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July 2014  
07/20/14 Antique Tractor Pull - On the Track
07/22 - 07/27 61st Annual Dubuque County FAIR
Click on our FAIR tab above for more information
07/30/14 Wild West Wednesday
August 2014  
08/02/14 Tri-State Automobile Club Anniversary Dance
08/03/14 Weekly Racing
08/09/14 H&J Auction
08/10/14 Weekly Racing
08/16 - 08/14 Clemen's Auction
08/17/14 Weekly Racing
08/24/14 Morpars on the Mississippi
08/24/14 Weekly Racing
08/31/14 Weekly Racing
September 2014      
09/05/14   Fantasy Truck Pull  
09/06 - 09/07   Charity Horse Show to benefit DCFA - Horse Arena  
October 2014      
10/02/14   Bacon Fest  
10/03/14   Pork Banquet  
10/10 - 10/12   Octoberfest Polka Festival  
10/12/14   JFK Flea Market  
10/17 - 10/19   Big Bore Gun Show  
10/18/19   From Dusk... Till Dead Run - Zombie Run  
November 2014      
11/02/14   Heartland Railroad Show  
11/16/14   Breakfast with Santa  
December 2014      
12/07/14   Holly Ball  

July 2014

Date: July 20, 2014



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Event: Antique Tractor Pull
Time: 10:30am
Location: On the Track

Date: July 30, 2014 Description:  Join us for line dancing & couples dancing to all your favorite country hits.  Every Wednesday from 7-11pm.  Admission is $5.00. Featuring music by Ken Peiffer of WJOD.  

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Event: Wild West Wednesday
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Cost: $5


August 2014

Date: August 2, 2014

Description:  The Tri-State Automobile Club is celebrating 50 years. 
A Cruise-In will begin at 6:30pm in the parking lot at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds with a dance in the Grand Ballroom to begin at 8pm.  Eclipse Music will provide 50's & 60's Rock-N-Roll music.  This is a FREE event and all ages are welcome.  Visit their web site at 

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Event: Tri-State Automobile Club Anniversary Celebration
Time: 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Cost: Free Event

Date: August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2014

Description: Weekly Racing at Dubuque Speedway. Hot laps 6 pm, pit gates open 4:30pm, grandstands 5 pm. Go to simmonspromotionsinc.com for complete information on all racing at the Dubuque Speedway.


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Event: Weekly Racing
Time: 6:00pm
Location: On the Track
Cost: Go to simmonspromotionsinc.com for pricing

Date: August 24, 2014

Description: Registration from 8-11:30am, participant judging from 11:00am-1:00pm, Trophy presentations at 3:00pm. Music by GT Express and Senior High Jazz Band. Swap meet with over 50 vendors. Boy Scout Troop 48 will be serving breakfast & lunch. Dubuque Co. Fair Assocation will also have food & beverages. NO CARRY-INS PLEASE! Visit their web site at www.mightymississippimopars.com

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Event: MOPARS on the Mississippi Car Show & Swap Meet
Time: 8 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Parking Lot

Car Show Entry: $10
Swap Space: $15
Car Corral: $10
Spectators: $3 (under 16 free)


September 2014

Date: September 6-7, 2014

Description: The 7th Annual Charity Show, hosted by the Tri-State Saddle Club. Proceeds benefit the Dubuque County Fair Association. Entry fee is $3/class, with paybacks at $7, $5, $4, $3, $3. Kevin's Famous Food Stand will be featured. NO CARRY-INS PLEASE! Call Kevin Kotz at 563-590-0023 for more info, to make a donation, or to add money to a class.

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Event: 7th Annual Charity Show, hosted by the Tri-State Saddle Club.
Time: Sat. 12pm, Sun. 11am
Location: Tri-State Equine Park at the Dubuque Co. Fairgrounds

Spectators: $
Entry fee: $3 per class

October 2014

Date: October 3 , 2014 Description: Join us for The Annual Dubuque County Fair Association Pork Banquet. Enjoy great food, music and socializing. Enter a drawing for FREE HAMS.  Proceeds will benefit the improvement and maintenance of our grounds.

Purchase your advanced tickets at the Fairgrounds Office or through one of the Fair Board Members.  Call 563-588-1406 for more information. 

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Event: Pork Banquet
Time: Doors open at 5pm
Serving 5:30-8:00pm
Location: Grand Ballroom
Cost: Adults in advance - $
Adults after Sept 27th - $
Children (5-11yr old) - $
Children 4 & under -FREE

Date: October 10-12, 2014 Description: Come join us at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds 16th Annual Octoberfest Polka Festival Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Come and enjoy great bands while dancing on one of the largest wooden dance floors in all of the Midwest! Great food and a full service bar will be available all weekend!

For more information click HERE or contact the Dubuque County Fairgrounds at (563) 588-1406

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Event: Polkafest
Time & Cost: Friday: 6:00 to 10:00 PM.. $13
Saturday: Noon to 11:00PM...$17
Saturday: 5:00 to 11:00PM...$13
Sunday: Noon to 6:00PM...$13
3-Day Package (Fri. thru Sun.)... $38
Location: Grand Ballroom

Date: October 17-19, 2014 Description: Show hours: Friday 5pm-9pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 9am-3pm.
Concessions available for purchase. Cash bar available.

For more information contact Mark Quade at 563-590-4248.

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Event: Big Bore Enterprise Gun Show
Time: Friday, 5:00 - 9:00 PM
Saturday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Cost: Adult - $6
16 & under - $1
Weekend pass - $10


November 2014

Date: November 2, 2014 Description: Heartland Rails will host their 29th annual Model Railroad Show in the Grand Ballroom on Sunday, November 2, 2014.  For information on table rental, contact Gary Weiner at 563-663-0425.

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Event: Model Railroad Show
Time: 10am to 4pm
Location: Grand Ballroom
Cost: TBD

December 2014

Date: December 7, 2014 Description: Join the Dubuque County Fairgrounds in hosting our annual Holly Ball from 5pm - 9pm on Sunday, December 7th, featuring Hunter Fuerste.  Doors will open at 4pm.  Ticket information will be provided at a later date.

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Event: Holly Ball
Time: 5pm-9pm
Location: Grand Ballroom
Cost: $    in advance
$    after


January 2015

Date: January 2015 Description:  

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Event: Blue Ribbon Banquet
Time: Social:
Location: Grand Ballroom

April 2015

Date: April 4, 2015 Description:  Townsquare Media will host its 13th Annual "Tristates Largest Easter Egg Hunt" on Saturday, April 4th, rain or shine.  Gates open at 10am with the first hunt to start promptly at 11am for kids 6 and under.  The second hunt will start following the reloading of the field.  The Easter Bunny will make an appearance and LT Amusements will have a bounce house.  Concessions will be available for purchase.  Tickets are just $2 and will be available at the gate or to avoid the line, advanced tickets are available at Little Folks Trading Post at 2600 Dodge Street or The Hanger located at 3220 Dodge Street.  Proceeds will benefit the Children's Miracle Network.

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Event: Townsquare Media Egg Hunt
Time: Gates open at 10am
First hunt starts at 11am
Second hunt to follow
Location: Dubuque County Fairgrounds
Cost:  $2.00


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Dubuque County Fair Association
14569 Old Highway Road
Dubuque, IA 52001