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Fox Cities Holiday Shopping

Need some help checking off your holiday gift list? Well the Fox Cities has you covered! With Wisconsin's Best Shopping, we’ve got everything from big box stores and Fox River Mall, to quaint downtowns with local boutique and specialty shops. That, paired with the fun holiday shopping events we have happening this season, you’re sure to find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list.

Visiting from outside the area? Make a night or weekend of it with one of our shop and stay packages and start planning your Fox Cities holiday getaway today!


Fox River Mall
Boasting 140 stores, Fox River Mall is a must-stop shopping destination. Here you can explore more than 140 retailers and restaurants, including Macy’s, Scheels, Pottery Barn, Ann Taylor, Build-A-Bear, Forever 21 and many more of the nation’s top brands.

Downtown Appleton
With over 60+ unique locally owned shops and over 50 restaurants, downtown Appleton offers plenty of great shopping and dining options with the charm and walkability of small town convenience. Just a few of what you’ll find…

The Vintage Garden
Lillian’s of Appleton
Items of Interest
Blue Moon Emporium
Angel’s Forever, Windows of Light
Avenue Art & Co
Cedar Harbor
Crazy Sweet
Just Act Natural
Tina Marie’s Unique Boutique
Sonnet’s Garden Blooms

Downtown Neenah
Unique shops and dining options, sitting along shores of Lake Winnebago, Downtown Neenah might be small but still offers a variety of great shopping in a quaint historic downtown setting.

Elements Unleashed
Hang Up Gallery of Fine Art
Bill Paul Ltd.
Holt’s Jewelry
Lucy’s Closet Pet Boutique
Mom and Pop Place
The Natural Boutique
The Shinery
Tailored Hide Custom Leather & Gift Gallery
J. Anthony Jewelers

Downtown Menasha
Downtown Menasha sits along the Menasha Channel and offers a quiet small-town setting. Main Street has become home to many local shops offering a variety of clothing, home décor, specialty items and great restaurants.

Lemon Loves Lime Children’s Boutique
Renewed & Reclaimed
Aunt Esther’s Attic
Milbrook on Main
Wreath Factory
Wild Apple Gallery & Gifts

More Fun Gift Ideas…

Gift Certificate for the Building for Kids Children’s Museum

Visit the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers store for fan gear and apparel or grab ticket vouchers for next seasons games

Gift Certificates for the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center

  • Not sure what to give your loved one? Give the gift of options! Grab a gift certificate to one of our downtown's that can be redeemed at multiple participating downtown businesses.
    Downtown Appleton: Gift cards can be purchased in any dollar amount at Appleton Downtown Inc., 116 N Appleton St. or online at appletondowntown.org. Redemmable at over 150 downtown businesses!
  • Downtown Neenah: Gift Certificates can be purchased at Future Neenah, 135 W Wisconsin Ave. **Special November 3 & 4: Spend $50+ at any downtown business, bring your receipt to the Future Neenah office and receive a $10 Downtown Neenah gift certificate! (Limit 2 per household)



Vintage Garden’s Sneak Peek at Christmas
119 E College Ave., Appleton
November 1-5
Unwrap the treasures and gifts of the beautiful Winter season with our Sneak Peek at Christmas!
Enjoy $10 off your purchase of $50 or more throughout the week, door prizes & a first peek at all of our Christmas finds!! See website for store hours.

Holiday Avenue – Shopping for a Cause
Best Western Premier Bridgewood Resort Hotel
November 2, 11am-3pm 
Holiday Avenue is a unique shopping experience, with vendors from around the state showcasing their boutiques. Come look around, enter to win some amazing raffle prizes and try some exceptional food! Tickets: $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Proceeds benefit Valley VNA Senior Care’s programs.

ScatterJoy Annual Holiday Event
1879 Casaloma Dr., Appleton
November 4, 10am-4pm and November 5, 11am-3pm
Take 15% off your entire purchase all weekend! enjoy fun and refreshments, free gift with purchase and complimentary gift wrapping!

Appleton North High School Artisan Faire
5000 N Ballard Rd.
November 11, 9am-3pm

Join us for the annual Appleton High School North Artisan Craft Faire. Find handcrafted items from local artisans at this is the premiere art event in the Fox Valley with over 150 juried vendors.

Doe Party at The Vintage Garden
119 E College Ave
November 18, 9am-5pm

A bit of sparkle... a touch of vintage... and a whole lot of magic!! Join us for a fun day of shopping with your ladies while the boys are at deer camp! We are offering a FREE gift with your $50 purchase-- the CUTEST gnomes around-- treats and door prizes!

One Stop Shop Holiday Art & Craft Fair – 7th Annual
Fox Valley Technical College
November 18, 9am-3pm

Local arts & crafts vendors, raffle prizes and food available for purchase. The FVTC Culinary Arts Club will also have pies for sale and proceeds will go to Seeds of Hope Scholarship fund. Admission $3/person

Downtown Appleton Small Business Saturday
Downtown Appleton
November 25, All Day

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 gift certificates!

Annual Holiday Bazaar
Fox River Mall
November 1-3, 9am-9pm

Fox River Mall will host its annual Holiday Bazaar! Throughout the mall stores will be showcasing items and offering holiday specials!

Children’s Christmas Gift Workshop
Heckrodt Wetland Reserve, 1305 Plank Rd., Menasha
December 2, 10am-Noon
Bring your kids out to Heckrodt Wetland Reserve for their Children’s Gift Workshop. Kids can make up to 6 gifts, volunteers will wrap for them, enjoy cookies and hot cocoa will you create your gifts! Registration is required. $10/child.

Posted on October 25, 2017 at 14:53

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