Dubuque – Saturday, July 11

All of the activities for IOWA’S RIDE in Dubuque will be held at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds on the western edge of Dubuque. The Fairgrounds offers 96 acres of acutely manicured property with plenty of shade that will be the ready for fun this summer!

This includes tent camping and RV camping, plenty of entertainment including live bands, a wide variety of food and drinks, a beverage garden featuring beer and mixed drinks, and the IOWA’S RIDE Bike Expo featuring the latest in bike gear and apparel, workshops and demonstrations. Sunday’s ride from Dubuque to Monticello will also begin from the Fairgrounds.

Not Quite Brothers will headline the entertainment in Dubuque! More entertainment to be announced soon.

Long-term parking and RV hook-ups will also be available at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds for an additional fee. Reservation are now being accepted.

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The Dubuque County Fair Association (DCFA) is a non-profit organization established in 1953, to plan and operate the Annual Dubuque County Fair. The Association has grown immensely in 66 years and the DCFA now offers visitors 96 acres of acutely manicured property, 3 rental facilities with a combined square footage of over 32,000 square feet of indoor space, adequate parking for thousands of cars, a 3/8 mile dirt race track, an outdoor Festival Area, experienced event planners and full service food and beverage amenities.

Incorporated in 1833, Dubuque is known as the oldest city in Iowa and among the oldest settlements West of the Mississippi. The city lives up to its slogan “Masterpiece on the Mississippi” with its diversity in the arts, education, nature, and history preservation. Dubuque boasts numerous historic sites, architectural Historic Districts with well-preserved buildings and homes, a revitalized main street, history and art museums, live theaters, ballet troupes, a symphony, three private colleges, two seminaries, a Bible college, libraries and a local history research center, recreational and sports venues, beautiful parks, a state park and nature interpretive center, miles of hiking and biking trails, and the great Mississippi River.