Visitors Guide for Events
in Alton

Madison County, Illinois
  This Calendar of Events only covers events located in the city limits of Alton or across the Mississippi River in West Alton. There are a number of activities located in the immediate vicinity including Lewis & Clark events, events at the new National Great Rivers Museum, and the communities surrounding Alton. Listings of these events can be found on the Wood River Area (for Lewis & Clark and the National Great Rivers Museum events) page, the Godfrey page, and the Grafton and Elsah page.
   

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  Through January 6, 2018
Art Exhibit
RESIDUAL IMPACT
 
VENUE: JACOBY ARTS CENTER

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Nature Activity
GUIDED PRAIRIE WALK

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Annual Community Event
HALLOWEEN PARADE

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Thursday, November 16, 2017
Annual Community Event
TASTE OF DOWNTOWN

Alton, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  Friday, November 17, 2017
Annual Holiday Event
HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, November 18, 2017
Annual Holiday Art Event
OLD CATHEDRAL CHRISTMAS BAZAAR

Alton, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  November 24 - December 27, 2017
Annual Holiday Lights Display
CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND

Alton, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  Saturday, November 25, 2017
Annual Holiday Art Event
ANNUAL GREEN GIFT BAZAAR

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
November - December, 2017

Annual Holiday Event
SANTA AT THE HASKELL PLAYHOUSE

Alton, IL
FREE / SOME FEES APPLY
   
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  December 2 - December 3, 2017
Annual Arts & Crafts Fair
OLDE ALTON ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR

Alton, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  Saturday, January 6, 2018
Annual Nature Event
ALTON-AUDUBON EAGLE FESTIVAL

West Alton, MO & Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, January 6, 2018
Annual Nature Activity
EAGLE MEET & GREET

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, January 13, 2018
Annual Nature Activity
EAGLE MEET & GREET

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, January 20, 2018
Annual Nature Activity
EAGLE MEET & GREET

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, January 27, 2018
Annual Nature Activity
EAGLE MEET & GREET

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
January, 2018

Annual Nature Event
CUB SCOUT EAGLE DAY

East Alton, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
January, 2018

Nature Activity
BIRDS OF WINTER: RAPTOR SATURDAYS

West Alton, MO
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
January, 2018

Nature Activity
AUDUBON EAGLE WATCH

West Alton, MO
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
February, 2018

Nature Activity
BIRDS OF WINTER: RAPTOR SATURDAY

West Alton, MO
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
February, 2018

Nature Activity
AUDUBON EAGLE WATCH

West Alton, MO
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
February, 2018

Annual Community Festival
CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL

Alton, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
February, 2018

Annual Nature Event
MASTERS OF THE SKY

East Alton, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
March, 2018

Annual Special Event
DOWNTOWN ALTON ST. PATRICK'S FESTIVAL

Alton, IL
FREE / SOME FEES APPLY
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
March, 2018

Annual Arts & Crafts Fair
OLDE ALTON VENDOR & CRAFTS FAIR

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
May, 2018

Annual Art Exhibit
REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL ART EXHIBITION
 
VENUE: JACOBY ARTS CENTER

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
May, 2018

Annual Festival
RIVERLANDS PADDLE FESTIVAL

West Alton, MO
ADMISSION
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
May, 2018

Community Farmers' Market
ALTON FARMERS' & ARTISANS' MARKET

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
May, 2018

Community Farmers' Market
ALTON FARMERS' & ARTISANS' MARKET

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
May, 2018

Annual Community Event
MEMORIAL DAY PARADE

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
June, 2018

Biennial Home & Garden Tour
PRIDE, INC. HOME & GARDEN TOUR

Alton, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
June, 2018

Live Musical Event
MILES DAVIS FESTIVAL

Alton, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
June, 2018

Annual Car Show
ALL WHEELS DRIVE IN CAR SHOW

Alton, IL
FREE / REGISTRATION FEE TO SHOW A VEHICLE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
June, 2018

Annual Special Event
JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
June, 2018

Annual Special Event
BIKES & BBQ FESTIVAL

Alton, IL
FREE / SOME FEES APPLY
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
June, 2018

Live Musical Events
FREE SUMMER CONCERTS

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
June, 2018

Live Musical Events
FREE SUMMER CONCERTS

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
July, 2018

Annual Independence Day Festivities
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FIREWORKS FESTIVAL

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
July, 2018

Annual Independence Day Festivities
ST. MARY’S FIREWORKS FEST

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
July, 2018

Annual Special Event
PIETOWN GOSPEL MUSIC FESTIVAL

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
August, 2018

Special Event
AMTRAL TRAIN DAY

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
August, 2018

Special Event
ALTON GIANT BBC ANNUAL GOVERNOR STEELE CUP

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
August, 2018

Annual Special Event
ROCK THE HOPS

Alton, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
August, 2018

Annual Community Event
LABOR DAY PARADE & PICNIC

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
August, 2018

Annual Special Event
ALTON FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL

Alton, IL
FREE / COST FOR FOOD
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
September, 2018

Musical Event
FREEDOM FEST

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
September, 2018

Annual Community Festival
MISSISSIPPI EARTHTONES FESTIVAL

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
September, 2018

Special Event
PELICAN DAYS FESTIVAL
West Alton, MO
FREE
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
September, 2018

Special Event
ALTON GIANT BBC ANNUAL OLDE PIE TOWNE CLASSIC

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
October, 2018

Annual Festival
OKTOBERFEST

Alton, IL
FREE / SOME FEES APPLY
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
October, 2018

Annual Special Event
AALA HISTORIC HOUSE TOUR

Alton, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
October, 2018

Annual Special Event
ANNUAL CHILI COOK-OFF

Alton, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
October, 2018

Annual Special Event
FEED THE NEED MEALS ON WHEELS BENEFIT CONCERT

Alton, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
October, 2018
Annual Special Event
VINTAGE VOICES

Alton, IL
ADMISSION
   
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