• Join us for Alton’s Tree Lighting Ceremony on Fri, Nov 18th!

    Santa arrives at Lincoln-Douglas Square at 6pm for the free festivities!   CLICK HERE for full details

  • Green Gift Bazaar

    On Small Business Saturday, November 26th, from 10am-4pm Held at two locations simultaneously: Post Commons, 300 Alby St., and Jacoby Arts Center, 627 E. Broadway CLICK HERE for full details

  • Untold Black Stories of Alton project recognized

    The Untold Black Stories of Alton project has been honored with the Lieutenant Governor Award for Excellence in Revitalization, recognizing this collaboration between Alton Main Street, Jacoby Arts Center, Great Rivers & Routes Tourism Bureau, the All Town [...]

  • First Fridays

    Join us for this late night art and shopping experience which spans many locations across the Downtown district, held on the First Friday of each month from October through December! Click here for full details

Recent News

Green Gift Bazaar

October 28th, 2022|

On Small Business Saturday, November 26th, from 10am-4pm Held at two locations simultaneously: Post Commons, 300 Alby St., and Jacoby Arts Center, 627 E. Broadway CLICK HERE for full details

Downtown Alton

All over the country, towns and cities are looking back to their traditional downtowns as great places to work, play, live and shop! Here in Alton, we are blessed with a unique turn of the century riverfront streetscape that has offered all those options for a long time.

Our unique and vibrant downtown has so much to offer. Downtown residential units offer captivating river views and a walkable lifestyle. Shopping options range from quality lifestyle shops to contemporary fashion. We’ve always been known as the place to party, and more fun bars and new restaurants are opening up all the time. Our artistic community is thriving, with public art and our wonderful arts center.  It’s no wonder Alton was voted “Best Hidden Gem on the Mississippi”!