Annual Community Festival
PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
Bethalto City Park, 213 North Prairie
August 30 - September 3, 2018
All day event
The annual Bethalto Homecoming tradition began
as a way to honor the soldiers returning from World War I. A maple
tree was planted in the area for every soldier who returned from the
war, and a picnic was held for residents to congregate and
socialize. Over the years, the celebration of servicemen returning
from duty has evolved into a weekend-long event for local residents
and visitors. Today the festivities encompass live entertainment,
games, food, carnival rides, and fun for the whole family. The
annual Homecoming parade will begin at 10 am on Monday at Bethalto
East Elementary School and ends at the Park.
Free, some activities charge a fee.
The event is organized by the Bethalto Fire Department (618-377-6421) and
the Bethalto American Legion (618-377-3089).