The Dubuque County Fair Association (DCFA) is a non-profit organization established in 1953, to plan and operate the Annual Dubuque County Fair. The Association has grown immensely in 66 years and the DCFA now offers visitors 96 acres of acutely manicured property, 3 rental facilities with a combined square footage of over 32,000 square feet of indoor space, adequate parking for thousands of cars, a 3/8 mile dirt race track, an outdoor Festival Area, experienced event planners and full service food and beverage amenities.
•The Dubuque County Fair Association exists to bring people together and provide an atmosphere where family traditions are created and continued.
Did you know…
- The Dubuque County Fair is rich with tradition. As one of the oldest and most successful events in our county, its success stems deeply from the support of our Community.
- Nearly 20 local non-profit organizations benefit financially from the Annual Dubuque County Fair, using it as their annual fundraising
event raising nearly $100,000 to give back to our community.
- The Dubuque County Fair greatly assists in funding the Dubuque County 4-H & FFA activities at the Fair contributing $10,000 cash in
premium / ribbon money to pay ribbon winners.
- The Dubuque County Fair Association does not receive county or state money to support the Annual Dubuque County Fair. Less than 1% of our annual Budget comes from State or County Aid to assist with capital improvement expenses.
- The Dubuque County Fair is recognized by the Association of Iowa Fairs as a “Blue Ribbon Fair” designated only, to fairs who have showed continued improvement and growth.
Future Fair Dates
July 25 – July 30, 2023
Kevin Kotz, General Manager
Mike Fagan, Maintenance Manager
Brianne Budzinski, Office & Marketing Specialist
Board of Directors
Jerry Sigwarth, President
Daryl Biechler, 1st Vice President
Tony Steffen, 2nd Vice President
Brian Wessels, Director at Large – 1st Chair
Bill Hanten, Director at Large – 2nd Chair
Ann Schuster, Director at Large – 3rd Chair
Bobbi Jo Bellman
John Paul Shepherd