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Beer Garden


Bloomington's Original Beer Garden

Schooners was one of the first Beer Gardens in Bloomington opening in 1986. Still a community favorite to meet family and friends for dinner and a few drinks! There is live music on Wednesdays and Saturdays, the ISU Coaches Show on Thursday nights.  A great place for birthday and retirement parties!

Beer Garden Specials

Monday and Tuesdays
Domestic Buckets $11.25
Wednesdays $7.00 Domestic Pitchers
Everyday...Rootbeer Shooters $3.25 And Fireball Shots $3.75


The ISU Coaches Show featuring Coach Brock Spack



Illinois State football fans can mark their calendars for Thursdays during the 2018 football season, as Schooners will host and WJBC 1230-AM will broadcast The Brock Spack Show, presented by Bud Light, live each week from 6-7 p.m.

The long-time home to the weekly coaches' show, Schooners is located at 810 East Grove Street in Bloomington, and sits just off the corner of Grove and Clinton Streets. 

Beer Garden Music Schedule

  • 2019   Beer Garden Music Schedule!                 
  • Wednesday, July 31st, 6-9 Tom Ricker   
  • Saturday, August 3rd, 7-10 Captain Ron   
  • Wednesday, August 7th, 6-9 David Berchtold   
  • Saturday, August 10th, 7-10 Tom Neal   
  • Wednesday, August 14th, 6-9 Patrick Campbell   
  • Saturday, August 17th, 7-10 TBD   
  • Wednesday, August 21st, 6-9 Kevin Stearns   
  • Saturday, August 24th, 7-10 Captain Ron   
  • Wednesday, August 28th, 6-9 Pickled Beats   
  • Saturday, August 31st, 7-10 Sgt Eggman    

Schooners Beer Garden

Fun in the Beer Garden!