Alton Winter Carnival

February 18, 2024

 Please come join the Alton community OFF the ICE for some outdoor WINTER fun!
❄️ This is a FREE admission event and is sponsored by the Alton Business Association! Local businesses sponsor events and provide raffle + prize items!! Be sure to stop at the ABA booth to purchase raffle tickets, sleigh rides tickets, 50/50 tickets and more! 

❄️❄️❄️ Featured Events ❄️❄️❄️

Bob House Decorating Contest (pending ice conditions) Sponsored by Alton Market on Main
• “Buck-A-Puck” Sponsored by Re/Max By The Lake

• Caricature Artist (FREE EVENT), by Erica Golter of Have a Cartoon You, Sponsored by Meredith Village Savings Bank

Chowder-Fest (local restaurants will be at the Bay for you to sample + vote on the best chowdah!)

• Crazy Hat Contest- Most creative wins a prize!  Sponsored by Alton Excavation

• Facepainting (FREE EVENT) -Sponsored by Bella Winni Salon

•  Food Vendors – Specialty food from your local favorite places! 

•  Horse Sleigh Rides by Bruce Locke Horse Draw Rides- Nothing like a dash around Alton Bay to embrace the season. (A charge does apply for this event.)

• Ice Sculpture Walking Tour & Day of Demo by Ice Designs by Jeff Day

•  Scavenger Hunt, Sponsored by Lora Piatti of Cohen Closing & Title Co. and Kim Maccaulay, Realtor

Ice Skating Rink & Alton Fire Dept. Airboat Display/Demo (pending ice conditions) provided by Alton Fire Department

•  Kid’s Crafts + Games Warming Hut, Sponsored by Alton Parks & Recreation & Friends of Gilman Library 

• Outdoor Beer + Chili Bar at Shibley’s at the Pier lower deck!

•  Prince/Princess Parade -Presented by the Alton Dance Academy 
• The Alton Arcade –Hosted by Vacanza
Vendor Tents/Tables- on and off the ice!
•Be Local • Buy Local • Support Local
Questions? Email us at
❄️ We hope to see you in Alton Bay for this fun outdoor WINTER community-building event!


  *** Featured Food & Event Vendors ***

 Alton Business Association

(Official Event Host)

Alton Boy Scouts Troop #53

Alton Fire Department

Alton Parks & Recreation & Friends of Gilman Library -Kids Crafts in the Warming Hut

Arándano Farm / Gluten Free or Die BakeryAlton Public Works 

Bayside Diner (grab-n-go at restaurant)


Bennett Freedom Farm

Bella Winni Salon

BIG BELLY’S BBQ (food truck)

Edge of Woods and Lakes Region Concierge Services

Emily Mott’s Dog Training & Violet’s Doggy Daycare and Training

Foster’s Tavern (grab-n-go at restaurant)

Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountain Troop 63776 & Alton Troop 62948 

GOOD EATZ 603 (food truck)


Inspirations by Anne

Jackies Joy Farm

KEN’S CORN (food truck/vendor)

Key Heating and Air Conditioning (warming station)

Kit’s Kraft Corner & Mittens

LeafFilter Gutter Protection

Lora Piatti of Cohen Closing & Title Company and

Kim Macaulay of Lakes Homes Realty

Ma’s Cozy Plankos

Meredith Village Savings Bank

New Hampshire Electric Co-op

NH Broadband 

NO KIDDING COFFEE (food truck/vendor)

Phoenix Home Furnishings

Powersports Junction LLC

Rellies Design 

SHIBLEY’S AT THE PIER (Beer & Chili Bar)

Shibley’s Drive-In (serving ice cream)

Terri -the Bag Lady

The Alton Arcade (hosted by Vacanza)

The Country Store

The Restless Breed Co.



Yesterday’s Sweaters

Ways to Get Involved 

We’re always looking for volunteers though so please email us if you’d like to join in and help with this Winter Fun Community Event!   



PLATINUM SPONSORS ($1,000 or more):

New Hampshire Broadband

New Hampshire Electric Co-op


DIAMOND SPONSORS ($750 – $999):

Profile Bank

GOLD SPONSORS ($500 -$749): 

A Sharper Image Landscape

Christy Painchaud, LLC

Graphic Designs by HDominick

(ABA Winter Carnival Program Designer)


Island Real Estate of NH, Jen McCullough

L&R Cleaning

Meredith Village Savings Bank

SILVER SPONSORS ($250 – $499):

Alton Market on Main

Functional Chiropractic Care of New England/

NH Concussion Center

George & Joyce Murphy, Alton Residents

Kim Macaulay, Lake Homes Realtor 

Lora Piatti/Cohen Closing & Title

Maxfield Real Estate

BRONZE SPONSOR ($100 – $249):

Alton Excavation

Wayne’s Transmission


Alton Circle Grocery/Stafford Oil

Alton Market on Main

Alton Village Pizza

Aroma Joe’s

Berry’s Bait


Christy Painchaud, LLC


Foster’s Tavern

Graphic Designs by HDominick

Gunstock Mountain Resort



Inspirations by Anne

Jeremy Noyes Fine Art Gallery

Lake Life 603

Liliuokalani’s Ice Cream


NH Boat Museum

NH Distributor’s

Salon at Monument Square

Sweet Caroline

The Beauty House


Past Winter Carnival Video Highlights 

Winter Carnival 2020 Photos 

Thank You to our Sponsors

While this event is hosted and sponsored by the ABA, it would not be possible without the help from our additional local business and community sponsors!!! You’ll see local businesses and organizations hosting certain events, providing services, and giving generous donations to our event contest winners!

If you’re a business or organization and interested in hosting an event, sponsorship, advertising, or making a donation please contact us or reference the respective links below for further information.

Support Our Mission

The ABA is a non-profit local association that is comprised of business members from Alton and surrounding town communities. Our MISSION is to promote the commercial interests and welfare of the Alton community. We gladly accept and appreciate DONATIONS at any time to support the numerous events, fundraisers and donations to charities our association provides!

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