2017 Victorian Holiday Celebration and Wintermarket

The 2017 Altamont Victorian Holiday Celebration & Wintermarket takes place on Sunday December 10th. Click “Read More” below to see the entire schedule of events!


Note: a map of all the different locations can be found here.

Saturday, December 9 7-9 pm

Opening Reception

Join ACT at the Masonic Hall for a complimentary wine and cheese party. You can preview the Festival of Trees and Wreath Auction, which will be on display all weekend. Adults only, please.


Sunday, December 10

Holiday House Tours

Tickets on sale from 12:00 to 3:15pm at the Masonic Hall.

Adults: $5. Children age 10 and under free.

• Travel in a free van/trolley to visit village historic homes!


Family Fun Events:


The Masonic Hall

138 Maple Avenue  12-4:30pm

• Vote for your favorite decorations in the Festival of Trees

• Silent Decorated Wreath auction winners announced at 3:30

• Community Wreath – How will you be kind this year?

• Children’s gingerbread houses on display all day.


Altamont Reformed Church

129 Lincoln Ave. 4:15pm

• Living Nativity


St. John’s Lutheran Church

140 Maple Ave. 12:30-5:00pm

• Holiday Treasure Hunt starting point for kids ages 3-7.  Collect prizes by following “clues” to village locations.

• Mrs. Red Shoes crafts

• Face painting, games, and food

• Organ Music


Orsini Park

Gazebo 12:00-5pm

• Vendors

• Hay rides

• Holiday themed PhotoOp

• Boy Scouts’ bonfires

• Kettle Corn and Mom’s Cake Pops


Don’t Miss the Santa Train!

Orsini Park 5:00pm

• Holiday tree lighting

• Santa arrives on the Train


Even More Family Fun:


Altamont Free Library

179 Main Street 12-5pm

• Art quilt raffle

• Book signings:

  • Amanda Coonradt – Adventure in Antarctica
  • Nancy Payne – How I Came To Dowagiac
  • Daniel J. Mahoney – Monstergarten
  • Douglas Arthur – comic writer
  • Keith Willis – Desperate Knight


Fire Station Open House

115 Main Street 12-5pm


Bella Fleur and Remedies

182 Main St

Santa’s workshop – learn from the pros! Our elves will be doing workshops on fresh swags, gift tags, holiday cocktails and jewelry.


One Love Preschool

122 Maple Ave. 12-4pm

Make and take a beautiful ornament



186 Main St.

The bar will open and a pig roast!


Hungerford Market

106 Maple Ave.

Make s’mores on the outside fire or enjoy walking tacos, soups and hot sandwiches






Holiday shopping from 12-5 pm



Altamont Antiques: 135 Maple Ave.

•  Make your own candy apple

• Antiques in a historic building

• Bracelet kit giveaway


American Legion: 988 Altamont Blvd. near Stewart’s

• Sister’s Creations

• Crocheted Gifts by Diane

• Jacobs Barn

• Smith / Cid Pottery

• My Golden Leaf

• My Inner 1800’s

• Molly’s Eye

• The Lady’s Got Glass

• On Feather’s Edge

• Look What I Found


Re-Nue Spa: 119 Maple Avenue

• Complimentary neck clean up with our Barber Derek

• Solarius Productions

• Roosevelt Grooming Company

• Bozencreek Fiber Farm

• HAWC Photography

• Herbal Turtle Teas

• O’Boys Soap

• JNB Foods


Severson Insurance: 104 Maple Ave. near Hungerford Market

• Kelly’s English Toffee

• Peyster Street Design

• Norray Honey

• Indian Ladder Farms


Spinning Room: 190 Main Street

• Music

• Knitted items for sale


Altamont Community Room: 115 Main Street

• ButterflyGardenCrafts

• Ice Delites AKA the Wine Lady

• LuLaRoe

• Emily’s Holiday Creations

• Style Dots

• US Borne Books

• Metal Works

• Jamberry

• RipzGraphic Expression Bands

• LipSence

• Clever Containers


• Color Street Nails

• Potholder Potpourri

• Bohemian Piazz

• Lucasso of Amsterdam

• Altamont AFD Auxiliary selling cookies trays and several raffles



Village Businesses Open:

• Hungerford Market: 106 Maple Ave.

• Bella Fleur and Remedies: 182 Main St.

• Veronica’s: 186 Main St.

• Altamont Corners: 187 Main St.

• Home Front Cafe: 192 Main St.

• Stewart’s: 1001 Altamont Blvd.

(*Some businesses may be operating with special hours.)