Category: Nightlife

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]

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]

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]

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 INC. HOSTS FAMILY MOVIES, CHALK ON THE TOWN Xtreme Air Outdoor Movies, Chalk Artistry Slated for Summer Enjoyment!

Appleton Downtown, Inc., which is celebrating it's 25 the anniversary this year, offers a lineup of family-friendly events this summer including outdoor movies and a Friday evening of Art on the Town featuring chalk artistry. Budding artists can participate in kid-friendly activities in Houdini Plaza on Friday, July 15 as part of the monthly Art [...Read More]

Pinot's Palette is a New Idea for a Night Out

Looking for a new idea for a night out? Head over to Pinot’s Palette located in Downtown Appleton! With a fun and exciting atmosphere, Pinot’s Palette combines painting and socializing with optional cocktails! Pinot’s Palette offers a great alternative for date nights, birthday parties, bachelorette parties, company functions, and more! Pinot’s Palette offers classes for [...Read More]

Authentic Mexican Food at Antojitos Mexicanos

Have you experienced the authentic Mexican food at Antojitos Mexicanos yet?  They have been in business for 8 ½ years and have recently relocated to Downtown Appleton.  They love the atmosphere of their new location and are really building their customer base.  Antojitos chose their new location, because of all the events downtown.  The interior [...Read More]

One Great Place for Holidays! Holiday Window Walk November 13th

Join us for fun in downtown at the Holiday Window Walk event on November 13th from 6 to 9 pm all over our great downtown!  Check the list below for special offers at our downtown businesses during the Window Walk! Window Walk Special Offers*  Nov. 13, 6-9pm Fresh Expressions, 1011 W. College Ave. - Refreshments [...Read More]