Travel and Lodging
Owensboro, Kentucky rests along the beautiful banks of the Ohio River. The mystery festival headquarters in majestic RiverPark Center is positioned perfectly to view a fantastic summer sunset over the calm, flowing water.
Nestled between Louisville, KY and Evansville, IN, and just a few hours north of Nashville, TN, Owensboro is located within a day’s drive of more than half of the United States population. Owensboro is easily accessed by major airlines or by driving along I-64, I-24, or I-65 using the Audubon and Natcher Parkways.
Visit the Owensboro-Daviess County Tourism Commission webpage and the Chamber of Commerce webpage for more information.
From Highway 161:
Turn right at light at foot of bridge (3rd St). Go one block to Daviess St. Turn right toward 2nd Street.
From Highway 60 East:
Continue on Highway 60 (which becomes 2nd Street) to Daviess Street. Turn Right.
From Audubon Parkway:
Exit left (Owensboro exit) onto US 60 by-pass. Turn right at end of by-pass onto Highway 60 W (4th Street). Follow 4th Street to Daviess Street and turn left to 2nd Street.
Public parking is available in the garage located across Daviess Street from RiverPark Center. All-day parking passes for the garage may be purchased through the RiverPark Center for $5.00 per day. These passes will be available during the event only and may not be purchased ahead of time.
Otherwise, limited 2-hour parking is available in the garage and along the downtown streets.
Owensboro Regional Airport (OWB) offers flights from Orlando/Sanford Fl & Las Vegas to Owensboro, KY through Allegiant Air.
Evansville Regional Airport (EVV) offers 60 daily flights with major carries including American Eagle, Delta Connection and Northwest Airlink. Evansville Regional Airport is approximately 45 minutes from Owensboro.
Louisville International Airport (SDF) offers nonstop service to 25 destinations and same-plane service to an additional 24 cities in 23 states plus Canada, the Bahamas and the District of Columbia. Louisville’s airport is 90-minutes from Owensboro.
Nashville International Airport (BNA) has 15 major airlines offering approximately 400 daily flights to 89 markets (49 non-stop). Nashville is approximately a 2-hour drive from Owensboro.
Special rates apply at marked hotelsRamada Inn - Host Hotel
Indoor swimming pool, free Hot Breakfast & a cocktail, free high speed wireless internet access, 24 hour fitness and business center.
Courtyard Marriott - Courtyard by Marriott
Hampton Inn (Special rate for the IMWF guests, click for more details)
Best Western - Lewisport
Holiday Inn Express
Mount St. Joseph Retreat Center
Super 8 Motel
For more hotel/lodging information, contact the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau