The Dubuque County Fairgrounds and Event Center offers several options to accommodate your food and beverage requests. We will ensure quality food service for your guests by providing a list of approved, licensed caterers. They can provide appetizers, dinner buffets, sandwiches, desserts, and more.

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Would you like more information about how we can help you with your event needs?  Call us at the Fair Office (563-588-1406) or submit our Event Contact Form



All beverages will be ordered and provided by the Dubuque County Fairgrounds and Event Center. There is always a cash bar that is offered. You may request items not listed. Prices will vary. Beverage charges subject to 15% gratuity. Prices are subject to change without notification.

Keg Beer

Budweiser. Bud Light, Busch Light, Millar Genuine Draft, Miller Light. Coors Light – $350.00 each

Specialty/Othar Keg Beer

Ultra. Blue Moon, IPA’s – $375.00 each

Can/Battle Beer

Budweiser, Bud Light, Busch Light, Miller Light, Coors Light, Busch N/A, Michelob Ultra –

$60.00 per case (24 cans) or $75.00 per case (24 bottles)

Soda & Water

Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Sprite Zero, Mountain Dew, Diet Mountain Daw. Pepsi, Diet Pepsi,

Caffeine Free Diet Pepsi, Fresca. Root Beer, Dr. Pepper- $30.00 per case (24 cans) House


White Zinfandel, Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet, Moscato – $20.00 per bottle (1.5 Liter) Champagne

Andre White. Andre Pink or Andre Spumante $20.00 per bottle (750ml)

Sparkling Grape Juice

$10 per bottle

Wine Coolers & Carbonated Beverages Smirnoff Razz, Mike’s Hard – $95 per case of 24

Well Liquor

Amaretto, Apple Pucker, Apricot Schnapps, Black Velvet, Blackberry Brandy, Butterscotch

Schnapps, Christian Brothers Brandy, Fleischmann’s Gin, Kessler’s, Lauders Scotch, Peach

Schnapps, Peppermint Schnapps, Raspberry Schnapps, Sloe Gin, Seagram’s 7, Popov Vodka $75.00 per bottle (1 Liter – price

includes mixers, cups, straws, and garnishes)

Premium Liquor

Tito’s Vodka, Bacardi Rum, Bailey’s Irish Cream, Canadian Club, Captain Morgan, Crown Royal,

Cutty Sark, Dr. Mcgillicuddy’s, Jack Daniels, Jaegermeister, Jim Beam, Jose Cuervo Especial,

Kahlua, Malibu Rum, Rumple Minze, Southern Comfort, Tanqueray Gin, UV Blue

$85 per bottle – (1 liter- price includes mixers, cups, straws, and garnishes)

—A $100 staff fee will be charged for any event that does not have a cash bar.

Beverage Tickets

Well or Premium Drinks – $4.50 each

*Cash Bar – No Additional Charge Unlisted Beverages Available Upon Request


No one under the legal age of 21 will be permitted to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages at any time. If appropriate ID cannot be produced, we will not serve guests of any age. Guests may be required to wear a wristband identifying them as of legal age. All minors found consuming alcohol will be prosecuted to the fullest extent. The Dubuque County Fairgrounds and Event Center has the legal right to refuse service to anyone who appears to be intoxicated, as well as reserving the right to ask the person to leave the premises if he/she refuses to cooperate. The Dubuque County Fairgrounds and Event Center retains the right to call premature end to an event if the participants show a blatant disregard for our rules, policies, property, and staff.