Watch Boats Fly On The Water As Hydroplane Racing Returns To Kentucky This Year reports Mark Calitri


As the northern border of Kentucky, the Ohio River has been the source of much activity over the years. Of course there are many cities situated along the riverbank and one of the largest in our state is Owensboro. This vibrant town has so much to offer both locals and visitors, so much in fact that it just may surprise you. And in 2020, the city will welcome back one of its most favorite events, hydroplane racing. Owensboro HydroFair in Kentucky will take place in August and you should start making plans for a weekend getaway now if you do not live in the area, because this unique event is sure to be thrilling.

Mark Calitri, president of the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) said this event will continue Owensboro’s national reach, exemplifying what it means to be named “Kentucky’s No. 1 Sports Town” by Sports Illustrated.
“We will soon launch an aggressive multi-state marketing initiative aimed at selling hotel and convention center packages,” Calitri said. “We encourage Owensboro residents to invite their friends and family to enjoy this premier event and showcase their hometown.”

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