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Annual Events

Annual Events

There is always something going on in the Galesburg area. From festivals that celebrate our history, arts, culture, seasons and heritage to a national fly-in, a local film festival, classic car show and a cardboard boat regatta. Our annual events are not to be missed.

September 1-7, 2014
The National Stearman Fly-In at Galesburg Municipal Airport is the world’s largest annual gathering of these World War II-era biplanes.  Events during the week include…
September 6, 2014
A fine art fair featuring painters, sculptors, potters, weavers, basket makers and jewelers as well as food, entertainment and a children's art project booth taking…
September 7, 2014
Annual regatta, held at Lake Storey Recreational Area, features competition among a wide variety of cardboard boats created to be attractive and unique as well…
October 4-5, 2014
Enjoy the 12th Annual Scarecrow Festival held in Standish Park Arboretum. Enjoy live entertainment, handmade crafts, children's activities, food and much more. Visitors view and…
October 4-5 & 11-12, 2014
Enjoy historic sites, displays, demonstrations, and country cooking as you take a self-conducted driving tour through some of the most beautiful parts of the historic…
November 28-30, 2014
Friday through Sunday. Always the weekend after Thanksgiving on Knox Station Road in Knoxville.  Cherish family traditions! Begin your winter holiday season on Thanksgiving weekend…
December 4, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m.
An adult only enchanted holiday evening complete with Christmas trees, wreathes, swags, center pieces and more.  Food and beverages included in the evening. Live and…