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. In 2008, Galesville was awarded the prestigious Scenic Beauty Award from Citizens for a Scenic Wisconsin.

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What's Up & Coming


  • Our Nationally Acclaimed
  •     10-foot Apple Pie                    as featured on The Food Network's "Outrageous Thanksgiving". 

    Light Up Galesville
    Thursday-Sunday evenings
    December 6th
    -Live Nativity Dec 6, 13, 20, 5-8pm
    -Santa Dec 12 & 19, 6-8pm

     at the Trempealeau County Fairgrounds
     in Galesville. Fundraiser for Area Food Pantry.

    Christmas Open House with
    Santa and Mrs. Claus
    Saturday, December 20th
    3-8 pm
    at the A.A. Arnold House

    Monthly Chamber Meeting
    Wednesday, January 14th
        7:30am at the Galesville Public
        Library Community Room.







    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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