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Category - Events

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

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Events are slowly but surely returning to Bloomington. Check out the top events happening in December 2021, and make a three-day getaway out of your trip! Use this list to easily navigate from section-to-section:​ HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS Light Up the Night Date: Wednesday, December 1 Time: 7:00 pm... Read More

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Picture this: You’re shopping, but not on Amazon. You’re having dinner — somewhere other than your own house. You wake up in a bed you don’t have to make. You go outside to watch the snowfall without having to see your neighbor in his pajamas. That’s right. You’re in Bloomington. And you’re enjoying... Read More

Friday, October 29, 2021

Thanksgiving is a day everyone looks forward to each year due to the annual spread of delicious holiday dishes. While homemade candied yams, oven-baked turkey, pumpkin pie, and the other expected Turkey Day dishes are incredible, it takes a lot of work to whip up everything in the kitchen for the... Read More

Monday, October 25, 2021

Looking for all things holly & jolly in Bloomington this holiday season? We've rounded up every holiday-themed event, from the merry & bright to Krampus night. Smithville Holiday Bazaar Date: Saturday, November 6 Time: 8:00 am-3:00 pm Location: Old Smithville School Admission: Free Enjoy a holiday... 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

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Events are slowly but surely returning to Bloomington. Check out the top events happening in September 2021, and make a three-day getaway out of your trip! Use this list to easily navigate from section-to-section:​ FESTIVALS & SPECIAL EVENTS Limestone Comedy Festival Date: Thursday, September 2... Read More