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June 2018

WGLT Summer Concert

June 9 @ 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Downtown Bloomington,
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CEFCU presents the GLT Summer Concert Saturday, June 9, 2018 3:30-10 p.m. Museum Square in Downtown Bloomington 3:30 p.m. – Beer/Wine, Food Open 5 p.m. – Dan Hubbard and his Band 6:30 p.m. – Sammy Miller and The Congregation 8:30 p.m. – Shemekia Copeland BUSINESS NOTIFICATION   Find out more »
July 2018

2018 Criterium Bike Race

July 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Downtown Bloomington,
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BLOOMINGTON CRITERIUM BIKE RACE  The Bloomington Criterium has been selected as the 2018 Illinois Cycling Association Criterium State Championship race. The ICA Board and State Championships Committee made the selections in part on applications received, event management experience, quality of the courses, community support & involvement, and timing of the events. The 2018 BlmCrit has also been designated as the final race in the ICA’s Illinois Cup series of races. The Illinois Cup showcases the best races throughout Illinois. For more information,… Find out more »

Here’s What’s Happening Downtown This Weekend – July 26-29

July 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
HERE’S WHAT’S HAPPENING DOWNTOWN THIS WEEKEND!  BISTRO July 27, 11 pm    DRAG Spotlight show with Vivian DeJour July 28, 3 pm      25th ANNIVERSARY BLOCK PARTY featuring Mongolian Death Wyrm, Marcos Mendez, Alex Jordine and Ethan Cotter and Jake Oris CASTLE THEATRE July 26, 7:30 pm   Jimmie Vaughan w/ Robert Brown FAT JACK’S July 28, Bruegala Preview: Preview the Brew; 21st Anniversary Party with Captain Marvelous and the Mad Men GROSSINGER MOTORS ARENA July 28, 7 pm – Bloomington Edge vs.… Find out more »

Bistro 25th Anniversary Block Party

July 28 @ 3:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday July 28, street party starts at 3 – all ages welcome. Entertainment Line up: 3:30-6 Mongolian Death Wyrm, 6-7  Marcos Mendez, Alex Jordine and Ethan Potter and Jake Orris 7-9 Drag Show hosted by Sharon ShareAlike and DJ Thom Rakestraw Closing out the outside portion is the one and only DJ Squessa  who will take us down a music memory lane. Then the party moves inside for one more show Also featuring: Oogies Food Truck! Mister Softee Ice Cream! Find out more »
August 2018

Front Street Music Fest

August 18 @ 2:00 am - 10:00 pm
Front Street,
105 W. Front St.
Bloomington, IL , IL 61701 United States
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Featuring vendors, Food, Beer and wine tent, and the LIVE MUSIC of: Ryan Byfield & Nucleus The Brazillionaires Dreaming in Colour YamBeque Lefty Preachin Blues Blues Billy Branch and the SOBs Admission is FREE! Find out more »
September 2018

Oktoberfest Street Festival

September 29 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown Bloomington,
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Come enjoy Downtown Bloomington’ s First OKTOBERFEST! Event highlights : Authentic Bratwurst from Epiphany Farms/ Bakery & Pickle Beyond Meats – vegan and gluten free brats from Common Ground Grocery Samuel Adams Stein Hoisting Competitions Times: 2 pm, 4 pm and 5:30 pm LIVE MUSIC LINE UP: 1 pm – Kickin’ & Pickin’ 3 pm – NATU 4:30 pm – Chasing the Turn 6 pm – Squidd Outdoor activities stop at 8 pm, but the fun will continue in the… Find out more »
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