Together with its corporate partners, the City of Bloomington will observe Independence Day with particular fanfare this year in honor of the city’s Bicentennial. The annual parade, (July 4 at 10AM) a long-standing community tradition, is paired with an inaugural downtown fireworks event this year to center the celebration in the heart of the city.
Active military and first responders get in free with a paid full-price over 48″ admission if they show valid ID.
Baseball Game held August 31, 2018. Fireworks after the game, weather permitting. Best of 2018 Theme Nights!
The entertainment starts at 5:00 p.m., with Santa arriving around 6:30 p.m. to light the tree, followed by a fireworks show. Santa’s House will be open for visitors after that, approximately 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. If the line is too long on the night of the Tree Lighting, don’t worry – you will have chances to visit Santa throughout the month of December.
Free cookie decorating will be taking place in the DoubleTree atrium from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. that evening, and you’ll find a variety of First Fridays activities and promotions all around downtown. Also enjoy one a Jingle Jams concert on the Gridiron by The Angles from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
September 22-24, 2017. Tons of food, live music, carnival rides, raffle, crafts and more!
July 6-8, 2017. Carnival rides, fair foods, free entertainment, kid’s area, tractor pulls, fireworks, parade, magic show and more!