All Aboard the Polar Express for the Holiday Parade!

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All Aboard the Polar Express for the Holiday Parade!

Kick off the holidays by hopping on the Polar Express at the Bowling Green Holiday Parade on November 23, 2019! The theme for this year’s parade is Polar Express: Next Stop Bowling Green. The parade will step off at 9:45am on Saturday, with the first float reaching the corner of Main and Wooster Streets atRead More »

Celebrate National Ohio Day in Bowling Green!

November 2nd is National Ohio Day! National Ohio Day celebrates the 17th state to join the United States. Did you know that Ohio was the first state to enter the country from the Northwest Territories? National Ohio Day is a day to recognize all of the contributions Ohio has made to our nation’s history. FromRead More »

Wood County Fair 2019

The 146th annual Wood County Fair will take place from July 29 – August 5, 2019 at the Wood County Fairgrounds. The Wood County Fair has helped create lasting memories for countless people in the community and strives to continue making memories for future generations of Wood County. For eight days every summer, over 100,000Read More »

Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure Celebration

The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure is coming to Bowling Green! The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure (or GOBA) is an eight-day journey of fun and discovery for riders of all ages. This is the fifth time that GOBA is visiting Bowling Green. More than a thousand bike riders from across the country will visit Bowling GreenRead More »

Firefly Nights 2019

Firefly Nights is back! If you’re looking for a fun way to kick off Summer, join Firefly Nights for their 5k run and walk! The run and walk kicks off the street festival series, and serves as a fundraiser for the events. The 5k takes place on Friday, May 17th at 9pm and will beginRead More »

Free Video Game Day 2019

            It’s hard to imagine a time without quite a few things, each list is different for everyone, but one thing that would be in the Top 10 for many people would be video games. Video games have been around since the 70s and the industry has been growing rapidly since. Companies like Microsoft, Nintendo,Read More »

Art Walk 2019

Bowling Green’s 27th annual Art Walk is almost here! Saturday, April 27th from 11am-3pm, The BG Arts Council and Downtown Bowling Green will be hosting over 30 local artists in BG’s historic downtown. The Art Walk is free to attend, but art will be available to buy at the various locations. All proceeds from theRead More »

Earth Week 2019

Happy Earth Week! From April 22-April 26, participate in celebrating the Earth with all the events and eco-friendly activities provided throughout the week! We’ll show you how we put the “green” in Bowling Green! Activities: Get Plants from Wolfs Blooms and Berries, McKenzie’s Flower Basket, and Klotz Floral and Garden Center Get Metal Straws andRead More »

Record Store Day 2019

*Record Scratch* *Freeze Frame*   Yep, that’s me and I bet you’re wondering how I got here. Well you see, in the city of Bowling Green, it started in 1971, when the owner of Finders Records, Greg Halamay wanted a way to offer a better music selection to the city of BG. Since Finders openedRead More »

The Legend of Holcomb Road

It’s that time of the year! Time for Halloween and spooky stories. Have you heard the legend of Holcomb Road? The Legend of Holcomb Road says a driver with a bus full of little children were driving when the driver lost control and the bus drove straight into the woods hitting multiple trees until comingRead More »

Wood County Historical Museum’s 2019 Exhibit

  The Wood County Historical Center (WCHC) operates out of the former Wood County Infirmary, (also known as the poor farm or county home).  Opening in 1869, this public charity building housed the elderly, infirm, insane, physically disabled, and children until the original ideas of public charity in Ohio gave way to the modern ideas of socialRead More »

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Have a sweet tooth on your holiday gift list? Check out the candy counter at @bgbenfranklin for a variety of sweet treats that the candy connoisseur in your life will love! Did we mention that they make their fudge and gourmet popcorn in the shop? #CountdownToTheHolidays
What's better than saving for the holidays? Saving in 7 different ways!

Stop in to @falconoutfitters from December 12th-20th and you can randomly select a promotion from their stocking. With free parking in BGSU Lot 7 on weekends, now is the perfect time to shop for your Falcon!
It's not too late to order a holiday arrangement or poinsettias from @klotzfloralgarden! If you live in BG you can even get them delivered!

Want to make your own centerpiece, but not sure where to start? Well you're in luck, because Klotz is holding a Centerpiece Class on December 21 from 11a-1p. Cost to attend is $30, but you better hurry spots are filling up fast. RSVP at 419-353-8581. #CountdownToTheHolidays
Why bring a standard beer or wine to a holiday party when you can bring something fun to try from @bgbeveragecenter? They have hundreds of different options with new selections coming in every week!

Not sure what to get someone on your holiday shopping list? They offer gift cards to help make your shopping stress free. They also have a mix and match section, walk-in humidor, and a growler fill station. #CountdownToTheHolidays
Whether you're looking for a cool treat or something to warm you up, @thesundaestation has something to satisfy your hunger. Check out their Facebook page to see their food menu, seasonal ice cream flavors, soft serve ice cream schedule, and more! Stop in every Thursday for $1.50 Coney Dogs.

During the month of December, if you buy a $20 gift certificate you'll also receive an extra $5! Stop in for lunch and satisfy your craving, after all there's never a bad time for ice cream! #CountdownToTheHolidays
Looking for unique furniture or decor? Need help with your latest DIY project? @paintedclovers can help you with both! They have a variety of repurposed furniture and decor that will make a great gift! They also have paints and as is pieces that you can purchase so you can create your own one-of-a-kind masterpiece. The staff can also advise you if you're having trouble with your latest DIY project. #CountdownToTheHolidays
The most thoughtful holiday gift is one made by hand. The Busy Thimble offers a variety of classes for all skill levels, quilting & knitting supplies, and readymade fiber-crafts waiting to find their next home. Get cozy & crafty this holiday season with the Busy Thimble! #CountdownToTheHolidays
Know someone that loves sporting their school colors? Have a gathering that in need of matching shirts? Whether you're looking for something pre-made or want to create something from scratch, @aardvark_spe can provide the perfect holiday gift!

Their talented team can also create webstores. Check out the video for more info on what Aardvark can do for you. #CountdownToTheHolidays