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Black Swamp Arts Festival

Black Swamp Arts Festival

Downtown Bowling Green
Bowling Green, OH 43402

Friday-Sunday, September 6-8, 2019 | See Times Below

Experience three days of free concerts and fine art shows in historic downtown Bowling Green, Ohio. The Black Swamp Arts Festival is an award-winning art festival and the largest free live music festival in Ohio. Fun fact: The Black Swamp Arts Festival is a non-profit run entirely by volunteers. 

More than 150 fine art booths, 3 stages of live music from national, regional, and local performers, youth arts and activities, food, and community.

Admission is free. Seriously, there are no tickets. It's a great time for all.


Art Shows: Saturday 10 am - 6 pm, Sunday 11 am - 5 pm

Music: Friday 5 - 11:59 pm, Saturday 11 - 11:59 pm, Sunday 11 - 5 pm

Beats on the Street: 10 am - 2 pm

Youth Arts: Saturday and Sunday 11 am - 5 pm

Artists@Work: Saturday 11 am - 7 pm, Sunday 11 am - 5 pm

Chalk Walk: Professional Chalk Artist 9 - 11 am Chalk Walk Contest

Saturday 10 am - 2 pm creation, Saturday awards after art creation.

Beer Garden: Friday 5 - 11:59 pm, Saturday 12 - 11:59 pm, Sunday 12 -5 pm

Art of Beer Tasting: Saturday 12 - 6 pm

Awards: for Juried Art, Chalk Walk, Beats on the Street, and the Dan Baglione Volunteer Award: Sunday 3pm

Shuttle: Saturday 10 a.m. to midnight; Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (runs every half hour, $2 per ride)

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