Welcome to Bowling Green, Ohio home of Bowling Green State University, the National Tractor Pull and the Black Swamp Arts Festival. A great place to live, work and play #ilovethistown!

About Bowling Green

Bowling Green was first settled in 1832, was incorporated as a town in 1855, and became a city in 1901. Bowling Green is a city in Wood County and the county seat. The overall population to include BGSU was 30,028 at the 2010 census. For more information on the City of BG please visit CityOfBowlingGreenOhio.org for the county please visit www.co.wood.oh.us

Visitor Survey

If you’ve recently visited Bowling Green and would like to share your experience with us, please take our online visitor survey below.

Take the survey online

About the CVB

The BG Convention & Visitors Bureau has been bringing visitors to Bowling Green since 1980. In 2013 the bureau partnered with Bowling Green State University to run the Visitor Center located on campus. Both currently are under the direction of the executive director Wendy Chambers.

Annual Report

See what the CVB has been up to this past year and the past 10 years to date!

View annual report here

About Wood County

For more visitor information on Wood County please visit woodcountytourism.com.

Tourism Marketing Grant

The tourism marketing grant is available for not-for-profit organizations based in Bowling Green, OH that are hosting tourism-related and community friendly events in Bowling Green.

Download info and form here