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200 Main Street   •   Dubuque, IA 52001


12 Days of Christmas

November 28th – 31st 12AM – 11:59PM

Take a peek at this year’s 12 Days of Christmas events happening throughout the holiday season.  For more information on any of these wonderful events, please contact us at 563-556-4200!

Print our entire 12 Days of Christmas Calendar here!


11/28/22 | Cyber Monday
All Day Long
Holiday shopping starts here. This year, take advantage of Hotel Julien Dubuque’s annual “Cyber Monday” gift card sale. Here’s the scoop: Purchase $100 in gift cards and receive a $25 gift card free.*

*Must be purchased by 11:59 pm CST on November 28, 2022. Can be purchased in person, online or on phone.
Physical gift card purchases ONLY, no e-gift cards available. Please allow for 7-10 days for mailing and shipping.

Go to hoteljuliendubuque.com/gift-certificates/ or call us at 563-556-4200.


11/30/22 | Tree Lighting Ceremony
6:00 pm-7:30 pm, Hotel Lobby
The perfect kickoff to the holiday season! Join us as we light our beautiful lobby Christmas tree. Enjoy treats, holiday music, a visit from Santa Claus, and a live tree lighting ceremony during this popular family event.


12/1/22| Mistletones® present SNOWBIZ®
Check-in: NOON, Lunch:12:30pm (Show @ 1:30pm), Grande Ballroom
Check-in: 6PM, Dinner: 6:30pm ( Show @ 7:30pm), Grande Ballroom

Celebrate the season with a full-length Christmas show featuring your favorite holiday tunes, incredible vocals, and a live jazz band!

Two shows performed:
Matinée: $60*
Check-in/Cocktails 12:00 PM, Lunch 12:30 PM, and Show at 1:30 PM

Evening: $70*
Check-in/Cocktails 6:00 PM, Dinner 6:30 PM, and Show at 7:30 PM

*Includes a complimentary CUP OF CHEER (your choice of a glass of wine, soda, or tap beer.) Cash bar available throughout the performance.

To purchase tickets, please call 563.599.7775 or go to mistletones.biz


12/6/22 | Christmas Trivia
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Riverboat Lounge
Gather a group of 3-5 of your smartest friends (the ones who are best known for their wealth of Christmas knowledge!) and head to the Riverboat Lounge for a holiday themed trivia night with Brett! Prizes will be awarded to members of the winning team.


12/10/22 | Breakfast With Santa
8:00 am – 11:00 am , Grande Ballroom


$10 or toy donation for children | $16 for adults
Great fun for the kids! Join us for a delicious breakfast with crafts, ornament creation, Christmas stories, and (of course!) a visit from Santa! Children eat free with a donation of a new, unwrapped $10 toy for Toys For Tots. Activities begin at 8 am and breakfast will be served at 8 am.

Reservations are required. Call 563.588.5563 or email dmm@hoteljuliendubuque.com.


12/12/22 | Holiday Luncheon presented by PJ’s Boutique & Potosa Spa, benefiting The Red Basket Project
11:30 am – 2:00 pm, Grande Ballroom
Enjoy lunch in Hotel Julien Dubuque’s Grande Ballroom while seeing the latest in Women’s Wear available at PJ Chapin’s Boutique.  Doors will open and Social Hour will begin at 11:30 am in the Atrium with holiday spirits and wine for purchase. Lunch will be served at 12 pm in the Grande Ballroom with the Fashion Show to shortly follow lunch service. Afterwards, enjoy live holiday caroling from the Movin’ On Barbershop Quartet and a Hotel Julien Dubuque gift card sale.

Lunch will include a complimentary toast of eggnog, champagne, or NA champagne, Chicken Saltimbocca Roulade with Roasted Red Pepper, Prosciutto, Fresh Sage, Mozzarella, Creamy Roasted Garlic Sauce, Herb Polenta, and Baby Bok Choy. For dessert, enjoy Chef Mike’s delicious Dark Chocolate Crème Brûlée.

Advanced reservations are required to attend. Reservations are being taken by Potosa Spa at 563.588.5570 or Leadwc@potosaspa.com. Reserving tables with 8 guests available. Tickets are $35 per person, which includes a $5 donation to The Red Basket Project. All dietary requests must be made in advance when reserving your seat.

There will also be a donation collection for cosmetic bags (unused and non-see through Clinique, Ipsy, Estee Lauder, and Mary Kay bags) and feminine hygiene products such as Regular Size Tampons and Maxi Thin Pads. Learn more about The Red Basket Project their powerful movement here: https://redbasketproject.com/


12/15/22 | Christmas Cocktails With Carl
6:00 pm-8:00 pm, Riverboat Lounge
Are you hosting a holiday party this season? Our Bartender, Carl, wants to help you master the perfect craft cocktail recipes to “wow” your guests. Join us in the Riverboat Lounge at 6 pm for an entertaining and educational evening!


12/16/22 | Holiday Sweater Dining at Caroline’s
All Day, Caroline’s Restaurant
Buy one breakfast, lunch, or dinner and get 50% off of a second entrée of equal or lesser value when wearing a Holiday Sweater. Reservations taken at Caroline’s Restaurant 563-588-5595. Gratuity should be based on full value of all food and beverage services.


12/21/22 | Hotel Julien Dubuque Blood Drive
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Harbor Gallery
Tis’ the season for giving! So why not give back at a time when donations are most needed! Click here to schedule an appointment.


12/24/22 | Christmas Eve Dinner in Caroline’s Restaurant
5:00 pm-8:00 pm, Caroline’s Restaurant
Christmas Eve at Caroline’s Restaurant is the perfect opportunity to get in touch with the true spirit of the holiday and enjoy a delicious dinner with family.

Reservations are highly recommended.  Please call 563.588.5595 to make your reservations.


12/25/22 | Christmas Day Brunch
9:00 am-2:00 pm, Caroline’s Restaurant
Join us on Christmas Day for Chef Michael Henson’s special brunch menu creations. Enjoy a wide array of shareable starters, breakfast favorites, and delicious seasonal entrées as you spend Christmas Day together with the family.

Reservations are recommended. Please call 563.588.5595 to make your reservations.


12/31/22 | New Year’s Eve at Hotel Julien Dubuque: Boogie ‘Til The Ball Drops
8:30 pm Entertainment Begins, Champagne Toast at Midnight, Riverboat Lounge

Looking for somewhere to “Boogie ’Til The Ball Drops” on New Year’s Eve? Join us at Hotel Julien Dubuque as we bid a fond farewell to 2022!

Experience a groovy New Year’s Eve with the funkiest party featuring the very best food, drinks, accommodations, party favors, and entertainment from local funk band, Boogie Monster!

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