Wedding in a Window - Couples Vie for All Expense Paid Wedding Worth More than $10,000 Announces

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Illinois destination pulls out all the stops with largest giveaway in Galena history.

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It's no secret that Galena, Ill. is a perfect place for a destination wedding. And this little town that happens to be a premier vacation destination has pulled together to offer one lucky couple a chance at a dream wedding... with a twist.

The wedding will take place in a storefront window during the annual Living Windows event on the city's historic Main Street Dec. 12. If that's not romantic enough, it is also Night of the Luminaria so the city will be glistening with the twinkle of more than 5,000 candlelit luminaries.

To enter this contest, couples must submit a video showing why they should win this once in a lifetime prize. For the winners, everything from wedding attire to the cake to the photography and everything in between will be on the house, thanks to the Galena Downtown Business Association and Videos will be posted on's YouTube page where the public can "Like"/vote for the video that they think is best.

Details can be found at Entries will be accepted and voting will take place through Sept. 30. On Oct. 1, the five videos with the most "Likes" will move on to the final round. A panel of judges will choose the winner from the finalists.

Area amenities and lodging options can be found at or call 815.776.9200. While in town, stop by the Welcome Center in The Old Market House, 123 N. Commerce St., Galena IL 61036-2209.

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