BLOOMINGTON CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Built in 1921 and renovated in the early 2000s, the former Scottish Rite Temple has served as a premier Midwestern destination for music, theatre, and other performing arts.
The Castle brings local and national emerging and established musicians. The space is available for events, children’s performances, private parties, shows, and recitals.
THE HANGAR ART COMPANY
The Hanger Art Company is a new addition to the Bloomington-Normal art scene. Its a place to hang that also showcases the work of local & regional artists, creators, and collaborators.
MAKE MUSIC NORMAL
Make Music Normal is an all-ages, free-to-attend festival taking place annually in Uptown Normal. Featuring some of the region's best musical acts spanning all genres
GROSSINGER MOTORS ARENA
Home to Illinois High School Association regional and state tournaments, Central Illinois Flying Aces hockey, Express basketball, and Edge indoor football along with numerous concerts and trade shows.
MCLEAN COUNTY ARTS CENTER
Promoting appreciation, cultivation, and practice of the Arts in McLean County, the McLean County Arts Center exhibits local art and provides instruction and inspiration.
Since beginning in 1978 on the tennis courts at Ewing Manor, the Illinois Shakespeare Festival has grown into a professional and nationally-renowned theatre.
SWEET CORN + BLUES FEST
Over 50,000 ears of fresh sweet corn, sidewalk sales, arts, crafts, and flea market vendors await you! Come out and enjoy the fun, food and the best blues music around. The festival is held over two days in late August and is a great way to welcome back the students at Illinois State University.
University Galleries of Illinois State University showcases contemporary art with a mission to foster a greater understanding in urban and rural communities while providing support for artists in the area.
A classic throwback to the magical era of movie-going, Normal Theater shows the all-time greats as well as emerging art films and documentaries from local and national producers.
Bruegala is a festival of beer. All kinds of beer! But mainly we are celebrating the vast array of local breweries. Come out, sample local beers and support the community.
SUGAR CREEK ARTS FESTIVAL
This festival highlights 128 artists from around the country every July on the streets of Uptown Normal. The multi day festival is the perfect opportunity to come out and enjoy the summer.