Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Top September Events 2018
Fourth Street Arts Festival of the Arts & Crafts
This annual event began in 1976 as a way for area artists and craftspeople to showcase their talents and has been a Bloomington tradition ever since! The Fourth Street Festival of the Arts & Crafts has grown over the years into one of the premier festivals in the region and now includes artists from across the country. Over 120 artists will set up shop this year over Labor Day Weekend.
Garlic Fest and Community Art Fair
The Bloomington Garlic Fest & Community Art Fair takes place Saturday, September 1st and Sunday, September 2nd, for an all-ages sensory celebration beginning daily at 11 a.m. at the Waldron Hill Buskirk (Third Street) Park. The festival features food, local artists, live music, a kidzone, cooking competition, yoga, healthy eating education, a beer garden, and more.
CANCELED - Kiwanis Indiana Balloon Fest
This event has been canceled due to weather. The sky will be all aglow again this year at the Kiwanis Indiana Balloon Festival. The festival features 20 balloons, a car show, cornhole tournament, fireworks, live music, and more! You can even take a tethered ride to get a bird's eye view of the festival. The Night Glow is not to be missed when the balloons light up the sky at dusk.
IU Football vs Ball State
Nothing says fall quite like college football. Cheer on the Hoosiers as they take on Ball State at home. Check out our guide for visiting fans to make sure you make the most of your trip to Bloomington.
Lotus World Music and Arts Festival
Celebrate global culture and music at one of Bloomington's most iconic events. Lotus World Music and Arts Festival features artists from 20+ countries performing in venues ranging from pavement-quaking outdoor dance tents to contemplative church venues and historic theaters.
11th Annual Bloomington Comedy Festival
It's that time again, friends! 11 Weeks, 40 Comedians, 39 Frowny Emoticons, ONE Champion. With almost all sold out shows, the best audiences of the...
Makevention (August 24, 10am-4pm at the Monroe Convention Center) is an annual celebration of the DIY spirit in Bloomington, Indiana. Makers from...
IU Women's Volleyball vs. Florida International
Come cheer on your IU Women's Volleyball team as they play against Florida International!
IU Women's Volleyball vs. Marshall
Come cheer on your IU Women's Volleyball team as they play against Marshall!
B'Town Jazz Fest
Comprising the finest jazz talent of the Bloomington area and beyond, the eighth annual B'Town Jazz Fest comes to the Monroe Convention Center on...
2019 Pridefest, Bloomington PRIDE's six annual street festival celebrating LGBTQ culture and community, will take place Saturday, August 31 on East...
WonderLab’s BubbleFest 2019 - A long weekend of boisterous bubble blowing, bouncing, and building! Explore what happens to bubbles when they are put...
Fourth Street Festival of the Arts and Crafts
The annual Labor Day Weekend show, occurring when students and their visiting families return to Indiana University, is organized by local artists and...
IU Women's Volleyball vs. Santa Clara
Come cheer on your IU Women's Volleyball team as they play against Santa Clara!
IU Women's Volleyball vs. UT-Martin
Come cheer on your IU Women's Volleyball team as they play against UT-Martin!
Fireworks at Fourwinds Lakeside Inn & Marina/Fairfax Beach
Show begins at dusk. Fourwinds Lakeside Inn & Marina has a 3-day special to stay at the resort for the Fourth of July. Hotel guests will receive...
IU Women's Volleyball vs. Oklahoma
Come cheer on your IU Women's Volleyball team as they play against Oklahoma!
IU Women's Volleyball vs. Oregon State
Come cheer on your IU Women's Volleyball team as they play against Oregon State!
Kiwanis Indiana Balloon Fest
A fun event for the entire family! Hot air balloons with some in special shapes, pyrotechnic skydivers, entertainment, food vendors, fireworks, 5K...