Area Events



Upcoming events in and around Galena





Magic Show, With PT Murphy, Winter 2015 Hours:   Friday and Saturday  @ 8pm. Order tickets online or call 779-214-0035. 

 April 10th/11th and 17th/18th 2015Peace in Union theatrical performance More Information

 April 17th & 18th, Commemorating 150 Years- 150 Years Since the Surrender at Appomattox- For more information please visit the website.  For additional information click here to visit the website.  

April 25th/26th, 2015 Grant’s Home Front – or additional information, click here for more information. Grants Home Front

May 16, 2015 Triathlon - For additional information, Galena Triathlon.      

June  19-21st, Great Galena Balloon Fest            

July 4, 2015 Independence Day Celebration
Live music on Green St. Plaza, 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Annual community parade with floats, bands, marchers and fireworks. Prizes awarded for best float. Line up starts at 5:00 pm, parade starts at 6:00 pm. After the parade enjoy live entertainment and food at the Green St. plaza until the fireworks begin (approx. 9:30 pm).

June 20, 2015 – Historical Presentation  - Women of Courage & Commitment present an original program on women who have helped to change women’s history. Each woman had a connection to Galena.

September 11, 12, & 13 Ladies Getaway Galena Weekend - A weekend of great offerings, including events, shopping, food. Starts off Friday evening with a Meet and Greet continues and Saturday brings back the ever popular Quartermania. Events and special throughout the weekend. Ladies Getaway Galena

September 26/27, 2015 – Annual Tour of Historic Homes
Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society, in conjunction with Galena River Wine & Cheese and First Community Bank of Galena, will host the Annual Tour of Historic Galena Homes.  For additional information click here to visit the website.

October 3, 2015 – Octoberfest
Annual German celebration featuring live music, kids games, wiener dog races and lots of food and beverage. Enjoy a bean bag tournament, raffle drawings with great prizes, polka dancing and lessons, beer stein endurance contest and much more. Oktoberfest

October 10/11, 2015 – Country Fair Weekend
More than 150 vendors offering original, handmade arts, crafts and fine arts. Fair food, live entertainment, children’s games, farmers’ markets.  Country Fair Weekend

October 16-18, 2015 – Twenty Dirty Hands
Twenty Dirty Hands invites you on a self-guided tour of the beautiful Galena countryside, enjoy the fall colors and visit some of the area’s best known pottery and sculpture studios. Some studios are open just for this weekend–featuring special exhibits and events and allowing visitors a unique view of their kilns, forges and workspaces.   Twenty Dirty Hands

October 31, 2015 – Halloween Parade
Join us for one of Galena’s biggest events…the Annual Halloween Parade held in downtown Galena, IL. Last year we had over 14,000 people attend. You don’t want to miss this exciting, spooktacular event.  Halloween Parade

November 20/21, 2015 – Nouveau Weekend
Join us as we celebrate the French-inspired tradition of Nouveau, previewing a sampling of the vintage from the fall harvest.             Nouveau Weekend

Holiday Events to be posted…




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