Where to Stay:

Hotels in Bowling Green include

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

Home2 Suites (419-969-3500)

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:


Pisanello’s Pizza

Easy Street Cafe


The Clay Pot

There are also several restaurants in The Nest of BGSU’s Bowen-Thompson Student Union, near where Winter Wheat takes place. The Nest includes: Panda Express, True Burger, Absurd Bird, Tu Taco, Jamba, and Houston Street Subs, as well as premade sushi and sandwiches. There is also a Starbucks located in the Union.

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, guests may use the pay lots near the Union (please look for the pay-and-display kiosks). Starting at 7:30, BGSU parking is generally free. On Friday and Saturday for 2023, parking is available for free in lots A and G.

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