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We want to take you behind the scenes, to give you insider information you won't find anywhere else. This is where we pull Bloomington's hip happenings together with recommendations from our team, first-hand accounts from project producers, and guest blogs by local gurus.  The Backstage Blog helps you stay in front of it all.

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Events are slowly but surely returning to Bloomington. Check out the top events happening in November 2021, and make a three-day getaway out of your trip! Use this list to easily navigate from section-to-section:​ HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS Smithville Holiday Bazaar Date: Saturday, November 6 Time: 8:00... Read More

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Bloomington boasts a great many restaurants with mouthwateringly delicious food, but a certain few have reached an iconic status due to their rich history, character, and charm. If you’re looking for the most Bloomington-Esque restaurants, the following will deliver the B-Town food experience you’re... Read More

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Bloomington is an incredible hub for arts and culture. With historic performance venues, Indiana University icons, cultural centers, and world-renowned museums, there's a wide array of arts- and culture-related attractions for visitors to experience. Enjoy big-city performances, international... Read More

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Bloomington offers an incredible assortment of outdoor activities for families, but sometimes the weather has other plans in store. When it's cold, rainy, or just too hot, take the kids to have a ball at one of these great indoor attractions. Frank Southern Ice Arena Photo by Matthieu Picard From... Read More

Monday, October 4, 2021

Bloomington is home to a slew of fantastic outdoor destinations, including some of which you might never discover unless a local tells you about them. Consider us your local source for outdoor hidden gems in the area — attractions located off the beaten path, tucked away from the hustle and bustle... Read More

Friday, October 1, 2021

Whether you're visiting Bloomington with kids, looking for a gift for expecting parents, or wanting to bring home a special B-Town souvenir for the child in your life, there are a variety of local shops to peruse to find the perfect item. Book Corner Standing on one of The Square's corners, Book... Read More

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Just an hour southwest of Bloomington is Greene County, home of a variety of great outdoor attractions. From Goose Pond Fish & Wildlife Area to the Sculpture Trails Outdoor Museum, there's much to do during a day in the area. Enjoy Greene County's peaceful nature activities and sight-seeing, then... Read More

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

If you're planning a visit to Bloomington with your children, you'll be thrilled to know that we offer plenty of kid-friendly attractions. We may be known as a college town, but we're also a fantastic destination for families! Below you'll find an assortment of fun things to do, both indoors and... Read More

Monday, September 27, 2021

Events are slowly but surely returning to Bloomington. Check out the top events happening in October 2021, and make a three-day getaway out of your trip! Use this list to easily navigate from section-to-section:​ Fall & Halloween-Related Happenings Photo by Oliver Winery Harvest Story Tours... Read More

Monday, September 27, 2021

Curious about what's going on in Bloomington this October? We've rounded up every Halloween-themed event, from the downright spooky to the family-friendly — and everything in between. Photo by Adam Reynolds Fowler Pumpkin Patch Date: Opening for the fall season on Saturday, September 25 Time:... Read More