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Valentine’s Day in the Fox Cities

Posted on 2/3/2017

*Last Updated on: 2/3/2017….check back for updates on additional events and specials. Looking for a way to celebrate your Valentine’s Day? The Fox Cities has you covered. Whether you’re looking to celebrate a romantic night as a couple or a fun night with friends or family, there’s something for everyone! Make your night extra special [Read More…]


Fox Cities Winter Fun – Your guide to cure that winter cabin fever

Posted on 1/27/2017

At this point in winter, there is a good chance you start to get a little case of cabin fever and cannot wait for spring to arrive. It also doesn’t help that good old Mother Nature hasn’t put much snow on the ground for those traditional outdoor winter activities but that’s okay! The Fox Cities [Read More…]


Eagles Soar Along the Fox River

Posted on 1/20/2017

The Fox River is known as a wintering site for hundreds of Bald Eagles, and January into early February is the best time for viewing. While it’s common to see an eagle here and there soaring over the Fox River, if you want to get a closer look and participate in some educational sessions you’ll [Read More…]


Mark Your Calendars for these Fox Cities 2017 Events!

Posted on 1/6/2017

The Fox Cities will have plenty to fill your calendar in 2017! Here’s a list of some larger events and festivals to look forward to this year! 16th Annual Wildwood Film Festival – March 10 & 11, 2017 Held at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center and dedicated to showcasing only films that have direct [Read More…]


4 Ways to Start Your Year off Right in the Fox Cities

Posted on 12/30/2016

It’s the start of another year, those New Years’ Resolutions start flowing and we’ve got some ideas to help start your year off right! Get Fit It’s usually on everybody’s list and the Fox Cities is home to many locally owned fitness studios offering everything from relaxing yoga to extreme boot camps; we’ve got some [Read More…]


Jazz up your Wednesday with Mid-Week Music

Posted on 12/30/2016

  Need a mid-week pick me up? Drop by Riverview Gardens in Appleton on Wednesday nights and get a dose of some original music and great beer at Rythms & Brews! Stone Arch Brew House and Mile of Music have teamed up for this mid-week concert series featuring a combination of new music and new [Read More…]


Ring in Your New Year in the Fox Cities!

Posted on 12/21/2016

Looking for a way to celebrate your New Year Eve? Whether you’re looking for a nice dinner or a great party, the Fox Cities can help you ring in the New Year! Noodles Around The World, Building for Kids Children’s Museum, Appleton – 11am-4pm; Sample foods from around the world, kids activities and New Year’s ball-drop! [Read More…]


The Fox Cities Shines with Holiday Light Displays!

Posted on 12/16/2016

Holiday light displays seem to be getting bigger and better with every passing year. From whole streets and neighborhoods joining together to elaborate musical light displays, the Fox Cities is full of options for your viewing pleasure. My kids and I went out last year on Christmas Eve; our plan was to see a few [Read More…]


Yes, Fox Valley, there is a Santa Claus — Molly B and Me

Posted on 12/13/2016

I’m pretty sure I met the real Santa Claus last night and he did not disappoint. As with most magical encounters, it happened randomly. I rounded a corner on an ordinary cul de sac and slammed so hard into the spirit of Christmas that my breath stopped for a second or two and my eyes […] [Read More…]


Appleton Glistens with it’s Annual Avenue of Ice

Posted on 12/9/2016

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, [Read More…]


A Walking Historical Pub Crawl – Appleton Style

Posted on 12/2/2016

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 [Read More…]


Kids Shopping Made Easy at the Elf Shop!

Posted on 11/30/2016

Written by: Matt Ten Haken, Director of Sports Marketing The popular One Stop Elf Shop for kids is back at the Appleton farm market! The Farmer’s Market is always great place to find a unique gift for that hard-to-buy-for loved one. With the One Stop Elf Shop, that holiday shopping experience has gotten a little [Read More…]


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

Posted on 11/22/2016

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 [Read More…]


Fox Cities Holiday Gift Guide

Posted on 11/18/2016

Need some help checking off the names on your holiday shopping list this year? Let us help! After all, the Fox Cities aren’t known as Wisconsin’s Shopping for nothing! From big box stores and the Fox River Mall to our great downtown’s with local boutique and specialty shops, we’ve got everything you need to check [Read More…]


The Big Bundle Up 2016

Posted on 11/17/2016

With the spirit of the holiday season upon us, donating winter items is the perfect way to give back to Fox Cities’ families in need. The Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau is once again teaming up with the Wisconsin Department of Tourism for their annual ‘Big Bundle Up’ collection drive! We invite both Fox [Read More…]


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