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Garden of Paradise

1412 E Empire St. , Bloomington, IL 61701


Easygoing, diner-style restaurant serving old-school American & Greek fare, plus breakfast all day.

Patrons of Garden of Paradise can expect affordable & authentic Greek cuisine while having the option of dining outside during warmer months. The restaurant serves cocktails and also features vegetarian dishes.

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Illinois Shakespeare Festival

Ewing Cultural Center •  Jun 23 – Aug 05

Established in 1978, the Illinois Shakespeare Festival is a professional repertory company that produces mainstage productions, free family-friendly performances, and numerous community events over the summer.

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The Bistro •  Aug 03 @ 4PM

Join us for the 6th annual Pridefest event - the largest outdoor drag show in Central Illinois.

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