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Access from Interstate 75 (Exit 181). Exit onto Ohio Rt. 64 / Wooster St. Drive to Main St. (St. Rt. 25) and you're here.

Main St. is closed to through traffic from 5 am Friday until 5 pm Sunday. The Wooster St. intersection with Main St. is open to through traffic during the Festival. Please obey crosswalk signs. Check back for construction updates as the Festival approaches. Set your navigation to the heart of downtown Bowling Green, Ohio. 


Shuttle Hours: Saturday 10 a.m. to midnight; Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; runs every half hour

Shuttle Price: $2 per ride per person

Shuttle Stops:

    •    BGSU Lot 24 on E. Wooster St. (Stroh Center, southeast corner of lot)

    •    Wood County Fairgrounds, corner of Haskins Rd. (St. Rt. 64) and Poe Rd.-- use entrance off Poe Rd.

    •    Meijer Parking Lot, East of I-75 (south end of lot)



Parking is available in public parking lots and residential side streets. Metered parking is FREE Friday after 5 p.m. and all day Saturday and Sunday.

Improper parking is cause for a fine or towing, as indicated on area signs. The Festival is not responsible for fees incurred as a result of parking illegally.

Handicap Parking

Handicap parking is available around the downtown area in designated spots. A 20-space handicap lot is located on N. Church St. beside the City Administration Building. Attendees may drop off and pick up handicapped visitors near the festival and then park at any of the 4 shuttle stops. 


Supercab: 419-494-3380

B.G. Transit Public Transportation: 1-800-579-4299

Accessible Public transportation (reservation basis during restricted hours)



For hotel information, visit the BG Convention & Visitors Bureau. Hotels located on Wooster St. are a 20-30 minute walk to the Festival.

 If you’re from out-of-town, book your hotel early. Everyone wants to be here for the Black Swamp Arts Festival.