Bloomington is a fun and vibrant place in the summer, no more so than on the 4th of July. As the home of Indiana University, Bloomington has many cafes, restaurants, museums and outdoor venues which host 4th of July events. Check out the list below for 2009 4th of July events in Bloomington, Indiana to entertain the whole family.
2009 Fourth of July events in Bloomington, Indiana include the fireworks display. It starts at dusk and takes place at the IU Memorial Stadium at 1001 East 17th Street. The rain date is July 5th.
The 4th of July Parade and Community Celebration in Bloomington Indiana starts at 7th and Indiana streets. The Parade begins at 10 a.m. and the music starts at 9:00 a.m. You can find more information on this and other 4th of July events at the Downtown Bloomington website.
Other musical 4th of July events in Bloomington, Indiana include a concert of the Creek Dawgs and David Gohn Band at the Farmers Market on July 4th 2009 at 8 a.m. The band will play at the City Hall. Admission is free. You can find more information at the Visit Bloomington website.
Also, don’t miss The Tides 4th of July concert in Bloomington, Indiana. It takes place at the Monroe County Courthouse from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. You can find out more about this concert featuring the Tides Caribbean music at the Visit Bloomington website.
Wonderlab, the Museum of Health Science of Technology will be hosting its own 4th of July events in Bloomington this year. On Saturday, July 4th at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., there will be ‘Colors of Combustion’ program to demonstrate how fireworks work. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. You can find out admission prices and further details at the Wonderlab website.
If you like classical music, you will enjoy the Summer Music Festival concert featuring Jonathan Biss, piano. It takes place at 8 p.m. at the Recital Hall at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Featured composers include Kurtag, Haydn, Beethoven, Schumann. Tickets are $20 or $10. You can find out more about the festival, concert and other 4th of July events at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.
Looking for more 4th of July events with fireworks? Check out the Fireworks Display on Friday, July 3, 2009 at Bloomington Motorway. You can find more information on this event at the Bloomington Motorway website.
Finally, a helpful resource for more Fourth of July Events taking place throughout the weekend is the Visit Bloomington website.