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.

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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