Bowling Green Bigfoot MiniCon

Dr. Mireya Mayor is returning to the Capitol, and this time she’s bringing the whole team! Discovery Channel’s Expedition Bigfoot is taking over the Capitol for a full-day Bigfoot MiniCon featuring expert presentations Saturday, August 3, as well as a town hall for locals to share their own cryptid experiences. Immerse yourself in the world of Bigfoot, enjoy social gatherings with fellow cryptid fans, and shop from unique vendors at this inaugural event! Click on “Event Tickets & Bundle Options” for individual and discounted group tickets (buy 20 get 5 free tickets!).  

Enjoy a VIP experience: Cryptids & Cocktails (8/2)!

Meet and mingle with the guest speakers and other fans at this event at the SoKY Marketplace Friday at 6 p.m. Secure your spot by purchasing your tickets today. Ticket includes 1 drink and heavy appetizers.

Extend the fun: Beer & Bigfoot Afterparty (8/3)!

Don’t want the fun to end? Join us for the afterparty Saturday at 6 p.m. at the SoKY Marketplace. Vendors will also be on site selling Bigfoot and cryptid-themed wares.

Harry and the Hendersons FREE Movie & Build-a-Bigfoot (7/31)!

The classic film “Harry and the Hendersons” will be shown at the Capitol during the 6:30 p.m. Build-a-Bigfoot session. Registration IS required for Build-a-Bigfoot, but no ticket is required for the movie (which anyone can attend).

Vendor Call: Cryptid Artists & Crafters!

If you are an artist, creator, or crafter who makes items with a Cryptid theme, apply to be a vendor!  The market will take place at the Beer & Bigfoot Afterparty Saturday night (8/3) outside under a covered pavilion. Notifications of acceptance will be sent in early July.

Enter the Bigfoot Art Contest by Friday, 7/12!

Get creative! Paint, sketch, or sculpt a unique, creative depiction of Bigfoot, and you might just win free entry to the upcoming BigFoot MiniCon scheduled for August 3! Start on your original creation now; finished pieces should not exceed 18×24 inches in size. 

The deadline to submit is Friday, July 12! Drop off your art work downtown at the Capitol between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m Monday through Friday. If that won’t work with your schedule, email Magnolia to arrange an alternate time ( All pieces will be on display during the MiniCon the first weekend in August at either the Capitol or at SoKY Marketplace.

Hunt for Bigfoot in BG!

We have six amazing local artists — Jim Madison, David Jones, Andee Rudloff, Nellie Lutzwolf, Alexis Erskine, and Shane Gerow — who are making each Bigfoot into a unique art piece! Get ready for sightings, as the finished creations will be placed all over town just before the MiniCon. Once they are positioned, you’ll have the the opportunity to find them all. Take a photo of them (or with them), post on social media, and tag us for a chance to win a cool prize!

Need More Information? Contact US!

If you have any questions about the Bigfoot MiniCon, feel free to reach out to us. We’re here to help! Email:

The Capitol: 416 East Main Street, Bowling Green, KY

SoKY Marketplace: 636 Center Street, Bowling Green, KY