October 2015 Events in Bloomington

Posted by Kris Lindahl on Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 at 10:24am.

We’re almost through the first week of October 2015! It’s amazing how summer flew by and we’re heading toward winter. There is so much to do this month in Bloomington and we’ve chosen some events we think you will want to attend.

Farmer’s Market

Bloomington’s Farmer’s Market is winding down for another year but you still have two more Saturdays (the last market is October 17). Get your fresh produce, honey, maple syrup, cheese and more. Find details here.

Help the Kids

Feel like getting dressed up? Plan on attending a dinner gala and silent auction brought to you by The Nerdery and Extra Life Nerds. You can look forward to a three-course meal and an auction with items from Minnesota Wineries, the Minnesota Vikings and more. All proceeds benefit Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

This event is being held on Oct 17, 2015 at The Nerdery, 9555 James Ave S. Ste 245 in Bloomington. Learn more about it here.

Purgatory Ball

What fun this one will be! You’re invited to join Ryan, Fish, Shannon, Bangs and Rudy from KS95’s Morning Show for what just might be one of the most fun Halloween bashes in the Twin Cities, the Purgatory Ball.

There will be contests for the scariest, hottest and most over-the-top costumes, dinner with an open bar and dancing to live music.

This happens on Halloween night, Saturday, October 31st, at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Bloomington and it’s a 21 and over event. There are several different ticket packages, priced from $95 to $350 and you can reserve them by calling 952-893-8420. You might also get lucky and win tickets to the Purgatory Ball by listening to KS95. Get details online here.

City of Bloomington Halloween Party

The City of Bloomington is offering Bloomington parents a safe and sane Halloween celebration for the little ones (pre-schoolers through fourth graders). Admission is free and your child can enjoy Trick or Treat Alley, skating, games and more.

It happens on Halloween, October 31, 2015 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Bloomington Ice Garden. Organizers ask that you bring a donation of a non-perishable food item for the VEAP food shelf. Learn more here.


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