Alton, Mo. – Once again Alton held its annual Christmas parade. On Friday, December 1, 2017, the stores on the square were open evening hours to accommodate evening holiday shoppers. This set off the holiday feeling weekend. Saturday dawned crisp and bright. On the morning of December 2, 2017 the Alton parade began.
Several floats from local churches motored through the parade. Horses and the local firetruck joined the festivities. Beautifully decorated cars purred through the parade route. This parade is an anticipated event for all residents and no one was disappointed.