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2011 Schedule of Events

Creativity and joy was shared with the community during 2011 DubuqueFest, including the following activities and events. Please us join us next year during the 3rd weekend in May for another fantastic fine arts festival!

Friday, May 20, 2011

Saturday, May 21, 2011

  • 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Art Fair in Washington Park
  • 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Children’s hands-on Art “Creation Station: Let Your Creativity Soar!” Kite-making in Washington Park
  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Pottery Demos by Mississippi Mud Studios in Washington Park
  • 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Amusements for children by LT Amusements, 7th Street near Washington Park
  • 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 25th annual Old House Enthusiasts Tour
  • 11 a.m. Great Midwestern Educational Theater Company Original play on the Town Clock Main Stage
  • 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Interactive Painting Kiosk led by Maquoketa Art Experience resident artists: Paint with us!
  • 12 p.m. Dubuque Fiddlers in the Gazebo, Washington Park
  • 12 p.m. Music @ Town Clock: Jazz and Big Band, Dubuque Senior High School
  • 1 p.m. Music in the Gazebo: Peter Fraterdeus, Celtic music
  • 2 p.m. Music in the Gazebo: River Breitbach, acoustic folk
  • 3 p.m. Music in the Gazebo: Denny Garcia, folk traditional
  • 4 p.m. Music @ Town Clock: Round Midnight with special guests M.I.C.E. Jazz & experimental jazz/noise
  • 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Artists Awards Reception at Dubuque Museum of Art
  • 6 p.m. Music @ Town Clock: Starlicker
  • 7:30 p.m. Music @ Town Clock: James Leg
  • 8:30 p.m. Music @ Town Clock: William Elliott Whitmore

Sunday, May 22, 2011

  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Art Fair in Washington Park
  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Pottery Demos by Mississippi Mud Studios in Washington Park
  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m Children’s hands-on Art Creation Station: Let Your Creativity Soar! Kite-making in Washington Park
  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Amusements for children by LT Amusements, 7th Street near Washington Park
  • 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 25th annual Old House Enthusiasts Tour
  • 10:30 a.m. Dubuque Dance Studio Performance on the Town Clock Main Stage
  • 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Community Mural/Chalk the Town Clock led by Dubuque Art Center resident artists: Chalk with us!
  • 12 p.m. Music in the Gazebo: Logan Ford, acoustic indie folk
  • 1 p.m. Music in the Gazebo: David Morrison, alt/experimental/rock
  • 2 p.m. Music in the Gazebo: Diva Kai, coffee house indie acoustic
  • 12 p.m. ♫ Music @ Town Clock: Daryl & The DuRocks, classic rock & country folk hits
  • 2 p.m. Music @ Town Clock: Mississippi Band, classic rock & country folk hits

Music. Art. Culture.

Pick up your DubuqueFest Brochure/Schedule of Events at the festival or in advance at the Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce or at your favorite spots around town!
Enjoy a fantastic community festival! All events are FREE!
Note: Old House Tour is a ticketed event. Purchase tickets at any of the homes on the tour. One $10 ticket includes all five homes.