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First Friday

First Friday is an event held each month on, you guessed it, the First Friday of the month! This recurring local cultural and social event showcases the visual arts and artists for the purpose of art education, visibility and the opportunity to purchase and collect art. The self-guided event also features promotions at individual businesses who extend their hours of operation JUST FOR YOU! Come down and enjoy all that Downtown Bloomington has to offer!

The PREMIERE First Fridays, which have expanded themes and offerings include:
Tour de Chocolat’ (February)
Cogs and Corsets: A Steampunk Happening (May)
Downtown Dog Days (August)
Autumn Art Walk (October)
Once Upon a Holiday (December)


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Economic Development Department

115 E. Washington, Ste. 302
Bloomington, Illinois 61701