Light the Night Market, a brand new event in Downtown Appleton!

Join us as we transform Downtown Appleton into an open air, market filled with food trucks, arts and crafts vendors, hands on activities, street performers, live music, cultural performances, glow lights and more! Light the Night Market presented by Fox Communities Credit Union will be located on College Avenue between Superior Street and Morrison Street as well as Houdini Plaza.  

More details about the event will be added leading up to May 19. Check out the current list of activities happening below! 

Fun Features at Light the Night Market


Explore, shop and create with local vendors including Downtown retailers and restaurants, artisans, crafters and more! A list of vendors will be available soon. 

Hands on Activities 

Engage with a variety of activities throughout the event from games to art activities and more. 

  • Axe throwing mobile trailer and yard games by Appleton Axe
  • RC Track by HobbyTown Appleton


A variety of entertainers will be roaming up and down College avenue throughout the evening for attendees to watch and enjoy. 

  • Bubble show with Rondini the Magician 
  • Winged fairies 
  • Dragon dance performances by the Northeast Wisconsin Chinese Association
  • Aerial dancers  

Live Music

Music is always at the heart of our events Downtown. Find local musicians and entertainment at the stage in Houdini plaza as well as up and down College Avenue in our music tents. A schedule of performances will be available soon. 

Food & Drinks

Indulge in a variety of food options prepared by local food trucks and Downtown restaurants! Drink options will also be available. 

  • A list of food and drink vendors coming soon 

How to Become a Vendor at Light the Night Market

Interested in becoming a vendor? Applications are open now through March 15. Click below to apply. 

How to Become a Sponsor of Light the Night Market

Interested in sponsoring? Please email our Community Partnership Director, Meghan Warner, at for more information.