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Entertainment & Events in Alton, Illinois

Special Events

  • Christmas Wonderland 618-466-8858
    Located at Rock Springs Park on College Avenue
    An annual spectacular holiday light show which features over two million lights and over 100 displays capturing the memories of Christmas. The theme of the display is right out of Dickens and visits from Santa, as well as horse drawn carriage rides, are also a part of this event that lasts from Thanksgiving to Christmas.

  • Downtown Alton Block Parties 618-463-1016
    The drinks are on ice, the food is on the fire, and the music is ready to rock, so get set to dance down to the streets of Downtown Alton to celebrate the summer Alton Block Party season. The Alton Block Parties, presented by the Alton Marketplace Association and sponsored by Dixon Distributing, run from May through October on the last Saturday of each month from 4 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. when Downtown Alton closes Third Street between Piasa and State Streets and the party begins with bands at both ends of the street. 2005 Block Party Schedule: Saturday, July 30 - Parrothead Party featuring The Phins Saturday, August 27 - Summer Nights featuring Sable Saturday, September 24 - Hot! Hot! Hot! featuring Mr. Wizard

  • Apocalypse Haunted Attraction 618-567-1053
    304 East 3rd Street
    Alton, IL 62002
    With two floors of pure terror and rotting atrocities, the Apocalypse is not for the faint of heart. Pit your wits and your very soul against the adrenaline rush that is the Apocalypse. For more information and to learn about their family-friendly matinee haunt, Fear-Less, please visit the website.  more


  • Eastgate Cinema 618-254-6058
    625 Lewis & Clark Boulevard
    Alton, IL 62024
    Located approximately eight miles north of Interstate 270 on Highway 3 in East Alton. The box office opens half an hour before the start of the first show.

Night Life

  • Alton Sports Tap 618-465-2539
    3812 College Avenue
    Alton, IL 62002
    Follow your favorite sports teams while enjoying cold beverages and great food.

  • Catdaddy's Tavern 618-462-8090
    203 West Third Street
    Alton, IL 62002
    A fun and festive local hangout offering a full bar and entertainment.

  • Cellar Room, The 618-465-9874
    2704 East Broadway
    Alton, IL 62002

  • Chez Marilyn 618-465-8071
    119 West Third Street
    Alton, IL 62002

  • City Limits 618-463-1505
    2204 Fosterburg Road
    Alton, IL 62002

  • DJ's Bar & Grill 618-465-0362
    2526 College Avenue
    Alton, IL 62002

  • Firehouse, The 618-462-5407
    314 State Street
    Alton, IL 62002

  • Lighthouse 618-474-2010
    115 Market Street
    Alton, IL 62002

  • Norb's Northside Tavern 618-466-9842
    2505 State Street
    Alton, IL 62002

  • Riverbend Billiards & Grill 618-462-4435
    411 Piasa Street
    Alton, IL 62002
    Enjoy great burgers, entertainment and a full bar. Located just three blocks from the Alton Belle Casino.

  • Spectator's Bar 618-465-6626
    3003 Humbert Road
    Alton, IL 62002

  • Ragin' Cajun Piano Bar 618-433-9119
    210 West 3rd Street
    Alton, IL 62002
    Cajun food, live pianos, and late night menu.

Concerts & Performances

  • Alton Symphony Orchestra 618-467-2326
    1198 McPherson Avenue
    Alton, IL 62002
    Founded in 1945, the Alton Symphony Orchestra is one of only a few organizations dedicated to the performance of live symphonic music in the southern Illinois region. For sixty years it has serviced the residents and artists throughout this area and has served as a cultural force, broadening the awareness and importance of the arts in the community, and making itself easily accessible to persons of all ages and backgrounds.  more

Plays & Productions

  • Alton Little Theater 618-462-6562
    2450 North Henry
    Alton, IL 62002
    Voted Illinois' best community theater in 2000, Alton Little Theater brings great stage performances to life. Featured are musicals, dramas, and revues.


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