Wednesday August 30, 2023 8:15 AM


Date: August 30, 2023 – For Immediate Release



SEPTEMBER 15-17, 2023

The Owensboro Air Show returns to the Riverfront on September 15-17. This large event brings visitors from all over the Midwest to watch the aerial demonstrations over the Ohio River.


The Glover Cary “Blue” Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic for several hours Friday-Sunday for the Air Show and scheduled practice sessions. “Bridge Day” will also return on Saturday, September 16, giving people the opportunity to walk across the bridge from 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM.


Closure times are as follows:

Friday, September 15:           9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Saturday, September 16:      7:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Sunday, September 17:      12:30 PM – 4:30 PM


With the participation of the USAF Thunderbirds Jet Demonstration Team, city officials are required to close a large area of the Ohio River and the English Park Boat Ramp.


Closure times are as follows:

Friday, September 15:           9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday, September 16:    12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Sunday, September 17:      12:00 PM – 4:00 PM


For more information about the Owensboro Air Show including a schedule of events, parking, etc., visit


Contact: Shaelie Velez at or 270-687-8560