I Love A Parade

I’ve never seen a parade in Appleton, but I’ve never missed one, either. I’ve been working behind the scenes of Appleton’s marquee parades most of my life. As a volunteer member of the Appleton Parade Committee, my job is to plan, organize, and stage this year’s Memorial Day and Flag Day Parades. The Memorial Day [...Read More]

Fox Cities Community Art Day

Join the Fox Cities Educators for the Arts and The Trout Museum of Art at the 3rd annual Fox Cities Community Art Day on Saturday, May 19 from 10:00am-1:00pm. Houdini Plaza will be filled with artwork you can create and take home, a community art project, live music, and raffle prizes! We're proud to partner [...Read More]

Art on the Town

Feeling creative? Lucky for you, this week is the kick off to Appleton Downtown’s Art on the Town event series - taking place on the third Friday, May through September from 5-8 pm.  We invite you to join us this Friday, May 18th to channel your inner creativity! Enjoy strolling the Ave and be exposed [...Read More]

Going Social with The Social Station

  In the fall of 2016, Chris Burns attended a local chamber event to learn about the trends and developments in the Fox Cities. He recalls a reoccurring theme that stuck out from the event; small cities like Appleton and Green Bay were losing millennials to larger cities like Milwaukee and Chicago. He started to [...Read More]

Craft Beer Walk 2018

Whether you are a Craft beer aficionado or someone just learning to love the flavors of artisan beers, you won’t want to miss Saturday, May 19th. This is the day a lineup of Downtown and Riverfront establishments will serve up the Downtown Appleton Craft Beer Walk from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. This spring edition during [...Read More]

Downtown Appleton Farm Market

There is something about fresh food that just makes it taste better. The Downtown Appleton Farm Market offers a year-round opportunity to talk with the farmer and learn more about your food.  If you want to know how it is grown, just ask. If you want to know the best way to prepare it, just [...Read More]

Making Mile of Music Sing!

An idea for the community written by Jeff Romenesko, co-owner of Romenesko Family Dentistry: Partnering on Mile of Music was a natural fit for the staff at Romenesko Family Dentistry since a love of music runs deep in our family’s blood. I sing in the local band Baba Ghanooj (who some know as Hillary Reynolds’ [...Read More]

Riverview Gardens Bicycle Drive

The following is presented by 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 (April 22 thru April 28) by hosting a bicycle drive to support its Earn-A-Bike program. [...Read More]

Mini Golf on The Town 2018

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 [...Read More]

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