Soup Walk 2018

Temperatures have dropped, leaves are beginning to change, and many of us are starting to get the craving for the perfect fall food…soup!  Of course, Downtown Appleton is here to help you feed that craving with a spirited walk on an autumn day dotted with places to sample signature soups prepared by local chefs eager [...Read More]

HAUNTED HEARTHSTONE 2018 Presents Sequential Killers: The Victorian Terror

Hearthstone Historic House Museum will once again feature their Haunted Hearthstone season with a whole new theme: Sequential killers of the Victorian age.  They will present a theatrical glimpse into the 19th century beginnings of serial murder investigation through the eyes of victims, detectives, and the perpetrators who stalked them.  The presentations will feature a [...Read More]

Octoberfest 2018

A Mile of Fun since 1981, Appleton’s Octoberfest, an event of the Fox Cities Chamber is almost here! Kicking off the fun on Friday, September 28 from 6-9:30pm will be License to Cruise.  This year’s feature vehicle is Chevrolet and classic models will be available for viewing at the Fox Cities PAC.  Over 400 classic [...Read More]

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]