Join us as we kick off the holiday season with live music and performances, a treat walk, window scavenger hunt, family friendly activities, and so much more all for FREE! Check out all of the details below!
*More details about the event will be added as it gets closer.
Enjoy live performances by local artists and performers on the Houdini Plaza stage!
Also enjoy roaming performances and entertainment up and down College Avenue!
5:00 pm – Magic Show with Rondini the Magician, 508 W. College Ave.
6:15 pm – Bombastic Bubble Show, 508 W. College Ave.
Ice carving demonstrations, next to Copper Rock Coffee (210 W. College Ave.)
Navah Mirage Fairies
Makaroff Ballet Dancers
Stop by our sponsors for fun activities, treats and more in Houdini Plaza!
Enjoy these free activities and attractions in Houdini Plaza!
Visit select Downtown businesses and sponsors for a free treat while supplies last
The hunt is on! First, visit the Fox Communities Credit Union booth to pick up a brochure to participate.
Once you have your brochure, visit each business listed to find the gnome hidden in their window! Once you find it, locate the letter that is written on the gnome and write it next to the business name. Once you find them all, use the letters to unscramble the hidden holiday phrase and write it in the space provided. Tear off the panel and turn it in at the Fox Communities Credit Union booth in Houdini Plaza by 7 p.m. on Saturday to be entered for a chance to win a variety of prizes!
Enjoy a display of beautifully lit Christmas trees decorated by Downtown businesses displayed outside on the sidewalks of College Avenue during Light Up Appleton! VOTE for your favorite by scanning the QR Code on any of the trees and be entered for a chance to win Downtown Gift Certificates.
Capture your time at Light Up Appleton at the following photo ops throughout Houdini Plaza!
Don’t forget to tag us in your photos @appletondowntown.org on Facebook or Instagram!
Visit a variety of local craft vendors in Houdini Plaza to find the perfect holiday gift you’ve been looking for!
Don’t forget to check out the unique boutiques and shops on the Avenue for great gifts as well!
Purchase some delicious food, a hot cocoa or a special holiday drink while you enjoy the event!
Stop by our Downtown businesses for fun activities and entertainment happening throughout the night!