The Alton Farmer's and Artisan's Market returns for another season this June and thanks to it's popularity, will have a new location. The large parking lot at the corner of 9th and Piasa, formerly used by Argosy Gaming, will be the site of the market beginning June 2.

The location was made available to Alton Main Street and Executive Director Sara McGibany is excited by the additional space

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The markets topped out at around 40 booths for many weekends last year, and in addition to Saturday's, will have a Wednesday evening market at the same new location. Vendors are still welcome to sign up for the new season, and should call Alton Main Street at 463-1016.

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