Midwest Garlic Festival

Delight in the Rich Flavors of the Midwest Garlic Fest

Calling all foodies! When you visit Galena, IL, you’ll find many annual festivals and events commemorating our local culture. One of our favorite food lover’s events at Farmers Guest House is the Midwest Garlic Fest. Also known as the Midwest Garlic Festival, you’ll smell the tantalizing aromas of this beloved spice.

Let us at Farmers Guest House help you create the ultimate vacation this year. When you request a copy of our free Vacation Guide, you’ll find the best things to do in Galena! You’ll be delighted by our favorite annual events like the Midwest Garlic Fest, specialty boutiques, and natural escapes. Our guide also features the stunning accommodations and premier spa services at our rustic bed and breakfast!

How to Make the Most of Your Midwest Garlic Fest Experience 

As you walk around the Midwest Garlic Fest, you’ll see many savory small plates and sumptuous specialties. For your convenience, we urge you to bring cash, so you can indulge in the gourmet cuisine even faster. It also makes it easier to purchase tickets. Read over our local insights to find out everything you can enjoy at this year’s wonderful garlic festival!

What You Can Indulge In

No annual celebration in our northwestern corner of Illinois is complete without the smells of wonderful food filling the air. That’s all you’ll find at the Midwest Garlic Festival! Each delicious dish is seasoned to perfection with hints of locally sourced garlic, which celebrates our community’s ties with local farms, eateries, chefs, and other businesses. This beloved herb is also paired with everything, including beer, produce, and even a kissing booth. If you want to taste more of this delightful spice, try the many quaint restaurants on the Helluva Half Mile in downtown Galena!

Who’s Taking Center Stage

You’ll hear the delightful sounds of live entertainment at the Midwest Garlic Festival. Previous year’s live entertainment acts include Chris Cavanaugh, Kevin Lee & the Kings, and performers from the Elizabeth Dance Center. Whatever way you decide to be entertained, you’re sure to have a great time at this culinary celebration!

Spend Time at Farmers Guest House

Once you experience the Midwest Garlic Fest, relax in your historic accommodation at our beautifully appointed bed and breakfast. Farmers Guest House offers a convenient location in downtown Galena, IL, and features a stunning selection of nine romantic retreats. Each of our accommodations features elegant antiques, restored hardwood floors, and cozy bathrooms.

When you wake each morning with us, treat yourself to our gourmet breakfast, and enjoy freshly brewed coffee in one of our signature mugs. You can enjoy our WineTime every evening at 5 p.m. and enjoy the lively conversation, friendly atmosphere, tasty hor ‘d oeuvres, and savory wine!  With delicious food and relaxing amenities, why wait to stay at Farmers Guest Hous

Book your next romantic getaway with us this year!