Switchyard Park

  • 1601 S. Rogers Street
  • Bloomington, IN 47403
  • (812) 349-3700

Switchyard Park, formerly known as the McDoel Switchyard, is a 57.2-acre park with the following amenities:

  • One mile of the paved, accessible B-Line Trail
  • Basketball, pickleball, and bocce ball courts
  • Community gardens with 39 raised beds (32 square-feet each) available for rent
  • A concrete skate park
  • Fitness stations
  • A reservable picnic shelter with two available sides totaling 1,800 square-feet per side
  • An 11,000-square-foot pavilion with overhead doors for indoor/outdoor meetings or festivals
  • An amphitheater with lawn space, plus room for food trucks and a mobile stage
  • A shaded bosque with movable bistro tables and chairs
  • A splash pad
  • A playground
  • A main stage and performance lawn with room for up to 5,000 people
  • A dog park
  • The Bloomington Police Department Substation


Bloomington Food Truck Friday

Every Friday from 11 am - 9 pm, enjoy Bloomington's best food trucks in one place: Switchyard Park! This family-friendly event is one of the most beloved B-Town traditions and a must-attend event for visitors. Enjoy live music and all of the amenities the park offers while indulging in some... Learn more

Tuesday Farmers' Market

  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday until September 27, 2022
  • Switchyard Park
  • (812) 349-3700

Visit, shop and support local farmers and growers, and small businesses, at Switchyard Park on Tuesdays, June through September. The Tuesday Market begins June 7, 2022 from 4-7 p.m. and is held on the brick plaza north of the Pavilion building, 1611 S. Rogers Street. Admission to... Learn more

50 Years of Caring Concert and Picnic in Switchyard Park

This event is to celebrate 50 years of Middle Way House being in our community. Our organization has been dedicated to providing meaningful alternatives to living life with violence, and we want to celebrate! This event will include live performances from beloved artists and groups, food trucks,... Learn more

A Fair of the Arts at Tuesday Market

  • Recurring monthly on the 2nd Tuesday until September 13, 2022
  • Switchyard Park
  • (812) 349-3700

Bloomington Parks and Recreation hosts a celebration of art and community with the sales, demonstrations, and displays of arts and fine crafts by local and regional artists. A weekday version of A Fair of the Arts takes place in conjunction with the Tuesday Market on the second... Learn more