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Alton, IL & St. Louis Area

Attractions, Activities, Events & Happenings

Happening This Weekend (August 23 and 24)

This weekend is packed with exciting events and lots of fun all weekend long!

Get a glimpse of the beautiful Mississippi River and find some unique treasures at the Grafton Riverside Flea Market from 9 – 5 both Saturday and Sunday at The Loading Dock in Grafton.

Check out another gorgeous view of the Mississippi, along with some cool classic cars, at Car Cruise at the Confluence car show Saturday from 1-4 at the Lewis and Clark Confluence Tower in Hartford.

Celebrate history, diversity, and plain old fun at one – or all – of 3 exciting festivals this weekend!

Experience a taste of farm life of days gone by at Tri-County Olden Days at Tri-County Antique Club in Dow from 7 – 5 both Saturday and Sunday.

Celebrate the diversity of the world’s cultures at Festival of Nations in St. Louis! The event will be held at Tower Grove Park from 10 – 7 Saturday and from 10 – 6 Sunday.

Commemorate the anniversary of a favorite Alton landmark with Alton Marina’s Anniversary Party, beginning at 6:30 pm Saturday. The event will feature BBQ, drinks, live entertainment, and good times for all.

For more information on any of these events or to see a full list of what’s happening, please visit our Events Calendar.

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