Top August Events

There's always something going on in B-Town! Check out the top events happening in August 2024, and consider spending two or three days with us to end your summer on a high note. Use this list to easily navigate from section-to-section:​ FESTIVALS & SPECIAL EVENTS King Blues, BBQ & Funkfest Date:…

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Top July Events

There's always something going on in B-Town! Check out the top events happening in July 2024, and consider spending two or three days with us this season. For events happening around the 4th of July click here. Use this list to easily navigate from section-to-section:​ Festivals & Special Events…

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Bloomington's Best Dive Bars

If you like to frequent dive bars while you travel, Bloomington has several to offer you. From the no fuss, no muss ambiance to your favorite drinks at a lower price point, B-Town's best dive bars will win you over as soon as you walk through the door. Kick back and enjoy a cold beer or stiff drink…

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Gems Near The Square

The Square is the heart of downtown Bloomington, lined with over 30 locally-owned businesses including shops, restaurants, art galleries, and more. There's so much to do directly on The Square, but there are even more incredible businesses and attractions surrounding it. Venture off the beaten-path…

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Where to Hear Live Music in Bloomington

Bloomington is known for many things, one of which being its vibrant music scene. On any given night of any given week, you're likely to find a live show happening at one of B-Town's famed music venues, many bars & breweries, and even a handful of local restaurants. If you're coming to town and you…

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The Ultimate Bloomington Bucket List

With incredible outdoor activities, a spirited sports community, a diverse culinary scene, and much more, Bloomington offers a bit of everything for everyone. The opportunities for entertainment, eats exploration, education, and exercise are seemingly limitless, but to get you started, we've put…

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48 Hours in Bloomington This Summer

Every season is special in Bloomington, but summer is perhaps the most unique of them all. With the majority of the Indiana University students absent until mid-August, Bloomington becomes quieter, slower-paced, and more tranquil than it is at any other time of year. Summer in B-Town includes lake…

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48 Hours in Bloomington This Spring

Spring is a special time in Bloomington. Rising temperatures allow us to get back out in nature, dine on outdoor patios, browse farmers' markets under the sun's rays, and explore the glory of Old IU once more. Simply being witness to the miles-upon-miles of beautiful blooming landscape is enough to…

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A Bloomington Bachelor Party Itinerary

One of your best friends is getting married, and the only way to properly celebrate the occasion is to host an unforgettable bachelor party. Bloomington is the perfect place to throw back the last shot before he ties the knot — in fact, we've already planned the entire party for you. All you need to…

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A Bloomington Bachelorette Party Itinerary

One of your best girlfriends is getting married, and the only way to properly celebrate the occasion is to throw her a fabulous bachelorette party. Bloomington is the perfect place to have the last fling before the ring — in fact, we've already planned the entire bach bash for you. All you need to…

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