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Category - Events

Friday, March 25, 2022

You've likely heard of Bloomington's Community Farmers' Market, but we're here to tell you everything you need to know before experiencing it yourself. Who, What, When, Where Who: The Community Farmers' Market is comprised of small farm vendors, food & beverage artisans, and local artists. What:... Read More

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

There’s a long list of reasons to visit Bloomington during the spring season, but we’re giving you the scoop on the best-of-the-best activities a visitor should seek out during a flowering foray to make the most of a spring trip to B-Town. From the iconic cream & crimson tulips to The World's... Read More

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Lá fhéile Pádraig — Happy St. Patrick's Day! Everyone embraces Irish culture & traditions on St. Paddy's Day, and Bloomington is no stranger to celebrating the iconic holiday. You'll find several B-Town specials below, from drinks and dessert to authentic dishes. Crazy Horse Crazy Horse will offer... Read More

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

There's always something going on in B-Town! Check out the top events happening in March 2022, and consider spending two or three days with us this season. Use this list to easily navigate from section-to-section:​ FESTIVALS & SPECIAL EVENTS An Evening with Saidiya Hartman Date: Thursday, March 3... Read More

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Winter may get a bad rep, but Bloomington knows how to make the most of it — especially for families. With fun seasonal festivals & events, awesome indoor attractions, unique opportunities for outdoor fun, and Hoosier Basketball, there's plenty to do with kids in B-Town. Whether you're here for a... Read More

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

You've officially purchased your Indiana University Basketball tickets, and now you're on the countdown to game day. Maybe this is your first time coming to Bloomington for Hoosier Basketball, or maybe you're a seasoned fan who never misses the opportunity to cheer on the Cream & Crimson in person.... Read More

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

There's always something going on in B-Town! Check out the top events happening in February 2022, and consider spending two or three days with us this season. Use this list to easily navigate from section-to-section:​ VALENTINE'S DAY EVENTS Valentine's Day Weekend with Sydnee Washington Date:... Read More

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

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 girls or guys, something fun to do with the kiddos, or anything in between, B-Town has something in store for you to... Read More

Monday, December 27, 2021

It's nearly time to say goodbye to 2021 and hello to 2022, and what better way to ring in the New Year than with your crew in Bloomington! Check out the following special events and celebratory happenings in the area to decide how you'd like to bid adieu to 2021. New Year's Eve Prix Fix Dinner at... Read More

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Events are slowly but surely returning to Bloomington. Check out the top events happening in January 2022, and make a three-day getaway out of your trip! Use this list to easily navigate from section-to-section:​ FESTIVALS & SPECIAL EVENTS First Day Trail Run/Walk Date: Saturday, January 1 Time:... Read More