Bloomington Entertainment and Arts District (BEAD)

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Experience what makes Bloomington Bloomington.

  • Beats. Eats. Arts. Digs. Shops.
  • 60 blocks of fabulosity.
  • Found only in downtown Bloomington.

The Bloomington Entertainment and Arts District (BEAD) is galleries, live music, performing arts, over 90 restaurants and 100 specialty shops, parks, hotels, cozy neighborhoods in ten distinct character districts – each with a personality all its own. Walkable, rideable, don't miss-able.  A cultural district like no other.

To make BEAD your next arts and entertainment destination go to
It’s got the rundown on everything there is to see and do in downtown.

BEAD is an economic development project of the City of Bloomington.  For more information contact or call 812.349.3534.