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What To Do In Uptown Normal

You'll love exploring our top-rated college town, #FutureRedbird! Uptown Normal is just a block from campus and is filled with great places!

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Apricot Lane Boutique

Need a dress or some accessories? Look no further than right down the road from Watterson! Apricot Lane is a small chain of trendy women’s clothing.

Need a dress or some accessories? Look no further than right down the road from Watterson! Apricot Lane is a small chain of trendy women’s clothing.

Alamo II

Located right outside Watterson Dining Commons, the Alamo II is the place to get your books, spirit wear, and regular school supplies all in one place! Also, in the beginning of each semester, they hand out coupon books for discounts throughout Normal!

Located right outside Watterson Dining Commons, the Alamo II is the place to get your books, spirit wear, and regular school supplies all in one place! Also, in the beginning of each semester, they hand out coupon books for discounts throughout Normal!

North Street Records

Have a love for music? North Street Records is a small record store that is a common hangout spot for music lovers. Check out their merchandise!

Have a love for music? North Street Records is a small record store that is a common hangout spot for music lovers. Check out their merchandise!

The Normal Theater

It doesn’t matter if it’s a weekday or the weekend, Normal Theater offers a fun environment for everyone! They show fan favorites, hold comedy shows and sometimes professors hold lectures there! Make sure to check it out and bring your Redbird Card for $5 movie tickets.

It doesn’t matter if it’s a weekday or the weekend, Normal Theater offers a fun environment for everyone! They show fan favorites, hold comedy shows and sometimes professors hold lectures there! Make sure to check it out and bring your Redbird Card for $5 movie tickets.

Babbitt's Books

Babbitt's Books is a hidden gem. It’s full of used and collectible books. They also have a wide variety of games you can purchase! You could spend hours looking through all the titles!

Babbitt's Books is a hidden gem. It’s full of used and collectible books. They also have a wide variety of games you can purchase! You could spend hours looking through all the titles!

Shockwaves

A lot of students use skateboards to get around campus. This local skate shop, Shockwaves, makes sure they have everything they need to keep skating!

A lot of students use skateboards to get around campus. This local skate shop, Shockwaves, makes sure they have everything they need to keep skating!

Campustown Supply

If you’re looking for game-day apparel, Campustown has everything you need! They also do T-Shirt screenings so you can design your own shirts! Be sure to check out their Facebook for flash sales.

If you’re looking for game-day apparel, Campustown has everything you need! They also do T-Shirt screenings so you can design your own shirts! Be sure to check out their Facebook for flash sales.

Uptown Gifts and Accessories

If you’re looking for something for yourself or a gift for a friend, Uptown Gifts is the place to go! It is a boutique gift store that offers 10% off your purchase with your Redbird Card!

If you’re looking for something for yourself or a gift for a friend, Uptown Gifts is the place to go! It is a boutique gift store that offers 10% off your purchase with your Redbird Card!

University Galleries

If you're looking for something relaxing to do, University Galleries is a great place to go! You can check out all the contemporary art and the different exhibits, often showcasing student work!

If you're looking for something relaxing to do, University Galleries is a great place to go! You can check out all the contemporary art and the different exhibits, often showcasing student work!

WildCountry

WildCountry has all your outdoor gear needs! They have brands such as NorthFace, Columbia and Patagonia. Check out their website!

WildCountry has all your outdoor gear needs! They have brands such as NorthFace, Columbia and Patagonia. Check out their website!

What's your favorite thing to do in Uptown Normal?

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