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Special Events

Galena events are the perfect reason to plan a getaway! The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel in Galena, Illinois, hosts some of the most festive events in town.


Night of Luminaria

December 9, 2017

Experience one of Galena's most romantic holiday traditions. Create memories that will last a lifetime as you and your special someone take in the sights of thousands of luminaria candles set along the streets, steps and sidewalks of Galena.

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Traditional Hot Irish Breakfast

December 16-17, 2017

For one weekend only—our Traditional Hot Irish Breakfast will return! Guests will enjoy a complimentary breakfast complete with meats (bangers, rashers and black pudding) imported from Ireland.

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New Years Celebration

December 31, 2017

Join us for our New Year's Eve Celebration—a fun-filled bash with entertainment, music, specialty drinks and great food!

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

March 16-18, 2018

Our St. Patrick’s Day Celebration is filled with live entertainment, music, specialty drinks and Irish food! Join us for hours and hours of entertainment. The weekend of St. Patrick’s Day, Frank O’Dowd’s Irish Pub & Grill is the place to be!

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Wine & Spirits Weekend

April 6-8, 2018

Formerly known as The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel's Wine Lovers Weekend, this annual event features accommodations; multi-course dinners; wine and spirits tastings; and a hot boutique breakfast each morning.

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