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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

About Bowling Green

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Welcome to Bowling Green, KY!

Bowling Green Ballpark, Home of the Bowling Green Hot Rods Baseball Team

Beech Bend Amusement Park

Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center

Mammoth Cave National Park

Fountain Square Park

National Corvette Museum

Western Kentucky University

Barren River Lake

Welcome to Bowling Green, KY!

A thriving university town with a progressive population helps drive Bowling Green’s ability to entertain. As the 3rd largest city in Kentucky and the dining and shopping mecca for a dozen surrounding counties, Bowling Green is brimming with restaurant and splurging options. Bowling Green is located just 60 miles north of Nashville and 110 miles south of Louisville.

Bowling Green is bustling with a diverse economy, award-winning schools, affordable housing, and a low crime rate. First-class attractions that tell our stories, natural wonders that inspire exploration, and neighboring and historic communities that invite you in are all right here.

Bowling Green is home to many world-renowned businesses, industries and attractions including:

  • GM Corvette Assembly Plant
  • Fruit of the Loom World Headquarters
  • The National Corvette Museum
  • Mammoth Cave National Park (nearby)
  • Lost River Cave and Valley
  • Bowling Green Ballpark - Home of the Bowling Green Hot Rods
  • Beech Bend Amusement Park and Raceway
  • Houchens Industries

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We love Bowling Green, Kentucky and hope you do, too! This simple yet powerful message reflects our deep appreciation for the community in which we live, work, and play. Please help spread the love because "Good Things Happen Here!"



To learn more about the city of Bowling Green and all we have to offer, please visit the following useful links:

Maps and Directions to Bowling Green, KY


Community and Government

Bowling Green Convention and Visitor's Bureau

Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce

City of Bowling Green


Public School Systems

Bowling Green City Schools

Warren County Public Schools

Gatton Academy for Mathematics & Science in Kentucky


Recreation and Sports

Warren County Parks and Recreation

Bowling Green Ballpark - Bowling Green Hot Rods Baseball Team

Lost River Cave and Valley

Mammoth Cave National Park


Entertainment and Shopping

Beech Bend Amusement Park and Raceway

The National Corvette Museum

The Kentucky Museum

Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center - SKyPAC

Historic RailPark & Train Museum

Greenwood Mall



Bowling Green Daily News





WKU News

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 Last Modified 9/25/14