All year round, Bloomington feels like it is party time! For a city so vibrant, it is almost natural for it to be quite eventful and this is indeed the case with Bloomington. Below are just some of city’s most celebrated annual events.
- Arts Fair on the Square
This is kind of a juried art show that features more than 100 local and national craftspeople and artists, inviting them to the stunning and scenic grounds that surround the Monroe County Courthouse. It has been in existence for the last 4 decades! This communicates one thing; this annual festivity is indeed a part of the community’s heritage.
- Bloomington Music Expo
This festival celebrates anything music and music-related in Indiana’s Bloomington. It is the only public vinyl show in the city. It features a mega sale of CDs, Vinyl, apparel, art, craft, beer as well as food. There are renowned musicians ready to blow your mind away with their incredible live music. Tickets go for only $5 and for students entrance is absolutely free provided they bring a valid student ID. For $10, you can get to look around an hour before the place is open to the public.
- Fourth Street Festival of Arts
This festival is an excellent platform where all attendees can get to enjoy a great selection of artwork, spoken word, live music, community booths, kid stages and so much more. Its main aim is promoting the work of craftspeople and artists who feed off art.
- Bloomington Early Music Festival
This is basically an annual series of concerts that celebrates workshops and performances by local, regional as well as national artists and performers. It is usually held in different locations so it would be best to confirm all the information prior to showing up.
- Fourth of July Parade in Bloomington
This is with no doubt one of the city’s favorite traditions. Individuals, groups, local businesses and even organizations are all invited to display their love and to patriotism the entire community in Bloomington.
- Limestone Comedy Festival
This is a one of a kind comedy festival that goes on for a while three days! Every first weekend in June, be ready to crack your ribs like never before. The Limestone Comedy Festival was founded in the year 2013 by Jared Thompson and Alano-Martin. Their dream was made possible through support from friends, family, partner venues, sponsors and most importantly comedy fans across the globe.
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