Grounds Acts & Free Entertainment:

Every day of the fair!

Extreme Raptor Show
Stilt Walkers
Kid’z Science Safari
Scott’s Crazy Magic Show
Bubble Tower
Jim Wand Hypnotist
Carve R Way Chainsaw Art
Balloon Lady
Creative Arts exhibits
Livestock exhibits (4-H, FFA & Open class)


Save $10 by purchasing an advance ticket book.  A book of 6 admissions is only $50 and includes some discount coupons to use at the fair.  Advanced ticket books available at Theisen’s in Dubuque/Dyersville or at the Fair Office.

Theisen’s Ride Discount
Purchase a $5 Saturday discount ride coupon at the Dubuque or Dyersville Theisen locations.

Tuesday, July 24th

Open Wheel Race Day featuring Sprint Invaders, IMCA Modifieds and Sport Mods – 7 pm

Ted Vigil (John Denver Tribute) – noon & 3 pm

Carnival Rides start – 4 pm
Any & All rides are only 1 ticket each, 4- Midnight, No age limit, $2 per ticket
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Create It with Sarah Painting – 7 pm
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Invader Sprint Car Races - DBQ Fair

Wednesday, July 25th – Kids Day

Kids Activities – All Day

Ted Vigil (John Denver Tribute) – noon & 3 pm

Annual Pedal Pull – 1 pm

Famous Frog Jump – 4 pm

Stock Car Races – Julien Dubuque Classic  – 7 pm

Create It with Sarah Painting – 7 pm
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Thursday, July 26th  -Outlaw Day

Ted Vigil (John Denver Tribute) – noon & 3 pm

Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pull – 7 pm

Friday, July 27th – 4-H Auction Day 

Jake Owen with special guest Jay Allen – 7:30 PM
presented by Dubuque Bank & Trust


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Jake Owen

Saturday, July 28th – Theisen’s Family Day                                 2012 Theisens More For You logo

Barnyard Charge – 8 am

Strongman Competition – 9:45 am

BBQ Cook-off – 3 pm

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Halestorm with special guest Johnny Trash – 7:30 pm
presented by
Xtreme 107.1Trackside Bar and Grill

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Sunday, July 29th

Mud Volleyball – 9:00 am

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Demolition Derby – 12:00 pm

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Chain Saw Carving Art Auction – 3 pm

IMCA Racing Series – 6:30 pm

Presented by:

DBQ Fair Mud Volleyball
DBQ County Fair Demolition Derby Competition