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116 N. Appleton St., Appleton, WI 54914 United States
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Upcoming Events

May. 2018

Memorial Day Parade

May. 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

A popular family activity, come Downtown and help us remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Applications for the Parade will be accepted in spring.

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Jun. 2018

Downtown Appleton Farm Market

Jun. 2 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Every week on Saturday until October 27, 2018

Experience the area’s largest Farm Market with more than 150 vendors selling fresh produce and flowers, exotic meats and cheeses, breads and baked goods, specialty foods and handcrafted items along with live music!

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Lunchtime Live! Concerts

Jun. 7 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Every week until August 30, 2018

Houdini Plaza, Summer Thursdays, June 7 – Aug. 30, 2018, 11:30am-1pm Enjoy live music during your lunch break! Just the right amount of music for the middle of the day.

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Downtown Trolley

Jun. 7 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday and Friday until September 28, 2018

Running Thursday – Saturday, June 7 -Sept. 29, 2018 it’s the perfect way to get around Downtown and to our beautiful Riverfront. Take the trolley to enjoy the sights, sounds and delicious smells of our great area.

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Heid Music Summer Concert Series

Jun. 7 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every week until August 30, 2018

Move, groove and relax to the rhythm of the region’s hottest live bands during free concerts Downtown. Before or after you are Downtown enjoying the live music, visit one of our 70+ local restaurants or bars and clubs for a bite to eat or something cool to drink and check out the retailers who stay open later on Thursdays.

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Downtown Trolley

Jun. 9 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Every week until September 29, 2018

Running Thursday – Saturday, June 7 -Sept. 29, 2018 it’s the perfect way to get around Downtown and to our beautiful Riverfront. Take the trolley to enjoy the sights, sounds and delicious smells of our great area.

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Flag Day Parade

Jun. 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come enjoy the United States’ oldest Flag Day Parade as we celebrate America with bands, floats and other displays. The Appleton parade route starts at Oneida Street on Wisconsin Avenue and heads west to State Street then south to College Avenue. It continues east and then turns north on Drew Street to the City Park. Applications for the Parade will be available in spring.

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Street Music Week

Jun. 11 @ 12:00 pm - Jun. 15 @ 1:00 pm
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Every day until June 15, 2018

Enjoy musicians performing up and down College Avenue from noon to 1 p.m. All tips will be donated to Feeding America of Eastern Wisconsin.

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Art On The Town: Hidden Textures

Jun. 15 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Stroll College Avenue to explore and enjoy rhythm & music, performing arts, visual arts and more. Take the time to enjoy the art of food & beverage while you are out! And if you love the arts, consider supporting the Creative Economy by becoming a Downtown Placemaker!

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Celebrate summer by participating in this favorite family activity – the Downtown Appleton Children’s Parade. Everyone is welcome to attend. Register at buildingforkids.org

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Jul. 2018

Art On The Town: Chalk on the Town

Jul. 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Stroll College Avenue to explore and enjoy rhythm & music, performing arts, visual arts and more. Take the time to enjoy the art of food & beverage while you are out! And if you love the arts, consider supporting the Creative Economy by becoming a Downtown Placemaker!

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Aug. 2018

Mile of Music

Aug. 2 - Aug. 5

Appleton’s Downtown – an amazing mile of safe, walkable and hospitable experiences – is the host of Mile of Music. The Mile has so much to offer, from craft shops to restaurants, cafes, and bars, all exhibiting the original, hand-crafted flavor that makes Appleton unique. Come join us for the full Mile of Music weekend, August 2-5, 2018, to experience Appleton at its best.

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Art On The Town: Paint on the Town

Aug. 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Stroll College Avenue to explore and enjoy rhythm & music, performing arts, visual arts and more. Take the time to enjoy the art of food & beverage while you are out! And if you love the arts, consider supporting the Creative Economy by becoming a Downtown Placemaker!

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Sep. 2018

Art On The Town: PARK(ing) Day

Sep. 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Stroll College Avenue to explore and enjoy rhythm & music, performing arts, visual arts and more. Take the time to enjoy the art of food & beverage while you are out! And if you love the arts, consider supporting the Creative Economy by becoming a Downtown Placemaker!

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Two separate events on two different days that add up to a weekend of great fun! License to Cruise kicks off on Friday night when hundreds of classic cars line The Avenue. On Saturday, Octoberfest – Appleton’s biggest festival – draws 100,000+ people Downtown to enjoy live music, arts and crafts, a family fun activities area and tons of mouth-watering festival food and beverage items.

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Oct. 2018

Soup Walk

Oct. 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Enjoy this annual event featuring Downtown restaurants and their best soups! Try a taste at each of the different venues and vote for your favorite at your last stop! Tickets go on sale Oct. 1, but quantities are limited.

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Nov. 2018

Downtown Appleton Christmas Parade

Nov. 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Head to Downtown Appleton to continue your celebration of the holidays with the largest night-time parade in Wisconsin featuring bands, floats, local groups and, of course, a visit from Santa Claus himself.

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Pick up a Passport and have it stamped at businesses as you enjoy shopping in the unique clothing boutiques, great gourmet coffee shops, a huge variety of places to eat and fun entertainment options. Lots of special offers, refreshments and the opportunity to win great prizes and gift certificates!

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