Bloomington Entertainment and Arts District (BEAD)

Bloomington PRIDE Festival in the cultural district, people dancing, street festival

About the District

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.

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

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