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Bluegrass Legends Experience “Car Show/Vendor Show/Food Truck Gathering

August 16 - August 18


Owensboro KY. August 16-17-18, 2024 The Legend Returns! Bluegrass Legends OBKY Show Friday Evening Cruise In Kick-Off Saturday Show Sunday Church in the park, Show & Awards! in 2023 553 vehicles entered to judge, 600+ on display. Over 200 Awards. 50 Retail Vendors, Swap Meet, 30 Food Trucks, 9 Live Music Acts, 2 Nights of Drag Racing! 2024 Will Be Bigger


August 16
August 18
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Pets OK?
Awards Available?
Food and Drink Onsite?
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It’s not just about vehicles, it’s about food trucks, vendors, and quality family entertainment. I like to refer to it as the place where Chrome, Custom Paint & Grub Collide with Music & Fun, all while raising funds for the kids at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital! AND IT’S ALL FREE TO SPECTATORS! Yes, NO FEE TO THE PUBLIC! On Friday, August 18th, Bluegrass Legends will partner with the premier riverfront summer festival in Kentucky, famously known as Friday After 5 in downtown Owensboro. We will have custom car parking, custom vehicles displayed along the waterfront & music themed to move the body & soul of motorsport enthusiast. On Friday you can participate in a fun cruising route in town, or choose to go to a street vehicle Tech & Tune opportunity at Windy Hollow Dragway where you can run your car on the dragstrip! (For those that choose to be Gear-Heads). Hello Summer Sunshine on Saturday August 19th “PUT YOUR SWEETHEART IN THE HOTROD” “OR GET YOUR LIVE MUSIC BLANKET OUT” For the first time ever, Moreland Park & the Owensboro Sports Center become home to Bluegrass Legends Experience. Where fans will find a multi style vehicle car show, live music and Lots of Food Trucks with a beer garden! Vendors! Motorsports Displays! and even a “Swap Meet” area. Get Papaw’s pick-up out of the barn, or grab your girl’s exotic car, or cousin Eddie’s Jeep, shine up the Harley or shake the rust off your rat rod and get them all to the Bluegrass Legends Experience. Enter the show and be eligible for hourly giveaways and specialty awards. Vendors are reaching out from a long distance to be a part of the Experience. Automotive performance vendors as well as craft/retail vendors will be on hand either outdoor or inside the Air-Conditioned Sports Center. So, you can take a break from the heat. Oh, and did I mention food trucks, the Experience will have over 30 Food Trucks with lots of tasty options to temp your taste buds. Along with a beer garden to quench your thirst. Then there is the Swap Meet, where you can clean out your garage and repurpose some of the old parts that have been hanging around. Or you may just find that diamond in the rough you have been looking for to finish your ride. Saturday Evening “GEAR HEAD FUN” Fans will be encouraged to visit a historic drag-strip with a long history in Daviess County of Fast Cars! Just about 12 miles from the in-town experience grounds, for a full program of 1/8th mile bracket racing under the direction of WDRA sanctioning body! Also, on the property of Windy-Hollow Primitive weekend camping will be offered to participants and fans of the Bluegrass Legends Experience, at no additional charge! On Sunday “GEAR HEADS/FOODIE & MUSIC FANS GATHER” And return to Moreland Park & The Owensboro Sports Center Properties for day 2 of CUSTOM CARS, TRUCKS, JEEPS, RAT-RODS & MOTORCYLES, FOOD TRUCKS FROM ALL OVER THE REGION, LIVE MUSIC & VENDORS! Sunday Morning, there will be an Open-Air Church Service in the park! National Evangelist Alan Brock with Road Riders For Jesus International Ministry, that minister in 9 countries and have over 6k members globally, this will be a Non-Denominational Worship Service. Then we OPEN THE FOOD TRUCKS BEER GARDENS & VENDORS! OH YEA, CAR SHOW AWARDS CEREMONY WILL TAKE PACE IN THE PARK On Sunday afternoon with over 200 awards! So, for the total Bluegrass Legends Experience Bring Your Ride, Family & Your Appetite! And be ready to experience Owensboro’s “NEW Legend” “THE BLUEGRASS LEGENDS EXPERIENCE” Car Show Entry Fees & Percentage of all festival activities will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital!
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