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Friday, June 21, 2019

Theatre in Bloomington Performing Arts Series Presents: Fridays in the Waldron, Hill, and Buskirk Park : July 5 & July 12 | Waldron, Hill, and Buskirk Park | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm IU Summer Theatre Presents: Little Shop of Horrors : Dates Vary | Wells-Metz Theater | Times Vary IU Summer Theatre... Read More

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Nothing says summer like a relaxing day on the lake followed by fireworks dancing across the sky. Independence Day is Thursday, July 4, 2019, and there are several events planned to mark the holiday. Here’s where you can celebrate in Bloomington. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER AND STAY IN THE KNOW ABOUT... Read More

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Music in Bloomington Cari Ray at Oliver Winery : June 1 | Oliver Winery | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Stephen Marley: Acoustic Jam Tour : June 4 | Buskirk-Chumley Theater | 8:00 pm Son of Bob and Rita Marley, and eight-time Grammy award-winning musician and producer, Stephen Marley is coming to Bloomington!... Read More

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Bloomington is known for many things: #9 quirkiest town in America, the 4 th gayest city in the country, one of the top 50 foodie towns in the U.S. There are a number of breweries, distilleries, and wineries to explore. You have award-winning theater right at your fingertips. Then, of course, you... Read More

Friday, May 3, 2019

Visit Indiana Week is an annual celebration of all wonderful things to see and do in the Hoosier State. This week is in conjunction with National Tourism Week, which is a time when travel and tourism professionals across the country unite to celebrate the value travel holds for our economy,... Read More

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Whether you're on the quest for some Sicilian-inspired 'za or you want a late-night, cheese covered fix, Bloomington has something for you. Here are some of the best places for sit down and delivery pizza here in town. King Dough King Dough is the place to be if you're looking for a slice that's... Read More

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Why wait for the weekend to come to Bloomington? There's always something happening, even on a Tuesday. From Taco Tuesday to Tiki Tuesday, we'll make sure you feast like a champion during your weekday trip to B-Town. Aver's Pizza, East Mention “Visit Bloomington Not Bad for a Tuesday” on... Read More

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

When you’re overdue for a break, a quick trip to Bloomington can be just what the doctor ordered. No kids, no obligations, and no plans necessary. Whether you’re looking to go it alone or to let loose with the girls, Bloomington has unexpected options to suit every whim. Rest & Relaxation It’s... Read More

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

As summer rolls around in Bloomington, the days are about to get sunnier and hotter. Thankfully, you can beat the heat by staying near the water. If you're looking for fun specifically for kids, check out our summer fun recommendations for families ! Note: Bloomington lakes may currently be above... Read More

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Bloomington may be a college town, but we're also a family town. With lakes, trails, playgrounds, and museums made for kids, we've got everything you need to have a fun day in town. Rainy summer day? Don't worry, we've got you covered with ways to spend a day indoors with kids . Play Around Lower... Read More