800.798.7098   •   563.556.4200
200 Main Street   •   Dubuque, IA 52001


12 Days of Christmas

December 2nd – 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 or email us!

12/2/19 | 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.

* Must be purchased by 11:59 CST on December 2, 2019

** Must be purchased by 11:59 CST on December 31, 2019


12/4/19 | 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.


12/5/19 | Craft Cocktails With Bryan

Time TBD, Riverboat Lounge

More details to come.


12/7/19 | 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.


12/11/19 | Shopping with PJ Chapin’s Boutique & Potosa Spa

Time TBD, 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 throughout the evening, fashions on display from PJ Chapin’s Boutique, gift card specials, tours of Potosa Spa and more!


12/12/19 | 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 a charity yet to be determined. 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)!


12/17/19 | World’s Largest Office Party

Time TBD, Hotel Lobby

Gather your colleagues and join us for our World’s Largest Office Party in the lobby of Hotel Julien Dubuque. Enjoy live music, complimentary appetizers, wine and beer, all while you mingle with some Dubuque’s finest professionals.

There is no fee to enter and is complimentary for all.


12/18/19 | Holiday Wine Tasting

Time TBD, Riverboat Lounge

More details to come.


12/23/19| Festivus Celebration in Riverboat Lounge

Time TBD, Riverboat Lounge

Join us as we pay tribute to this classic Seinfeld holiday, complete with an airing of grievances, feats of strength, complimentary appetizers, drinks specials, and prizes!


12/24/19 | Old Time Christmas Eve Dinner in Caroline’s Restaurant

5 pm-9 pm, 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.

Reservations are recommended.  Please call 563.588.5595.


12/25/19 | Christmas Day Brunch Caroline’s Restaurant

7 am-1 pm, Caroline’s Restaurant

Join us for Christmas Day Brunch at Caroline’s.

Reservations are recommended.  Please call 563.588.5595.


12/31/19 | New Year’s Eve at Hotel Julien Dubuque

Time TBD, Riverboat Lounge

Looking for somewhere to bid a fond farewell to 2019 and experience a rockin’ New Year’s Eve? We’re hosting an amazing, party featuring the very best food, drinks, accommodations, party favors, and entertainment! Our exclusive packages include everything you need to welcome the New Year in a memorable fashion. More details to come.