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Scroll to the bottom of this page to see Movies in the Parks, and to find links to order free tickets for movie admission.

 

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!

For more information about the summer 2020 Performing Arts Series, contact Crystal Ritter at 812.349.3725 or ritterc@bloomington.in.gov.

If you have attended a Performing Arts Series concert this season, we would like to hear from you! Please take a few minutes to share your feedback.

2020 Performing Arts Series

Day/Date Performance Music Style Venue Time
Thur. Aug. 13 High Street Jack classic rock, blues and soul Peoples Park 4:30-6 p.m.
Sun. Aug. 16
Free admission, but ticket is required. Order your ticket here.
O2R Blues Band
Russian Cowboy
  Bryan Park 5:30 p.m.
Thur. Aug. 20 Dave Sharp & Dan Lodge-Rigal of The Radical Moderates   Peoples Park 4:30-6 p.m.
Sun. Aug. 23 Evening with the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra symphony Switchyard Park Stage 7 p.m.
Thur. Aug. 27 Monika Herzig and Peter Keinle modern eclectic jazz Peoples Park 4:30-6 p.m.

Fri. Aug. 28
Free admission, but ticket is required. Order your ticket here.

Sam Finley Trio

Clint Breeze and The Groove
instrumental jazz, blues and funk
hip-hop and jazz fusion
Switchyard Park Stage Back-to-back shows
Opening act 6 p.m.
Main act 7:15 p.m.
Sun., Aug. 30

CANCELLED
Evening with the Bloomington Community Band
Rescheduled from June 5

community band

Switchyard Park Amphitheater 7 p.m.
         
Thur. Sept. 3 Matixando community-centered Latin fusion Peoples Park 4:30-6 p.m.
Fri. Sept. 4 Summer Sendoff Concert

Matixando

Kid Kazooey and The Ball Room Roustabouts

community-centered Latin fusion
storysinging dance music
Switchyard Park 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Thur. Sept. 10

Peoples Park Concert rescheduled from 7/30 rainout
Russian Cowboy

 

Peoples Park 4:30-6 p.m.
Thur. Sept. 10

CANCELLED
Shakespeare in the Park
Rescheduled from June 4

Monroe County Civic Theater presents All's Well That Ends Well

The Waldron, Hill and Buskirk Park 7 p.m.
Fri. Sept. 11

CANCELLED
Shakespeare in the Park
Rescheduled from June 5

Monroe County Civic Theater presents All's Well That Ends Well

The Waldron, Hill and Buskirk Park 7 p.m.
Sat., Sept. 12

CANCELLED
Shakespeare in the Park
Rescheduled from June 6

Monroe County Civic Theater presents All's Well That Ends Well

The Waldron, Hill and Buskirk Park 7 p.m.
Sun., Sept. 13 CANCELLED
Shakespeare in the Park
Rescheduled from June 7
Monroe County Civic Theater presents All's Well That Ends Well The Waldron, Hill and Buskirk Park 2 p.m.

 

2020 Movies in the Parks Series

This page will be updated with changes in movie dates/times as the Parks and Recreation Department makes those changes. For up-to-the-minute information on movie schedules, call the Community Events Hotline at 812-349-3754.

Bloomington Parks and Recreation and the Ryder Film Series present free movies on the big screen in city parks. Movies being at dusk; see estimated start times. Please be aware that some of the movies have a rating of PG-13. We request your assistance in determining if a particular movie is appropriate for your family.

See "Toy Story 4", our featured float-in movie at Bryan Park on Friday, July 17. Admission to this movie is $5 per person; daytime pool admission does not include the movie admission. Floating ONLY during the movie; swimming is not permitted during the show. Pool doors open for movie admission at 8:30 p.m.

 

Day/Date Movie Rating, Year & Run Time Venue Time
Friday, August 21

The Princess Bride
Rescheduled from May 22
Free admission, but ticket is required. Order your ticket here.

PG · 1987 · 1 hr 38 min. Bryan Park 8:45 p.m.
CANCELLED
Thursday, August 27
This event is cancelled
16MM Festival
Films drawn from a retired collection from the Monroe Co. Public Library. 
PG · 1969-90s  Bryan Park 9 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 18 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Free admission, but ticket is required. Order your ticket here.
PG · 2018 · 1 hr 57 min. Bryan Park 8 p.m.
Friday, October 2 Young Frankenstein PG · 1974 · 1 hr 46 min. Bryan Park 7:45 p.m.

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