Where to Shop Dorm Decor in Bloomington

One of the most exciting aspects of becoming a college student is decorating your dorm room. We have to admit: Target is a great one-stop-shop for most dorm decor and furnishing items, but why not really lean into the culture of Bloomington by decorating your new digs with items from local stores…

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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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Bloomington by the Alphabet

There are so many fun ways to discover and experience Bloomington's eclectic mix of attractions, local businesses, restaurants, and activities, including by the alphabet. Whether you have kids or are a kid at heart, you're in for a load of fun with this A-through-Z B-Town adventure. A is for…

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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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A Little 500 Trip Itinerary

The Little 500 is known as "The World's Greatest College Weekend" across the country. There’s no denying that it’s one of the most lively and fun weekends in Bloomington each year, but the event is so much more than its reputation as a big party. The races are intensely captivating, every push of…

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Bloomington's Best Places to Watch IU Games

Experiencing an Indiana University sporting event in-person is one of the most exciting things to do while visiting Bloomington; the passion exuded from the players, coaches, and fans is goosebump-inducing. But tickets can be hard to come by, and when the team is playing on the road, the next best…

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5 Reasons to Visit Bloomington This Spring

There’s a long list of reasons to visit Bloomington during the spring season, but we’re giving you the scoop on the best-of-the-best activities a visitor should seek out during a flowering foray to make the most of a spring trip to B-Town. From the iconic cream & crimson tulips to The World's…

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Annual Indiana University Events

Indiana University hosts several annual events, and a few of them are such staples that event dates are provided for several years in the future. Use this as a reference for all of IU's biggest yearly events, and feel free to call the Visitors Center at (800) 800-0037 with any questions. That's what…

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Holiday Happenings in Bloomington

Artisan Guilds of Bloomington Holiday Show Date: Friday, November 3 & Saturday, November 4 Time: 4:00-9:00 pm Friday; 9:00 am-5:00pm Saturday Location: Monroe County Convention Center Admission: Free Over 70 artists from Bloomington’s favorite guilds, Local Clay Potters’ Guild, Bloomington Spinners…

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A Hoosier Basketball Trip Itinerary

You've officially purchased your Indiana University Basketball tickets, and now you're on the countdown to game day. Maybe this is your first time coming to Bloomington for Hoosier Basketball, or maybe you're a seasoned fan who never misses the opportunity to cheer on the Cream & Crimson in person…

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