Taste of Downtown

Eat, Drink, & Be Merry!

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 at the Argosy Music Hall, 1 Piasa St., Alton, Illinois

Below you will find info for last year’s event, check back soon for full details on 2020! 

For only $15.00, guests can sample a variety of local flavor from your favorite dining establishments under one roof at the Taste of Downtown Alton. The event will be held on Thurs, November 21st from 5:30-7:30pm at Argosy Casino’s Music Hall. Live music will be provided by Hideous Gentlemen, and there will also be a raffle with fantastic prizes from all over the Riverbend and St. Louis metro area.

Only 350 tickets will be sold and this fabulous event has a history of selling out, so make sure to get your tickets as soon as possible to be guaranteed entry. Please note that guests must be 21 or older, with a valid ID in order to board the casino. All proceeds from this fundraiser will help Alton Main Street advance the organization’s goals to beautify and promote Alton’s historic downtown district.

 Come enjoy these delicious dishes

Italian Beef and Italian Sub Sandwiches from The Brown Bag Bistro

Smoked chili from Olive Oil Marketplace

House salad with creamy Italian dressing from Decaro’s

Pulled pork from Big Boys Q & Southern Soul

Award-winning Porter Chili and Poputopia popcorn as well as a selection of organic craft beers from The Old Bakery Beer Company

White chocolate crème brûlée bread pudding from Ragin Cajun Piano Bar

Smoked Cheese from KP Too

Plum Pork Flat Bread from Hops House at Argosy Casino Alton

Chili from Shake Rattle and Roll Drive-In

French Macaroons and quickbreads from Post Commons

Sweet treats from Sherry’s Snacks

White chicken chili from The Schoolhouse Grill at Senior Services Plus

Cold-pressed Sweet Beet juice, with the flavors of grape, beets, lemon and ginger from CJ’s Juicery which is opening soon at 415 Ridge Street

Plus house specialties from the following restaurants

Bakers & Hale

Great Rivers Tap & Grill at the Best Western Premier

Gatsby’s Grille