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Holiday Tree Lighting

  • Lincoln-Douglas Square 100 Market Street Alton, IL United States (map)

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 Community Center where they will have a free open house from 7 pm - 10 pm.

Times: 5:30 pm - 8 pm


For more information call 618-780-9197
or visit the event’s webpage

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