A legendary naturalist discovered his calling here...

What will you discover?

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Discover Your Nature

Framed by nature, Henderson is a vibrant river town retreat-- the Ohio River rolls, the birds fly. With a charming downtown, dynamic culinary scene, and plenty of fresh air to go around, Henderson is a place where you can discover your nature. What will you discover?

Upcoming Events

From high-energy music festivals on our riverfront and world-class performances at the Preston Arts Center to easy weekends at the Farmers Market and art openings at Gallery 101, our events calendar offers something for everyone.

Vienna Boys Choir
Tri-Fest
Market on Main
Summerfest 2024
National Trails Day Twilight Hike
Audubon Museum in Fall

EXPLORE AUDUBON STATE PARK

Discover the magic of the season as you journey through miles of hiking trails, cozy up in one of six cabins, and experience Audubon Museum & Nature Center.

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If these walls could talk...

Boasting one of the largest collections of still-standing 19th century homes in Kentucky, history comes alive as you stroll the historic streets of downtown Henderson with our self-guided tour.

Henderson Brewing Co.

Cozy up with a craft brew

Savor artisanal brews in a warm atmosphere for chilly evenings and spirited conversations at Henderson Brewing Co., one of 13 breweries on the West Kentucky Brewery Hop.

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2024 Solar Eclipse

Henderson is in the path of totality for the April 8 solar eclipse! Experience this awe-inspiring celestial event surrounded by the wonders of nature.

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