Alton Winter Carnival

February 20, 2022

 Please come join the Alton community on and 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.
❄️We’re accepting sponsorships, ads in our official program booklet, raffle donations and food/vendor applications until 1/31/22. See the discussion thread for more information and how to apply.
❄️❄️❄️ Featured Events ❄️❄️❄️
• Chowder-Fest (local restaurants will be at the Bay for you to sample + vote on the best chowdah!)
• Ice Sculpture Walking Tour & Day of Demo by Ice Designs by Jeff Day, Sponsored by Meredith Village Savings Bank
• Crazy Hat Contest- Most creative wins a prize!
•Bob House Decorating Contest, Sponsored by Richele Glidden with Paige Insurance Agency 
• Horse Sleigh Rides by Bruce Locke Horse Draw Rides- Nothing like a dash across the ice to embrace the season. (A charge does apply for this event.)  Sponsored by Profile Bank.
• Seaplane Tours offered by Epic Seaplane Adventures– Curious what the aerial view of The Bay is like in the winter? Take a ride and see for yourself! Tours offered for three guests per flight for an hour ride.  A charge does apply for this event and reserving in advance is recommended by booking online through Epic Seaplane Adventures or emailing them to reserve.  
• Kid’s Craft Warming Hut, Sponsored by Catchpenny

•Outdoor Beer + Chili Bar at Shibley’s at the Pier lower deck! On tap will be Stoneface IPA and 603WinniAmber, products of our Gold Sponsor & Donor, NH Distributors!

Vendor Tents/Tables- on and off the ice!

•”Buck A Puck”, Sponsored by the Alton Rotary

• Caricature Artist, Erica Golter, Sponsored by Alton Excavation!
• Music and DJ by Shawn Cullen 
• Official Event Videographer, Gunner Found Media
• Official Event Photographer, Jen from ImaJenAtion Photography 
• Ice Skating Rink provided by Alton Fire Department
• S’mores Roasting, Sponsored by Mt. Major Snowmobile Club!
•”Yoga on the Ice” Sponsored by Root to Crown Yoga and Wellness
• Helicopter tours provided by C-R Helicopter
•Photo Frame Station & Self-Guided Alton Bay Historical Loop, Sponsored by Town of Alton Parks & Rec 
•Be Local • Buy Local • Support Local
Questions? Email us at
❄️ We hope to see you on the ICE for this fun outdoor WINTER community-building event!

*** Featured Food & Event Vendors ***


Alton Country Store

Alton Fire Department

Bella Winni Salon

Buonopane & Son Construction LLC

Bruja Botanicals Co -Self Care Products

Community Church of Alton


Dore Holland Home Group

Girl Scout Troop #62948

Great Bay Pottery

Good Eatz 603

Irwin Marine

 Janet Sienko of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Verani Realty

Katie’s Kitchen

Lakes Region Lakers Youth Hockey Association

Lee Briggs-Arbonne Consultant

Lora Piatti of Cohen Closing

Polished Moms by Amber

Prospect Mountain Teachers’ Association

RE/MAX 360 By the Lake

Scovill Family Restaurant

Shibley’s at the Pier & Shibley’s Drive-In

Stiches & Ink, LLC

Terri The Bag Lady

The Makers Bazaar

Uncle Joey’s Cannoli

Ways to Get Involved 

While our Sponsor, Vendor and Raffle donation opportunities are closed, we’re excited for you to see our official Winter Carnival Booklet, which will be distributed locally at businesses, town buildings and the day of our Big Event on 2.20.22!

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!   



GOLD SPONSORS ($300 or more):

Alton Excavation

Carol St. Jean, Coldwell Banker Realty

ImaJenAtion Photography

Lakeside Smiles Pediatric Dentistry

Maxfield Real Estate

Meredith Village Savings Bank -Alton Branch

New Hampshire Distributors, LLC

Office Services by Brandi, LLC.

Profile Bank

RE/MAX 360 By the Lake

Root To Crown Yoga and Wellness

Seacoast Spine & Sports Injuries Clinic

Shibley’s at the Pier


Wayne’s Transmission Custom Auto And Truck Repair

SILVER SPONSORS ($200 or more):

Alton Auto Alignment, LLC

Bella Winni Salon

Cold Spring Farm LLC

Huckins Tree & Landscape

Irwin Marine of Alton Bay

Joyce & George Murphy

Morin Insurance Agency

Stitches & Ink, LLC

BRONZE SPONSOR ($100 or more):


Alton Country Store

Generations Kitchen & Bath

Jennifer McCullough with Island Real Estate

Lora Piatti with Cohen Closing & Title

RBF Wealth Advisors

Richele Glidden with Paige Insurance Agency

GOLD DONORS (donated raffle item valued at $300 or more):

Alton Circle Grocery

Alton Excavation

Christy Painchaud, LLC

Gunstock Mountain Resort


Morin Insurance Agency

New Hampshire Distributors, LLC

EVENT DONORS (donated raffle items):

Alton Home & Lumber Center

Alton Village Pizza


Core Dynamix

Epic Seaplane Adventures

Farmington Fish & Game Club

Fortier Welding


Girl Scout Troop #62948

June McLaughlin-Alton Resident

K-9 Kreations By the Bay

My Little Sewing Room

Simplicity with Style Hair Studio

Stitches & Ink, LLC

The Little Christmas Cottage

The Naswa Resort



Winter Carnival 2020 Video 

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!

The Alton Business Association works to promote the commercial interests and welfare of Alton, New Hampshire and the surrounding area, by supporting new and existing businesses.  Working with community members and municipal representatives, we promote local economic development and enhanced quality of life for our residents, businesses and visitors.

Alton Business Association

PO Box 1641
Alton, NH 03809

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