Appleton and the Fox Cities, 19 communities along the Fox River and Lake Winnebago, make up the third-largest metropolitan area in Wisconsin after Milwaukee and Madison. Located in the east central part of the state, Appleton has a lively and walkable downtown famous for hosting the annual Mile of Music festival and as the home of Harry Houdini. Experience the city’s vibrant arts scene all year round at one of the many museums, galleries, or performing arts centers. Be sure to explore all the Fox Cities to discover natural wonders, unique shops and restaurants, and spirited communities that will be excited to welcome you and your family. 

Explore the Area

Downtown Appleton Farm Market 6/01/2024 - 10/12/2024 Appleton - 1.89 miles away
Center Stage High School Musical Theater Showcase 5/18/2024 Appleton - 1.98 miles away
Heid Music Summer Concert Series 6/06/2024 - 8/29/2024 Appleton - 2.09 miles away
Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival 5/31/2024 - 6/02/2024 Little Chute - 4.27 miles away
Women's Wellness Walk 5/18/2024 New London - 18.52 miles away
Festival of Spring 5/18/2024 Oshkosh - 19.31 miles away
Wisconsin Micro-Brewers Beer Fest 5/19/2024 Chilton - 21.6 miles away
Essential Gravel Bike Ride 6/01/2024 - 6/16/2024 Green Bay - 24.46 miles away

Average Weather

From soaking up the summer sun to hitting the trails after a fresh snowfall, Wisconsin has no shortage of activities for every season. Here's an idea of what the weather in this area is like to help get your planning started!


High 80° F
Low 58° F


High 27° F
Low 11° F


High 58° F
Low 38° F


High 55° F
Low 34° F

Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau