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



Ghost Tales Come Alive – October 31st

Plan to enjoy the Halloween Parade just outside our door and then plan to have dinner and enjoy the haunting presentation that will leave you sleeping with your light on.

Tickets are $35.00 per person.  This will be a sold out performance so please purchase tickets early to make sure you will be there! A fun and scary way to spend Halloween.


John Erickson Trio – November 20th-21st

The John Erickson Trio will be back to perform and kick off the holiday season with a collection of jazz infused carols as well as their traditional and original collection.

The concert starts at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $18.00.  Plan to arrive early and enjoy the cash bar and special appetizer menu.


Thanksgiving Buffet – November 26th

Plan to attend our traditional Thanksgiving Buffet serving a carving station,
seafood station, savory traditional entrée buffet, sweet table, chocolate fountain and champagne fountain.

Serving from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Make reservations early.


Luminaria – December 12th

Plan to dine with us and enjoy Rozanne Loney “Lady Sings the Blues”
The town will be aglow with luminaries and we will be serving dinner around our 18 foot Christmas Tree.  A beautiful way to celebrate the holiday season.

Serving from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Reservations highly recommended


Annual Breakfast with Santa – December 13th

Breakfast buffet with Santa, Rudolph and Frosty.  Have your photo taken with Santa and remember to bring your list.  Balloons, magic and a fun filled morning for all ages.  Santa will arrive at 9:00 a.m. and leave at Noon.

Taking reservations from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.   Reservations highly recommended


New Year’s Eve – December 31st

Aaron Alexander will be here for our traditional New Year’s Eve in Generals’ Restaurant.  We will be offering a special menu as well as our regular menu from 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. A complimentary pour of Champagne to celebrate the New Year!
Make reservations early