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Galena Holidaze Festival

Saturday, December 3, 2022

11am to 6pm

Outdoors in Green Street Plaza



The mission of the festival is to bring a new annual event to Galena supporting the downtown businesses, encouraging residents and visitors to attend the festival and Fire in the Sky. 

​This come and go, family-friendly event will feature artisans with holiday items, food vendors, live music including Christmas caroling, kids’ craft and games, a scavenger hunt in partnership with the Downtown Business Association and silent auction.


A portion of proceeds will be donated to the Galena ARC. The event will work together with the mission of the Galena ARC which is partially to “develop community cooperation in programs and activities which further arts/crafts, sports, and recreation for all ages.” 

Become a Vendor

We are looking for artisan vendors selling holiday-themed items. The event will take place outdoors at the Green Street Plaza in
downtown Galena along the levee. Vendor fees are $100. Vendors will receive all proceeds from sales at their booth.
Applications are due July 31, 2022.


Vendors will be provided:

  • Enclosed decorated 10 x 10-foot wooden structure with banners with your company name

  • Free pastries and hot beverages

  • Propane heaters throughout the festival and a warming station sponsored by Visit Galena

  • Free vendor promotion on event social media and print marketing

Vendor Application


Volunteer Your Time

Our committee is hardworking and excited to give its' all to making Galena Holidaze Festival a success. However, helping hands are always appreciated! We may be seeking volunteers to assist with parking, raffles, set-up and tear-down. If you or your business are interested, please contact us to let us know.

What you need to know

We are a new event and are likely to figure a few things out as we go. However, we have tried our best to think of any questions that may arise. Click the button below to view our FAQ document. If there are any questions you have not listed please contact us.


Sponsor The Event

Galena Holidaze Festival is made possible by generous local sponsors, donations and grants. Many people are donating time and talents to bring the festival to life. If there is an opportunity for you or your business to join us in making this first year a huge success, we appreciate anything you offer.


Questions? Contact:

Dave Decker, Executive Director

(815) 777-2248

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