Restaurants gearing up for big event

Owensboro Flea Market organizers are expecting this weekends event to bring thousands of people from around the region to downtown Owensboro. Some restaurants say they are gearing up for a busy weekend.

Several downtown Owensboro restaurants are predicting large crowds this weekend. Fetta Specialty Pizza and Spirits Managing Partner Tim Turner says business has already been busy with the start of Friday After 5, great weather, and the opening of the new Hampton Inn & Suites. He expects the momentum to continue to grow with this weekends flea market. Bee Bops' Burgers, Shakes, and Fries Owner Samantha Ellison is also expecting a busy weekend. She has scheduled more waitresses and cooks for Saturday. Ellison says the bigger the event at the convention center the bigger business is. The Owensboro flea market will continue here at the Owensboro Convention Center until Sunday afternoon.