BG presenting ‘Coolest Weekend of the Year’


Bowling Green invites you to the “Coolest Weekend of the Year” Feb. 8 and 9 during the 11th Annual Winterfest BG Chillabration full of winter themed activities for everyone.  

We will kick things off downtown with the merchants Chocolate Crawl Fundraiser for the United Way on Friday, Feb. 8.  On Saturday Feb. 9 The Frozen Swamp Tent will be a Winter Market by day and host live music, beer and wine by night in the Ice Garden on the corner of S. Main St. and Clough.  Performing in the tent will be: Ginger & The Snaps; James Atkins Trio; Ind’grass; Oliver Hazard; and Amp Wagon.

Winter Athletes in Ice is the theme for Saturday’s live ice carving demonstrations with sculptures of Olympic Gold Medalist Skater Scott Hamilton, Olympic Gold Medalist Curler Tyler George, a Falcon Hockey Player and a Snow Queen Ballerina with a live model from Julie’s Dance Studio.

The Slater Family Ice Arena will be hosting an On-Ice Celebration and a Frozen 5K Skate both with Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton here for the SK8 to Elimin8 Cancer Fundraiser.

This 2-day fun-filled community event also features Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides, 1BookBG Trivia & Activities, Chili & Soup Cook-Off, Frostbite Fun Run, Cookie Creations, Youth Dodge Ball, Window Youth Art Exhibition, Four Corners Gallery BGHS Art Exhibit and WC Library’s I Love BG Scavenger Hunt & Break It Make It with Home Depot.   The Black Swamp Curling Center will be hosting Olympic Learn to Curls with Gold Medalist Tyler George.

For a complete schedule of events and locations go to the NEW website at or the Winterfest BG face book page.  Come chillabrate with us!