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

Dream Role 4/20/2023 - 4/22/2023 Menasha - 4.07 miles away
Coming to America - Civic Symphony of Green Bay 4/16/2023 DePere - 19.46 miles away
Mutts Gone Nuts! 4/02/2023 Oshkosh - 20.03 miles away
Cocktail Hour: The Show 4/15/2023 Oshkosh - 20.03 miles away
Dave Damiani & The No Vacancy Orchestra- Heart to Heart 4/21/2023 Oshkosh - 20.03 miles away
Holiday Gift and Craft Show 4/08/2023 Green Bay - 22.3 miles away
Collectorabilia Con 4/08/2023 Green Bay - 22.3 miles away
Evening with the Sandhill Cranes 4/06/2023 Shiocton - 24.78 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