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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.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Indiana summers were made for Bloomington, so if it’s not already a family tradition, we suggest you make it one. Get the whole family in a summer state of mind—without breaking the bank—and your kids will thank you. At some point, anyway. What To Do Spend some time exploring the city’s kid- and... Read More

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Bloomington is full of adventure and exploration to help you reach new heights. Whether you want to clear your mind or get your heart racing, Bloomington can get you there. What To Do Hikers and trail runners chasing new personal bests will enjoy time spent in the Hoosier National Forest .... Read More

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

There are over 100 independently owned restaurants in Bloomington . While it's unlikely for you to hit each one on your visit to Bloomington, we've come up with a list of 90 dishes in town you have to try when in town. There just so happens to be approximately 90 days in the summer! Check out our... Read More

Friday, May 11, 2018

Once Indiana University classes end in May, the pace of life in Bloomington slows down a little. The days get a little longer making the options around town endless; Memorial Day Weekend is no exception. Check out what's happening this year. Memorial Day Weekend Events Kayak Tours with Indigo... Read More

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Bloomington Community Farmers' Market Every Saturday | Showers Plaza Get to know your food and farmers at the Bloomington Community Farmers' Market. Every Saturday over 10 vendors set up shop with produce, fresh flowers, prepared foods, and more at Showers Plaza. Learn more. Gallery Walk May 4 |... Read More

Thursday, April 19, 2018

There is a moment in time when you’re finished with school, your work life is feeling good, and you don’t yet have kids to care for—they’re the sweet-spot years for impromptu getaways. Make the most of it and choose your own adventure during a weekend in Bloomington or take advantage of the smaller... Read More

Thursday, April 19, 2018

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 plan necessary. Whether you’re looking to go it alone, to reconnect with your partner, or to let loose with the girls, Bloomington has unexpected options to suit every... Read More

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

We love dogs in Bloomington. Whether you want to explore the great outdoors or taste your way through town with your pups in tow, Bloomington is the place to be. We've rounded up all things dog-friendly places and things to do around town to help you plan your next trip. If you love to travel with... Read More

Friday, March 30, 2018

Bloomington Community Farmers Market Every Saturday, Starting April 7 The Bloomington Community Farmers Market is one of the areas most beloved traditions. Over 100 local vendors sell a variety of foods and goods that are grown and or made in Indiana. You can shop for fresh fruits and vegetables,... Read More