• How does Alton Main Street put your investment to work?

    We appreciate all of our City officials, partners, members, sponsors, vendors, and event participants who invest in our mission to revitalize Downtown Alton! CLICK HERE to read our most recent annual report

  • All-Wheels Drive-In Car Show set for Sun, June 11th

    At this year's 26th Annual show you'll enjoy live music from Number4Combo and a Pin-Up contest!   CLICK HERE for more info

  • Pup Crawl (That’s a pub crawl with dogs!)

    You and your furry friends are invited to this fun event that spans 18 pet-friendly patios and businesses on Sat, May 20th.   READ MORE

  • The Alton Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market is in session!

    Join us every Saturday morning May 13th-Oct 21st for locally-grown produce and handcrafted products. Find full details and register as a vendor here: Read More

  • Choosing Alton

    We have launched a 12-episode video storytelling series to share the tales of why some interesting people have decided to lay down roots in our community. READ MORE

  • New public art

    Alton Main Street commissioned local artist Jenna Muscarella to transform a utility box from an eyesore into a asset. Now it's a beautiful botanical mural in the 100 block of W. 3rd Street! READ MORE

Recent News

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”!