Our nation's oldest Flag Day parade (Appleton)
The Fox Cities have honored "Old Glory" since 1950, making the Appleton Flag Day Parade the nation's oldest and longest running celebration. The parade attracts hundreds of participants and more than 50,000 spectators to Appleton each June.
The largest nighttime Christmas parade in the Midwest (Appleton)
80,000 spectators line College Avenue each November for the Midwest's biggest and best nighttime Christmas parade. Featuring colorful floats, decorated vehicles, marching bands, animals, and Santa Claus himself, the parade is guaranteed to bring holiday cheer to anyone who attends.