Category: Arts

Holiday Fun Fest

Downtown Appleton continues to welcome visitors to enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas in a more relaxed shopping environment with multiple entertainment options. Appleton Downtown Inc. (ADI) and the Downtown businesses have already provided some memorable moments this holiday season, and they are proud to offer one more. Now in its fourth year, the annual Holiday Fun [...Read More]

Art on the Town: PARK(ing) Day

Each year on the third Friday of September, PARK(ing) Day is celebrated around the world. On this day, artists, activists and citizens independently (but simultaneously) turn metered parking spots into temporary public parks and other spaces for all to enjoy! This project originated in San Francisco in 2005, when a single artist took the initiative [...Read More]

Final Week of Outdoor Music!

All summer long we have danced to the rhythms in the air, sang along to our favorites, and filled our souls with music – before summer draws to a close, enjoy one last week of great outdoor music in Downtown Appleton! On Wednesday, join us over the lunch hour for Noon Tunes with Strategic. Bring [...Read More]

Check Out the ACREofART Exhibition!

The first exhibition of monumental public sculpture in nearly two decades, has hit Appleton by storm. as Sculpture Valley unveiled their premier season of the ACREofART exhibition, introducing the public to the 2017 selection of 10 sculptures currently installed in the Downtown and Riverfront districts. Enjoy a virtual walking tour run through the arts tour app, [...Read More]

We Love Mile of Music!

Yes, it’s true, we love Mile of Music and apparently, we're not the only ones! Now in its fifth year this music festival is making a name for itself locally, regionally and event nationally. This year more than 900 live music sets will be performed by more than 200 bands/artists in 70 venues along a one [...Read More]

Community Clothes Closet Pop-Up Shop!

Music enthusiasts attending Mile of Music in August will have a chance to visit a unique pop-up shop. Located at 513 W. College Avenue, the quaint shop of one-of- a-kind vintage clothing will be opening. Community Clothes Closet (CCC), a nonprofit organization in Menasha, is hosting the pop-up vintage clothes shop on Appleton Downtown’s west [...Read More]