August 7-8, 2021


Welcome to DubuqueFest Fine Arts Festival!

Offering a weekend of music, art, and culture. Located in picturesque downtown Dubuque in Washington Park This is an arts celebration for the entire family August 7-8, 2021!

Artist Apply Now!

Artists Applications are open now! Click here to be taken to Zapplication. Don’t forget to brush up on the Art Fair rules and more information here.

Art Fair

DubuqueFest’s juried fine art fair in Washington Park features the work of over 40 artists & artisans. We invite you to meet the artists, learn about process & inspiration, and invest in original hand crafted pieces. Shop for hand-blown & fused glass, ceramics, metal work, free form sculpture, painting, jewelry, fiber, fabric, photography, mixed media, textiles, copper work, hand turned wood, watercolors, leather work, wearable art, & more! It’s an art gallery in the park! Free. Visit our Gallery of Artists for a sneak peak of the fair.


Keep an eye out. 2019 artists included Theresa Rosetta, Lyric, The Host Country, The O’Mys and many more!

Family Fun

The Dubuque Museum or Art is putting together the Kids’ Creation Station tent, both Saturday and Sunday during the art fair. Multiple projects will be instructed and supplies will be available for anyone to create their own pieces. Creativity is nourishing for the soul, let’s make things together! Dubuque Museum of art will be offering tours of their new exhibit throughout the weekend.


Enjoy local eats, treats, and beverages while shopping Iowa’s oldest Arts fair and listening to a variety of musical artists brought to you free of charge.


In 1977 the Dubuque County Fine Arts Society started the state of Iowa’s longest running Arts Festival. DubuqueFest is three days and two nights of celebrating and creating the Art of and in Dubuque. DubuqueFest is produced by The Dubuque County Fine Arts Society, a non-profit organization deciated to providing arts to the Dubuque community. The have promised to keep Dubuquefest free to the public.

Want to Donate?

Interested in a way to help support the arts, community, and Dubuquefest? Good news! You can safely and securely donate a custom amount directly to Dubuquefest via the Paypal link below. Click now!