Category: Food and Dining

Join the Fun at the Downtown Appleton Farm Market!

The following blog was written by Nicole Van Hout, 2017 Intern for Appleton Downtown Inc. and Senior at Fox Valley Technical College majoring in Event Management. It’s that time of the year where we’re stuck somewhere between spring and summer, with little to do but count down the days until warmer weather. Instead of sitting indoors, [...Read More]

Downtown Appleton is Open on Sunday!

Appleton Downtown Inc. has added a category on our website’s business directory to highlight those businesses who are open on Sunday.  Follow this easy step by step guide to making Sunday a FUN-day Downtown! Log on to appletondowntown.org. Click on Exploring Downtown on the top bar. Then select Open On Sundays! -- OR -- Log [...Read More]

ADI Tees Up 5th Annual Mini Golf on the Town

Appleton Downtown Inc. (ADI) will tee up its fifth annual indoor Mini Golf on the Town event at establishments along College Avenue and nearby side street locations Saturday, April 8 from 1 to 6 p.m. Cost to participate is $15 per person or $50 for a foursome. Registration is now open, and players are encouraged [...Read More]

Mini Golf on the Town

The following blog was written by Appleton Downtown, Inc.'s very own Marketing Director, Anne Wiegman! It seems as the days get longer and the temperature starts to warm up, golf enthusiasts and want-to-be pros start getting the itch to hold a club in their hands. Downtown Appleton has the perfect solution! Twenty-seven bars will each [...Read More]

Celebrate Mardi Gras in Downtown Appleton

We may not have krewes, crazy Carnival parades or a French Quarter, but Downtown Appleton is ready to help you celebrate the pre-Lenten season in style. The local bars and restaurants have been perfecting their beverage and food menu and are ready to serve up fun: The Bar on The Ave: Featuring a Mardi Gras [...Read More]

The ABCs of Surviving Winter in Downtown Appleton

Winter means many things here in Downtown Appleton! Don't let the cold keep you cooped up with a case of cabin fever.  Take a look at the ABCs of Surviving Winter here in Downtown Appleton and stay involved with our great community all winter long! A=Angels. Although the holiday season is over, the angels will [...Read More]

Hospital Kitchen Waste Helps Grow Local Crops: ThedaCare Saving 30 Tons of Waste from Going to Landfills This Year

When kitchen employees at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Neenah and ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Appleton cut and prepare food, they place the scraps into a special container used for composting at Riverview Gardens, an urban farm in downtown Appleton. The move saves 30 tons of food annually from going into local landfills, said Maggie Hintz-Polzin, RN, ThedaCare [...Read More]

How to be creative in Downtown Appleton!

  Try Glass Firing at The Fire. Throw some Pottery at Mud & Prints. Take a Painting Class at Pinot’s Palette or The Traveling Palette. Decorate Pointe Shoes at Dance! Visit the Gallery at the Trout Museum of Art, Foxley’s Gallery, The Draw, Coventry Glassworks & Gallery or the Wriston Art Center Galleries. Take a [...Read More]

Reasons to Love Summer Downtown Appleton!

Beautiful views of the Fox River 1,2 or 3 Mile Walking Route City Park…especially the fountain with the sculpture by Dallas Anderson Jones Park Houdini Plaza White Dinner on August 19 Creative Parklet Place Free Downtown Trolley weekends Aug.-Sept. 24 Outdoor Movies every Weds. through Aug. 24 Fox Cities Nite Lite Run/Walk Sept. 30. Adopt [...Read More]

APPLETON DOWNTOWN SUMMER FARM MARKET ANNOUNCES TOKEN MATCHING PROGRAM

Saturday Outdoor Market Begins EBT Token Matching Program Fans of the weekly outdoor Farm Markets in Downtown Appleton won’t want to miss the addition of this year’s EBT Bonus token program. The Farm Market is a popular food source for area families who utilize the Wisconsin Food Share/ EBT program. The Saturday morning event will [...Read More]