32nd annual Bowling Green International Festival
September 24, 2022

Circus Square Park, Bowling Green KY | #bgif
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. [rain or shine]

Purchase advance tickets ($5) on Eventbrite for half the door price ($10)
12 and under are FREE and do not require a ticket. Follow our social media for flash discount specials.


Can’t wait? In the meantime Fest at home with our BGIF@Home menu sections including the 2021 Virtual BGIF Art Show curated by Jack LeSieur.

Saturday September 24, 2022

  • Admission $10 at the door (Buy online and save) – Children 12 & under FREE.
  • Circus Square Park, 621 State Street, Bowling Green KY
  • Information booth opens 7:30 a.m.
  • Opening/Awards Ceremony 8:30 a.m.
  • Vending & Performances begin at
    9:00 a.m.
  • Festival closes 6:00 p.m.
  • Stop by our Merchandise Booth for our Restaurant Discount Cards & shirts designed by local artists.

Performance & Events

Stages and performance areas feature a variety of music and dance. Activities, contests, and events take place during the festival.

About the Festival

Get details on admission and the festival location. Learn more about the festival’s history and find links to webpages from previous years.

Booths At the Festival

The festival features a variety of booths: authentic foreign foods, cultural displays, edu-tainment activities and merchandise.

Sponsors & Fundraising

The festival is made possible by sponsors and fundraising activities. Visit our booths by the fountain for T-shirts or Restaurant Discount Cards.

2020 Virtual Stage

  Enjoy our archived 2020 virtual stage, virtual booth areas and activities below.


Click on each bulleted item listed below to visit the area.

  • Gallery Walk – Curator: Jessica Snodgrass. Local artists explore cultural influences. Visit between 12:00 and 12;30 to live chat with many of the artists.
  • Festival Merch – Shirts and merchandise featuring the BGIF 2020 design by Madison Whittle as well as past designs. View our past designs here.
  • Recipe Box – Favorite traditional & internationally influenced recipes from festival goers and participants.