Great American Popcorn Co.

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It’s the most wonderful time to shop local! A gift, carefully handcrafted by local artists, artisans, brewers, distillers, roasters, and the like has value beyond the price tag! It doesn’t matter if your gift recipient prefers fine art, earthy crafts, potent libations, or canned locally-grown goodness - it can all be found in Galena Country

Artistic Creations

What do wooden spoons, perfumes, functional pottery pieces, and beautiful paintings have in common? They’re all made right here in Galena Country by local artists and artisans. Shop for one-of-a-kind-gifts from:

Board & Brush Galena Galena Spoon Co. 
Carl Johnson's Gallery  Hello Galena 
Eshelman Pottery Marie's Wood Carving
Galena Center for the Arts  Scent Workshop 

Captures of Galena Country

Breathtaking sunsets, lush rolling hills, majestic Mississippi River views, charming historic buildings and so much more! These priceless memories of Galena Country are captured by award-winning photographer Geoffrey Mikol from River Bend Gallery. Gift ideas include puzzles, coaster sets, calendars, inspire tiles, and even cutting boards showcasing Geoffrey’s beautiful artwork!

Foodie Finds

Find the gift of sweet indulgence provided by homemade confections or tastebud teasers like naturally grown gourmet garlic guaranteed to inspire any foodie to hit the kitchen.

Bread & Vine Galena Garlic Co.
Great American Popcorn Co. Galena's Kandy Kitchen
Galena Bakehouse Sweet Alice’s
Galena Canning Co.  

Cloud Wine

Home to four award-winning wineries, your wino friends are spoiled for choice in Galena Country! Grab a bottle from each of them for a festival of flavors like no other:

Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery Massbach Ridge Winery
Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery Rocky Waters Vineyard & Winery

Craft Sips

Lift their spirits with a gift of locally handcrafted whiskey, vodka, and seasonals distilled by Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. Not just one brewery but three will have the beer lover in your life smiling from beer to beer with thirst-quenching brews! Check out Galena Brewing Co.Highway 20 Brewing Co.Pecatonica Beer Co., and Mud Run Beer Co.

Freshly Ground

Freshly roasted coffee beans have no rival! Quality-focused roasters in Galena Country offer small-batch, single-origin blends as well as custom blends. Find your coffee lover's fix here:

Big Bill’s Sandwich & Coffee Shop Kaladi's Coffee Bar
Galena Roasters Trolley Depot Coffee & Tea Co.

Some might call it overkill, but we say go ahead and find a local Galena Country gift for everyone on your list! It will not only impress the recipient but will also support local businesses. In Galena Country, we've never been anything other than ourselves, and that's truer than ever today. Learn more about what this charming destination has to offer by browsing the Digital Visitors Guide and plan your winter getaway today!