Taste of Downtown

Eat, Drink, & Be Merry!

Thursday, Dec. 3rd, 2020 – modified this year as a to-go format due to Covid-19 restrictions


The event is now SOLD OUT ~ we greatly appreciate everyone’s support! 

This year our guests will enjoy the “Taste of Downtown To-Go” ~ 15 area establishments will be preparing a wide variety of appetizers, entrees, desserts and beverages for guests to pick up and enjoy at home. Tickets for are $30 for a meal that will feed two adults. Only 200 tickets will be sold and must be purchased in advance, so get yours today! Bags will be available for pick up from 5-7pm at 909 E. Broadway (formerly Riverbend Billiards). We will include each participant’s menu in the bag to give you ideas for future carry-out meals!

Please note that you will not be mailed a ticket, simply pull up in front of the building and give the name of the person who purchased the ticket when you arrive.

Proceeds from this fundraiser will help Alton Main Street advance the organization’s goals to beautify and promote Alton’s historic downtown district.

 Each bag will contain a taste for 2 people of these delicious dishes

New Yorker sandwich (slow-roasted roast beef on an Everything bagel) from The Brown Bag Bistro

Smoked pulled pork from LaMay’s Catering

Cold brew coffee from Germania Brew Haus

Crab cakes from Epicurean Fare

Bacon wrapped dates from Bossanova Restaurant & Lounge

Smoked cheese, crackers, and olives from KP Too Catering

Maple Caramel Popcorn from Poputopia

Vanilla and chocolate ice cream from Blue Ice Creamery

One can of organic beer – Ope! (their new Cream Ale) or Citrus Wheat from The Old Bakery Beer Company

Blood orange brownie from Olive Oil Marketplace

Latte shot from Maeva’s Coffee

Cobbler from The Schoolhouse Grill at Senior Services Plus

Cake from Dolci di Anna

Vegetable Maki Sushi Rolls from Lewis & Clark Dining Services

French macarons from Foxes Boxes at Post Commons

Alton Main Street would like to thank the following sponsors who have made this event possible:

Riverbender.com, The Telegraph, WBGZ Radio, AdVantage, Alton Memorial Hospital, CNB Bank & Trust, Phillips 66 Wood River Refinery, Chiro One, and First Mid Bank & Trust.