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Events for "Galena, IL"

April

  • U.S. Grant's Birthday (Apr. 12 – 14)

    Galena, IL

    The former home of the Civil War general and president celebrates his 197th birthday with free admission to the Grant Museum, Main Street walking tours with Gen. Grant, a pie auction, a spy trial and cake.


June

September

  • Tour of Historic Galena Homes (Sep. 28 – 29)

    Galena, IL

    Tour five private homes and the History Museum in this picturesque town in northwest Illinois.


October

  • Oktoberfest (Oct. 5)

    Galena, IL

    The Lions Club puts on this riverfront festival, which includes wiener-dog races, polka lessons, nail-driving, pumpkin-decorating and a beanbag tournament.


  • Galena Country Fair (Oct. 12 – 13)

    Galena, IL

    There's a juried fine arts/arts and crafts fair, farmers market, wine garden, bake shop, music and children's games in Grant Park.


  • Halloween Parade (Oct. 26)

    Galena, IL

    The town's annual parade is along Main Street at 6:30 p.m.