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November 2017

November First Friday

November 3, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown Bloomington,
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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Many of our Downtown businesses and art galleries extend their hours on the First Friday of every month. Visit some of your favorite businesses or discover some new ones.This month we will be highlighting the Art Galleries and studios as part of the Autumn Art Walk and the 17th Annual Art Around the Corner. Here is the map of the participating businesses. Find out more »
December 2017

December First Friday – Once Upon A Holiday

December 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown Bloomington,
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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December F1rst Fr1day! It is time for our annual family-friendly tradition of Live holiday window vignette’s. Many of our businesses will have actors or fun activities in their store front windows to celebrate the holiday season. If you wish to go caroling, we will gather at Withers Park at 5:15. Interim City Manager Rasmussen will light the tree for us at 5:30, and we will stroll and sing throughout the downtown. Here is the list of participating businesses OUAH map and… Find out more »
January 2018

January First Friday

January 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown Bloomington,
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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First Fridays are an opportunity to explore the diversity of Downtown Bloomington, retailers, restaurants and art galleries. Many of our businesses extend their hours until 8 p.m. on the First Friday of the month. Many of the art studios and galleries will have hands on art for guests to do. Here is the map of participating businesses for this First Friday. Find out more »
February 2018

February First Friday – Tour de Chocolate

February 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown Bloomington,
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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Break free of the post holiday hibernation and enjoy the sights the sounds and the samples of chocolates in our great downtown shops and art galleries!  Our mouth’s are watering with the variety of chocolate treats being offered at Tour de Chocolat’. Check out the TDC map 2018 to find out what businesses are participating. Find out more »
March 2018

March First Friday

March 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown Bloomington businesses and art galleries stay open late on the First Friday of every month. This month the artist will be selling newly released artist trading cards. Check back closer to the event for a list of participating businesses. To see what businesses are participating click HERE! Find out more »
April 2018

April First Friday

April 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown Bloomington,
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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Check out our various art galleries, retailers and restaurants as they extend their hours until 8 p.m. Our art galleries and studios will be hosting their annual Area Artist Invitational. Check out the list of businesses and art galleries that are participating in this month’s event. Map and business listing 2018 Find out more »
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