the Owensboro convention Center

Red, White, and WOW!  The 2024 4th Fest, presented by Kentucky Legend, will take place on Thursday, July 4 at the Owensboro Convention Center! Oak View Group, provider of venue management, is excited to again host an Independence Day celebration!  
Bring the family for fun activities!  Kids can enjoy a variety of options inside the exhibit halls on the first floor. Younger children will love the Bouncer Maze, Bucky’s Pirate Ship, and games like the Duck Pond. Older kids can challenge themselves on the Rock Wall and Spider Climb, Toxic Warrior Jump, and the Extreme Chaos Obstacle Course.  Please note that some activities require signed waivers.
For the best seats to view the 2024 City of Owensboro’s All-American 4th of July fireworks display over the riverfront, tickets start at $10. These tickets include exclusive early access to the inflatables and activities from 4PM to 6PM before they open to the public.
The exhibit hall activities will be free and open to the public from 6PM to 9PM, with the fireworks display beginning at approximately 9:15PM.
“Owensboro’s 4th Fest is a fantastic opportunity for families and friends to come together and celebrate our nation’s independence in a fun and memorable way,” said Jeff Esposito, General Manager of the Owensboro Convention Center. “We’re thrilled to offer a variety of activities for all ages and provide the best seats in town to enjoy the spectacular fireworks display. Come join us for an unforgettable 4th of July experience!”

Guests can purchase delicious food and drinks on site, including Black Angus burgers, Kentucky Legend hot dogs, jumbo Bavarian soft pretzels, cotton candy, Dippin’ Dots, and more.
Tickets for all seating options are available online at or at the Owensboro Convention Center Box Office.

  • Exhibit Hall Terrace Seating: $10 per person or $100 for a reserved table of 8
  • Kentucky Legend Pier Seating: $12 per person or $140 for a reserved table of 10
  • All American Seating: $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: 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.  Available only as complete tables of 10 for $450. Please note alcohol drink tickets are for guests 21 and over only.

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 call 270-687-8800.