Saturdays 9am-1pm, from April through November, at 401 N Morton St, next to City Hall - Showers Building, locally grown produce, plants, prepared foods directly from farmers, local entertainment.
See a constantly updated list of things that are happening around town at the city website, day by day.
A film series presenting foreign-language, independent and classic American films, Screening venues: The IU Fine Arts Theaters, 1200 East 7th St; The Woodburn Hall Theater, 1100 East 7th St; Bear’s Place, 1316 E Third St; and The Fab Lab, 116 S Grant St. In summer The Ryder + Bloomington’s Dept of Parks and Recreation sponsor a free films series under the stars in Bryan Park
IU Bloomington produces over 1,100 musical performances, operas, ballets, and theater productions each year; most are free. These include: African American Arts Institute choral ensemble; Auditorium, IU Broadway touring companies; Ballet Theater productions; Jacobs School of Music festivals; Opera Theater classics and premieres; Theatre, Drama & Contemporary Dance. See info online.
January 25-27, 2018, at the the Buskirk-Chumley Theater, the 15th annual festival screenings and discussions to explore a wide variety of issues & situations that involve the LGBTQ communities. Event typically features 38 films, live performances, as well as parties and fringe events throughout the week. See program schedule at website:
May-June, 2018, 10am-8pm, Owen County Courthouse, Spencer. Admission-free rural LGBTQI pride festival. The smallest Midwest town with large Pride. Typically 1500 people attend; small-town family-friendly, all-inclusive atmosphere. Live, all-day ENTERTAINMENT, guest host Suzanne Westenhoefer. MARKETPLACE FESTIVAL FOOD, RAFFLES, PET PRIDE PARADE, 50/50, FAMILY ACTIVITIES, HIV TESTING.
June 23, 2018, 3-11 pm at Showers Common, next to Bloomington City Hall. Dozens of Bloomington’s best restaurants, wineries and breweries, plus live musical entertainment, for a festival atmosphere -- one of the best weekends of the year to be in Bloomington.
August 25, 2018 (TBC). The 5th annual Summerfest in the heart of Bloomington, Indiana! Past events have kicked off with a walking parade on the B-Line noon-2pm and the festival has been a 2-11pm celebration of queer people and allies in Bloomington. See website for more of this year's plans.