Galena Library Sponsors Community Pride Picnic

Picnic goers enjoy the first ever Galena Pride Picnic in 2021!
We are very excited to announce Galena's 2nd Annual Pride Picnic in Grant Park on June 11th, 2022 from noon-5pm. The event will be organized and run solely by volunteers and the Galena Public Library District, a local non-profit organization.
The City of Galena continues to evolve as a safe space for all LGBTQ+ people. The Galena Pride Picnic is committed to encouraging LGBTQ+ tourism through building alliances within the City of Galena and surrounding areas, as well as advocating cooperation and support from all who value diversity and inclusion

Schedule of Events:

12-1:30 pm: Live music featuring Sarah Lentini
1:30-3 pm: Live music featuring Kara Gordon
1:30 pm: Drag Story Time with Anna Mae
2 pm: Tai Chi with certified instructor Amy Alderman
3-5 pm: Drag Show featuring Anna Mae, Cynthia Mooseknuckle, Sage Umbra, Elektra SuperNova, and Scylla Kone.


Galena Public Library, Friends of the Galena Public Library, GHS GSA, Galena Country Tourism, Haunted Galena Tour Company, Hillcrest Family Services, The Neighborhood Trading Company, Jo JDLF Gives, Merry for a Cause, Riverview Center, Wolfpack Bows

Food and Drink:

Jo Daviess Local Foods, Udderly Delicious Ice Cream, Galena Bakehouse, Galena Cellars


Raffle, Goat Meet & Greet with Hoof It, lawn games, kids activities with Miss Rachel, Tye Dye with Riverview Center

Brought to you by these amazing sponsors!

Galena Public Library, Galena Country Tourism, Eagle Ridge Realty, The Dispensary, Northwest Illinois Economic Development, Aldrich Guesthouse, Galena Bakehouse, Haunted Galena Tour Company, Galena Apothecary, Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages, Brian McGee & Rick Nixon, Miss Kitty's Grape Escape, Equality Illinois, The Neighborhood Trading Company, Editrix Row, Savory Kitchen, Jail Hill Inn, The Grateful Gourmet, WorkSmarter4U, the Friends of the Galena Public Library and private donors.
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