Archives: Appleton Downtown Inc.

Paint on the Town & Creative Kids

Has anyone ever told you something is as much fun as watching paint dry?  While here’s a fun fact for you.  Did you know paint dries quickest when temperatures are around 70 degrees?  Paint will spread more smoothly and absorb faster at these temperatures than in the chilly cold or sweltering heat.  That to me [...Read More]

Mile of Music is Coming

Long before this friendly reminder was posted a number of people were undoubtedly already aware of Appleton’s Mile of Music festival, where 570 upcoming blues, folk, and indie musicians have received warm accolade over the past five years. Mile 6 retains the same wholesome feeling by showcasing truly original compositions while expanding the roster with [...Read More]

Chalk About Fun!

This Friday, July 20th is a day filled with all things chalk on the sidewalks of Downtown Appleton. Starting early in the morning at 9am, you will witness many chalk artists of all ages begin to sketch their masterpiece on College Avenue.  Throughout the day, their pieces will come to life as the sidewalks are [...Read More]

Get out on the Fox River!

For the first time since the 1980s there is now a tour boat on the riverfront in Appleton!   Fox River Tours started on Mother’s Day and will run tours Thursdays-Sundays until the end October.  The boat, named River Tyme Too, seats 34 passengers.  The boat was custom built in LaCrosse in 1981 and ran [...Read More]

Gridiron Glory Comes to Appleton

The History Museum at the Castle just opened a nationally traveling exhibition titled Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The one-of-a-kind exhibit tells the history of professional football and features rare artifacts from the Hall of Fame, exclusive footage from NFL Films, and unforgettable interactive experiences. Gridiron Glory went on [...Read More]

Chalk on the Town Registration

We all seem to have memories of sidewalk chalk from our childhoods.  Sidewalk chalk and summer fun just seem to go hand and hand!  Appleton Downtown has just the event for you to relive your childhood love of chalk and experience the magic of artists transforming the College Avenue sidewalks into beautiful chalk masterpieces!  How [...Read More]

Appleton Downtown Outdoor Farm Market

The much-anticipated outdoor Downtown Appleton Farm Market went off with a bang this past Saturday!  This season is filled with new additions you won’t want to miss and thankfully the beloved Farm Market will be every Saturday morning from 8am-12:30pm now until October! The Downtown Appleton Farm Market hosts more than 150 vendors each week [...Read More]

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