Appleton Children’s Week 2019 Highlights

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Join us for a week of fun, safe and FREE or low-cost events for children and their families. Come and experience the excitement and all that Appleton has to offer its youth!

U.S. Venture Appleton Children’s Week
Sunday, July 21 – Saturday, July 27, 2019
Appleton, Wisconsin

Find our complete list of activities here.

For more information visit apppletonchlildrensweek.com or check it out the event on facebook.

Appleton Childrens Week 2019

Activity Highlights

ALL WEEK JULY 21 – 27, 2019
FREE admission & activities at the YMCA (good at all  five Fox Cities locations)

Sunday, July 21, 2019

  • FREE day at Mead and Erb Pool
    On Sunday Erb and Mead Pools will be open and free of charge for kids 16 and under. Erb pool features diving boards, in-water basketball hoops, two giant run-out water slides, and leisure pool with water features, and Mead pool features zero-depth entry and a water slide! Pack your beach towel and sunscreen and take advantage of this great opportunity to enjoy the pools for FREE!
    Kids-Free Hours:
    Erb Pool: 1 – 8 pm
    Mead Pool: 12 – 8 pm
  • Children’s Week Kick-Off Event
    Join us for our kick-off party taking place during our Kids Fun Run at Erb Park. Anyone ages 2-12 is invited to come out and participate in the runs (which are broken down by age group). The event will once again kick off with the mascot race! Festivities start at 6 pm. Visit our website at www.appletonparkandrec.org to pre-register for the event.
  • FREE Dive-In Movie at Erb Pool
    Join us for our Christmas in July “Dive-in” movie. The movie shown will be “Elf” and will begin at dusk (around 8:30 pm). Those attending are encouraged to bring a raft to float on. The diving area of the pool will not be open during this time.

Tuesday, July 23, 2018

  • Kids Rummage Sale through Appleton Park & Recreation:
    Pierce Park, 9 am – noon
    Join us at Pierce Park from 9 am – noon for the 7th annual event. Youth will be on hand selling gently used toys, games, clothing, and accessories. You must be registered to sell items but not to shop. To register go to www.appletonparkandrec.org.

Wednesday, July 24, 2018

  • Building for Kids Children’s Parade 6 pm
    (starting at Houdini Plaza and marching to City Park)
    Kids 12 and under and their families are invited to dress up and parade down College Avenue in this non-motorized parade. Parade line-up and number pick up begins at 5:15, Parade starts at 6 pm. Registration is free (but required).
  • After the parade, the fun continues in City Park with a Fox Valley Food Truck Rally, music with 95.9 KISS FM. Plus hands-on, family activities.
    Register at buildingforkids.org/childrens-parade

Thursday, July 25, 2018

  • Appleton Parks & Recreation Playground Fair:
    Pierce Park, 2 – 8 pm
    This is the BIGGEST Parks and Recreation Department special event of the year!! Our energetic Playground Leaders and local businesses/organizations sponsor two fun-filled days of carnival games, the trackless train, new and exciting inflatables, great food and entertainment. Visit the prize redemption center and cash in your tickets for fun prizes to take home with you.
  • FEE: $5.00 = 1 wristband* & 1 punchcard**, $2.00 = 1 punchcard**
    *The wristband allows for unlimited use of all inflatable rides and attractions during the two-day fair; must have for inflatable use
    **One (1) punchcard allows the holder the ability to play up to 10 carnival games; punchcard may not be used for inflatable rides/attractions

Friday, July 26, 2018

  • Appleton Parks & Recreation Playground Fair Continues:
    Pierce Park, 2 – 8 pm
    (12:30 – 2 pm the fair is open to families with children with special needs)
    This is the BIGGEST Parks and Recreation Department special event of the year!! Our energetic Playground Leaders and local businesses/organizations sponsor two fun-filled days of carnival games, the trackless train, new and exciting inflatables, great food and entertainment. Visit the prize redemption center and cash in your tickets for fun prizes to take home with you.
  • FEE: $5.00 = 1 wristband* & 1 punchcard**, $2.00 = 1 punchcard**
    *The wristband allows for unlimited use of all inflatable rides and attractions during the two-day fair; must have for inflatable use
    **One (1) punchcard allows the holder the ability to play up to 10 carnival games; punchcard may not be used for inflatable rides/attractions

More information coming soon!

Here are some pictures from Go Valley Kids writer and contributor, Jen Van Rooy, from a previous Children’s Parade!

Appleton Children's Week Parade
Appleton Children's Week Parade
Appleton Children's Week Parade
Appleton Children's Week Parade

For more information or questions about Appleton Children’s Week contact the Appleton Park and Recreation or visit www.appletonchildrensweek.com

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