37th Annual Ozarks Black Gold 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.