Belle Aire Mansion
Guest House

Galena's Friendliest Bed & Breakfast for Over 26 Years!!


Upcoming Events in Galena

2015
February
13th
Galena Mardi Gras - Pub Crawl  Various downtown pubs
Starting time 6pm
$20.00/person

14th
Galena Mardi Gras Parade
5:30pm Downtown Galena

27th - 28th
Galena Goes 50's Dance workshops
for details  www.galenabrewery.com
March
14th
St. Patrick's Day Parade and Celebration
downtown Galena  5:30pm  Free
27th - 29th
Galena Wine Lovers Weekend
City wide celebration of good wine, good food, good friends.
Grand tastings and wine auction at the Galena Convention Center
(only 1 1/2 miles from Belle Aire)
Friday 6pm to 8pm
Saturday 4pm to 6pm
April
11th
"Peace in Union" 150th year anniversary of the surrender at Appamattox
call 815-777-9129 for info
24th - 26th
General Grant's Home Front Civil War Encampment
Galena River bank
Call 815-777-4100
May
7th
Taste of Home Cooking School
A wonderful event to take Mom to 
This is Mother's Day weekend, so make a weekend of it and bring Mom to Galena for the whole weekend
Special Packages will be posted soon
16th
Galena Triathlon and Duathlon
Come to watch or participate
June
4th - 7th
Galena Quilt Festival
13th and 14th
Historic Cemetery Walk
2pm-4:30-pm
galenahistory.org
19th - 21st
Great Galena Balloon Race
Benefit for Juvenile Diabetes Research
3 day event including balloon races and alefest
featuring more than 100 beers and live music
July
4th
Independence Day Celebration
Live music at Green St. Plaza
Parade with floats, bands and fireworks
Live entertainment
3rd and 4th
Star-Spangled Shenandoah Pro Rodeo
18th - 19th
Antique Town Rod Run and Car Show
More than 100 pre-1949 street rods
9am-3pm
August
8th - 9th
Market House Square Arts Festival.
Local and regional artists, food and beverage
September
11th
Galena Food and Wine Festival
Galena Convention Center
6pm - 8:30pm
11th - 13th
Ladies Getaway Weekend
Various Locations
call 815-777-4100 for more into
26th - 27th
Annual Tour of Historic Homes
An ongoing tradition here in Galena
October
3rd
Oktoberfest
German celebration with live music, lots of food
Weiner dog races.
10th-11th
Country Fair Weekend
More than 150 vendors offering original, handmade arts and crafts
Live entertainment, food and drink
The most popular weekend in Galena
16th-18th
Twenty Dirty Hands
A self-guided tour of the beautiful Galena countryside
to visit some of the area's best pottery and sculpture studios
31st
Halloween Parade
One of Galena's biggest events
November
20th - 21stGalena Cellars Blueberry Wine
Nouveau Wine
Come help Galena Cellars Winery welcome another new wine
Lots of great events going on
27th - 29th
Beginning of Galena's Country Christmas
Decorations galore in all the stores, Christmas parade, lots of great shopping
Come celebrate
December
5th
Taste of Christmas Progressive Dinner
The Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers of Galena invite you to our annual Progressive Dinner
Delicious appetizers, entrees and desserts, and a chance to enjoy the
company of your innkeepers, as they share stories and their beautiful bed and breakfasts with you
www.bestofgalena.com or 815-777-0893
12th
Luminaria
Come see Galena lit by candlelight as 5,000 luminaria line the streets and levy
The most romantic night all year!!
12th and 19th
Mistletoe Stroll
Holiday bed and breakfast houswalk
Sponsored by the Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers of Galena, come see our dining rooms and parlors decorated in the best Holiday Style.
www.bestofgalena.com

Please be sure to double check any events you wish
to go to in order to be sure nothing has changed.
We wouldn't want you to be disappointed.

Please be aware of these ongoing events for our guests to enjoy.
Annie Wiggins Ghost Tours
Jim Post performs as Mark Twain
Magic shows
Riverboat Cruises on the Mississippi
Please call Lorraine at 815-777-0893 for more information.
"I can help you make reservations."







Your hosts:
Jan and Lorraine Svec
11410 Route 20 West
Galena, IL 61036
Phone: (815) 777-0893
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