This autumn, Galena Country is proud to showcase a diverse and vibrant array of events and attractions that embrace the essence of the season. Here's an overview of what visitors can enjoy:
Warren Pumpkin Festival in Warren, Illinois: A festive celebration for the entire family, featuring pumpkin decorating, hayrides, and more. It's the perfect way to embrace the fall spirit in a charming community setting.
Galena Cellars Harvest Festival: A feast for wine enthusiasts, offering vineyard tours, tastings, and the delightful experience of a grape stomp, all in celebration of the rich harvest traditions.
More information: https://galenacellars.com/event/12th-annual-fall-harvest-festival/
Galena Oktoberfest: An authentic German experience right in the heart of Galena, complete with traditional cuisine, live music, and a lively beer garden atmosphere. Not to mention various beer-drinking competitions!
More information: https://www.visitgalena.org/event/galena-oktoberfest-16th-annual/3658/
Galena Halloween Parade: A regional favorite, this parade is renowned for its colorful floats, creative costumes, and an unparalleled sense of haunted celebration throughout the city.
Orchard Landing Apple Orchard: This apple orchard is not just about picking apples; it's about a full sensory experience. This season, Orchard Landing is excited to introduce their new line of Hard Ciders, crafted directly from their orchard. It's an exciting addition to the region's rich culinary landscape.
Other Fall Experiences in Galena Country: Beyond these specific events, fall in Galena Country is a time for scenic drives through landscapes aglow with autumn colors, hiking adventures, and the bounty of local farmers' markets. We have multiple weekly farmers markets in the area, including the Galena Farmer’s Market and the Galena Territory Farmer’s Market! Fresh ciders, apples, pies, and other autumnal delicacies can all be found at these markets.