There was a lot of excitement in the air in downtown Owensboro during the opening of the Convention Center and hotel on Friday.
City officials said Friday night was also the night to celebrate all the revitalization that has been happening downtown for some time.
City officials say the buildings will draw people to the community and allow them to see what is happening.
People living in Owensboro have been anxiously waiting for the Convention Center to open since crews broke ground on the building.
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