Other Rental Options 2017-03-16T01:00:57+00:00


The Dubuque County Fairgrounds offers a variety of settings to accommodate your event needs.

Event Center Rentals Brochure To view all rules and other detailed information regarding renting the Dubuque County Fairgrounds and Event Center for your next event, download our 2018-Banquet facility rates

Looking for more information?

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:


Grand Ballroom

The Grand Ballroom can accommodate up to 1,000 people and rents for $800 for 2017, and $900 for 2018. Friday evening receptions in the Grand Ballroom rent for $400 for 2017, and $600 for 2018. Additional hours can be arranged in advance for an extra $100 per hour. This is a wonderful venue for weddings, anniversaries, banquets, benefits, trade shows, and many other events. It can be utilized with varying set-ups.

Outdoor Festival Garden

The Outdoor Festival Garden can accommodate groups of any size and rents for $225. It has a stage and an open air pavilion.

Barns, Grandstand, Parking Lots

Our barns and parking lots may be rented for various animal shows, auctions, etc. Our open-air grandstand can set up to 10,000 people. Please call 563-588-1406 for more information.


Camping is available at the Fairgrounds. You must contact the fair office in advance of your arrival to determine availability and to make reservations.