Welcome to Bowling Green, Ohio:

Home of Bowling Green State University, the National Tractor Pull Championship and the Black Swamp Arts Festival. A great place to live, work and play!

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 31,406 at the 2020 census. For more information on the City of BG please visit BGOhio.org, for the county please visit www.co.wood.oh.us.

Tourism Marketing Grant

There are multiple grants available for those are looking to improve their existing events or bring conventions and meeting to BG. The purpose of the grant is to promote tourism activities within the City of Bowling Green.

2023 Tourism Grant

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 Visit BG

Visit BG has been bringing visitors to Bowling Green since 1980.