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Welcome to Uptown Normal!

Uptown Normal is a vibrant, micro-urban city center featuring world-class entertainment venues, an eclectic mix of dining and retail establishments and premier lodging and housing options that are all centrally located in an attractive and inviting environment. No matter what your stage in life, Uptown Normal has something to offer.

Dine, Play, Shop and Stay in Uptown Normal

On this website, you’ll find everything you need to plan your ultimate Uptown Normal experience. Explore our unique shops, restaurants, venues and other amenities through the interactive Uptown Normal Directory. Discover our full slate of festivals, events, concerts and seasonal programs on the Uptown Normal Events Calendar. Find helpful information about transit, parking and directions from Bloomington-Normal’s major interstate exits on our Getting Here page.

You can also view our Visitor Guide brochure online here. To request physical copies of this tri-fold brochure, please email normalcomms@normalil.gov.

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Uptown Normal is home to world-class cultural attractions, state-of-the-art public facilities and a dynamic mix of shops, restaurants and businesses. Explore our Attractions and Amenities page and our interactive Directory to discover all Uptown has to offer.

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