ANNOUNCEMENTS: The Appleton Downtown Inc. office has officially moved! You will now find us at 333 W. College Avenue, Suite 100 (inside the Red Lion Hotel Paper Valley). Any questions? Give us a call at 920-954-9112.

Enjoy FREE outdoor live music every Thursday at lunchtime AND in the evening all summer long!  

Lunchtime Live! - Thursdays in Houdini Plaza* June 7 thru Aug. 30, 11:30am-1pm :
Enjoy acoustic music by local musicians on your lunch hour!  Bring your lunch, grab takeout from a Downtown restaurant or purchase on-site from local vendors.  Some seating is available in the plaza or bring your own chair or blanket.
2018 Schedule:
June  7   Russ Reiser
June 14  Street Music Artists
June 21  Brandon Van Dalen
June 28  Dr. Dobbe

July  5   Scotty Meyer
July 12   Tom Winch
July 19   Miss Molly
July 26  John Lambert

Aug  2  Mile of Music Artists - click here for the full schedule of Mile artists in Houdini Plaza!
Aug  9  Miss Molly
Aug 16  TJ & Lynn
Aug 23  Erin & Jeff Duo
Aug 30  The Accords
*In the event of inclement weather, Lunchtime Live! will go on at Appleton Street Sports Bar & Grill (124 N. Appleton St. just one block north of Houdini Plaza)

Heid Music Summer Concert Series  - Thursdays in Houdini Plaza* June 7 -Aug. 30, 5:30-8:30pm:
Move and groove to the music of the summer on center stage in Downtown Appleton!. Your favorite adult malt beverages, wine, soda and water will all be available, along with food from your favorite Downtown bars, restaurants and vendors in the park. Some seating is available in the plaza or bring your own chair or blanket.
While you are here, stop at the Downtown businesses open later for you!  And ask about wristband specials after the concerts at your favorite nightlife locations!
Remember...bring your ID if you plan to purchase beer or wine tickets, everyone will be carded.  No alcohol carry ins are allowed.
2018 Band Line-Up:
June  7     RPM
June 14    Cool Waters Band
June 21    Boomboxx
June 28    Road Trip

July  5    Hyde
July 12   Unity the Band
July 19   Spicy Tie Band
July 26  Saddlebrook

Aug  2   Mile of Music Artist Showcase
(5 pm - Zane Carney, 6:15 pm - Bishop Gunn, 7:30 pm -The Sea The Sea, 8:45 pm - LOLO, 10 pm - Wilderado) Click here for the full Mile of Music weekend schedule.
Aug  9   Mistrial
Aug 16  Cougars Band
Aug 23  Boxkar
Aug 30  Verona Grove

Join the movement! Make Music Day is an annual celebration that occurs each June 21, when people in more than 800 cities around the world make music together on the summer solstice.  Join Heid Music, Mile of Music, and Appleton Downtown Inc. as we celebrate the movement for the first time this year!  Click here for more information and the listing of Make Music Day events.


Plenty of Parking in nearby ramps or at parking meters (free after 6pm).
*In the unlikely event of inclement weather, Heid Music Summer Concerts will go on at the OuterEdge Stage, 303 N. Oneida St.

Please note: per City of Appleton ordinance, no dogs are allowed.


Download a copy of our Summer Pocket Guide to know about all the great events happening Downtown this summer!  Or pick up a copy at one of your favorite Downtown businesses.