The Desoto House Hotel

230 S. Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Book Your Stay Online Or Call 815.777.0090 or 800.343.6562

Upcoming Events

Country Fair Weekend – October 6th & 7th

Make your reservations early for the busiest weekend in Galena.  Enjoy the fair just outside our back door with artist and crafters from all over the Tri-State area.

DeSoto’s Haunted Dinner – Saturday, October 27th

Plan to join us for a hauntingly fun and spooky evening.  Enjoy dinner and a  “live” performance of true ghost stories, dark history and lingering hauntings beginning at 8:00 p.m. after the Halloween Parade.  Tickets are $35.00 per person.

Purchase tickets early this is always a sold out performance.

Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 22nd

Make plans to join us for our traditional Thanksgiving Buffet with all your favorites. Serving from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Reservations highly recommended.

John Erickson Trio – Friday & Saturday, November 30th – December 1st

The John Erickson Trio will be back to perform for us again this year!  Join us to kick off the holidays with a collection of jazz infused carols as well as their traditional and original collection.  The concert begins at 8:00 p.m.

Tickets are $18.00 per person.  Plan to arrive early and enjoy the cash bar and special appetizer menu.

Reserve your seat early.   This is a very popular performance and will sell out.

Luminaria Dinner – Saturday, December 8th

Plan to make it a special holiday evening and enjoy the beautiful music of Mark Rockwell and the ambiance of the Season!  Serving Dinner from 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. in our Courtyard and Generals’ Restaurant.

Make reservations early as this is a very busy evening in Galena.

Annual Breakfast With Santa – Sunday, December 9th

Plan to join us for our traditional brunch beginning at 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Frosty, Rudolph, the helpful Elf and Santa will be arriving at 9:00 a.m. – Noon. Enjoy breakfast with Santa and all the holiday magic!

Make reservations early.  Always a sold out event.

The Generals Christmas Ball – Saturday, December 15th

Join us at the DeSoto House Hotel at 7:00 p.m. as the Galena Generals tell their stories of how 9 men from a small city in Illinois not only fought in the Civil War but helped shape the Country and the World!

Tickets are $50.00 per person – please call to reserve your tickets and request seating with your favorite general!

New Year’s Eve – Saturday, December 31st

Plan to dine with us in Generals’ Restaurant serving from 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.  Enjoy the music of Mark Rockwell as well as a special dinner menu (full Generals’ menu also available).  Then say good-bye to 2018 and hello to 2019 in our Green Street Tavern till 1:00 a.m.