Welcome To 
The DeSoto Dispatch 
March 2017

 The DeSoto House Hotel
   "Illinois' Oldest Operating Hotel"   
Since 1855

Just click on any RESERVE YOUR GETAWAY NOW to make your reservations.
We look forward to welcoming you 
as you make
"Galena... Your Next Destination!"™
Check out our Website... www.desotohouse.com 
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We have a lot going on this year.  Plan to spend some quality time with us!

 March - April - May
 Midweek Packages...

"Dinner Package"
Come for Dinner & stay for the Night
 Overnight Stay
 With a $50.00 Dinner Credit

Plan ahead for your getaway!

"Breakfast Package"
Overnight stay
With Breakfast for two! 
Please make your reservations early.
  Availability is limited, so don't delay.  
The above package is for 2 people.  

 Everyone loves a Cocktail Hour or two...

Stay with us on Sundays through Thursdays 
and enjoy complimentary cocktail hours 
5-7 p.m.
 in Generals' Restaurant Lounge.
Then, plan to dine with us. 


Create your dream wedding...


Call to make your dreams come true!



Deb Bertucci

Stefanie Hatley


2017 Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Since 1855 the DeSoto House Hotel has played  
host to some of Galena's most gala events.
Here's a partial list of this years festivities.
For More Information or to make reservations for our upcoming events,

Please call: 815.777.0090 or 1.800.343.6562

Be Sure To Plan Your Get Away In Advance!

 Friday & Saturday, March 24th-25th
Plan to stay with us for one of Galena's busiest weekends.  Dine with us in Generals' Restaurant with a special menu and wine pairing as well as specials in Green Street Tavern.

 Sunday, April 16th
Our Annual Traditional Easter Buffet will be from
 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
This buffet offers a variety of breakfast items including an omelette station as well as a carving station, seafood table, dessert table, Champagne Fountain, Chocolate Fountain and the Easter Bunny.
Reservations highly recommended

 Saturday, May 6th
It's March 22, 1933 and Tiffany Gold Digger's guests want to know:  Was her husband Sterling's career as an archeologist on the level?
What will his friends dig up when they gather at their speakeasy to drink a toast to his days on earth?  Was it foul play?
You will be introduced to all the characters and have a rollicking good time as Seymour Clues returns to solve the mystery.  Be prepared for a séance mediated by an aging Hollywood actress, a torch song for Sterling by none other than the weeping widow and more murder before the truth comes out.
Door's open at 5:30 p.m. with a Cash Bar 6:00 p.m. Gathering/cocktails and introductions followed by dinner and interactive Murder Mystery.
Come dressed in 1930's attire!  Prize for best dressed couple
Tickets are $50.00 per person Or plan to stay with us and call for information on our Murder Mystery Package
Purchase tickets early - limited seating

Mother's Day 
 Sunday, May 14th
Treat Mom to our Buffet serving from 
 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Breakfast buffet with omelette station, carving station, ice sculptures, seafood table,
Champagne Fountain, Chocolate Fountain and so much more.  A flower will be given to every Mom!
Reservations highly recommended

 Sunday, June 18th
Don't forget Dad!  Treat the man in your life to Breakfast with our Buffet,
Lunch in our Green Street Tavern or Dinner in Generals'.  Dessert is on us for Dad!

 Tuesday, July 4th
Join us for our annual Roof-Top Party
Come celebrate on the roof with the best view of Galena's Fireworks.  Music by Disco Tech playing all your favorites With Burgers, Brats, Beer, Wine,  Ice Cream and our special Red, White, and Blue Sangria

Saturday, July 29th
Mr. Lincoln invites you to join him as he once again addresses the people of Galena from his place on our historic balcony at 5:30 p.m.  Then join us for Dinner and Theatre at 6:30 p.m. in the Ballroom.  Enjoy Mr. Lincoln's favorite dinner of Chicken Fricassee served with warm Buttermilk Biscuits and Apple Pie for Dessert.
Tickets are $35.00 per person
This will be a sold out performance so please purchase tickets early

 Saturday, October 28th
Stay with us for the 38th Annual Halloween Parade
Make room reservations early - always a sold out weekend.

 Saturday, October 28th
After the parade plan to dine with us for a 
hauntingly fun evening.  
 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Make reservations for this event early - always sold out!

Thursday, November 23rd
Plan to join us for our Traditional Thanksgiving Buffet
Serving from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Reservations highly recommended

 Friday, December 1st & Saturday, December 2nd
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 begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $18.00
Plan to arrive early and enjoy the cash bar and special appetizer menu.
Call to reserve your seat.  

 Saturday, December 9th
The town will be aglow with Luminaries and Living Windows so plan to start the night   in Green Street Tavern with our Living Window and then walk Main Street and enjoy the most romantic and festive night in Galena.  Join us for dinner as we will be serving from 
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 
 in Generals' and around the 18 foot Christmas Tree with entertainment by Rozanne Loney - "Lady Sings the Blues".
This has become a holiday tradition so make reservations early.

 Sunday, December 10th
Bring your list for Santa and enjoy Rudolph, Frosty and the helpful Elf while enjoying our Breakfast Buffet.
Santa will arrive at 9:00 a.m. and leave at Noon.
Taking reservations from 
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Reservations highly recommended 


 9:30 p.m. - Midnight...
Bring in the New Year with Travis Hosette and the music of "Sinatra"
Come dance & party your way into 2018!
Cash Bar
Array of Appetizers/Desserts
Party Favors
Champagne Toast at Midnight
Tickets $20.00 per person
Purchase tickets early - limited seating
 A complimentary pour of Champagne to celebrate the New Year!
Reservations highly recommended

Our Restaurants

Courtyard - Green Street - Generals' 

Please call: 815.777.0090 or 1.800.343.6562

for Hours and Reservations

 or Click on link below...


Restaurant Hours  


Deb Bertucci
DeSoto House Hotel
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