BN Life

Ring in the New Year in BN

Say goodbye to 2021 and hello to 2022 at one of our New Year’s Eve activities happening in town! Noon Year’s Eve at the Children’s Discovery Museum Ring in the New Year early at the Museum! Party goers will enjoy exploring exhibits and themed activities along with our confetti celebration countdown. Tickets: $7 Members/Museums for All, […]

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Here’s Some Family-Friendly Fun to Do this Winter in BN!

Winter break has arrived and families are looking for fun activities! We have you covered for plenty of indoor (and even outdoor) winter activities to keep your crew occupied this winter break! Here are a few great outings for the family in Bloomington-Normal: Bloomington Ice Center 201 S. Roosevelt Avenue Bloomington, IL 61701 309.434.2737 Rent […]

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Get in the Holiday Spirit in BN

Nothing lifts your spirit like holiday events! November and December are perfect for spending time with your family, friends and loved ones. Uptown Normal, Downtown Bloomington and many of our attractions are ready to entertain you this holiday season with their exciting events. Turkey Trot – Sponsored by T-Mobile November 25 After a year off, […]

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Halloween Happenings this October

Spooky season has arrived, folks! Don’t worry, we’re here to help ensure that you won’t miss all of the exciting Halloween events happening in the Bloomington-Normal area this October. Here are the Halloween-themed events you will want to check out: Classic Halloween Movies at the Historic Normal Theater All October For those of you who […]

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Bloomington-Normal’s Family-Friendly Fall Events

You truly can’t beat the crisp, cool air and the beautiful colors that come with the season of fall! Get outside and enjoy these family-friendly fall events here in the Bloomington-Normal area. From pumpkin patches and markets to hayrack rides and shopping local art, there’s something for everyone! Here are the fall events in our […]

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Fall Activities in the Bloomington-Normal Area

There’s so much fun to be had in McLean County this Fall! The leaves are changing, the air is getting cooler, and the fall activities are coming to life! There’s nothing better than putting on a sweater, grabbing a warm drink and going outside to enjoy fall activities. Wondering what you can do in the […]

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Fall Flavors in Bloomington-Normal

It’s September and we are dreaming of cool FALL days! While there are a few summer days left, we can’t help but think about all of the delicious food and drink that comes with the season of fall. Get started on your fall flavor adventure and enjoy the many tastes of BN! Here are a […]

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What’s Happening in Bloomington-Normal this September

September is packed full of events for every type of person! Our events calendar for the month has live music, artistic events, sports, theatre, shopping events, and much more! Here are the top events planned in September that you won’t want to miss: Festivals & Fairs Downtown Bloomington Farmers’ Market Every Saturday | Downtown Bloomington […]

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Welcome Home, Bloomington Gold!

We are pleased to announce that Bloomington Gold Corvette Show USA will be coming back to Bloomington-Normal on June 10th and 11th, 2022!  The show began in Bloomington in 1973 and they will be celebrating their 50th anniversary by coming back to where it all began. We partnered with Illinois State University, the Town of […]

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Make Music Normal in Uptown Normal

Make Music Normal is an all-ages, free-to-attend festival taking place in Uptown Normal on Friday September 10 and Saturday, September 11. This vibrant area will be filled with local musicians of all genres performing on stages placed throughout Uptown. The festival also focuses on participation, giving attendees the chance to learn choreography, play an instrument, […]

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