First Thursdays Festival

  • 750 E. Kirkwood Avenue
  • Bloomington, IN
  • (812) 855-7700
First Thursdays are monthly festivals showcasing the diversity of arts and humanities on the IU campus and throughout the Bloomington community. On the first Thursday of September, October, November, April, and May, thousands join together at IU's Fine Arts Plaza for an evening of performances, hands-on creative activities, community-building, great food, and fun!

First Thursdays

  • Dates vary between September 1, 2022 - April 6, 2023
  • (812) 650-2923

First Thursdays festivals showcase the diversity of arts and humanities at IU Bloomington and offer a welcoming environment for students, faculty, staff, and community members to explore new creative outlets. Previous festivals have included everything from opera to breakdancing, stage-fighting... Learn more