Nightlife

 

The nation’s greatest comedians enlighten Dubuque with their sharp wit, while touring musicians and artists offer a plethora of oratory options. For more intimate entertainment, visit the revitalized downtown area, home to new pubs, coffee houses, and nightclubs. Local singers and instrumentalists entertain during open mic nights, wannabes take over the Karaoke machine, and writers share their creativity during open readings.

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 CasinoNightlife

Enjoy national musical acts and live local entertainment!

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Diamond Jo CasinoBars

The Diamond Jo Casino has over 975 of the hottest slots, as well as thrilling table games. The Diamond Jo features four dining venues, bars, live entertainment, and a bowling ... Read More

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Diamond Jo CasinoNightclub

The Diamond Jo Casino has over 975 of the hottest slots, as well as thrilling table games. The Diamond Jo features four dining venues, bars, live entertainment, and a bowling ... Read More

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Diamond Jo CasinoNightlife

The Diamond Jo Casino has over 975 of the hottest slots, as well as thrilling table games. The Diamond Jo features four dining venues, bars, live entertainment, and a bowling ... Read More

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Mississippi Moon Bar at Diamond Jo CasinoBars

Experience live concerts and entertainment like never before. Live entertainment featured four nights a week, visit www.diamondjodubuque.com for complete concert lineup.

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Mississippi Moon Bar at Diamond Jo CasinoBars

Experience live concerts and entertainment like never before. Live entertainment featured four nights a week, visit www.diamondjodubuque.com for complete concert lineup.

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Mojo’s Sports Bar at Diamond Jo CasinoBars

Serving appetizers, Po’ Boys, stacked burgers, pizza, and more. Mojo’s offers great Cajun flavors, great company, and all the action of your favorite teams.

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Q Casino & HotelBars

Enjoy the action of nearly 1,000 slot machines and the challenge of 23 table games. Your favorites including fine dining, a sports bar, live greyhound racing, and more, all under ... Read More

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Q Casino & HotelNightclub

Enjoy the action of nearly 1,000 slot machines and the challenge of 23 table games. Your favorites including fine dining, a sports bar, live greyhound racing, and more, all under ... Read More

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Q Casino & HotelNightlife

Enjoy the action of nearly 1,000 slot machines and the challenge of 23 table games. Your favorites including fine dining, a sports bar, live greyhound racing, and more, all under ... Read More

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Riverboat Lounge at Hotel Julien DubuqueBars

Riverboat Lounge features exemplary craft cocktails, an enticing small plate menu, an extensive wine selection, and an unparalleled atmosphere that complements after-work drinks, a pre-dinner cocktail, or a stylish night ... Read More

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RiverRock Kitchen & Tap at Holiday Inn Dubuque/GalenaBars

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The Player’s Choice Sports Bar at Q CasinoBars

Toast your favorite team with one of our signature drinks or selection of draft beers. Enjoy hot wings, Angus beef burgers, sports on over a dozen HD TV’s and a ... Read More

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Tony Roma’s at Grand Harbor Resort & WaterparkBars

Upper casual dining specializing in ribs, steaks, and seafood. Breakfast offered daily 6:30am-10:30pm

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Bell Tower TheaterNightlife

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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Champps AmericanaBars

#1 Sports headquarters with 22 – 50 inch, high definition plasma TV’s plus 2 – 120 inch, high definition video walls – great seats for every game! Game day drink ... Read More

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Courtside Sports Bar & GrillBars

Courtside blends the atmosphere of a restaurant and lounge with gym activities specific to court sports. The 26,000 square foot facility houses 3 full size basketball courts, a restaurant and ... Read More

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Denny’s Lux ClubBars

Lunch hour Monday – Saturday 11:00am – 2:00pm Restaurants & Dining Amenities Dinner, Lunch

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Dog House LoungeBars

 

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Dubuque Marina & YardarmBars

Full service marina with gas dock, transient pier, showers, laundry, pump outs and full hook up RV site. We also have a riverfront bar and restaurant with live music, tropical ... Read More

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Dubuque Mining CompanyBars

Voted Dubuque’s favorite casual dining – gourmet charbroiled burgers, dynamite drinks. All major sports events covered. Restaurants & Dining Amenities Dinner, Lunch

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Five Flags CenterNightlife

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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Happy’s PlaceBars

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Houlihan’s at Hilton Garden InnBars

Restaurants & Dining Amenities Dinner, Lunch

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Iowa Greyhound ParkBars

Considered to be one of Iowa’s premier dog tracks The Iowa Greyhound Park features live greyhound racing and simulcasting from both greyhound and horse tracks across the country. 

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Iowa Greyhound ParkNightclub

Considered to be one of Iowa’s premier dog tracks The Iowa Greyhound Park features live greyhound racing and simulcasting from both greyhound and horse tracks across the country. 

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Iowa Greyhound ParkNightlife

Considered to be one of Iowa’s premier dog tracks The Iowa Greyhound Park features live greyhound racing and simulcasting from both greyhound and horse tracks across the country. 

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Jubeck New World BrewingBars

Jubeck New World Brewing is the first and only (nano) brewery located in downtown Dubuque, Iowa. Our focus is on creating interesting and delicious craft beer for the Dubuque community.

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Junction 21Bars

Restaurants & Dining Amenities Dinner, Lunch

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Kalmes Breaktime Grill + SpiritsBars

5th generation family owned restaurant and bar. Whether it’s watching a game or dining out with your family, we cover it all! Restaurants & Dining Amenities Dinner, Lunch

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L.May EateryBars

We invite you to dine with us at our beautiful historic main street location for all occasions from pizza night to the most special life events like birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, and more. Our ... Read More

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Mason Dixon SaloonBars

Dubuque’s only Southern Rock bar and rib joint! Live entertainment on select weekends. Food is served from 11 a.m.- 8:30 p.m. daily. Open 7 days a week from 11 a.m. ... Read More

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Monk’sBars

Restaurants & Dining Amenities Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

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Moracco Supper ClubBars

Family owned and operated Supper Club with traditional American food. Supper club, steak, seafood, chicken, open Monday thru Saturday. Serving 4:30-10:00 p.m. Master Card, Visa, Discover. American express.

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Pepper SproutBars

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Potosi Brewery & National Brewery Museum™Bars

This magnificently restored brewery building contains a brewpub, restaurant, gift shop, beer garden, Great River Road Interpretive Center and the National Brewery Museum™ + Library.

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River Ridge BrewingNightlife

RRB is a community driven nano-brewery. All 4 owners were born and raised in Bellevue and want to do their part to give back to the town that gave them ... Read More

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SmokestackBars

Smokestack combines arts, culture, history and nightlife with craft cocktails and an eclectic menu of casual fare served ’til last call. Arguably Dubuque’s best-kept secret, Smokestack is located on the ... Read More

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SmokestackNightlife

Smokestack combines arts, culture, history and nightlife with craft cocktails and an eclectic menu of casual fare served ’til last call. Arguably Dubuque’s best-kept secret, Smokestack is located on the ... Read More

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The DungeonBars

 

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The LiftBars

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The LiftBars

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