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Experience one of Bloomington's most magical winter traditions.

Bring the entire family to downtown Bloomington to witness Santa flipping the switch to transform the area into a sparkling, winter wonderland. Thousands of lights display on and around the Monroe County Courthouse, turning the area into a scene from a Hallmark Christmas movie. Attendees can also enjoy:

  • Performances by the Bloomington Brass Band & youth ensemble
  • Hot chocolate & festive snacks
  • Sing-along Christmas songs


Canopy of Lights Santa In Bloomington, IN


Event Details

Date & Time

Friday, November 26, 2021 from 6:00-9:00 pm


The Square


There is no admission cost for the Canopy of Lights. The City of Bloomington also provides free metered parking throughout downtown all weekend in celebration of the event and holiday season.

Schedule of Events

Check back as the event draws closer for a full schedule of events.

Please note that the event may be subject to change due to the ongoing pandemic. Find local COVID-19 updates here.