After Hours Events


Welcome Party with Music by Sunspot

Join us for a night of celebration, conversation, and music at Galena's popular nightclub.  There will be drink special as well!

This event is free with your General Admission ticket.

Friday, April 29, 2022
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM  

In the Courtyard of the
DeSoto House Hotel

After Hours Workshops, Tours, & Special Events

After Hours Events are charged separately from general admission prices and are for Conference Attendees only.  After hours events should be added to your shopping cart when registering.  Space is limited.  After Hours Events will be filled on a first come/first served basis.

Keep checking back for additional After Hours Events!

Friday, April 29, 2022


Friday Night 7:30 pm -9:00 pm ($25.00) 

Hosted by Chris McBrien 

Join Psychic Medium, Shaman and Sufi, Chris McBrien for this unique workshop.  Chris will offer techniques from his training that will enhance and sharpen a person's ability to use their own senses to detect, hear and see entities or energies normally outside the five senses. This includes teachings on heightened analytical awareness. Techniques taught will include rarely experienced shamanic and Sufi techniques normally reserved for adherents.  Workshop will include a question and answer session.

Friday Night 10:00 pm - 2:00 am ($40.00)
Hosted by Transcendent Paranormal Society

Take part in a paranormal investigation of the Dowling House.  Built in 1826, this infamous house was the first stone building built in Galena, and in fact, is the oldest stone structure in the State of Illinois. Not only is the Dowling House one of Galena's richest historic and tour sites, it is one of the most haunted. No other site on the Haunted Galena Tour Company's itinerary has produced more paranormal evidence. Stories of encounters, photos, and eyewitness testimony all make this investigation an event you don't want to miss. 

Saturday, April 30, 2022

Saturday Night 7:00 pm - 8:05 pm ($22.00)

"One of America's Best Magic Shows!"  Enjoy the mysteries of an ancient art in P.T. Murphy’s intimate 24-seat theatre located in the heart of historic downtown Galena.   This is a special discounted rate for conference attendees!

with Bryan Dorn:
Saturday Night 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm ($22.00)

Hear the lurid stories and view the macabre relics from the deaths of some of Hollywood's most famous stars. Presented by Bryan Dorn, an experienced paranormal researcher, and founder of Shadow Hunters Minnesota.  Are you ready for your close up with Hollywood's most chilling tales and macabre objects?  

Saturday Night  8:00 PM - 9:45 PM ($22.00)
Hosted by Ted Williams and Robyn Davis:
Founders of The Haunted Galena Tour Company
Saturday Night  8:30 PM - 10:15 PM ($22.00)
Hosted by Michael Crawford:

Experience genuine street theater featuring our dark history, eerie folklore, and true ghost stories as you stroll haunted Galena by candlelight.  Hear of infamous murders, suicides, tragedies and hauntings that have lingered throughout our darkest history and continue to haunt us today.   Galena played an important role in the development of the United States during the nineteenth century.  By 1848 Galena had become the center of commercial trade for the upper Mississippi Lead Region.  Because of its prosperity, Galena is rich in 19th century architecture and that architecture has remained virtually intact for over 150 years.  In fact, today, Galena is one of the largest intact historic districts in the United States.  It is also one of the most active spots for ghostly hauntings.  Join us and hear of Galena's past residents who never want to leave their lovely town on the river.  

Saturday Night 10:00 PM - 2:00 AM ($40.00)
Hosted by Transcendent Paranormal Society

Take part in a paranormal investigation of the DeSoto House Hotel.  Built in 1855, this infamous hotel that has been the location of a haunting by The Lady in Black for the past 160 years.  Mediums who have been to the hotel have said that there are countless spirits clamoring to tell us their stories, but unable to reach our eyes and ears through the veil of death.  Hotel guests have related many stories of paranormal experiences within the hotel.  Join us for this investigation to discover if you, too, will encounter one of its ghostly inhabitants. 

Sunday, May 1, 2022

Berry Tavern Tour
Sunday Morning 12 Noon - 2:00 pm ($10.00)

Join Cory Ritterbusch for a guided tour of the Berry Tavern in Schullsburg, Wisconsin.  Get a unique opportunity to go inside this infamous stagecoach stop plagued by murder and a cholera epidemic.  All proceeds from this tour go directly to the Friends of the Berry Tavern, a non-profit group that is restoring this historic site.   Be sure to join us on your way home from Galena to explore this historic Wisconsin landmark - a short 18 miles away.

See you at the
Haunted Galena Conference 2022