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Galena's 34th Annual Halloween Parade & Festival

Date: October 27, 2012 Time: 12:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Event Description Join us for one of Galena's BIGGEST EVENTS...the 34th Annual Halloween Parade held in downtown Galena, IL. Last year we had over 14,000 people attend. You don't want to miss this exciting, SPOOKTACULAR event! Floats, Candy, Marching Bands, Hot Air Balloons, Ghosts, Goblins, Ghouls Galore...and so much more! New this year is the Halloween Festival taking place on Washington & Perry Streets starting at Noon at Saturday. Enjoy food and beverage from eight different vendors!

To participate in the Parade, follow the registration online or contact the Galena Area Chamber of Commerce office at (815-777-9050) or All participants must register with the Chamber by Thursday, October 25.

Free Shuttle Services will be available to and from the following parking lots between 4:00pm and 6:30pm (stopping during parade hours), and again between 8:00pm and 9:00pm (immediately following parade).
  • Wal-Mart Parking Lot (10000 Bartell Road, Galena)
  • Signcraft Parking Lot (100 AJ Harle Drive, Galena)
  • Recreation Park Parking Lot (Field Street, Galena)
  • Depot Parking Lot (adjacent to Old Train Depot, Galena)


Event Location Downtown Galena view a map
Date/Time Information Saturday, October 27
Festival starting at Noon
Parade kicks off at 6:30pm
Contact Information
Galena Area Chamber of Commerce

Spectators: No Charge
Walking Groups: No Charge
Motorized Floats: Chamber Members - No Charge; Non-Members - $25 Fee
Politicians: $100 Fee


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