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Night of the Luminaria and Living Windows

Sat, Dec 14 , 2024 • 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Main Street, Galena, IL 61036

Don't miss one of the most beautiful and romantic nights of the year when Galena presents their living windows and luminary.

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

Luminaries are typically lit from 5:00pm - 9:00pm. From 4:00pm - 7:00pm store windows on Main Street come alive with holiday-inspired animated Living Windows. Many of the businesses offer extended hours, so take advantage of the magic and do some holiday shopping!

From 6:00pm - 7:00pm a group of carolers from Galena Center for the Arts will create a jubilant atmosphere in the beautiful Grant Park Gazebo, serenading the crowd with classic Christmas carols and spreading cheer throughout the town. Everyone is invited to join and sing along, as the warm glow of the holiday luminaries makes the event feel even more magical.

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305 North Main


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