FRIDAY - SATURDAY, April 29 - 30, 2022


We are proud to announce our first annual

Haunted Galena Conference!

DeSoto House Hotel
Galena, Illinois

Join us April 29 - 30, 2022 in Galena, Illinois, one of the oldest and most haunted small towns in the Midwest, for our first-ever Haunted Galena Conference!  This conference will feature speakers and workshops on hauntings, dark history, ghosts, mediumship, and various aspects of the paranormal. We will also feature exhibitors, vendors, haunted tours and special after hours events, including paranormal investigations with regional research group Transcendent Paranormal Society, and a special musical performance by the award winning Madison, WI based band, Sunspot!

The Haunted Galena Conference will be held at:

The DeSoto House Hotel
230 S. Main Street
Galena, IL  61036

  • All conference sessions held in the DeSoto House Hotel.

  • Discounted room rates for conference attendees at the DeSoto House Hotel.

  • Call The DeSoto House Hotel at 815-777-0090 to reserve your room. Be sure to tell them you are attending the Haunted Galena Conference!  Rooms are not available via the hotel's website.  (Use the same last name for both conference and hotel reservations to insure discounted room rate.)

  • The DeSoto House Hotel has limited space and rooms will go quickly.  Book early!

  • After Hours events will be held at various locations within walking distance of the hotel (with the exception of the Berry Tavern tour).

Please Note:  When registering for the conference, 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. 

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