800.798.7098   •   563.556.4200
200 Main Street   •   Dubuque, IA 52001


12 Days of Christmas

November 26th – 31st 12AM – 11:59PM

Take a peek at this year’s 12 Days of Christmas events happening throughout the holiday season.  You can download and print our calendar here.  For more information on any of these wonderful events, please contact us at 563-556-4200 or email us!

11/26/18 | 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 certificates and receive a $25 gift card for you.

Did you miss our Cyber Monday Sale? No worries, we still have a deal for you! Purchase $100 in Gift Cards now through December 31st and receive an additional $20 Gift Card!** To purchase your gift cards visit http://bit.ly/HJDGiftCards or stop into either Hotel Julien DubuquePotosa SpaRiverboat Lounge or Caroline’s Restaurant!

* Must be purchased by 11:59 CST on November 26, 2018

** Must be purchased by 11:59 CST on December 31, 2018

11/28/18 | Tree Lighting Ceremony

6:30 pm-8:00 pm, Hotel Lobby

The perfect kickoff to the holiday season! Join us as we unveil our beautiful lobby Christmas tree. Enjoy treats, music, a visit from Santa Claus, and a live tree lighting ceremony during this popular family event.

12/1/18 | Breakfast With Santa

8:00 am – 11:00 am, Grande Ballroom

Great fun for the kids. Join us for a delicious breakfast, crafts, cookie decorating, Christmas stories, music, and (of course!) a visit from Santa! Children eat free with a donation of a new, unwrapped toy for Toys For Tots.

Doors open and activities begin at 8 am. Breakfast will be served at 9 am.

$9.50 or donation for children 
$16 for adults

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

12/5/18 | Special Delivery From St. Nick

Night of 12/5/18 for guest staying at Hotel Julien Dubuque

12/6/18 | Ladies’ Night Out with Presents, PJ Chapin’s Boutique & Potosa Spa

4:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Hotel Lobby

Ladies, enjoy an evening of fashion, drinks, specials and more at Hotel Julien Dubuque! We’ll have games and chances to win prizes through out the evening, fashions on display from PJ Chapin’s Boutique, complimentary champagne toast with light appetizers, gift card specials, tours of Potosa Spa and a FREE goodie bag for all who attend!

12/12/18 | Sweet Treats in Caroline’s Restaurant

11:00 am – 10:00 pm, Caroline’s Restaurant

Enjoy a complimentary dessert with any entrée during lunch or dinner at Caroline’s Restaurant!

12/13/18 | Jazz It Up with Jingle Barry in Riverboat Lounge

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Riverboat Lounge

Dubuque’s very own Christmas caroler extraordinaire, Barry Gentry, will be singing your favorite holiday tunes on Thursday, December 13th at Riverboat Lounge. Stop by, listen (or sing along), and enjoy scrumptious complimentary appetizers. There is no charge for this event, but we certainly would appreciate a donation for Student Crisis Fund (www.nicc.edu/crisisfund). Drink specials, fantastic appetizers, and the one and only Barry Gentry – sure to be THE holiday event of the season (or just a really fun time)!

12/18/18 | Christmas Trivia & Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest in Riverboat Lounge

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 seemingly useless, random knowledge!) and head to the Riverboat Lounge for a special Christmas Trivia Night. And we’ll also be having an Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest! Prizes will be awarded to members of the winning team and Ugliest Christmas Sweater.

12/20/18 | World’s Largest Office Party

4:00 pm -9:00 pm, Hotel Lobby

Gather your colleagues and join us for our World’s Largest Office Party in the lobby of Hotel Julien Dubuque from 4pm-8pm on Thursday, December 20th. Enjoy live music, complimentary appetizers, wine and beer from 5pm-7pm, all while you mingle with some Dubuque’s finest professionals.

There is no fee to enter, though we will be accepting donations of non-perishable items to support local food banks. This event is complimentary for all.

12/21/18 & 12/22/18 | Meet In The Lobby For A Hot Toddy

2:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Hotel Lobby

Guest of the hotel can enjoy a complimentary Hot Toddy in our lobby!

12/24/18 | Old Time Christmas Dinner in Caroline’s Restaurant

5pm-9pm, Caroline’s Restaurant

A nod to a simpler time, our Old Fashioned Christmas Dinner in Caroline’s Restaurant is the perfect opportunity to get in touch with the true spirit of the holiday and enjoy a delicious meal with family.  Click HERE to view menu.

Reservations are recommended.  Please call 563.588.5595.

12/31/18 | Rockabilly In The New Year

Entertainment begins at 9:00 pm, Riverboat Lounge

Looking for somewhere to bid a fond farewell to 2018 and experience a rockin’ New Year’s Eve? We’re hosting an amazing, party featuring the very best food, drinks, accommodations, party favors, and high energy Rockabilly music from Dirty Fishnet Stockings! Our exclusive Rockabilly packages includes everything you need to welcome the New Year in a memorable fashion. Click Here to view our Rockabilly In The New Year Packages.