Shop 'Til You Drop

It's the most wonderful time of the year!

With Christmas quickly approaching, let your shopping days begin all around Alton. Check out the new Holiday Guide with a special section of Deals & Discounts offered by local shops and restaurants.

Shop around to find a special present for that special someone or a one-of-a-kind memento for the person on your list who has everything. No matter who's on your list, each holiday season offers a gift to everyone all around Alton.

Olde Alton Arts & Crafts Fair

If you love crafts, you won't want to miss the largest holiday craft show in the region. On Saturday & Sunday, December 3 & 4, 2011, the Alton High School doors will open for the best craft show of the season - Olde Alton Arts & Crafts Fair. Pick up something for yourself or a gift for someone else. With more than 200 booths, you're sure to walk away with something on your holiday shopping list! Click for more details.

Grafton Holiday Riverwalk

Celebrate the start of the holiday season in Grafton at the Grafton Holiday Riverwalk on Saturday, December 10. Shop the businesses along Main Street and beyond for special discounts, promotions, refreshments and entertainment. Tour the various B&Bs and guest houses to book a room for a holiday retreat or pick up a gift certificate as a gift for someone else. Click for more details.

Winter Craft Show

Spend a relaxing day finishing off your holiday shopping at the Winter Craft Show at Pere Marquette Lodge on Sunday, December 11, 2011. Bring your family and friends to enjoy an afternoon of shopping, shopping and more shopping while listening to great music, relaxing and taking in the Winter Wonderland at the Lodge. Click for more details.

Click here to download the new the new Holiday Guide for a complete listing of all of the upcoming events happening this holiday season. Plus, don't miss out on the great Holiday Deals & Gift Ideas featured only in this guide!