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# ExploreFoxCities September Festivals!

While many may view Labor Day weekend as the unofficial end of summer, September in the Fox Cities is full of summer-like festivals and events that keep the fun going!

**Updated 8/16/2018

Fox Jazz Fest 
September 1-2 - Jefferson Park, Menasha
Celebrate your Labor Day Weekend at this is a free, 2-day festival! The events will feature music from local, regional and national jazz artists.

Seafood Fest 
September 7-8 - Jefferson Park, Menasha
This legendary event is a fundraiser for several local Rotary clubs. Lobster and salmon plated dinners, live music both nights, Fox Valley Food Truck Rally and fireworks Saturday at dusk. Fun for the whole family!

Grignon Mansion Fall Fest & Corn Roast
Have some Fall fun with a historic twist! Take tours of the historic Grinon Mansion, enjoy caramel apples, 4-H petting zoo,historical kids games, crafts live music and more! 

Hortonville Oktoberfest
September 15 - Alonzo Park, Hortonville
Join their celebration of the harvest season with live music, food, German beers, local craft vendors, Great Harvest Pie Bake-off, apple pie eating contest, kid’s activities, pumpkin train and more!

Bazaar After Dark
September 12 - Downtown Menasha
This special night market will feature live music, art vendors, food truck rally, family activities and some fun quirky surprises! No admission to attend.

The Fox Cities Marathon 
September 21-23 - UW Fox Valley Campus
Not just for racers, this event is great for spectators too! The Guardian Kids Run & the Kimberly Clark Diaper Dash & Toddler Trot take place at the Fox Cities Stadium.  A 5k course starts and finishes at Riverside Park in Neenah on Saturday.  The main marathon, half-marathon and relay races start at UW Fox Valley and finish at Riverside Park. If you're not a runner, not a problem! There's plenty of fun to be had by spectators with the Network Health, Health & Wellness Expo and live music and DJ’s along the entire course.

Lions Tail Brewing Co. Oktoberfest
September 14-15 - Lion’s Tail Brewing Company, Neenah
The festival will feature live music, festival games, fall favorite food from local restaurants, a variety of German-style draft beers and Lions Tail’s very own Oktoberfest Marzen Lager.

License to Cruise & Octoberfest
September 28-29 - Downtown Appleton 
The biggest “fest” of all! This community-driven festival provides family-friendly events for all ages while raising funds for more than 100 local nonprofit organizations. License to Cruise happens Friday evening with more than 400 classic cars on display lining up and down College Ave. The fun continues Saturday from 9am-6pm with 100+ food booths, live music and arts & crafts. 

These signature festivals plus many other events make Fall a great time to #ExlporeFoxCities - Plan your visit today!

For A full list of Fox Cities area events CLICK HERE

Posted on August 23, 2017 at 10:13

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