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

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.

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Owensboro HydroFair in Kentucky is sure to be one of the most exciting events in the state this year. Mark your calendar now and make plans to witness the return of this thrilling sport to the banks of the Ohio in the Bluegrass State. Do you have memories of watching hydroplane racing in Owensboro? Do you visit other cities to see these events? Share your experiences with us in the comments!

For more information and to stay up-to-date on all of the details, follow along on Facebook and also check out the Visit Owensboro website.

And for more on why Owensboro makes for a great weekend getaway anytime of year, take a look at our previous article.

Address: Owensboro, KY, USA