The following is a list of announcements made by the City of Bowling Green over the last year.
Dec 7, 2023
Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is accepting registration online for Winter Adult Basketball League. There's a division for everyone and League spots fill up fast. Contact Pete Samios at 270-393-3624 for more information.
Dec 6, 2023
Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is accepting Adult Indoor Winter Volleyball Registration online beginning December 7 at 9 am. Competitive and Recreational leagues are available. For more information contact 270-393-3624.
Nov 30, 2023
Summary: Traffic impacts are expected for the annual Christmas Parade and Miracle on College Street Mile in downtown Bowling Green on Saturday morning, December 2. Staging areas will be restricted to parade traffic only as early as 6 a.m. and approaches to the parade route itself will close by 8:45 a.m.
Nov 30, 2023
Summary: Increased traffic is expected in Downtown Bowling Green on Friday, Dec. 1 for Downtown BGKY Lights Up. Lighting ceremonies take place at varied locations with food trucks and children's activities happening from 5 to 8 pm. BG Trolley will provide a loop downtown during this time.
Nov 29, 2023
Summary: Your favorite Downtown BGKY family-friendly holiday event returns Friday, December 2. There will be lots to see and do in Downtown Bowling Green.
Nov 15, 2023
Summary: The November 2023 Downtown Meet Up was hosted at East Main BG, on Wednesday, November 8, 3-4pm. Here are the Minutes from that meeting.
Nov 14, 2023
Summary: Last week, the City's Downtown Development division won 10 Traverse Awards from the Kentucky Travel Industry Association for its marketing efforts.
Nov 8, 2023
Summary: Traffic impacts are expected for the annual Veterans Day Parade in downtown Bowling Green on Saturday morning, November 11. Staging will begin as early as 6 pm, and the parade starts at 10:00 a.m. from Circus Square Park. View the map for details.
Nov 8, 2023
Summary: The WKU Homecoming Parade and Big Red's Roar will be on Friday night, Nov. 10 in Downtown Bowling Green. Parking will be impacted on Fountain Square as early as noon to prepare for the pre-parade festivities that start at 4:00 p.m. The parade starts at 5:30 p.m. from Cherry Hall.
Cierre temporal de la carretera afectará el tráfico alrededor de la intersección de Westen Street y Patrick Way
Nov 7, 2023
Summary: El cierre será aproximadamente de un mes y medio en duración. El cierre es necesario para completar el proyecto de la rotonda.
Nov 7, 2023
Summary: Portions of Patrick Way and Westen Street will close beginning Nov. 13 to thru traffic to allow for completion of the roundabout.
Nov 3, 2023
Summary: BG 26.2 and a half marathon will take place Sunday, November 5, 2023. Information about the event, including course maps can be found at the event website located online at: https://www.bg262.com/
Oct 26, 2023
Summary: Monday’s loose leaf pick up will begin in Zone 3. Leaves should be raked to the edge of the street before the first scheduled pickup day.
Oct 19, 2023
Summary: Bowling Green has a rich heritage of holiday traditions, with special seasonal events from Thanksgiving to New Year’s and beyond. Several organizations are coming together to launch the new Light Up BGKY weeklong holiday lighting tradition, coming November 27 through December 3.
Oct 17, 2023
Summary: The October 2023 Downtown Meet Up was hosted at the George Washington Carver Center at 201 State Street, on Wednesday, October 11, 3-4pm. Here are the Minutes from that meeting.
Oct 12, 2023
Summary: The annual Downtown BGKY Harvest Festival will take place in Downtown Bowling Green, Kentucky on Saturday, October 14th starting at 10 am! This family-friendly fall event will have activities for ALL AGES and ABILITIES.
Sep 28, 2023
Summary: The City of Bowling Green Neighborhoods Division seeks nominations to recognize individuals, neighborhood groups and organizations who have had a positive impact for neighborhoods and for our community at large.
Sep 25, 2023
Summary: Traffic and parking impacts are planned this weekend for the BG International Festival, beginning with lane closures and parking removal on Friday, Sept. 29 and continuing on with additional street closures adjacent to Circus Square Park on Festival Day, Saturday, Sept. 30. Read on for details.
Sep 22, 2023
Summary: Traffic impacts are expected in and near downtown Bowling Green and WKU Campus due to the MedCenter Health 10K Classic Races on Saturday morning, Sept. 23.
Sep 18, 2023
Summary: The September 2023 Downtown Meet Up was hosted at Ment CoWork in the Ackerman Building at 911 College St., Second Floor, on Wednesday, September 13, 3-4pm. Here are the Minutes from that meeting.
Sep 14, 2023
Summary: The main detour will send traffic down Rockingham Lane from the existing roundabout, down Andrea Street, and back onto Ashley Circle, if approaching from the Campbell Lane side of the intersection.
Sep 14, 2023
Summary: A portion of Clay Street near West 12th Avenue will be closed for pedestrian safety for this weekend's BG Fiestaval at 1200 Clay Street. The closure will be in effect beginning Friday morning, September 15 at 7 am and reopening nightly at 10:30 p.m.
Sep 8, 2023
Summary: As part of its Bowling Green Riverfront Park planning, the City will host a community workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at BGMU Conference Center from 4-6 p.m.
Bowling Green Coalition of Active Neighborhoods Returns Home to NCS for Fall Rally of the Neighborhoods
Sep 7, 2023
Summary: BGCAN returns to the Neighborhood & Community Services building with its Fall Rally of the Neighborhoods on Thursday, September 28 at 707 E. Main Avenue.
Sep 7, 2023
Summary: The 2023 Walk to End Alzheimer's will have traffic impacts downtown Saturday morning, September 9 between 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., predominantly between BG Ballpark and Fountain Square.
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