2020 EVENT

Saturday, October 10

10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sunday, October 11

10 a.m.-4 p.m.

$2 suggested donation

at the gate


More than 150 hand-selected art, craft + fine art vendors selling high-quality, original, handmade items. Home decor, seasonal, clothing, toys, jewelry, photography, gifts + more!


Chicken and pork chop sandwiches, brats, walking tacos, hand-cut French fries, funnel cakes, caramel apples, homemade fudge, sundaes, Country Bake Shop + more!


Selection of domestic and local craft beer, plus a Gazebo Wine Garden with a selection of Galena Cellars red and white wines, sangria, hot spiced wine + more!


Bring the family to enjoy a fun-filled weekend complete with live music, a children's games area, face painting, Irish dance performances, a silent auction, raffle, playground + more!

Held in picturesque Grant Park overlooking historic Galena, Illinois, Galena Country Fair is a Columbus Day weekend tradition.

Since 2003, when Jo Daviess Country Fair Charities, Inc., started managing the fair, more than $1 million has been returned to the communities of Jo Daviess County through donations to not-for-profit organizations and a grant program. Monies from the fair have supported a wide-range of causes including strengthening our communities' emergency services and preparedness, developing programs for youth, and improving the well-being of the citizens of Jo Daviess County.

Fairgoers support our worthwhile cause when they attend the fair, give a donation at the gate, enjoy our food + drink, participate in the silent auction, and buy raffle tickets. We hope you'll join us this year -- see you at the fair!


Grant Park

625 Park Avenue, Galena, Illinois

Friendly reminder: No Pets, please.

We love Fido just as much as the next person; however, please leave your pets at home for this event. Only individually-trained Service Dogs that are trained to work or perform tasks may be in Grant Park during this event. Emotional support animals are not recognized as service dogs by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We appreciate your cooperation.


Oct. 10+11, 2020

Oct. 9+10, 2021

Oct. 8 + 9, 2022

Oct. 7 + 8, 2023

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Event Location:

Grant Park

625 Park Ave.

Galena, Illinois

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Galena Country Fair

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