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Gay Bloomington

every Saturday 9am - 1pm
Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market

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.
Events, arts & culture, parks & recreation
Events in Bloomington

See a constantly updated list of things that are happening around town at the city website, day by day.
For more than a quarter century
The Ryder Film Series

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
Indiana University Department of Theatre & Drama
Arts & Culture | Music & Theater

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.
Bloomington's LGBTQ Film Festival
Pride Filmfest

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:
The 12th anniversary event of the largest rural LGBTQI pride event in Indiana
Spencer Pride Festival 2018

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.
Area favorite summer event
Taste of Bloomington 2018

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.
The 5th annual queer block party (?)
Pride Summerfest

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.