COVID-19

Updated April 6  The Kentucky Legend Cafe is no longer offering curbside service for lunch.


Updated March 26  Thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate through this unprecedented time together.  Governor Andy Beshear has issued an Executive Order to close all non-life-sustaining business to in-person traffic by Thursday, March 26, 2020 by 8PM to aid in the slow of the spread of COVID-19.

As the safety and well-being of our staff, partners, and guests is our top priority, Spectra, venue management for the Owensboro Convention Center and Owensboro Sportscenter, is following this order in assistance with the City of Owensboro.

We will continue to follow recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local authorities.  We will also continue to update our websites and social media channels with up-to-date information for guests and ticket holders, as more events might be impacted.

As community and entertainment venues, we pride ourselves on the ability to offer you dynamic programming for Owensboro/Daviess County and the surrounding tri-state area.  We encourage you to still stay engaged with us and follow the Owensboro Convention Center and the Owensboro Sportscenter on Facebook and Twitter.  Not only will we be posting event updates, but we’ll try and have some fun with trivia, throwbacks, and some other fun things in the upcoming weeks to hopefully bring a smile to your face.

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We would like to take a moment to thank our sponsors and partners for their support during this time. Their support along with yours will help us come out of this stronger than before.  We look forward to the time when we can all once again enjoy live events together.  We hope that you will continue to be part of these experiences with us.


Updated March 18  Governor Andy Beshear has issued an Executive Order to close public-facing businesses as of 5:00PM on March 18, 2020.  As the safety and well-being of our staff, partners, and guests is our top priority, Spectra, venue management for the Owensboro Convention Center, is following this order.

Public usage of the facility will be closed effective 5:00PM on March 18, 2020.  We will continue to follow recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local authorities.   For questions, please call 270.687.8800.


Updated March 17  In compliance with Governor Beshear’s Executive Order in efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19, until March 30, all orders for the Kentucky Legend Cafe must be Carry Out.  Carry Out orders may be placed at the Cafe or by calling 270.297.9923.  No on-site consumption is permitted.  The Salad Bar is not available during this time, but pre-made salads are available.  Daily Lunch Specials will continue to be available and will be featured on the Owensboro Convention Center social media sites on Facebook and Twitter.  Carry Out Hours are Mon-Fri 10am-3pm.


Updated March 12  It is the highest priority of the Owensboro Convention Center to ensure the health and safety of our visitors and employees.

As we continue to closely monitor the situation, we remain focused on upgraded daily cleaning of the building and preventative measures in the front- and back-of-the-house.  We have been thoroughly and frequently disinfecting and sanitizing the building, including elevator buttons, escalator handrails, and bathrooms.  Hand sanitizer has been placed throughout the building for guests to use.

We have also heightened food service policies to reflect a proactive approach to housekeeping, sanitation, hygiene, and food handling.

Please stay up to date on any changes to upcoming events via our Facebook page at facebook.com/owensboroconventioncenter/


For the latest updates on COVID-19 for the State of Kentucky, visit kycovid19.ky.gov or call the Kentucky state hotline at 1-800-722-5275.