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Galena Welcome Center

Old Market House State Historic Site
123 N. Commerce St.
Galena, IL 61036
9a.m. – 5p.m. Daily

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Press Releases

Summer events add to stellar arts and culture experience
Demonstrations, galleries, museums and events make Galena, Ill. a must for art lovers
Pop goes Corkless in Galena wine festival June 27
Town frozen in time adds event to dine, drink and shop trifecta
Galena's past comes alive during cemetery walk June 13-14
Meet historic Galena, Ill. residents that helped shaped the community
Home chefs unite for a night of culinary adventure and entertainment
Taste of Home brings cooking school back to Galena
Thousands flock to Ulysses S. Grant home for Civil War reenactment
Battles, period dress and dance and 19th Century bazaar round out the weekend
If not Appomattox, ring in the Sesquicentennial in Galena
Quaint Illinois town features U.S. Grant's home and more
Colossal Indoor Wine Tasting Event Celebrates 10th Year in Style
Grand tastings feature more than 300 wines from around the world
Galena Litfest launches inaugural event with New York Times and USA Today bestselling author
Heather Gudenkauf session and book signing highlights Jan. 17 literary happenings
Galena LitFest features New York Times bestselling author Heather Gudenkauf
Festival showcases booksellers, publishers, book clubs, writers and more
VisitGalena.org Announces Nouveau Wine Weekend, November 21-22
French-inspired Nouveau wine tradition becomes a 30-year tradition in Galena, Illinois
Holiday wonders in Galena, Illinois - VisitGalena.org announces holiday events
Night of the Luminaria and Living Windows are nothing short of holiday magic
2nd Annual Swing & Sweets Event being held Nov. 8 in Galena
DeSoto House Hotel and Galena River Wine & Cheese host a night of dancing, desserts
Galena's 15th Annual Twenty Dirty Hands Pottery Tour is Oct. 17-19
New artists, new studio stops and original pottery make for an amazing experience.
47th Annual Tour of Historic Galena Homes is Sept. 27-28
Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society to showcase five historic homes
Enjoy an Evening of Food and Fun with Taste of Home Cooking School in Galena, IL
The perfect recipe for creating new memories with loved ones includes good friends, good conversation and, of course, great food. As home cooks across the country head back to the kitchen to cook up fall’s flavorful dishes, the Taste of Home Cooking School is preparing to share seasonal recipes that are certain to delight.