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.
The Cleveland Orchestra
Now in its centennial year, The Cleveland Orchestra is undergoing a new transformation and renaissance. Under the leadership of Franz Welser-Möst, The...
Billy Strings plays hard and he lives hard, picking so fast and intensely that he’s known to break multiple strings per song, and basing the songs he...
IU Women's Basketball vs. Michigan
Come cheer on your IU Women's Basketball team as they play against Michigan!
IU Men's Basketball vs. Michigan
Come cheer on your IU Men's Basketball team as they play against Michigan!
IU CINEMA: Batman
Executive Producer Michael Uslan is scheduled to be present/30th Anniversary screening. Tim Burton brings his dark vision to the debut of the...
Calling all puzzle enthusiasts! Our annual celebration of International Puzzle Day is back! All day at the History Center will be activities for all...
IU Men's Wrestling vs. Penn State
Come cheer on your IU Men's Wrestling team as they play against Penn State!
IU Women's Basketball vs. Maryland
Come cheer on your IU Women's Basketball team as they play against Maryland!
Never Not Funny Podcast!
Never Not Funny is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by comedian and TV personality Jimmy Pardo. Broadcasting since 2006, the show features...
In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades...
2019 PRIDE Film Festival
The Bloomington PRIDE Film Festival explores the lives and experiences of the LGBTQ+ community through feature-length and short films, talkbacks, and...
Make your own history with Giulio Cesare Music by George Frideric Handel When Giulio met Cleopatra, history was made! It’s 48 BC, and Egypt is...
African American Cultural Concert
African American Cultural Concert A Celebration of Black History Month Faculty/Guest/Student Recital
IU CINEMA: Hook
Programmed by IU Cinema Design and Marketing Manager Kyle Calvert. A high-flying adventure from the magic of Steven Spielberg, Hook stars Robin...