One Great Place for Autumn

With days getting shorter, air getting crisper, children back in school, football season here...our dreams of pumpkin spice lattes, warm soup, and even sweater weather is slowly turning into reality. While the many events and activities during the summertime are wrapping up, Downtown Appleton has plenty of events to keep you busy during the autumn [...Read More]

Downtown Business Awards Nominations Are Open

Downtown Appleton is filled with wonderful businesses that truly make Downtown Appleton One Great Place!  Each year, we celebrate them and their accomplishments through our Downtown Business Awards.  It’s a chance for us to acknowledge those businesses and individuals who are making an on-going difference in our community and shine a spotlight on the many [...Read More]

Final Days of Summer

Not too long from now, everyone must begrudgingly turn their calendar from August to September. Reminding everyone that the temperature is about to make a dramatic dip in comfort, promoting extroverts to frantically squeezeas many picturesque moments out of the final summer month. But before summer lays dormant for another winter, numerous activities continue on [...Read More]

Paint on the Town & Creative Kids

Has anyone ever told you something is as much fun as watching paint dry?  While here’s a fun fact for you.  Did you know paint dries quickest when temperatures are around 70 degrees?  Paint will spread more smoothly and absorb faster at these temperatures than in the chilly cold or sweltering heat.  That to me [...Read More]

Mile of Music is Coming

Long before this friendly reminder was posted a number of people were undoubtedly already aware of Appleton’s Mile of Music festival, where 570 upcoming blues, folk, and indie musicians have received warm accolade over the past five years. Mile 6 retains the same wholesome feeling by showcasing truly original compositions while expanding the roster with [...Read More]

Chalk About Fun!

This Friday, July 20th is a day filled with all things chalk on the sidewalks of Downtown Appleton. Starting early in the morning at 9am, you will witness many chalk artists of all ages begin to sketch their masterpiece on College Avenue.  Throughout the day, their pieces will come to life as the sidewalks are [...Read More]

Get out on the Fox River!

For the first time since the 1980s there is now a tour boat on the riverfront in Appleton!   Fox River Tours started on Mother’s Day and will run tours Thursdays-Sundays until the end October.  The boat, named River Tyme Too, seats 34 passengers.  The boat was custom built in LaCrosse in 1981 and ran [...Read More]

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