It’s Not Officially Fall Until You Visit This Vintage Country Fair In Illinois
We all have that one thing we have to do or experience before it will truly feel like fall. For locals of northwest Illinois, there’s a vintage country fair that is just that. Featuring a myriad of food and craft vendors, this two-day event is one of those festivals that locals wait for all year.
You never know what you’ll find at this wonderful event. Scroll on to learn all about the market, junk food, and other fun activities.
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The Galena Country Fair is free to enter, though a $2 donation is suggested. The event takes place in Grant Park, which is located at 625 Park Ave., Galena, IL 61036, and you can learn more on its website or Facebook page.
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An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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