Category: Downtown Events

Love (And Chocolate) is in the Air

Visitors will feel the love as they stroll College Avenue and admire love-themed ice sculptures making their community appearance in February this year. As part of the new Love Is In The Air event, couples are invited to gather in Houdini Plaza at noon for a Community Wedding Vow Renewal. This public celebration will allow [...Read More]

Last Minute Holiday

Downtown Appleton has really shined as One Great Place for the Holidays this year!  From the kick off during the Window Walk, through the 47th Annual Downtown Appleton Christmas Parade to the Holiday Fun Fest and the Elf Downtown promotion last weekend, the holiday spirit is infectious! Families were out enjoying the Farm Market, visits [...Read More]

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]

Appleton Christmas Parade

It’s that time of year; the store windows are decorated, holiday music is starting to play, the first intersection of angels is hung across College Avenue and you know what means.  It is time for the Downtown Appleton Christmas Parade.  This annual event has been proudly hosted downtown on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving for the [...Read More]

News Release

WINDOW WALK KICKS OFF HOLIDAY SEASON IN DOWNTOWN APPLETON WITH A $5,000 GIVE-AWAY (APPLETON, WI)— Those attending Light Up Night® presented by the Trout Museum of Art on Friday, November 10, will want to be sure to stop at the Creative Parklet, located next to Copper Rock Coffee Co. at 210 W. College Avenue from [...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]