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Samantha Hyde

Samantha is the Digital Content and Website Developer at Visit Bloomington. She is a proud graduate of Indiana University, a lover of concerts, traveling, and is a pro tennis fanatic. 

 

Know Before You Go: Monroe County Fair

Fair rides, fair food, free concerts, grandstand races, contests, and more! Date The Monroe County Fair will take place on Saturday, June 29 through Saturday, July 6. Location The Monroe County Fair is held at the Monroe County Fairgrounds. Admission Adult (13 years old and up): $5.00 per…

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Top June Events

There's always something going on in B-Town! Check out the top events happening in June 2024, and consider spending two or three days with us this season. June is Limestone Month in Bloomington. To see the Calendar of Events for Limestone Month, click here. Use this list to easily navigate from…

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Calendar of Events - Limestone Month

Celebrate Limestone Month in Bloomington Indiana Limestone Symposium Open House Date: Thursday, June 6, June 13, and June 20 Time: 1:30-5:00 PM Location: ByBee Stone Co. Admission: Free Walk the site of the Indiana Limestone Symposium and interact with artists and carvers during this special…

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Top May Events

There's always something going on in B-Town! Check out the top events happening in May 2023, and consider spending two or three days with us this season. Use this list to easily navigate from section-to-section:​ FESTIVALS & SPECIAL EVENTS Cosmic Songwriter Festival Date: Wednesday, May 15…

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Graduation Weekend Restaurant Specials

Indiana University's spring commencement is just weeks away, with the graduate ceremony scheduled to take place on Friday, May 3 and the undergraduate ceremony on Saturday, May 4. For those planning a celebration of their grad(s) post-commencement, we've rounded up restaurant specials & policies…

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Solar Eclipse Dining

With the Bloomington eclipse on April 8, many restaurants are having specials, serving different menus, or having other eclipse related fun. Check out the restaurants below and plan your eclipse dining! Planning ahead is recommended as restaurants may be busier than usual. B-Town Gyros Date:…

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Eclipse Viewing Locations

All information correct at time of posting. Please visit specific venues website for most up-to-date information. Total Solar Eclipse by the Lake! Location: Lake Lemon Dates: Sunday, April 7 through Tuesday, April 9 Lake Lemon’s Riddle Point Park will offer a truly unique way to experience the…

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Eclipse Education & Safety

When it comes to the Solar Eclipse, safety is a top priority. The links below contain information regarding viewing the Eclipse safely and overall eye safety. Also, there is a list of suppliers that are selling safe solar filters and viewers as well as information on temporary food vendor permits…

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Special Accommodations

Monroe County has plenty of lodging options available and below is more information about special eclipse accommodations. Total Solar Eclipse - Hoosier National Forest Recreation Areas (camping at Hardin Ridge, Indian-Celina Lakes and Tipsaw Lake) Friday, March 29 through Wednesday, April 10 All…

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