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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.

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Sometimes snuggling up under a cozy blanket is nice in the winter, but Bloomington has many fun, exciting activities to offer. From seeing a concert to going on a winter hike, there is something for everyone in the family to enjoy. Go to a Live Performance Whether it is a play at... Read More

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

If you're in Bloomington celebrating a special occasion, or if you're simply looking to treat yourself to the finer food in life, there are an array of incredible upscale restaurants to choose from. You're in for a delicious culinary experience at each of the following local eateries — dine at them... Read More

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

One of the best things about Bloomington is that it has something to offer everyone. No matter your interest, there are a wide range of things to do in the area. Grab your significant other, pack your bags, and choose your couple's getaway adventure — you'll love what B-Town has in store for you.... Read More

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Experiencing an Indiana University sporting event in-person is one of the most exciting things to do while visiting Bloomington; the passion exuded from the players, coaches, and fans is goosebump-inducing. But tickets can be hard to come by, and when the team is playing on the road, the next best... Read More

Saturday, January 21, 2023

Living a healthy lifestyle and traveling aren't always the easiest to do simultaneously, but Bloomington visitors will be happy to know there are several local eateries that serve nutritious and delicious food. Next time you're in town, try a few — or all, if you're up to the challenge — of these... Read More

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

The famous day of love is coming up, and Bloomington is offering several Valentine's Day events & specials. Whether you're looking for romance with your partner, an outing with the friends, something fun to do with the kiddos, or anything in between, B-Town has something in store for you to enjoy.... Read More

Friday, January 13, 2023

Craft beers, local wines, cold smoothies, house-roasted coffee... the list of Bloomington beverages goes on and on. With five breweries, two wineries, two cideries, one distillery, and countless non-alcoholic options, the ways for you to spend your days drinking like a local are endless. Check out... Read More

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Check out the top Events happening at the start of 2023, and make a three-day getaway out of your trip! Use this list to easily navigate from section-to-section:​ FESTIVALS & SPECIAL EVENTS Bloomington Winter Farmers’ Market Date: Recurring until Saturday, March 25 Time: Saturday's 9:00 AM to... Read More

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Bloomington is known for many things, one of which being its vibrant arts scene. On any given week, you're likely to find at least one live production happening at one of B-Town's famed theater, dance, and comedy venues — here are the places you need to know to catch a show during your stay.... Read More

Friday, December 9, 2022

Christmas is a magical day that everyone looks forward to each year due to the general cheer, spirit of giving, and scrumptious holiday feast. While homemade gingerbread cookies, oven-baked ham, buttery mashed potatoes, and the other expected Christmas dishes & desserts are incredible, it takes a... Read More