Festival Fare: Food & Drink

A wide range of food and beverage options are available in and around the Lotus World Music & Arts Festival.  Enjoy beer, wine, and snacks inside the big street tents; explore our Food Truck Village downtown in the evenings; nosh at Lotus in the Park; or grab-and-go from a vast assortment of local restaurants.  Concessions are also available inside the Buskirk-Chumley Theater.

Scroll down for details on how to feed your Festival weekend!

Please note that no food or beverages are allowed inside our church venues — thank you in advance for your cooperation. 

In the tents:


Lotus is pleased to partner with local favorites Bloomington Brewing Company and Upland Brewing Company to provide beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages for Festival-goers in the big tents (evenings, Fri/Sat).

  • Pictura Gallery/Old National Bank Tent (6th St):  Bloomington Brewing Company — Rooftop IPA, Quarrymen Pale Ale, Ruby Bloom Amber, Kirkwood Cream Ale; wines include Red, Rosé, and White.
  • Ivy Tech Community College Tent (4th St):  Upland Brewing Company

One World Night Market

The foodie folks at One World Enterprises present the One World Night Market, featuring street food from China and Thailand, and Southern Mexican street food from Pili’s Party Taco.  Plus, Rasta Pops will be serving up their all-natural frozen treats. All inside the Pictura Gallery/Old National Bank Tent on the north side of the Square.

Food purchases benefit the Lotus Education and Arts Foundation.

Food Truck Village Downtown:

Lotus is partnering with our friends at The Chocolate Moose to bring you an expanded Food Truck Village!  A wide range of trucks and other festivities will be available from 11am – 11pm on Friday and Saturday, located at the First United Methodist Church parking lot located at 219 E 4th St. Bloomington Indiana (just off 3rd street).

Find the latest list of participating trucks at https://www.facebook.com/FoodTruckFriday/

Lotus in the Park:

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Fuel up for a full afternoon of activities with lunch-worthy offerings from Bloomingfoods, followed by sweet treats from The Chocolate Moose .

  • Bloomingfoods menu: Burgers, Brats, Veggie Burgers, Macaronic & Cheese, Bags of Chips, Fruit Cups; Lemonade, Tea, and Kombucha on tap
  • The Chocolate Moose menu: Ice Cream – variety of homemade ice cream flavors including vegan options. Also available are water, Boylan’s soda, UEL Zing, and STIR Mobile drinks.