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A place you'll always want to return to and you'll never want to leave.A place you'll always want to return to and you'll never want to leave.

Galena is the perfect place to connect with those who are special in your life. Our rolling hills, scenic roads and historic charm revitalize the spirit. Inspired by nature and overlooking the banks of the Galena River, our welcoming Main Street embraces a simpler time. You'll create cherished memories spending time together relaxing and unwinding.

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  • Nouveau Wine Festival

    Celebrate Galena Cellar’s first wine of the season. Horse-drawn wagon deliveries, special Nouveau meals and lots of fun.

  • Galena Halloween Parade

    Join us for the most spectacularly spooky Halloween parade in the area! Don't miss this great free family event.

  • New Galena Mobile App

    Traveling through Galena is made easy with Hub Monkey: just plug into the hub to find places to visit, local events, self-guided tours, and deals.

Galena Welcome Center

Old Market House State Historic Site
123 N. Commerce St.
Galena, IL 61036
Toll-Free 888.942.5362
Local 815.776.9200

Galena Welcome Center

Galena Welcome Center, Galena, Illinois