Galena, Illinois

206 South Main St.
Galena, IL 61036
One-half block north of the DeSoto House Hotel

 (815) 777-2883

Open Today Until 6:00 pm

Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Julie Bruser & Tom Saccomanno Franchise Store Owners

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Celebrating Our 20th Year on Galena's Main Street!

We're now six months in to our 20th year! In August of 1998, Connie Allendorf and Colleen Yonda opened up Wild Birds Unlimited in Galena artist Carl Johnson's building at 206 S. Main Street. In November of 2006, Julie Bruser and Tom Saccomanno purchased the business and took over from Connie and Colleen, who retired from the retail trade.

August began the store's 20th year on Main Street, thanks to the many hundreds of customers who have "shopped local" for their wild bird supplies as well as unique gift and garden items. Thanks also to the thousands of tourists who have stopped in our store while exploring beautiful Galena. And thanks to a great staff for providing exceptional knowledge and service. Currently, our staff includes Maureen Bardusk, Karen Galer, Lisa Monterastelli, and Karen Strenski.

To celebrate our 20th year, we will offer a different "free gift with purchase" each month up until August of 2018, when we'll have a big 20th anniversary celebration. Stop in this month to take advantage of our current offer.

February 2018 Specials:

  • ALL Bird Food 20% off this month!  That includes all size bags of bird seed, suet cakes, seed and suet cylinders, Bark Butter, nectar mix, and dried mealworms.  No coupon necessary.  Stop in today and replenish your supplies and help the birds during this snowy and cold winter weather!
  • Buy a Cedar Suet Log Feeder (made in Galena by Ed Strenski), and get a FREE tub of Bark Butter ($12.99 value) -- a  spreadable suet that ALL the birds love!  No coupon necessary and no limit.  

    *Offers good only at the Galena IL store and expire Feb. 28, 2018.


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