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Our TOP 10 Favorite Things To Do In (and around) BLOOMINGTON This SUMMER

We got together to share our favorite things to do and summer traditions. We hope you can escape the rat race this summer and enjoy all that Bloomington has to offer. You’ll find links to all our favorites below. For more ideas, check out VisitBloomington. Have a safe and happy summer!

Get wet!

Walk on the wild side!

Dine on the patio!

Carve Indiana limestone!

  • Celebrating its 26th year, the annual Indiana Limestone Symposium takes place in Ellettsville on the grounds of the Bybee Stone Company the Bybee, June 5th through June 25th, 2022. Don’t miss it! Carve or watch others carve our state’s most spectacular natural resource. And watch for other limestone carving events at Karst Farm Park

Do Brunch!

Visit Brown County!

  • Hard Truth Distillery, nestled on 325 acres of wooded hills in scenic Brown County, Indiana. Enjoy tours, tastings, mixology classes, on-site dining, live music, special events and festivals
  • Don’t miss TC Steele Park


Park on!

Entertainment all summer long Concerts, Movies, and Plays sponsored by Bloomington Parks & Rec

Celebrate Independence Day!

  • 9 a.m. Bloomington Community Band on the Courthouse Square
  • 10 a.m. Fourth of July Parade
  • For July celebrations across Monroe County, visit Fireworks Festivities!

End your summer with ART!

  • Enjoy the annual 4th Street Festival September 3-4,on 4th Street, between Grant Street and Indiana Avenue