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Category - Events

Thursday, September 21, 2023

As the leaves start changing throughout Southern Indiana, Bloomington comes alive with vibrant festivals and events to entertain spectators of all ages and interests. The beautiful scenery is enough of a reason to visit B-Town in the fall, but these incredible events are an added bonus you don't... Read More

Thursday, September 21, 2023

Events are slowly but surely returning to Bloomington. Check out the top events happening in October 2022, and make a three-day getaway out of your trip! Use this list to easily navigate from section-to-section:​ FESTIVALS & SPECIAL EVENTS Lotus World Music & Arts Festival Date: Sunday, October... Read More

Friday, September 8, 2023

Fowler Pumpkin Patch Date: Opening for the fall season on Saturday, September 23 Time: Tuesday through Thursday, 4:00-7:00 pm / Friday through Sunday, 10:00 am-7:00 pm Location: Fowler Pumpkin Patch Admission: Free Enjoy quintessential fall fun at Fowler Pumpkin Patch, complete with a corn maze,... Read More

Friday, August 25, 2023

FESTIVALS & SPECIAL EVENTS 4 th Street Festival of the Arts & Crafts Date: Saturday, September 2 through Sunday, September 3 Time: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM on Saturday and 10:00 AM-5:00 PM on Sunday Location: 4 th Street, between Grant Street and Indiana Avenue Admission: Free Enjoy the annual 4 th Street... Read More

Monday, April 3, 2023

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 15, 2023

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 23, 2023

There's always something going on in B-Town! Check out the top events happening in March 2023, and consider spending two or three days with us this season. Use this list to easily navigate from section-to-section:​ FESTIVALS & SPECIAL EVENTS 30th Annual Indiana Heritage Quilt Show Date: Thursday,... Read More

Tuesday, February 7, 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

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