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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Top May Events in Bloomington

Categories: Festivals, General, Indiana University, Arts & Culture

Bloomington Community Farmers' Market
Every Saturday | Showers Plaza

farmers market flowers

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 | Downtown Galleries

Waldron Gallery - Cropped

Every First Friday, local galleries host a Gallery Walk celebrating local art and artists with show openings and refreshments. On May 4th Gallery Walk will host Lil Bub's Lil Walk, celebrating local celebrikitty and internet sensation Lil Bub and supporting local animal charities. Learn more.

Granfalloon & Father John Misty
Thursday, May 10 - Saturday, May 12


Celebrate the life and work of Kurt Vonnegut with exhibits, lectures, and live music from Father John Misty at Upland Brewing Company. Learn more.

Moms & Mimosas
Sunday, May 13 | Oliver Winery

moms and mimosas

Enjoy brunch and an assortment of desserts along with music and the wonderful mothers in our lives. Cheers to mom! Learn more.

IU Baseball vs Maryland
Thursday, May 17 - Saturday, May 19 | Bart Kaufman Field


Cheer on the Hoosiers as they take on the Maryland Terrapins. Learn more.

Jungle Adventure with Stage Flight Circus Arts
Friday, May 25 & Saturday, May 26 | Buskirk-Chumley Theater


The Stage Flight Circus Arts studio will present aerial performances, feats of strength, and beautiful choreography. This performance will be filled with action, music, and lights to delight the senses and is suitable for all ages. Learn more.