Get into the Holiday spirit by shopping local at your favorite Bowling Green businesses! We’ve spotlighted 50 of our locally owned businesses on VisitBGOhio’s social media to help you “Countdown to the Holidays.” Check out VisitBGOhio on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for the full posts, but make sure you check out each of the businesses that were highlighted and many of the other great businesses around Bowling Green!
Check out some the great local businesses that we spotlighted below.
Finders Records and Tapes: Bowling Green’s independent record store. Whether you like mainstream hits or an underground band, you’ll be able to find it at Finders. Check out the video we made for them here.
Wood County Historical Museum: Once a county poor farm, the building now serves to share the history of Wood County. Take a tour of the museum and make sure you stop out to their gift shop. Check out their website here.
BGSU Teaching Kitchen: The Teaching Kitchen at Bowling Green State University offers a variety of cooking classes for students and the community. Check out their website to see upcoming classes.
Main Street Ace Hardware: Bowling Green’s hardware store. They offer great service and just what you need to get the job done! They also have creative people making artwork out of various supplies at the store. Check it out on their website.
Eden Fashion Boutique: Eden provides women’s contemporary clothing and accessories. They’ll be having a gift card special during the entire month of December (2019). Check out the video here or check out their website.
Sass Salon and Spa: Whether you want a new hairstyle or just feel like relaxing at the spa, Sass in Bowling Green is your place to go! During the month of December (2019) they have a gift card special going on. Check out their website to learn more.
National Tractor Pulling Championships: The National Tractor Pulling Championships are one of the biggest events in Bowling Green! Did you know that they have a gift shop so you can purchase Tractor Pull merchandise all year round? Stop out to the store located at 1150 Haskins Road, in Bowling Green.
Grounds for Thought: Part coffee shop, part book store, part record store, part music venue, Grounds for Thought does it all! Want a quick walk through their store? Check out their video. Don’t forget to check out their website to order some delicious bags of coffee!
Asherah’s Garden: A full service holistic boutique providing the community with holistic health, educational services, and products to support health and wellness. Check out the video we created or their website for more info.
Gallery Salon and Spa: In need of a facial, massage, or new hair care products? Stop out to Gallery Salon and Spa to get just what you need! Take a peek at the video we created or their website to see some of their services.
Rick and Carl’s Tree Farm: Whether you’re looking for pumpkins in the fall or trees in the winter, Rick and Carl’s Tree Farm is something the whole family can enjoy. Check out some of the beautiful trees here.
McKenzie’s Flower Basket: Whether you want an arrangement of wonderful smelling fresh flowers or an arrangement of fake flowers that they can keep forever, you’re sure to get something beautiful. You can choose from a pre-made arrangement or customize your own! Look through our photos to see some of the items you can get for your home or garden.
Main Street Photo: The talented team at Main Street Photo will bring your photos to life with their full-service, professional photo lab and finishing services.
The Busy Thimble: 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.
The Sundae Station: Open all year long, The Sundae Station has delicious treats and a full food menu that will satisfy any palette. Make sure to try some of their seasonal items like Egg Nog Soft Serve or a Candy Cane Avalanche!
BG Beverage Center: BG’s shop for hundreds of craft & domestic beers and wines. They get new things every week, so there’s always something new to try. They also offer a walk-in humidor with top rated cigars.
Rock Em Sock Em Retro: Whether you’re looking for your favorite retro video game or toy, Rock Em Sock Em Retro can help you relive your childhood. Check out the video we made to see what all they have!
Cycle Werks: Cycle Werks specialized in bicycles, cycling accessories and apparel, residential and commercial fitness products, and triathlon gear and apparel. They offer the full spectrum of service and repair options.
Sunset Bistro: Not only does Sunset Bistro have great food, they do great things for the community by fundraising for local Veterans!
Get Inspired Nutrition: Whether you like your tea or smoothie hot or cold, Get Inspired Nutrition can make it for you! Try some of their holiday flavors.
While this list is extensive, it only scratches the surface on just how many locally owned businesses Bowling Green has. We love all of our businesses and are so grateful that they made Bowling Green their home. Remember to shop small, shop local and #ThinkBGOH!