August 5 – 6, 2023


Applications are now open! Apply below.

Come celebrate music, art, & culture for all ages at DBQfest. Enjoy this FREE summer festival held in Washington Park in picturesque downtown Dubuque, IA. Features live music, local food, & art fair on BOTH Saturday & Sunday. Free admission for all.

DBQfest is currently taking applications for Artists, Makers, Musicians, Performers, Food Trucks, and more! Apply by clicking the button below.


In 1979 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 dedicated to providing arts to the Dubuque community. They have promised to keep DBQfest 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!