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Octoberfest returns to downtown Appleton this weekend

Appleton’s Octoberfest celebration returns to the downtown this weekend after a two-year hiatus because of the pandemic.

Details can be found at the Octoberfest website.

The festivities begin on Friday with License to Cruise, featuring classic cars up and down College Avenue. The big gathering comes on Saturday. Music begins at 9 a.m. and will go throughout the day on multiple stages. Local nonprofits will be selling an assortment of foods, and arts and crafts booths and family fun areas will be in play.

Traffic will be blocked on College Avenue on Friday evening and all day on Saturday.

The weather forecast looks promising and huge crowds are expected. Plan accordingly.