18th Annual Galena Triathlon & Duathlon - Saturday May 18. Ranked by the USAT as one of the top ranked sprint distance triathlons in the United States.
Historic Cemetery Walk - June 8 & 9. Costumed re-enactors bring to life some interesting residents in this historic cemetery. tickets $15. per person. 2 - 4:30 pm. Packages available.
July Independence Day Parade and Celebration - Thursday, July 4th Parade featuring floats, bands and more. Live entertainment on Green Street until the fireworks start. Watch Galena's and surrounding towns fireworks from our front porch, and get a spectacular bird'seye view, while enjoying a delicious homemade buffet of sandwiches and salads for Hellman GuestHouse guests.
Ladies Get Away Weekend - A fun filled weekend dedicated to the celebration of women. Shopping, demonstrations, events. Packages available.
Annual Tour of Historic Homes - Guided tour through beautifully decorated homes. Maps and free shuttle. 9am - 5pm. Packages available.
Galena Oktoberfest - Annual German celebration featuring live music, games and more. Noon - 10pm. Packages available. Galena Country Fair Weekend - More than 150 vendors selling original handmade arts, crafts, and fine arts. Donation. 10am - 5pm. Annual Halloween Parade - The largest and spookiest parade in the tri-states area. Floats, costumes, prizes and treats. 6:30pm
Annual Nouveau Wine Festival - A celebration of Galena Cellars Nouveau wine. Horse-drawn wagon deliveries on Main Street.
A Taste of Christmas Progressive Dinner - Appetizers, salads, entrees and desserts, each at Galena's finest Bed and Breakfasts. Reservations required. Tickets $45. each, Night of Luminiaria - One of the most beautiful and romantic visions of th year. The streets, steps and sidewalks of Galena will be lined with nearly 5,000 candle-lit luminarias. 6 - 9pm.
For a complete listing of Galena events please visit galena.org
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