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

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A Galena wedding is a magical celebration. Whether you envision an outdoor gathering in beautiful Grant Park overlooking downtown Galena or a traditional ceremony in a charming historic church, you'll find the perfect location to begin your life together.

Galena's close proximity to major cities makes it a convenient location to gather both sides of your family. Family and friends will delight in your decision to have a Galena wedding. With so much to see and do, world-class golf and impeccable accommodations, your guests will never forget this special moment in time.

Begin planning your rehearsal dinner, ceremony and reception now by learning more about these Galena businesses dedicated to assisting you create the wedding of your dreams. For information about obtaining a marriage license download this simple guide.


111 Main

Beautiful 3-story location on Galena’s Main Street offers customized menus featuring locally-sourced ingredients in a completely private loft-like ...more

111 N. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815.777.8030

Annie Lloyd, Ltd.

Jess Farlow, a non-denominational reverend specializing in Wedding Ceremonies, Vow Renewals, Commitment Ceremonies, etc.

E-mail: jessfarlow@gmail.com ...more

411 Meeker St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 779-214-0089

Best Western Designer Inn & Suites

The BEST WESTERN Designer Inn and Suites is located only 1/2mile away from downtown Main Street. We specialize in group wedding blocks to accommodate lodging ...more

9923 US 20 West
Galena IL 61036
Toll Free: 800-WESTERN

Chestnut Mountain Resort

Chestnut Mountain Resort, which is tucked away in the un-glaciated hills of Northwest Illinois, has long been one of the Midwest’s most popular resorts, ...more

8700 W. Chestnut Mountain Rd.
Galena IL 61036
Toll Free: 800-397-1320

DeSoto House Hotel

Since 1855 the DeSoto House has been the premier location for Galena's most beautiful weddings, as well as bridal showers, rehearsal dinners and banquets. ...more

230 S. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Toll Free: 800-343-6562

Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa

Your wedding day will be a cherished memory no matter where it takes place—but our stunning ballrooms and lovely outdoor spaces set among the rolling hills ...more

In the Heart of the Galena Territory
444 Eagle Ridge Dr.
Galena IL 61036
Toll Free: 800-892-2269

Fried Green Tomatoes

We offer an array of catering options to meet your group’s needs. Our professional staff will work with you to plan your special culinary experience. ...more

213 N. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-3938

Galena Cellars Vineyard and Winery

Imagine having your dream wedding and/or reception in the midst of the beauty of Galena Cellars Vineyard! This scenic country setting provides a unique ...more

4746 N. Ford Rd.
Galena IL 61036
Toll Free: 800.397.WINE (9463)

Galena Wedding Chapel

Take a trip back in time to the historic and romantic 1858 Galena Wedding Chapel specializing in intimate wedding ceremonies and vow renewals. The warmth ...more

at Bernadine's Stillman Inn
513 Bouthillier St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-0557

George Bookless Studio

Fine digital photography. Fair pricing. Documentary approach captures precious moments. Brilliant color, black-and-white and sepia prints. Call for details. ...more

141 S. West St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-0384

Goldmoor Inn

Goldmoor Inn, located just outside of historic Galena, Illinois, offers an enchanting and elegant setting for your perfect wedding on the scenic bluffs ...more

9001 W. Sand Hill Rd.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-3925

I Do Bridal, LLC

At I Do Bridal, LLC, our goal is to make your dreams a reality. We are a family owned store and we want you to enjoy your engagement all the way to the ...more

995 Galena Square Dr.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-2507

The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel

At The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel our goal is to make your wedding day as magical as you imagine. Whether you envision an intimate cocktail reception ...more

9853 US Hwy 20 West
Galena IL 61036
Toll Free: 866-284-7474

a piece of cake photography

The vision behind a piece of cake photography is this: clean, natural, candid photos of you in your element. That's it. For weddings I capture the essence ...more

On Location
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-541-5109

Ramada Galena

Romance at Ramada is our theme, and our amenities, as well as our attitude, reflect this sentiment. At Ramada Galena, we offer a variety of venues in which ...more

11383 US 20 West
Galena IL 61036
Toll Free: 800-272-6232

Turner Hall

For over 125 years, Turner Hall has been playing a part in the lives of residents and visitors to Northwest Illinois. Owned by the City of Galena, Turner ...more

115 S. Bench St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-1050

Victory Catering

We are family owned and operated to ensure your satisfaction. With over 25 years experience in the restaurant business, we take pride and personal care ...more

200 N. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-4407