Summer of Fun
Who is ready for a summer of fun? Grab your friends and family for music, fun, style and more in Bloomington-Normal. From car shows to music concerts to Shakespeare festivals, Bloomington-Normal has entertainment for all ages. It’s a time when BN comes to life: streets are lined with vendors, local artists rock out on stages, and there’s always plenty to eat and drink. Learn more about each event from our list below and get ready for a summer of fun in Bloomington-Normal.
Downtown Farmers Market – every Saturday
Come celebrate 25 years of cultivating community with the Downtown Bloomington Farmers’ Market! Vendors set up around the Downtown Square every Saturday, May 7 – October 29 from 7:30am-12:00pm.
Outdoor live music performances in Uptown Normal every Wednesday and Friday, May 18-June 29. Free and open to the public.
Cogs & Corsets is a Steampunk Happening in historic downtown Bloomington June 3rd and June 4th. Free Admission.
The Champagne British Car Show on beautiful Clover Lawn of David Davis Mansion, Bloomington, IL on Sunday, June 5th.
This classic Corvette show returns to Bloomington-Normal for their 50th Anniversary! Bloomington Gold is open Friday, June 10th and Saturday, June 11th.
Central Illinois’ #1 Country Music Festival is coming to Bloomington-Normal! Artists performing include Riley Green, Morgan Wallen, Brantley Gilbert, HARDY, Chase Rice and more June 16th-June 18th. Buy your tickets now!
Make Music Normal is an all-ages, free-to-attend festival taking place annually in Uptown Normal on June 24 and June 25th.
The Castle Theatre is so excited to team up again with The Pantagraph in partnership with the City of Bloomington, Illinois to bring a Free Concert Series this summer in Downtown Bloomington IL. Join us June 25th, July 9th, July 16th and August 9th.
Medici in Normal hosts the Craft Beer and Jazz Street Fair on North Street in Uptown Normal on July 23rd. Families are welcome!
Home to the World’s Largest County 4-H Fair! Come out to the McLean County Fair this August 3-7 for farm fun, carnivals, great food and entertainment.
This free event celebrates the agricultural and circus roots of Bloomington-Normal and features performances by Gamma Phi Circus and CirqueMania August 26th through August 27th in Uptown Normal.
As you can see, our summer is packed full of fun! Mark your calendars for these events and to learn more about upcoming events in Bloomington-Normal click here.