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Announcements & Press Releases

Congratulations to our AWARD WINNING Downtown Businesses

Main Street America Press Release –Accreditation 2016

 DBA Director Receives Friend of Tourism Award from Bloomington Normal Area Convention and Visitors Bureau in recognition of efforts put forth to promote the Bloomington Normal Area.

2016 Farmers’ Market Poster Reveal: Press Release – April First Friday 2016

Downtown Mural Becomes a Seasonal Landmark : Press Release

DBA Ambassador Program

If you LOVE Downtown Bloomington, and want to help us enhance the Downtown Experience then THIS is the volunteer opportunity you’ve been looking for! Ambassadors will serve as event hosts, help guests with wayfinding and parking information, act as tour guides and much more! Contact the DBA office for more information.

The City of Bloomington is on Facebook!

Get daily updates in your news feed about what’s happening in Bloomington.  Click here to go to their Facebook page and “like” it to keep in the know!

Bloomington Mural Project

An Artistic Partnership with the City of Bloomington and the Downtown Bloomington Association

The Mission:To develop multiple downtown Bloomington Illinois mural projects which will promote the creative expression of local artists and provide an enriching visual experience to residents and visitors of Bloomington.

Sites:The murals will be placed on various locations in partnership with building owners and the City of Bloomington.  Artists may apply to be considered to paint these murals according to the following information.

Artist Eligibility:McLean county resident artists, age 18 or older and artists who gave time and talent to the Main and Market street mural in the summer of 2012 are eligible to apply.

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