Get a Head Start on the Holiday Shopping in the Fox Cities

Check off your Christmas and holiday gift list early with Wisconsin's Best Shopping here in the Fox Cities!

Some businesses may require patrons to wear a face mask in order to enter their store, please respect the wishes of individual businesses.

With Wisconsin's Best Shopping, the Fox Cities have everything from your favorite national retailers and Fox River Mall to quaint downtowns with local boutiques and specialty shops. Christmas is right around the corner.

Visiting from outside the area? Make a night or weekend of it by visiting our hotels page to find a spot near our mall or in the heart of one of our walkable downtowns to peruse local shops.


Fox River Mall

Fox River Mall

The Fox River Mall is a must-stop shopping destination. This mall boasts more than 130 retailers and restaurants, including H&M, Scheels, Pottery Barn, and many more of the nation’s top retailers. Christmas will be here before you know it and the Fox River Mall is a great spot to get ahead on your holiday list! This year Fox River Mall has pulled out all the stops to ensure the safety of their guests. The mall offers curbside pick up near the entrance to the Northwoods Cafe, click here to see participating businesses. The Mall has also added "Spot Holder" a service that allows guests to hold their spot in line while waiting to get into a store.

Downtown Appleton

Downtown Appleton

With more than 60 unique local shops and 50-plus restaurants, downtown Appleton offers plenty of great shopping and dining options with small-town charm, walkability, and convenience. Here are just a few stores you'll find:

Eco Candle Co.

Downtown Neenah

Neenah offers a mix of both intimate, upscale, and family-friendly shopping and dining in its quaint historic downtown setting.

Hang Up Gallery of Fine Art

Downtown Menasha

Downtown Menasha sits along the Menasha Channel and offers a quiet small-town shopping destination. Main Street has become home to many local shops offering a variety of clothing, home decor, and specialty items, as well as restaurants and bars.

Lemon Loves Lime

Want to avoid in-person shopping?

Many Fox Cities stores are offering online shopping or curbside pick up to ensure the safety of their customers. For a complete listing of places offering curbside pick up or online shopping click here.

Not sure what to give?

Give the gift of options! Purchase a gift certificate from a local attraction or to one of our downtowns or chambers that can be redeemed at participating businesses.

Building for Kids Children’s Museum Gift Certificate
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Ticket Vouchers or Fan Gear
Fox Cities Performing Arts Center Gift Certificate
Downtown Appleton Gift Certificate
Downtown Neenah Gift Certificate
Heart of the Valley Chamber Gift Certificate

Shopping Events

Fox Cities Communities are making it easy and fun to help support local businesses this Holiday season with these fun and safe events:

For a complete listing of local Fox Cities happenings click here.

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