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.
IU Women's Basketball vs. Rutgers
Come cheer on your IU Women's Basketball team as they play against Rutgers!
IU Men's Basketball vs. Purdue
Come cheer on your IU Men's Basketball team as they play against Purdue!
IU Women's Basketball vs. Iowa
Come cheer on your IU Women's Basketball team as they play against Iowa!
The Price Is Right Live
The Price Is Right Live is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to hear their names called and "Come On Down" to...
An Evening With Jenny Slate
Jenny Slate is a stand-up comedian, actress, author, and creator. She appears in the new film Venom alongside Tom Hardy, and is best known for...
IU Men's Wrestling vs. Chattanooga
Come cheer on your IU Men's Wrestling team as they play against Chattanooga!
The Room starring Tommy Wiseau
“Oh Hai, Bloomington!” Let’s pack the historic Buskirk-Chumley Theater for a special screening of 2004 cult classic, The Room, heralded as the best...
IU Men's Basketball vs. Wisconsin
Come cheer on your IU Men's Basketball team as they play against Wisconsin!
SOMETHING ROTTEN! is “Broadway’s big, fat hit!” (New York Post). Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two...
IU Men's Basketball vs. Michigan State
Come cheer on your IU Men's Basketball team as they play against Michigan State!
What It Is Ten years ago, a group of IU students founded the Raas Royalty, one of the most prestigious Indian dance competitions. Raas Royalty...
28th Annual Indiana Heritage Quilt Show
Enjoy the 28th Annual Indiana Heritage Quilt Show, one of the top quilt shows in the Midwest. View over 200 beautiful examples of quilting, take a...