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Alton, IL & St. Louis Area

Attractions, Activities, Events & Happenings

Grafton Riverside Flea Market – Last Weekend of 2015!

The most fabulous flea market on the river, Grafton Riverside Flea Market returns this Saturday & Sunday, featuring over 50 vendors selling all types of items, including antiques, foods, tools, candles, furniture, and hand-crafted goods. (more…)

An Evening with Teddy Roosevelt

Spend an evening with Teddy Roosevelt right here in Alton on October 24th! (more…)

Gourmet Wine Pairing Dinner

Thursday, October 21st, join Pere Marquette for a gourmet wine pairing dinner and indulge in a 4 course gourmet meal and 3 luscious, perfectly selected wines. (more…)

Lincoln Funeral Commemoration Events

2015 marks the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s death, and this weekend Alton is celebrating his ties to the city in a big way! (more…)

Fall Foliage Information

Autumn is a beautiful time around the Riverbend, thanks to the area’s stunning foliage! Keep tabs on the foliage and fall events with’s handy information page on Fall Travel Ideas Along the Great River Road. (more…)

Grafton Winery & Brewhaus Beer Pairing Dinner

Thursday, October 15th, indulge in a scrumptious 5-course meal, with each course paired with beer brewed at Grafton Brewhaus. (more…)

Alton Area Landmarks Association Fall Historic House Tour

Sunday, October 11th, embark on a self-guided tour of Alton’s beautiful historic homes, churches, and other buildings, as you take in the area’s beautiful autumn foliage with Alton Area Landmarks Association’s Fall Historic House Tour. (more…)

Jacoby: Call Me Waldo

Bankside Repertory Theatre Company takes the stage at Jacoby Arts Center October 8-10, performing the hilarious “Call Me Waldo”.  (more…)

Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market Final Days

Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market is in its final days! Shop a cornucopia of fresh local food and unique handmade items at the Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market, each Saturday morning and Wednesday evening through October 17th. (more…)

Spirit of Peoria Cruises

Take a trip back in time aboard the beautiful and luxurious Spirit of Peoria riverboat, stopping in Alton for two days only – October 6th & 7th. With various types of cruises to choose from, you’re sure to have a great time aboard the Spirit of Peoria! (more…)

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