UPCOMING EVENTS IN GALENA
June 14 – 16
Great Galena Balloon Race
Held as a fun-raiser for Childhood diabetes, this well-attended and fun event includes hot air balloon races, rides, great food and lots of entertainment. For information visit www.buyaballoonride.com
Hunter Fuerste and His American Vintage Orchestra. Great music year after year. At Historic Turner Hall, starting at 6:00pm
Come see what a small town Independence Day parade looks like. Held on Main Street in downtown Galena, at 6:00pm. Food booths available until the fireworks start at 9:30pm.
July 5 – 6
Star Spangled Shenandoah Pro Rodeo and fireworks
At the Galena Territories Shenandoah Riding Center
July 14 – 15
Small business Bed and Breakfast Seminar
Why do we do what we do? It seems many guests want to know about the business of innkeeping. The best Galena bed and breakfasts have joined together to present a two-day seminar that addresses everything you ever wanted to know about the business of innkeeping. For more information, follow this link or call us.
July 20 – 21
Antique Town Rods Run and Carshow
Galena River Front from 9:00am – 3:00pm
August 10 – 11
Market House Square Art Festival
10:00am – 5:00pm Local and Regional artists display their creations.
September 6 – 7
Ladies (Girlfriend’s) Getaway Festivities both days at various locations.
Always a fun weekend.
September 28 – 29
Annual Tour of Homes, sponsored by the Galena Historical Society
Call 815-777-9129 for more information
Annual Galena Oktober Fest
Great German Food, wiener dog races, and lots of activities at the Galena River front
October 12 – 13
Galena’s Annual Country Faire. 150 Craft and artists booths, food, entertainment, children’s area, local, seasonal produce. Fund-raiser for the United Churches of Galena.
October 19 – 21
20 Dirty Hands. Self guided tour through some of Jo Daviess Counties potteries and galleries.
Galena Lead Rush Half Marathon 9:00am – 3:00pm
November 8 – 9
Galena/Jo Daviess County Quilt and fiber Arts Show
More than 100 quilts on display.
November 22 – 23
Nouveau Wine Weekend. Come help Galena Cellars celebrate fall with their new wine. Special luncheons and events going on all weekend. Watch for our package on their website www.nouveauweekend.com
Annual Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers of Galena “Taste of Christmas” Progressive Dinner. Visits different bed and breakfasts all decorated for the Christmas holidays. 5:00pm – 8:00pm www.bestofgalena.com
Mistletoe Stroll. Tour various bed and breakfast all decorated for the holidays. Presented by the Bed and breakfast Innkeepers of Galena.
Night of Luminaria. Stroll the streets of Galena to see 5000 luminaria lighting the way for the Christ Child. The most beautiful night in Galena.
Galena is always up for a party. Come celebrate 2014 with us.