Category: General

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 Click on Exploring Downtown on the top bar. Then select Open On Sundays! -- OR -- Log [...Read More]

Riverview Gardens Hosts 2nd Annual Earth Week Bicycle Drive for Earn-A-Bike Program

The following is presented by Kelly Nutty, Director of Resource Management for Riverview Gardens. Riverview Gardens is a non-profit in Appleton, WI with a mission to provide job training for people in need, to transform their lives and our community. Riverview Gardens, Inc. is celebrating Earth Week by hosting a bicycle drive to support its earn-a-bike program April 16-22, 2017. [...Read More]

Introducing "Big Arts in The Little Apple"

The following blog was written by ADI's Marketing Director, Anne Wiegman. Spring is here and the artwork is popping up all over Appleton.  This Community Celebration Exhibition is part of the Big Arts in the Little Apple, an exciting new community collaboration celebrating music and the visual arts. The program began this past fall when [...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]

Entry Forms Available for Appleton's Memorial Day & Flag Day Parade!

Monday, May 29, 2017 marks the day of the annual City of Appleton Memorial Day Parade. The parade will begin promptly at 9:00 AM, at the corner of College Avenue & Appleton Street. Entry forms are available now for organizations, businesses, and/or musical units, interested in participating. To receive complete details and an official entry [...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]

Spring into Style Ladies Day

The following blog is presented by Appleton Downtown Inc, written by our very own Marketing Director, Anne Wiegman. I don’t know about you, but this time of year, I start to get tired of my wardrobe. After a winter of wearing darker colors and heavy sweaters, it seems like everyone I talk with is ready [...Read More]

What is the Wildwood Film Festival?

This blog is written and presented by Jason Buss, Director and Co-Founder of the Wildwood Film Festival. Order your tickets today and experience an incredible, eclectic line-up of films made right here in Wisconsin! I was recently asked to explain the Wildwood Film Festival event to somebody that had never attended it. Wildwood Film Festival [...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]