Our Mission: To support the Appleton creative economy movement by enhancing the cultural and artistic environment through the development of opportunities for community access to arts, music and culture.

Initiatives: 

– Enrich Appleton Downtown’s urban design, public spaces, accessibility and walkability

– Create a diverse, inclusive and more livable Downtown

– Engage Arts and Culture in all aspects of community Placemaking

Creative Downtown Appleton, Inc. works with Appleton Downtown, Inc. to enhance the beautification, public art and culture through events, lighting, art display and other place making elements throughout Downtown Appleton. 

Invest In One Great Place!

Invest in a place that embodies the essence of community, quality, and inclusion, where original experiences and exceptional value come together to create memorable moments. A place that attracts visitors and workforce talent…where live music, public art and surprising amenities generate a dynamic vibe! Click the button below to learn more about becoming a “One Great Place Investor”! 

Creative Committee – Join Today! 

Are you interested in helping curate and cultivate public art and cultural experiences for Downtown Appleton? Join the Creative Committee! Meetings are the first Tuesday of each month at 3 p.m. at the Appleton Downtown, Inc. office (333 W. College Ave., Ste 100) 

Projects include but are not limited to: Creative Downtown Appleton, Inc. events, Mile of Music partnership, Avenue of Angels maintenance, murals, placemaking elements such as the parklet, chairs in Houdini Plaza, 222 parklet and more!