4055 McDonald Dr.
Dubuque, IA 52003-5249
Phone: (563) 556-3006
Fax: (563) 556-2118
Found in Fountain Park below the Rafters Restaurant, the Bell Tower Theater and Events Center is open year round and offers monthly shows which range from full productions of plays and musicals to single performers.
Heritage Center is a facility of the University of Dubuque and is an initiative dedicated to empower fine and performing arts. This venue is located on campus, and boasts splendid architecture and cutting-edge facilities. Its main hall and function rooms play host to myriad cultural events including classical and contemporary concerts, theater, symphony orchestra, acrobats and dance shows. The performers featured here are some of the biggest local and international names.
The Star Cinema in Dubuque features 14 auditoriums with wall-to-wall curved screens, stadium-style seating, and Dolby Digital sound.
Three dining options, 777 slot and video machines, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, 3 and 4 Card Poker, and Let It Ride are all available at the Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque.
Occupying approximately 96 acres, Dubuque County Fairgrounds is a complete year-round event facility with three climate controlled buildings, eight concession food stands, restroom facilities with showers, a 3/8 mile dirt race track, covered grandstand that seats more 5,000, and electric sites for up to 50 RVs.
Established in 1889, the Grand Opera House is of one of the longest running theaters in the country. This historic building, despite several restoration processes, retains the original charm of its Richardsonian Romanesque school of architecture. Its auditorium seats up to 1100 and its stage has been graced by the likes of Henry Fonda, George Cohan and Sarah Bernhard. This venue hosts myriad live performances, theater productions and cultural events.
The Five Flags Center in Dubuque is an all-in-one entertainment center. The historic Five Flags Theatre and the Arena are part of this fantastic complex. The Arena has the proud distinction of being the home of the Dubuque Thunderbirds hockey team. Visitors can choose from a wide variety of shows and events. Whether you are a hockey fan, a concert aficionado or a theater enthusiast, there's something for everyone. Check the website for the events schedule and book tickets accordingly.
Occupying the lower floor of Cooper Wagon Works building on Main Street, Eronel is a bustling venue which hosts concerts as well as contemporary art exhibitions by local and national talents. This happening arts center, which has a chic ambiance of a nightclub, is a brainchild of the team of local musicians. Aimed to serve as a platform for local talents, the center has boosted the live music scene of Dubuque. Call ahead to know more.
Located in the Millwork Warehouse district of downtown Dubuque, Voices Warehouse Gallery is a step towards refurbishment of the historic neighborhood. The gallery space is spread across 15,000 square feet (1394 square meters) and named for a month-long annual arts and cultural event, Voices from the Warehouse District, that takes place in September. This event includes art exhibits by amateur and professional artists, concerts - both classical and contemporary, yoga classes, film screenings and plethora of cultural events to keep you engrossed. Equipped with advanced light and sound technology, the venue caters to all kinds of events and is available on rent. Call ahead to know more about the venue.
Dubuque Greyhound Park & Casino is a state-of-the-art casino with 16 table games, slot machines, video poker and keno, and a poker room. Wage on live racing May through October.
The Junior A, Tier I Dubuque Fighting Saints are members of the Central States Hockey League. Home games are held at the Dubuque Five Flags Center from September through March.
This critically acclaimed, magnificently costumed, dramatic interpretation of Julia Dent (Mrs. Ulysses S.) Grant is presented, on selected Saturday afternoons.