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Copyright 2017 | Downtown Special Improvement District | Bowling Green, OH

Holly Days - November 25 thru December 24

Shop the Downtown and delight in the beautiful holiday décor, the friendly neighborhood merchants and finding that perfect gift for the special people on your shopping list.  Not sure what to get?  Give Downtown Dollars and let them enjoy shopping and dining close to home.

Downtown Dollars Giveaway
Begins Saturday, November 24th. Winners to be drawn Monday, December 17th

Two ways to win:

1. Enter to win where you shop. Three winners to be drawn $200, $100, $50.
2. Enter to win when you vote online for your favorite window window display. One winner receives $100. 

Photos will be posted on our website when the committee has picked top three windows

Friday, November 16 - Community Tree Lighting
At the Wood County Public Library at 6:45 prelude to the lighting including the wonderful song selections of the Madrigals and refreshments from Qdoba, Biggby Coffee, and Meijer, the lighting at 7 pm.  
If you missed the event, check out a video from last year here, or click here to view photos from last year.

Saturday, November 17 - Holiday Parade

“Our Best Home Town Holiday” steps off at 9:50 am and is routed down Main Street.  It’s a holiday tradition in Bowling Green and every year creates new memories.  Live broadcast with WTOL starts at 10 am.

Friday, November 23 - Black Friday 

Click "Black Friday" to see a list of participating merchants!

Saturday, November 24 - 
Shop Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 24 - Visit with Santa

The jolly old elf himself will be making the Four Corners Center a stop to visit with the children of Bowling Green.  Enjoy performances by Julie’s Dance Studio dancers and children create one of a kind holiday inspired crafts.   Children 12 and under can enter to win $50 in Downtown Dollars after they visit with Santa.  Enjoy all of this with your family for free from 11 am to 1 pmClick here to view photos from last year.

Tuesday, November 27 - Giving Tuesday

Wednesday, November 28 - "Hump" for the Holidays


The Stones Throw is helping spread holiday cheer by donating 20% of your total purchase directly to the Downtown Foundation.  These funds are used decorate our Downtown throughout the year!  Join in the fun with a Parade of Ugly Sweaters at 9 pm (prizes), a photo op, 50/50 raffle, and of course the amazing music of the Hump Day Review. The Stones Throw is located at 176 E. Wooster St. You must print and present the coupon at the event.

November 29 - Ladies Night Downtown BG


Join local merchants for a night on the town. Each merchant that participates will have different options but some include: drinks, appetizers, and raffle prizes. You can create a wish list so your loved one can know exactly what your favorites are! Check the out the "Ladies Night" Downtown BG event on Facebook to see the most up to date list of participating merchants. 


December 7 - Deck The Four Corners Event / Shop The Block & Luminary Light Night


The Four Corners organizations are hosting a fundraising event from 5 – 7 pm.  Stop by and enter to win one of the many stockings filled to the brim with valuable prizes.  These funds will benefit the Winterfest Chillabration.


Shop The Block will take place from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm throughout our historic downtown!

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