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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Cabaret at Q CasinoTheaters

Enjoy national musical acts and live local entertainment!

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Mississippi Moon Bar at Diamond Jo CasinoTheaters

Experience live concerts and entertainment like never before. Live entertainment featured four nights a week, visit for complete concert lineup. Basic Amenities ADA Compliant, Elevator, Internet Access, On-Site Parking, ... Read More

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AMC Star Dubuque 14Theaters

AMC theaters feature innovative amenities and a focus on providing an array of movies in the best theatre environment. Basic Amenities ADA Compliant, Internet Access, On-Site Parking, Restroom, Street Parking

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Bell Tower TheaterTheaters

The Bell Tower Theater, Dubuque’s Hometown Theater, performs comedies and musicals year round. The intimate space is a perfect place to experience quality performing arts and enjoy a great evening ... Read More

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Five Flags CenterTheaters

Located in the heart of Dubuque’s historic downtown is an entire city block of entertainment! Five Flags Center is a multipurpose facility housing sporting events, theatrical performances, concerts, conventions, and ... Read More

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Heritage CenterTheaters

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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Mindframe TheatersTheaters


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The Grand Opera HouseTheaters

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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