The Alton 175th Anniversary is right around the corner and the Alton Convention and Visitors Bureau is getting the celebration started early with their Wooden Nickel Week promotion. From July 13th-22nd customers will be able to save 10% off of food and retail purchases at 25 local restaurants and shops throughout the area by presenting a special wooden nickel at participating establishments.

Alton CVB President, Brett Stawar says that the nickel can be used as many times as you'd like during the 10-day period, which includes the day of the Alton 175th Celebration.

Participating Restaurants and Shops:
Alton Sports Tap, Body Restoration Salon & Spa, Bossanova Restaurant & Lounge, Bowl Haven Lanes, Carver's Southern-Style BBQ, Castelli's Restaurant at 255, Chez Marilyn, Duke Bakery, Godfrey Meat Market, Golden Corral, Holiday Inn Alton's Franco's Restaurant, Jonhson's Corner, Ketchum's Corner Kreem, Little Store, Mississippi Mud Pottery, My Just Desserts, New Frontiers Home Furnishings, Olive Oil Marketplace, Outfitters Grill-Argosy Casino, Picture This & More, Rib City, Southern Girls BBQ, S&S Sandwich, and The Gift Box.

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