Galena has enough local vendors to make a destination wedding complete. Florists, caterers, restaurants, musicians, photographers, and rentals are all easily accessible from the nearby communities of Jo-Daviess county and Dubuque.
There's generally only one or two choices in each vendor. If you are a bride (or groom) zilla that needs to have a six hour meeting tasting cakes, you are going to have a hard time finding enough vendors to make yourself feel important. If you want to have a great wedding without a lot of stress, Galena will be perfect for you.
For like $25 a day you really cannot beat this. Be prepared to move the benches out yourself and clean the space yourself too. The city doesn't have the manpower to respond to custom requests, although they mean well.
You can rent a power washer and cleaning equipment at the Ace Hardware across from Wal-mart. You can also rent chairs from there to fill the space. We were able to comfortably seat about 75 people with two rows and a 5 foot aisle down the middle, and fit a four piece orchestra in the back, complete with floral arrangements.
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