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


Saturday, December 19 – Snowflakes and Sweets Stroll

Saturday, December 19, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Take your time to stroll and enjoy special sweet treats sprinkled along magical Main Street in local bakeries, chocolatiers, and other stores.

Your ticket will qualify you for a punch card that’s good for 10 sweet treats which will be a mix (chosen by you) of cookies, candies, and more.

Tickets are $30 on the day of the event, if not sold out.


Saturday, December 12 – Night of the Luminaria & Living Windows

Saturday, December 12, 2:00 PM – 9:00 PM

2:00 – 5:00 PM: Stroll down Galena’s Main Street and watch store windows come alive with holiday-inspired animation Living Windows!

4:30 – 9:00 PM: Enter a land of enchantment on this magical night with more than 5,000 candlelit luminaries on streets, steps and sidewalks.
From Main Street to the hills overlooking Grant Park, all of Galena will be glowing.