Galesville Area


Chamber of Commerce


  Galesville is located about 20 miles north of La Crosse, Wisconsin, in the Coulee Region of the Mississippi Valley. The city sits among rolling hills, towering cliffs, forests and spring-fed streams. We are home to Apple Affair, Lake Marinuka, A. A. Arnold House (Eastside Farm), Old Main Historical & Community Arts Center and the Swinging Suspension Bridge to High Cliff Park (under repair). In 2008, Galesville was awarded the prestigious Scenic Beauty Award from Citizens for a Scenic Wisconsin.

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What's Up & Coming

NEXT at Old Main

  • Ballroom Dance Lessons
    Tuesdays, Sept. 5th-Oct 10th
    $30 per couple

  • Main Event
    Saturday, Sept. 16th 1-6pm
    Free Admission
    Old Main Historical & Community Arts Center, 20869 S. College Ave, Galesville

  • Apple Affair Pasta Dinner
    Friday, Oct. 6th, 4-7pm
    19408 Silver Creek Rd., Galesville
  • Apple Affair
    on the Square
    Saturday, Oct 7th, 7am-5pm


  • Monthly Chamber Meeting
       Wed., Oct. 11th, 7:30am
    Community Room at Galesville Public Library


Judge George Gale founded Galesville in 1854. He also established Galesville University, later known as Gale College.

 Galesville has three historic districts and several of our stately homes appear on the National Register of Historic Places.

Click here to view our 19-page brochure touring historic Galesville.

The centerpiece of our downtown square is the bandstand built in 1912.  You are welcome to go up into the bandstand and let your imagination take you to the era of "The Music Man."  It continues to be used for city celebrations, special performances and Farmers Market on summer Saturdays.

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