Tag: Downtown Appleton

Appleton Glistens with it’s Annual Avenue of Ice

Appleton Glistens with it’s Annual Avenue of Ice

Downtown Appleton will be glistening with beautiful ice on Saturday, December 17 with their annual Avenue of Ice event. You can head downtown to celebrate the season and enjoy a great fun-filled day for the whole family! Starting at 9am you'll find activities in Houdini Plaza, visits with Santa and his reindeer, horse-drawn carriage rides, music, … Continue reading Appleton Glistens with it’s Annual Avenue of Ice

A Walking Historical Pub Crawl – Appleton Style

A Walking Historical Pub Crawl – Appleton Style

Written by: Alison Hutchinson; Convention Sales & Marketing Representative Downtown College Avenue is known for it's vibrant nightlife and many pubs and taverns but most people probably overlook the fact that they all have a lot of history to offer.Thanks to the History Museum at the Castle, they've came up with a great way to … Continue reading A Walking Historical Pub Crawl – Appleton Style

Black Friday and Small Business Saturday – Check off your list in Wisconsin’s Shopping Place!

Black Friday and Small Business Saturday – Check off your list in Wisconsin’s Shopping Place!

Whether you're a die-hard Black Friday shopper, the casual 'maybe I'll go' type, if you prefer to stick to small businesses, or skip the chaos all together and online shop, the Fox Cities is the place to be for your Holiday shopping. Afterall, they don't call us Wisconsin's Shopping Place for nothing! With hundreds of … Continue reading Black Friday and Small Business Saturday – Check off your list in Wisconsin’s Shopping Place!

Instagram-Worthy Fox Cities Spots

Instagram has fast become a place to not just post a photo, but to show your followers the world from your perspective. We love seeing photos of the Fox Cities from a view we maybe haven’t seen before. From our cool downtown's to our beautiful parks and nature centers, we’ve put together a little list … Continue reading Instagram-Worthy Fox Cities Spots

The Fox Trot Trail: A Walk Through Appleton’s History

The Fox Trot Trail: A Walk Through Appleton’s History

Written by:  Adam Schanke, Sports Marketing Manager The site of a famous magician’s childhood home, a Pulitzer Prize winning author, the world’s first hydroelectric power plant, and a 4-time NFL Super Bowl champion are just a few of the people and places walkers can learn about on the new self-guided 16-stop, 2.2-mile Fox Trot Trail … Continue reading The Fox Trot Trail: A Walk Through Appleton’s History

Appleton’s Alive with the Sounds of Music!

Written by: Amy Karas, Convention Sales & Marketing Manager The fourth annual Mile of Music Festival kicked off Wednesday night with a reception on Lawrence University’s main hall lawn (sponsored by Tundraland), live music at Memorial Chapel and a First Songs Kickoff Concert at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. Starting Thursday morning through Sunday … Continue reading Appleton’s Alive with the Sounds of Music!

A Day at the Appleton Farm Market!

My daughter and I recently spent our Saturday morning at the Appleton Outdoor Farm Market. Within Houdini Plaza and from Appleton to Drew Street, College Avenue is lined with over 100 local and Wisconsin vendors.  From fresh assortments of produce and flowers, decorative gift items, local arts & crafts to the wonderful smells of baked … Continue reading A Day at the Appleton Farm Market!