Alton Winter Carnival

February 19, 2023

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 ❄️❄️❄️
• 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
• Crazy Hat Contest- Most creative wins a prize! Sponsored by Alton Excavation
Bob House Decorating Contest (pending ice conditions)
• Prince/Princess Parade -Presented by the Alton Dance Academy
• 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.)  
• Kid’s Crafts + Games Warming Hut, Sponsored by Alton Parks & Recreation
• Food Vendors – Specialty food from your local favorite places! 

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

• Giant Whoopie Pie Eating Contest, Sponsored by Maggie’s Munchies

• “Buck-A-Puck”, Sponsored by Lakes Region Lakers Youth Hockey Association
Vendor Tents/Tables- on and off the ice!
• Scavenger Hunt -Pick up at the ABA Table! Prizes donated by Sweet Caroline’s!
• Ice Skating Rink (pending ice conditions) provided by Alton Fire Department
• Be Local • Buy Local • Support Local
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❄️ We hope to see you in Alton Bay for this fun outdoor WINTER community-building event!

Winter Carnival 2020 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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