What to Know for the 41st Annual Appleton’s Octoberfest

Festivities kick off at 3 p.m. on Friday, September 29 with License to Cruise Appleton’s largest block party is back on Saturday, September 30, to celebrate “A Mile of Fun since 1981”. Appleton’s OctoberfestTM, an event of the Fox Cities Chamber, brings more than 200,000 people to College Avenue in downtown Appleton to enjoy a […]

Appleton’s Octoberfest Announces 2023 Concert Schedule

The festival will feature 16 bands with music starting at 9 a.m. Appleton’s OctoberfestTM, an event of the Fox Cities Chamber, has released its entertainment schedule for this year’s event on Saturday, September 30. The festival will feature a full day of music representing a wide variety of genres. This year’s lineup includes 16 bands, […]

License to Cruise Event Hours Extended in 2023

Appleton’s Octoberfest Committee and the Fox Cities Chamber have announced that the hours for this year’s License to Cruise have been extended. The event will begin three hours earlier than in past years and run from 3 – 9:30 PM on Friday, Sept. 29. Each year, License to Cruise, a classic car show, is the […]

Appleton’s Octoberfest In Need of Volunteers and Food Vendors

Appleton’s Octoberfest and License to Cruise, programs of the Fox Cities Chamber, will be held again this fall. Octoberfest will take place Saturday, Sept. 30 on College Avenue in Appleton. License to Cruise events will be held the day prior on Friday, Sept. 29. The Octoberfest Committee is in need of almost 800 volunteers for […]

Appleton’s Octoberfest / License to Cruise named ‘Community Event of the Year’ by Mid-America Chamber Executives

This award was presented at the 2023 MACE Annual Conference in Sioux Falls, SD, to honor excellence in Chamber-led community events. According to MACE, judging criteria included “value to the community and chamber, resonance within the community, and measurable results and innovation.” MACE is comprised of chamber professionals who belong to their state chamber executive […]