Arts Fair on the Square

  • Monroe County Courthouse Lawn
  • 100 W Kirkwood Ave
  • Bloomington, IN 47404
  • 812-334-3100

A Bloomington tradition, Arts Fair on the Square celebrates 36 years of bringing visual artists and craftspeople together with the local and regional community. This juried art show features over 100 regional and national artists and craftspeople on the picturesque grounds surrounding the Monroe County Courthouse. The mission of Arts Fair on the Square is to showcase fine art and craft of the highest quality, connect artists with the art-buying community, and promote commitment to the arts through a variety of interactive arts experiences. For over thirty-five years, Arts Fair on the Square has been one of the premier annual events in Bloomington, Indiana, earning appreciation from artists from all over the country and patrons from all over Indiana and beyond for its commitment to quality. In addition to featuring a wide variety of amazing artists, Arts Fair on the Square also includes an Interactive Art Center, a Children’s Art Center, and entertainment from local artists including dancers and musicians throughout the day. Arts Fair on the Square draws thousands of visitors to downtown Bloomington to experience the finest the visual arts has to offer while sharing the Hoosier hospitality that makes Arts Fair on the Square a favorite among artists and art patrons alike.