Fall in Bloomington, IL

6 Fun Fall Things To Do in Bloomington, IL

While everyone is busy lamenting the demise of summer and the rise of colder temps we’ve been busy rounding up all the fun Fall things to do in Bloomington, IL. With so many to choose from we’ve managed to narrow it down to six things. From trick or treating at the Zoo to our favorite flea market we know you’re going to find your new fall activity on the list!
3rd Sunday Market, Bloomington, IL

3rd Sunday Market

This is not your grandma’s garage sale. With a continuous run since 1988 and over 450 top dealers, you’ve come to the right place for collectibles, antiques, and everything in between. Do yourself a favor, grab some breakfast before you head over bright and early to score the very best deals available. 

Sunday, October 20, 2019

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cost: Adults $6, Children Free

Location: Interstate Center 1106 Interstate Dr. Bloomington, IL

 
Eastland Suites Trunk or Treat Event, Bloomington, IL

3rd Annual Trunk or Treat at Eastland Suites 

In its third year Eastland Suites Trunk or Treat is a festive Halloween experience for the whole family. Truly a community event, there will be 20-25 area businesses in attendance with decorated cars handing out candy. Grab your costume and be sure and say hi to the ghosts and ghouls on hand to wish you a Spooky Halloween! 

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Cost: Free!

Location: Eastland Suites Hotel & Conference Center 1801 Eastland Dr. Bloomington,. IL

Trick or Treating, Bloomington, IL

Downtown Bloomington Trick or Treating 

It’s a week of trick or treating! Start off on Wednesday night at Trunk or Treat and then grab the family on Friday night to head to downtown Bloomington for round two. Many businesses will be participating by handing out candy and other goodies for kids. 

Friday, October 25, 2019

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Cost: Free!

Location: Various Locations around Downtown Bloomington 200 N Main St Bloomington, IL

Discovery Museum, Halloween Hoopla, Bloomington, IL

Halloween Hoopla

If you feel like all the fun this season has been for kids then Halloween Hoopla at the Children’s Discovery Museum is for you! One of the most popular  family fall events they encourage ghosts and ghouls of all ages to celebrate Halloween. With trick-or-treating in the museum exhibits and spooktacular games and crafts, they have something for everyone. 

Friday, October 25, 2019

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Cost: $5 members, $12 non-members

Location: Children’s Discovery Museum 101 E Beaufort Street Normal, IL

Murder Mystery at the Winery, Mackinaw, IL

Murder Mystery Dinner- Murder at the Haunted Winery

Line up the babysitter for the little monsters because the Murder Mystery Dinner is your chance to play Clue in real life. Show up on time to mix and mingle with the cast. This is your chance to let them know you would like to participate in the show. Billed as an interactive comedy of terrors this show has it all — wine, dinner, and a chance to solve (and be part of) the mystery! 

Friday, October 25, 2019

5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cost: $45 Per Person Plus Tax

Location: Mackinaw Valley Vineyard & Winery 33633 State Route 9 Mackinaw,  IL

Miller Park Zoo, Spooktacular, Bloomington, IL

Miller Park Zoo Spooktacular

Head over to the Miller Park Zoo and join the animals in celebrating Halloween. The Zoo will be lit up with fun and spooky Halloween decorations. You can wear your costume while enjoying the local vendor booths, seasonal arts and crafts, and close-up encounters with the animals. Also, let’s not forget the most important thing — the candy! 

Saturday, October 26, 2019

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Cost: $3 for members and $7 for non-members

Location: Miller Park Zoo 1020 South Morris Bloomington, IL

Looking for more fun Fall things to do? Great! We have also rounded up some activities in Champaign, IL and Springfield, IL!