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March 2017

MARCH FIRST FRIDAY – Artist Trading Card Release

March 3 @ 5:00 am - 8:00 pm
Join us and all of Downtown Bloomington for the latest release of Artist Trading Cards…affordable original art mini-masterpieces being featured in galleries and businesses throughout downtown. Prices start at $5 so you can begin or add to your collection now!! CLICK HERE  for a full list of participating businesses this month, and COME DOWNTOWN! OOPS! Due to print deadlines, we missed one! Merlot and a Masterpiece is offering a First Friday Special –  Pick your own Painting with Artist Mandy… Find out more »

Downtown Bloomington Association Annual Meeting

March 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Please join us for the DBA Annual Meeting at downtown’s newest gathering space, Reality on Monroe. Learn more about the DBA and its efforts to enhance the Downtown experience. Meet the Board of Directors, celebrate our 2016 accomplishments, and learn how you can become more involved! Find out more »
April 2017

April First Friday – Spring Art Walk

April 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
It’s SPRING! Come on out and visit the shops and galleries of your City Center Friday, April 7, 5-8 pm! There will be music, and ART with visiting artists at our participating galleries. Check out more below! Center Street Kelly’s Bakery and Café – 113N. CENTER – Will be open featuring the artwork of Jeanna Powell. Satio– 306 N. CENTER –  Open until midnight. Offering a winetasting featuring unique wines from the Coppola Winery for $8. Specs Around Town –… Find out more »

Downtown Trivia Night – A DBA Fundraiser

April 21 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Show off your general knowledge, have a great time with your friends and help SUPPORT THE DOWNTOWN BLOOMINGTON ASSOCIATION  at our annual Trivia Night Fundraiser! Teams of 8 players each will compete in a variety of categories, including BLOOMINGTON history at  EAGLES AERIE 527 located at  313 S Main, Downtown. MENU FOR THE EVENING, CREATED JUST FOR THIS EVENT!! Goulash and Garlic Bread  – $5 Pulled Pork and Fries – $5 Tenderloin and Fries – $5 Philly Cheese steak and… Find out more »
May 2017

May First Friday / Area Artist Invitational

May 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Map and business listing 2017-2a ITS FIRST FRIDAY DOWNTOWN, AND WE ARE STAYING OPEN LATE JUST FOR YOU! That’s right – on the FIRST FRIDAY of EVERY month, our businesses stay open later, to give a chance to come down for shopping, dining, browsing and end enjoying the wonderful hub of arts and entertainment located in the heart of our city! These participating businesses are looking forward to helping you find just the right gift for MOM or your favorite… Find out more »

Downtown Bloomington Farmers’ Market

May 20 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
McLean County Museum of History,
200 North Main
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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106 West Monroe Street
Bloomington, Illinois 61701