2019 Victorian Holiday Celebration and Wintermarket

The 2019 Altamont Victorian Holiday Celebration & Wintermarket takes place on Sunday December 15th. Click “Read More” below to see the entire schedule of events!

Thanks CSX! Photo courtesy of Ron Ginsburg.

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


Saturday, December 13 7-9 pm

Opening Reception

Altamont Village residents are invited to 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. This year we are hosting a free drawing for a bottle of bubbly. Looking forward to seeing those Ugly Holiday Sweaters again this year!!

Adults only, please.


Sunday, December 14 12-5 pm

Fun throughout the Village


138 Maple Avenue  12-4:30pm

Trolly Stop: Trolly will circle the village and stop at all Wintermarket locations

• Pick up ACTivity Maps and Kids Scavenger Hunt questions

Raffles and Holiday Decoration Sale to benefit ACT Community Grant Fund

• Vote for your favorite decorations in the Festival of Trees

• Silent Decorated Wreath auction winners announced at 3:30

Community Wreath

• Children’s gingerbread houses on display all day



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

• Christmas carol singing by Lisa and friends 1-1:30 p.m.

• Community carol sing open to all 2-4 p.m.

• Community Room Activities

• Mrs. Red Shoes Make and Take crafts for kids

• Balloon fun with Mac N’Tosh the Clown

• Bake sale, hot chocolate, hot dogs & coffee



129 Lincoln Ave. 4:15pm

• Living Nativity

• Scavenger hunt ends here with a prize (available until 4:00pm)



Gazebo 12:00-5pm

• Brewery Tastings

• New England Novelty

• Hay rides

• Boy Scouts’ bonfires

• Kettle Korn and Mom’s Cake Pops


Don’t Miss the Santa Train!

Orsini Park 5:00pm

• Holiday tree lighting

• Santa arrives on the Train

Music All Day

SAX-O-Claus around town from 1-3:00 p.m.

Bagpipes around town

Christmas Carols at St. John’s from 1-1:30 p.m.

Community carol sing-along at St. John’s  from 2-4:00 p.m.

Community Activities

Altamont Free Library

179 Main Street 12-5pm

• Art quilt raffle

• Ornament making for kids

• Book signings:

  • Nancy Payne – How I Came To Dowagiac
  • Keith Willis – Desperate Knight

Altamont Enterprise

120 Maple Street 12-5pm

• Free portraits


Bella Fleur and Remedies

182 Main St

• Holiday wine and liquor tasting

• Holiday greens demonstrations

• Build your own centerpiece


Hungerford Market

106 Maple Ave.

S’mores outdoors and walking tacos.


One Love Preschool

Now at the Reformed Church, 129 Lincoln 12-4pm

Make and take a beautiful holiday ornament.

Prizes available until 4:00 for completing the Scavenger Hunt.


Sensory Gratitude Scavenger Hunt


• Pick up flyers at the Masonic Hall and other village locations: ReNue Spa, Severson Insurance, Altamont Community Room, VFW, American Legion, the Spinning Room, Bella Fleur. Return completed flyers to One Love Preschool at the Reformed Church, 129 Lincoln by 4:00 pm.



186 Main St.

The bar will be open all day. Smoked meats outdoors!



Holiday shopping from 12-5 pm

American Legion: 988 Altamont Blvd. near Stewart’s

• Crocheted Gifts by Diane

• Family Tree Crafters

• On Feather’s Edge

• Molly Eyes

• Jacobs Barn

• Free cookies, coffee and hot chocolate


Re-Nue Spa: 119 Maple Avenue

• Bozen Creek Fiber Farm

• HAWC Photography

• Herbal Turtle Teas

• O’Boys Soap

• Under the Nose Fudge

• Barbers 1857 Vodka


Severson Insurance: 135 Maple Ave.

• Black Sheep Honey Company


Spinning Room: 190 Main Street

• Music

• Knitted items for sale


Altamont Community Room: 115 Main Street

• Simply Beautiful

• Perfectly Scented with Brandy

• USborne Books and More

• Tupperware

• JoKamsco Group

• All Purpose Gifts

• Vintage Heart

• Backwoods Trading Company

• Jane’s Daughter

• Butterfly Garden Crafts

• Roes Stitch and Sew

• Sipology by Steeped Tea

• Beautiful Mess Barbara

• Style & File Nails

• Kreatively Kat

• Sweets & Treats

• MAD Crafty Creations

• Thirty One

• Bohemian Pizazz

• Guilderhaven

• Emily’s Holiday Creations

• Creative Crafters

• Altamont AFD Auxiliary selling cookies trays and several raffles


Altamont VFW: 11 Mill Street

• Black Kettle Soap Company

• Tastefully Simple

• Helderberg Meadworks

• Mickle Hollow Maple + Honey

• Adirondack Barkery

• Solarius Productions

Village Businesses Open:

• Agway/Altamont Country Values: 106 Prospect Terrace

• Altamont Corners: 187 Main St.

• Altamont Archives and Museum: 115 Main St.

• Altamont Enterprise: 120 Maple Ave.

• Bella Fleur and Remedies: 182 Main St.

• Home Front Cafe: 192 Main St. (7 am to 1 pm)

• Hungerford Market: 106 Maple Ave.

• Stewart’s: 1001 Altamont Blvd.

• Veronica’s: 186 Main St.

• Village Pizza: 101 Prospect Terrace

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