Welcome to Carl Sandburg Festival!

The Carl Sandburg Days Festival is held each spring in April. Members of the Galesburg community have joined together since 1996 for a celebration of the life and legacy of Galesburg native, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and Lincoln biographer--Carl Sandburg. This years Festival will be held April 23-26, 2014. The 20th Annual Festival in 2015 will be held April 22-25, 2015.

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March & April 2014

The Big Read is an initiative of the Galesburg Public Library in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.

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April 23-26, 2014

Sandburg Days

The Sandburg Days Festival honors Galesburg-born, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and Lincoln biographer, Carl Sandburg, and his family by celebrating with the community through educational and recreational activities.
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