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City of Bloomington, Indiana

The Performing Arts Series offers the Bloomington community numerous opportunities to experience the talent of its local artists. Enjoy free, outdoor performances in venues throughout the city!

Movies in the Parks, presented by Bloomington Parks and Recreation and The Ryder Film Series, are held in Bryan Park, Butler Park, and The Waldron, Hill and Buskirk Park. Parents, please be aware that some of the movies may have a rating of PG-13. We request your assistance in determining if a particular movie is appropriate for your family. Pre-movie activities begin 30 minutes before the movie start time. Rain dates are the Saturday following a rainout.



2017 Performing Arts Series Concerts

Day/Date Performance Music Style Venue Time
Fri., Sept. 1 Movie: "Secret Life of Pets" 2016-PG Bryan Park 8:45 p.m. p.m.
Tue., Sept. 5 Anna Wrasse singer/songwriter Peoples Park 4:30-6 p.m.
Fri., Sept. 8 Movie: "Double Indemnity" 1951-NR Waldron, Hill & Buskirk Park 8:35 p.m.
Fri., Sept. 15 Movie: "Tomorrowland" 2015-PG Bryan Park 8:30 p.m.
Fri., Sept. 22 Nature Sounds: Mammals Musical guest Hoosier Darling RCA Communitiy Park 7:30 p.m.
Fri., Oct. 13 Nature Sounds: Hawks Musical guest: Fiddle 'n' Feet Lower Cascades Park 7:30 p.m.

2017 Series Sponsors 

Diamond Record Sponsor Rundell Ernstberger Associates
Platinum Record Sponsors Baker Family Dentistry
CFC, Inc. Eagle Ridge Civil Engineering Services
ISU-The May Agency Siwy Plastic Surgery
Sterling Real Estate  
Gold Record Sponsors Baugh Enterprises
BloomBank Relish
MainSource Bank Stephen R. Miller, CPA
Rapid Reproductions Roto-Rooter Plumbers