Pridefest 2022 in downtown Bloomington this weekend


Bloomington’s addition to Illinois Pride events is this weekend in downtown Bloomington.

Festivities start at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, at The Bistro in Bloomington. Museum Square will light up at 5 p.m. as a Friday pre-show and all are welcome to march back to the Bistro for happy hour. Starting at 9 p.m., Alex Jordine and Jen Porter will be performing all night, sponsored by Red Raccoon Games.

The 300 block of North Main Street, right between Jefferson and Monroe, will be filled with vendors, artists, music, drag performances, face painting, food, and more.

The stage events are:
4pm – Music from Shuga Beatz
6pm – All ages drag show, then music from Alex Jordine & Addie Mendez
8pm – All Star Drag Show
11pm – Indoor VIP All Star Drag Show (advanced tickets required)