Dubuque’s art community is vibrant and ever evolving. Musicians and artisans share their talents in museums, galleries, reinvented warehouses and other venues around town. Dinner theater, operas, musicals, plays, a symphony orchestra, ballet, Broadway shows, film festivals and concerts give everyone a chance to participate or just kick back and enjoy the show.

Top Active-ities in Dubuque

1 – Number One on our list is the Sky Tours Zipline – Enjoy a two-hour guided tour of Historic Union Park that encompasses all nine of the ziplines. Bonuses of the visit include a guided hiking tour out to the ziplines, you will be able to explore the heights and sights of the ‘Ruins of Union Park’ and will ride nine zipline courses within a span of two hours. CLIP, GRIP & ZIP, it’s their motto.

2 – Fever River Outfitters – Stand Up Paddleboarding. We’ve heard it’s a great way to get on the water and you will see the river from a whole new angle. Paddleboarding has caught on in recent years.

3 – Team Building Blocks Rope Course – Whether it’s a corporate outing or a casual group, accept the challenges that Team Building Blocks has to offer. Originally started as a corporate team building complex, they now welcome all groups with open arms.

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Dubuque Arts CouncilPerforming Arts

The Dubuque Arts Council sponsors world class performing artists for the education of students through the Artist in Residence program and the enrichment of the community at the Arboretum’s Music ... Read More

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Dubuque County Fine Arts SocietyPerforming Arts

The Dubuque County Fine Arts Society was organized to present art programs not offered by other groups.

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Dubuque Symphony OrchestraPerforming Arts

The only professional orchestra in a 70 mile radius, the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra creates live musical experiences that challenge and inspire audiences. Performances include classical, popular, opera, and educational concerts. ... Read More

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Fly-By-Night ProductionsPerforming Arts

Fly by Night Productions, engaging audiences in bold, innovative and entertaining theatre, is now in its 33rd season performing in the intimate space of The Bijou Room, inside the Five ... Read More

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Heritage CenterPerforming Arts

The Heritage Center invites people of all walks to happen upon Art in its myriad forms, intentionally and accidentally, as they visit the new center for their work, study, recreation, ... Read More

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Northeast Iowa School of MusicPerforming Arts

The Northeast Iowa School of Music is a non-profit organization that offers music education and enrichment for all ages through instruction and a variety of public events and concerts. Basic ... Read More

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Rising Star Theatre CompanyPerforming Arts

Rising Star Theatre Company is committed to providing quality productions, meaningful experiences, and varied theatre study opportunities for Dubuque and the surrounding Tri-State communities.     Basic Amenities ADA Compliant, ... Read More

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The Grand Opera HousePerforming Arts

The Grand Opera House is a fully restored theater featuring a year round schedule of musicals, comedies, dramas, ballets, concerts, and touring attractions. Guided tours are available on request. Basic ... Read More

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