St. Patrick’s Day is about a week away and a local organization has put together an event to celebrate the occasion. Alton Main Street has teamed up with several restaurants and Alton’s Best Cabs to host a Tavern Tour on Tuesday, March 17th.

Alton Main Street Executive Director Sara McGibany tells The Big Z the event is something that will put everyone in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit.

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McGibany says a number of prizes will be raffled off, including a pair of Cardinals tickets. For more information and a list of participating restaurants visit

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