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BEAD is one district comprised of ten distinct character areas; each with a personality all its own. Looking for cuisine from around the world? Try Restaurant Row. Want to catch a show? Theatre, local music, national acts - they're all just around the corner in the Show character area. Galleries and museums are located throughout the district, nestled amongst a rich blend of shops, eateries and other attractions. In a community that boasts well over 1,000 performances annually of opera, music, dance, theatre and spoken word, numerous major festivals and special events, and an ever-changing array of exhibits at over two dozen museums and galleries, you'll never hear "There's nothing to do around here!" The sheer number of high-quality and affordable arts events and entertainment opportunities has made Bloomington an increasingly popular tourist destination for those who appreciate the energy of a thriving, artistic community.

Use the link below to read more about the ten distinct character areas.

Read more about BEAD's distinct Character Areas

Information in District Character Areas and Map