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2024 Galena Country Fair Vendor Information & Application

January 2024


Dear Artist / Craftsperson:


Thank you for your interest in Galena Country Fair! This popular two-day event is held annually on Columbus Day Weekend in historic Grant Park overlooking Galena, Illinois.


Galena Country Fair features more than 100 vendors selling a variety of high-quality, original handmade arts, crafts, and fine arts. Fairgoers and participants enjoy delicious food, family fun, live entertainment, children’s games, a silent auction, and raffle.


Galena Country Fair is a volunteer-run event. All proceeds from the event support a wide range of causes including strengthening our communities’ emergency services and preparedness, developing programs for youth, and improving the well-being of our citizens.


              Fair Hours:                                   Saturday, October 12, 2024                  10 a.m.-5 p.m.

                                                                     Sunday, October 13, 2024                     10 a.m.-4 p.m.


              Early Bird Shoppers:                  Many shoppers arrive by 8 a.m. both days.

                                                                     We recommend vendors are open and ready for business by 8 a.m.


             Where:                                           Grant Park, 625 Park Ave., Galena, IL



When filling out your application, please print. If we cannot read your handwriting, your data may get entered incorrectly. This will impact the way your business name, vendor name, and product information are displayed in promotional materials and on your booth sign.


We also ask that you provide your best email address on the application. Please share with us the email address that you check regularly. Vendor correspondence may be sent via email, and we definitely want all Galena Country Fair information to reach you! Please add to your Whitelist, which may also be called the Approved or Safe Sender List. Adding to your Whitelist is an important step that improves the chances of our emails reaching your inbox instead of your spam or junk folder.


Please visit to learn more about the event and review vendors' frequently asked questions (FAQs). If you need further assistance, please call 815-777-0817.






Teresa Rowe, Vendor Chairperson

2024 Vendor Application
Please check the one category that best fits your product:

BOOTH SIZE: 10’ deep x 12’ wide; marked space.       


PARKING:  There is no permanent parking of vendor vehicles or trailers on Johnson Street.


SILENT AUCTION: Each artist/craft person must donate one item worth a minimum of $20.00 from their booth the weekend

of the fair. Silent Auction donations must be turned in before vendors will receive their Itinerant Merchant License.


NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE: Accepted vendors are notified around April 30, 2024. Vendors’ checks will be cashed in May. Photos will be returned in vendor packets the weekend of Galena Country Fair. Vendors not accepted will have their checks and photos returned.


VENDOR RESPONSIBILITY: Vendor is fully responsible for any loss or damage to his or her property by theft, fire or casualty.

Jo Daviess County Country Fair Charities, Inc. (Galena Country Fair) expressly disclaims any responsibility for same. Each vendor
is responsible for the conduct of his or her representatives and must not detract from the image or welfare of the show.


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Thank you for your application! We will notify you via email in May 2024 if you are selected as a vendor.

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