So many people contribute to make Summerfest an awesome end of the summer celebration for our Big Walnut community. 


It starts with our Summerfest Committee who has been meeting monthly for more than a year and has worked very hard to make every piece of this event fall into place. They include:

  • Lorie Armbruster, Critter Corner & Corporate Sponsors

  • Jeanna Brooks Burrell, Chairperson, Marketing, & Safety Street  

  • Lisa Dyson, Treasurer & Beer Garden

  • Steve Grim, Volunteers

  • Dean Holder, KidZone & Logistics

  • Bob Molter, Entertainment

  • Nancy Murphy, Sponsors

  • Sunny O'Neal, Raffle

  • Grace Piper, Vendors


Since the Greater Galena Civic Association is a non-profit organization, we rely on generous sponsors to make Summerfest a reality. We sincerely thank the following:

Golf Course


Summerfest is not possible without countless volunteers who make the event run smoothly. THANK YOU all for giving your time so your community can celebrate the end of summer with such an awesome event!