Where to Stay:

Hotels in Bowling Green include

The Best Western Falcon Plaza (419-352-4671)

Fairfield Inn and Suites (419-352-0033)

Days Inn Bowling Green (419-352-1520)

The Hampton Inn (419-353-3464)

Holiday Inn Express (419-353-5500).

Hotels within a 15-minute drive of Bowling Green include the following:

Levis Commons in Perrysburg, just off US23:

Holiday Inn Express Toledo South (419-931-9999)

Hilton Garden Inn Toledo-Perrysburg (419- 873-0700)

 Economy Inn (419-872-2902).

Where to Eat:

Bowling Green is home to many great eateries, such as:

El Zarape 

Pisanello’s Pizza

Easy Street Cafe

The Stones Throw Tavern

There are also several restaurants in The Nest of BGSU’s Bowen-Thompson Student Union, where Winter Wheat takes place. The Nest includes: Panda Express, Steak ‘n Shake, Chickendipity, Wild Greens, Marco’s Pizza, Mondo Subs, and Jamba Juice.

More information on the town can be found at the Bowling Green Convention and Visitors Bureau.


To locate parking on BGSU’s campus, please see our campus map.

Prout Chapel (Thursday night) and the Bowen-Thompson Student Union (Friday and Saturday) are located in the southwestern end of campus, closest to the corner of Thurstin and E. Wooster.

On Thursday and Friday, guests may use the pay lots near the Union (please look for the pay-and-display kiosks) or the Visitor lots near the stadium and Stroh Center. We will also have limited parking passes available for one of the nearby campus lots; please contact us if you will need a pass.

On Saturday of the Winter Wheat weekend, guests will be able to park in Lot E’s unmarked spaces for free. (Lot E is across Thurstin from the university).

Visitors may purchase a one day visitor permit at the Parking Services office or at the kiosk by the Visitor Center for $4.00.  Long term permits are not available for visitors.  Other options provided are pre-pay lots and meter locations.

For additional parking information, please consult the BGSU parking services here.