Downtown Appleton Installs a Seasonal Parklet: A New Form of Public Seating

Appleton Downtown Incorporated (ADI) and Creative Downtown Appleton (CDA) are preparing to welcome a new parklet and public seating option to the Downtown Appleton district.  This seasonal parklet will transform two on-street parking spaces to activate the streetscape and provide accessible general public seating.   The parklet will begin installation later this week, with anticipated completion [...Read More]

Summer Events in Downtown Appleton are BACK!

A typical summer in Downtown Appleton is bustling with activities and events. Thousands of customers and attendees hit the sidewalks of College Avenue to shop the local stores, dine outside at local eateries, and of course, patronize events like the Downtown Appleton Farm Market and the Heid Music Summer Concert Series on Thursday evenings.  After [...Read More]


GET TO KNOW ONE GREAT PLACE! Never been to Downtown Appleton? Then you need to see what's happening inside our downtown and riverfront districts. From the Fox Cities, but haven't experienced Downtown Appleton in some time? Time to plan a visit and explore all the great things that make us One Great Place! Are you [...Read More]

Bring the Mural to You!

The Downtown Unites mural painted by local artist Irineo Medina in June of 2020 on the corner of Appleton Street and College Avenue has unfortunately been impacted due to unavoidable structural repairs required to the masonry wall where it currently lives. When building owner, Marcie Harris, started interior renovations to get ready for a new [...Read More]

Celebrate LOVE with LOCAL Businesses

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, Downtown Appleton small businesses are here to help you plan the perfect gift, date night, or even fun items just for you.  Show your LOVE to others and yourself this year by choosing to LOVE local businesses, as well! Purchase a New Piece of Jewelry Looking for that [...Read More]