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The high energy emanating from our Downtown is
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Signature Events and Projects

Halloween Festivities

These Halloween-inspired, family-friendly events will take place October 25th & 26th...

Cogs & Corsets

The Cogs & Corsets festival takes place throughout six square blocks of...

Farmers Market

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Small Business Saturday

Founded by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday takes place each year on...

F1rst Fr1days in Downtown Bloomington : A Reason To Celebrate!

Looking for something fun to do on Friday nights? Then you’re in luck, because First Fridays in Downtown Bloomington are a reason to celebrate!
Experience the best of Bloomington’s art, shopping, dining and entertainment when vendors stay open from 5pm to 8pm.  Many businesses welcome visitors by offering special savings and exciting events. Enjoy live music, wine tastings, and delicious meal deals.
Read more about our F1rst Fr1days . . .

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