Category: Riverfront

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]

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]

Fall Into Fashion Ladies Day

For those who love to preview the latest runway looks for the upcoming season and partake in fun, fashion-related activities, we are thrilled to debut a new event dubbed Fall Into Fashion Ladies Day on Saturday, October 22. Festivities get underway at 9 a.m. at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel. Tickets are priced at $15 [...Read More]

Fox Trot Trail Highlights Appleton's History

  A new 2.2-mile walk through downtown Appleton and along the Fox River is designed to show off Appleton's history and one of the City's best features. The Fox Trail starts in Houdini Plaza and heads down College Avenue toward Lawrence University, where the trail turns south toward the Fox River before heading along the Newberry [...Read More]

Outdoor Dining

The sun is shining and temperatures are warming: sure signs that summer has officially started! Are you looking for ways to spend even more time out in the sun? Then it is time to visit the wonderful outdoor dining locations here in Appleton Downtown and along the Riverfront! Many of your favorite cafes and dining [...Read More]

A Pontoon Boat Ride through the Appleton Locks is a great way to see Downtown Riverfront

Appleton Downtown received these photos from the winner of the Fox River Parkways Pontoon Boat Ride in our Golf Outing Raffle.  The boat ride was courtesy of Fox Wisconsin Heritage Parkway. Here is her quote and a photos. What an amazing trip!  A side of the area we've never seen before. Beautiful! So much to be thankful [...Read More]

10 Ways to Warm Up on the Riverfront

Ten ways to warm up on the riverfront by Renee Torzala Try a relaxing Hot Stone Massage at Sunflower Spa! Sip a soothing mocha or latte while enjoying the view of the Fox River at the cozy Atlas Coffee Mill. Enjoy a steaming bowl of Fratello's famous white chicken chili! Bring the [...Read More]

Light Up The Fox Community Candlelight Procession

Light up the Fox is hosting a community candlelight procession at 6 p.m. on New Year's Eve.  The event kicks off in the parking lot near Lock 3 and Newberry Trail (Lawe Street entrance) and includes a loop around Eagle Flats and back. The group is hosting the processional to celebrate Appleton’s rich history while reflecting upon the [...Read More]