2022 Walnut Festival

Returning for it’s 37th year, the Ozarks Black Gold Walnut Festival will be held October 1, 2022, on the square in Alton, MO.

Friday, September 30, 2022:

  • Run The Town For The Gold 5k walk/run:  Registration begins at 5:30pm with the race starting at 6:15pm.  For details contact Diana Clary: (417) 270-1536
  • Classic Car Cruise In: Begins at 5:30pm on the square. For details contact Tom Clary: (417) 331-4205
  • Bounce house & inflatables: For the younger crowd there will be a bounce house and inflatables starting at 5:30pm.
  • Live music: starting at 7:30pm will be live music from Alton’s very own Redline Band.

Saturday, October 1, 2022:

  • 9am: Opening ceremony, performed by local Boy Scouts troop
  • 9:15am: Announcements for the day
  • 9:30am: Pumpkin carving contest
  • 9:30-10am: Alton Elementary Choir
  • 10-10:30am: Alton Jr. & Sr. High School Choir & Drama Club
  • 11am: Quilt show
  • 11am-12pm: Eli & T-Bone, sponsored by Young’s Produce
  • 12:30-1pm: Announcements and awarding of contest winners
  • 1-2pm: Redline Band, sponsored by Alton Bank
  • 2-3pm: On the Outside, sponsored by United Cozort Reality Inc. & Insane Gainz

Sound & Production by 11 Point Productions

Sponsored by Harps

For more information and/or to reserve a booth contact the Alton Chamber of Commerce.