It’s officially fall and we are excited to bring you all things fall in Downtown Appleton! From the beautiful leaves changing, to delicious pumpkin spice, and everything in between, Downtown Appleton is a great place to spend time exploring this fall.
Downtown Appleton is home to 65+ restaurants and a variety of breweries with delicious brews and food items that are perfect for fall. Visit your favorite brewery for limited edition fall beers brewed locally, or your favorite restaurant for a cup of soup, the perfect fall food, or one of our coffee shops for a pumpkin spice latte. Click here for a full list!
One of the best parts about fall is shopping for new clothing and décor to match the coziness of the season. Our 70+ shops and unique boutiques have everything you need to update your fall wardrobe including the essentials: flannels, sweaters, shackets, boots and more! And we can’t forget about all of the beautiful fall décor! Fill your home with pumpkins, fall florals, leaves, and everything in between. Click here for a full list!
Enjoy the walkability of Downtown Appleton and walk along the one mile stretch taking in the beautiful changing leaves and crisp fall air (bonus points if you have a pumpkin spice latte in hand!) Click here for a walking map of Downtown. Looking for a longer, more science walk? The Fox Trot Trail is a self-guided, scenic two mile loop of Appleton’s Downtown and Riverfront which highlights some of Appleton rich history and the beautiful Fox River. Click here to view a map, or follow the blue paw prints marked along the trail!
Get in the spirit of fall and visit Downtown Appleton for a variety of fall themed events throughout the season! Appleton Downtown has a few great fall events coming up including the Farm Market, Ladies’ Night Out: Shop, Sip and Stroll!, Soup Walk, and Craft Beer Walk. Other events sponsored by Downtown businesses are also happening throughout the season like Fox Valley LagerFest, and the Capital Credit Union Houdini 10k. Click here to find more fall events happening in Downtown.
Another great part about fall is Halloween! Many great events are held leading up to Halloween to help get you in the spooky spirit! The 3rd Annual Glow in the Park is back on Friday, October 21. This family-friendly Halloween event will be held at Appleton Memorial Park and include an illuminated Storywalk, Halloween games, and scavenger hunt using flashlights. Other spooky events sponsored by Downtown businesses are also happening throughout the season including tours of the Haunted Hearthstone Tours, craft workshops like the Halloween Macrame Bat Workshop at the Trout Museum of Art and so much more! Click here to find more Halloween events.