Annual Holiday Event
Holiday Tree Lighting
PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
Lincoln-Douglas Square (Broadway & Market),
Friday, November 16, 2018
6 pm - 10 pm
Alton Main Street is the
host of the event that will begin at the square, then continue to
West Third Street featuring music, snacks, Santa, a live reindeer,
and other holiday season characters.
The event begins at 6 pm with the arrival of Santa and Mrs.
Claus and the tree lighting around 6:45. Festivities include a choir
and Girl Scout Troops providing musical entertainment. The Alton
Salvation Army kicks off its Tree of Lights campaign and have free
cookies and hot chocolate for all. A community-wide canned food
drive will also wrap up, and donations may be dropped off at the
base of the statues where a large Castle of Cans will be
constructed. Free trolley
service will be available from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm between Lincoln
Douglas Square and the Riverbender.com Community Center where they
will have a free open house from 7 pm - 10 pm.
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