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.

Candlelight Christmas Tour
Vienna Boys Choir
Audubon Museum in Fall


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.

Christmas in Central Park


The air is getting colder, but our hospitality is warm as ever. Discover the magic, explore the traditions, and unwrap the holiday spirit.

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2024 Solar Eclipse

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

Don’t you forget about me🩵🎶

📍: @audubonkidszoneinc
Fuel for your Black Friday adventures. Surviving the day, one sprinkle at a time🍩
🎨🌟Get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant world of art at the annual Art Hop event in downtown Henderson, happening Nov. 3 from 5 to 9 p.m.🌟🎨 Experience the magic of local art as merchants and artists come together to transform downtown into a hometown gallery hop. See you there!
Happy National American Beer Day! Let’s raise a glass to the exceptional brews crafted with passion and skill at our very own hometown brewery... @hendobrewco. Cheers!🍺
Hello old friend🍁
Rediscover your inner adventurer this fall in #hendersonky 🍂🐦🐿️
National Cheeseburger Day? Sounds like our kind of holiday!🍔

📍: @metzgerstavernky
Harvest homegrown memories in #hendersonky🌻🍇🌽
9 out of 10 dogs report that life is better in #hendersonky☺️ Get out and explore with your pup on #internationaldogday🐶
Treating our river cruisers this morning with a warm welcome to Henderson from Kings Highway!🪕