Welcome to Chocolate
In February Galesburg becomes a chocolate lovers best friend. Each February Galesburg hosts its annual Chocolate Festival. The festival entertains you with music, demonstration booths, contests, and much more. However, the most important part of the trip to the festival is eating the chocolate, and there is never a shortage. An all you can eat buffet is set up, and everything on it is chocolate, covered in chocolate, or made with chocolate in it. Some of the items are locally made, while others are commercial versions of the tasty confection. Be sure to grab all your friends, show up early, and show up hungry, because this event is sure to satisfy the sweet tooth in you for a long time.
The Discovery Depot
When making plans for a family day out, the best place to head to in Galesburg is the Discovery Depot Children's Museum. The Discovery Depot provides never ending learning opportunities through exhibits, hands on activities, and different events, most of which are sponsored by a local community members or businesses all in the name of education. The depot promotes science, literacy, arts, and even cultural education, which it believes is needed for an overall educational experience for children. It also hosts adult events, which brings members the community together to help raise money for the depot's continued success.
A Night Out at the Mo
Sometimes you just want to get out of the house and enjoy a movie. Thanks to Showplace Icon, you can do just that. All of the newest movies are always playing and you can always find a seat. For a luxury experience you can pay for a VIP viewing, which includes table food service, cocktails, and much more. The best part is, if you are out on a date, nobody under 21 is allowed in the VIP area. You can still enjoy the traditional moving going experience by purchasing your traditional ticket, buying a massive container of popcorn, a soda, and your favorite box of candy.