800.798.7098   •   563.556.4200
200 Main Street   •   Dubuque, IA 52001


12 Days of Christmas

November 29th – 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!


11/29/21 | 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 a $100 gift card and receive a $25 gift card for you.

*Must be purchased by 11:59 pm CST on November 29, 2021. Can be purchased in person, online or on phone.
Physical giftcard purchases ONLY, no e-giftcards available. Please allow for 7-10 days for mailing and shipping.

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


12/1/21 | Tree Lighting Ceremony
6:00 pm-7:30 pm, Hotel Lobby

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


12/2/21 | 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: $55*
Check-in/Cocktails 12:00 PM, Lunch 12:30 PM & Show at 1:30 PM

Evening: $65*
Check-in/Cocktails 6:00 PM, Dinner 6:30 PM & 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.

Reservations required by December 1.  To purchase tickets, please call 563.599.7775 or go to mistletones.biz


12/8/21| Craft 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 6pm for an entertaining and educational evening!


12/9/21| Ladies’ Luncheon and Fashion Show
11:00 am , Caroline’s Restaurant

Ladies enjoy lunch at Caroline’s while seeing the latest in Women’s Wear available at PJ Chapin’s Boutique Shoppe located inside Hotel Julien Dubuque’s Grand Lobby. Reservations taken at Caroline’s Restaurant (563-588-5595), lunch includes complimentary toast of eggnog, champagne, or NA champagne, Choice of Paradise Salad with Grilled Chicken , BLT Wrap, Vegetarian Quiche with Fruit, Chicken Salad Croissant, or Caesar Salad with Grilled Chicken. Sandwiches and wraps are served with chips. All entrées include Chef Mike’s Dark Chocolate and Raspberry Crème Brûlée. $20 per person excludes taxes and gratuity. Pricing includes a $5 donation to Toys for Tots Dubuque to which Caroline’s Restaurant will match every $5 donation. During this event, we will also be collecting toy donations.


12/11/21 | Breakfast With Santa
8:00 am – 11:00 am

$9.50 or donation for children | $16 for adults

Great fun for the kids. Join us for a delicious breakfast, crafts, ornament creation, 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.

Activities begin at 8 am. Breakfast will be served at 9 am.

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


12/14/21 | Holiday Arrangement Workshop
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Grande Ballroom

Get festive with Handpickd (Just for You)! Come join floral designers, Hillary and Rhonda, from Handpickd for a fun-filled workshop where you get to create your very own, holiday Christmas arrangement. In this two hour workshop, you will learn how to make a fabulous holiday arrangement, decorated unique to your own style. Handpickd will provide all the decorations and arrangement-making materials, along with their helpful expertise, so all you have to do is bring yourself (maybe a couple of friends) and your creativity! You can register for Handpickd’s event at fresh@handpickd4u.com. Cost is $85.00 plus tax. Venmo pay is preferred.


12/15/21 | Potosa’s 10 Year Celebration
9 am – 7 pm, Potosa Spa

Celebrate a decade of pampering with Potosa Spa! All day, enjoy your favorite signature Potosa Spa treatments at original opening prices! The following services will be featured at special pricing:

One Hour Potosa Massage $75.00
One Hour Potosa Couples Massage $170.00
Hour and a Half Potosa Massage $105.00
Hour and a Half Potosa Couples Massage $225.00
Beyond Bliss Facial $75.00
Ritual Manicure $40.00
Ritual Pedicure $50.00

Appointments will be required ahead of time. To reserve, please call 563-588-5570 or email us at info@potosaspa.com. Guest(s) should mention 12 Days of Christmas at the time of booking in order to qualify for the special pricing. All services must be booked a la carte and may not be booked as packages. Additional services, not listed above will receive a 15% discount on their spa treatments along with 15% off all retail purchases. Throughout the day, there will be complimentary light refreshments, including Cranberry Mimosas and Peppermint Hot Chocolate. Not able to attend Potosa’s 10 Year Celebration? That’s okay! You can still take advantage of their limited-time gift card sale: for every purchase of $100 in gift cards, receive an additional complimentary $25 gift card.


12/19/21 | Holiday Sweater Dinner
5 pm – 8 pm, Caroline’s Restaurant

Buy one dinner and get 50% off of second dinner 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.


12/20/21 | Hotel Julien Dubuque Blood Drive
11:30 am – 4:30 pm, Grande Ballroom

Tis’ the season for giving! So why not give back at a time when donations are most needed! Click here to schedule an appointment.


12/24/21 | Christmas Eve Dinner in Caroline’s Restaurant
5 pm-8 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 recommended. Please call 563.588.5595 to make your reservations.


12/31/21 | New Year’s Eve Staycation Packages

Our exclusive packages include everything you need to ring inthe New Year. Click HERE for details.

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