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Category - Indiana University

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Indiana University is one of Bloomington's most unique attractions, and within itself, the university offers several additional unique attractions to be explored & enjoyed. From attractions you can't find anywhere else in Bloomington to attractions you can't find anywhere else in the world, campus... Read More

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Bloomington offers many fantastic attractions, and some of them are pretty unique to our area. Whether you're looking for attractions you can typically only find in big cities, attractions that are ranked as some of the most premier in the nation, or the only attraction of its kind in the United... Read More

Monday, September 20, 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 13, 2021

You've purchased your Indiana University football tickets and your Memorial Stadium parking pass, and now you're on the countdown to game day. Maybe this is your first time coming to Bloomington for Hoosier football, or maybe you're a seasoned fan who never misses the opportunity to cheer on the... 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

Thursday, August 12, 2021

The leaves aren't the only thing changing in Bloomington this fall — our local eateries are rolling out their seasonal specials in the name of all things pumpkin and cozy. If you're looking for Bloomington's best fall flavors and where to find them, you've come to the right place. This is by no... Read More

Thursday, August 5, 2021

For IU alumni, showing your kids around campus is an extremely special, fun way to spend a day in Bloomington. There are many, many things to do on and around campus, but we've created this day-long itinerary for you so you don't have to. Follow it to a T, or take inspiration from it and make it... Read More

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Bloomington is ultra-photogenic during any season, but B-Town's beauty reaches an unreal level come fall. Between the fiery rolling hills, the stunning landscaping on the Indiana University campus, and the golden-toned leaves reflecting in our many lakes, Bloomington's fall features are an Instagram... Read More

Friday, May 21, 2021

The Little 500 is known as "The World's Greatest College Weekend" across the country. There’s no denying that it’s one of the most lively and fun weekends in Bloomington each year, but the event is so much more than its reputation as a big party. The races are exciting, filled with history and... Read More

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Indiana University hosts several annual events, and a few of them are such staples that event dates are provided for several years in the future. Use this as a reference for all of IU's biggest yearly events, and feel free to call our Visitors Center at (800) 800-0037 with any questions. That's what... Read More