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.
   

To find out about other activities in nearby areas
check out our Main Calendar Page.
  Through February 28, 2015
Art Exhibit
MARK A. FISHER'S ROUTE 66 & BEYOND
 
VENUE: JACOBY ARTS CENTER

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturdays: January 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31, 2015
Nature Activity
EAGLE MEET & GREET

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturdays: January 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 2015
Nature Activity
BIRDS OF WINTER: RAPTOR SATURDAYS

West Alton, MO
FREE
   
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  Sundays: January 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2015
Nature Activity
AUDUBON EAGLE WATCH

West Alton, MO
FREE
   
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  Sundays: February 1 & 8, 2015
Nature Activity
AUDUBON EAGLE WATCH

West Alton, MO
FREE
   
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  Saturday, February 7, 2015
Nature Activity
BIRDS OF WINTER: RAPTOR SATURDAY

West Alton, MO
FREE
   
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  February 14 - February 15, 2015
Annual Nature Event
MASTERS OF THE SKY

East Alton, IL
$$$$
   
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  Saturday, March 28, 2015
Annual Arts & Crafts Fair
OLDE ALTON VENDOR & CRAFTS FAIR

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
March, 2015

Biennial Quilt Show
HEARTLAND QUILTERS GUILD QUILT SHOW

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
April, 2015

Nature Activity
WILDFLOWER WALK

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Nature Activity
GUIDED PRAIRIE WALKS

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Nature Activity
GUIDED PRAIRIE WALKS

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
April, 2015

Nature Activity
AUDUBON BIRD OUTING

West Alton, MO
FREE
   
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  May 9 - May 10, 2015
Live Musical Event
ANNUAL SPRING CONCERT

Godfrey, IL
FREE
   
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  Saturday, May 16, 2015
Annual Festival
RIVERLANDS PADDLE FESTIVAL

West Alton, MO
$$$$
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
May, 2015

Annual Festival
GREAT RIVERS FESTIVAL

East Alton, IL & West Alton, MO
FREE
   
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    PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
May, 2015

Life on the Mississippi River Event
WORKING RIVERBOAT TOUR

East Alton, IL
FREE
   
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    PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
May, 2015

Annual Community Event
MEMORIAL DAY PARADE

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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    Saturday, June 6, 2015
Annual Charity Bike Ride
TOUR DE CURE BIKE RIDE

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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    PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
June - October, 2015

Community Farmerís Market
ALTON FARMERS' & ARTISANS' MARKET

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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    PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
June, 2015

Annual Car Show
ALL WHEELS DRIVE IN CAR SHOW

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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    PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
June - August, 2015

Live Musical Events
FREE SUMMER CONCERTS

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
June, 2015

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

Alton, IL
$$$$
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
June, 2015

Annual Live Musical Event
FEED THE NEED MEALS ON WHEELS BENEFIT CONCERT

Alton, IL
$$$$
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
July, 2015

Annual Independence Day Festivities
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FIREWORKS FESTIVAL

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
August, 2015

Annual Community Event
LABOR DAY PARADE & PICNIC

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
September, 2015

Annual Live Musical Event
MISSISSIPPI EARTHTONES FESTIVAL

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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    PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
September, 2015

Annual Live Musical Event
CONCERT FOR A CAUSE

Alton, IL
$$$$
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
September, 2015

Annual Charity Run/Walk
MILES FOR MESO

Alton, IL
$$$$
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
October, 2015

Annual Festival
OKTOBERFEST

Alton, IL
FREE & $$$$
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
October, 2015

Annual Special Event
AALA HISTORIC HOUSE TOUR

Alton, IL
$$$$
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
October, 2015

Annual Charity Run/Walk
CHALLENGE OF THE BLUFFS RUN

Alton, IL
REGISTRATION FEE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
October, 2015

Annual Community Festival
FALLFEST & CHILI COOK-OFF

Alton, IL
FREE & $$$$
   
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    PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
October, 2015

Nature Activity
AUDUBON BIRD OUTING

West Alton, MO
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
October, 2015

Annual Special Event
VINTAGE VOICES

Alton, IL
$$$$
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
October, 2015

Annual Community Event
HALLOWEEN PARADE

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
October - December, 2015

Current Art Exhibit
WATERFOWL DECOY SHOW

West Alton, MO
FREE
   
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    PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
November, 2015

Annual Special Event
VENDORíS MARKET & INFORMAL ROUND TABLE

West Alton, MO
FREE
   
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    PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
November, 2015

Nature Activity
AUDUBON BIRD OUTING

West Alton, MO
FREE
   
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    PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
November, 2015

Annual Community Event
TASTE OF DOWNTOWN

Alton, IL
$$$$
   
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    PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
November, 2015

Annual Holiday Event
ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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    PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
November, 2015

Annual Holiday Art Event
OLD CATHEDRAL CHRISTMAS BAZAAR

Alton, IL
$$$$
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
November, 2015

Annual Holiday Art Event
ANNUAL GREEN GIFT BAZAAR

Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
November, 2015

Annual Run/Walk
GREAT RIVER ROAD RUN

Alton, IL
REGISTRATION FEE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
November - December, 2015

Annual Holiday Lights Display
CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND

Alton, IL
$$$$
   
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  December 5 - December 6, 2015
Annual Arts & Crafts Fair
OLDE ALTON ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR

Alton, IL
$$$$
   
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    PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
December, 2015

Annual Holiday Event
SANTA AT THE HASKELL PLAYHOUSE

Alton, IL
FREE & $$$$
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
December, 2015

Nature Activity
AUDUBON BIRD OUTING

West Alton, MO
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
December, 2015

Annual Art Exhibit and Sale
HOLIDAY ART SHOW
 
VENUE: JACOBY ARTS CENTER
Alton, IL
FREE
   
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  PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
January, 2016

Annual Nature Event
ALTON EAGLE FESTIVAL

West Alton, MO & Alton, IL
FREE
   
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This Calendar of Events provides listings free of charge for events that are of interest to visitors to the area and that are organized or sponsored by Non-Profit or community based organizations. To have your event listed here contact the webmaster. We reserve the right to limit content. We also willing to provide a web page free of charge for these types of events to provide more details for our readers.

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