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Fox Cities Weekend Events - June 16 to 18

As with most summer weekends in the Fox Cities, we take advantage of the nice weather and jam pack the days with fun activities for all ages. This weekend is no different, with a plethora of things to do including live music, farm markets, festivals and more! Below are a few not-too-miss events for the weekend of June 16-18.

In the Fox Cities

Art on the Town
June 16, 2017  5pm-8pm
Location: Throughout Downtown Appleton
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! The theme for June 16th is Hidden Textures. You kids will enjoy the Creative Kids on the Town area from 3-5pm in Houdini Plaza.

Butterfly Festival
June 17, 2017  9am-Noon
City Park, 500 E Franklin St, Appleton
Join us for the 9th Annual Butterfly Festival and Help Families Fly! Proceeds from this fun-filled, family event benefit Parent Connection, an early learning and child abuse prevention program of Family Services.The event will feature: Face Painting & Crafts, Children’s Games, Inflatable Activities, Kids Experience Zone, Butterfly Demonstrations, Food & Beverages and a group Butterfly release at 11:45 am.

Midwest Sunsplash Festival
June 17, 2017  10am-Midnight
Downtown Menasha
Head to downtown Menasha for this annual urban street fair! Enjoy live music, art, food and fun! FREE Admission!

Free Dads on Father’s Day
June 18, 2017  10am-3pm
Location: Mulberry Lane Farm, W3190 County Road B, Hilbert
Don’t give Dad another tie! Bring him to Mulberry Lane Farm because Dads are FREE on Father's Day.Is Dad brave enough to milk a cow? Can he catch a chicken? Dare him to kiss a pig! It’ll be the most memorable Father’s Day ever. One free Dad per paid admission.

Farm Markets

Farm market season is here and there's no shortage of great local markets right here in the Fox Cities. Here's a listing of our Saturday-only markets. The markets vary in size, from 30 to 150, but you're guaranteed a wide-variety of fresh, local fruits and vegetables as well as other assorted items as well as plenty of family fun!

Downtown Appleton
Saturdays - 8am-12:30pm
June 17 - October 28
College Avenue, from Superior St to Drew St. 

Saturdays - 9am-Noon
June 17 - October 14
Shattuck Park, Downtown Neenah

Saturdays 7:30am-Noon
June 10 - October 14
Corner of 2nd Street & Hwy 55

Just outside the Fox Cities

Mackville Nationals Truck & Tractor Pull
June 16, 2017 - June 18, 2017
Location: St. Edward Parish - N2926 State Rd 47, Appleton
The 42nd annual Mackville Nationals Truck and Tractor Pull. Friday and Saturday nights' pulls. This family event includes food and free live music.
Fr-Gates open 4pm, pulls start 7pm.
Sa - Free local pulls from 11am-2pm - Gates for evening pulls open 4pm, pulls start 7pm.
Su - Free local pulls start at Noon

Posted on June 15, 2017 at 10:38

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