800.798.7098   •   563.556.4200
200 Main Street   •   Dubuque, IA 52001


12 Days of Christmas

November 27th – 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!


11/27/23 | Cyber Monday

All Day Long

Holiday shopping starts here. This year, take advantage of Hotel Julien Dubuque’s Annual “Cyber Monday” gift card sale. Purchase $150 in gift cards and receive a $25 gift card free.*

*Must be purchased by 11:59 pm CST on November 27, 2023. Can be purchased in person, online or by phone.

Go to https://hoteljuliendubuque.digitalgiftcardmanager.com/landingpage or call us at 563-556-4200.


11/29/23 | Tree Lighting Ceremony

6:00 pm-7:30 pm, Hotel Julien Dubuque Lobby

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


12/1/23 | It’s A Teal Christmas at Potosa Spa

Celebrate A Teal Christmas With Potosa Spa All Month Long

Join us for our It’s A Teal Christmas Ovarian Cancer Fundraiser benefiting Wreaths for a CURE and Avery Foundation of Dubuque.

Find more information about the non-profits here:

Please contact Potosa Spa at 563.588.5570 for more information.


12/7/23 | Mistletones® present SNOWBIZ®

Matinée Check-in: NOON, Lunch:12:30pm (Show @ 1:30pm), Grande Ballroom
Evening 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: $65*
Evening: $75*;

*Includes salad, entree, dessert, a cup of cheer (your choice of house wine, beer, or soda), gratuity, and tax.

Cash bar available throughout the performance.

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


12/9/23 | Breakfast With Santa

8:00 am – 11:00 am, Grande Ballroom


Adults | $21
(12 and under) | $15 or new unwrapped $10 toy donation

Join us for a jolly morning at Hotel Julien Dubuque for a delightful Breakfast with Santa! Bring your little ones to meet the man in red and enjoy a scrumptious breakfast buffet. Watch their faces light up as they share their Christmas wishes with Santa Claus himself. This event promises a magical experience filled with laughter, joy, and holiday spirit. Don’t miss out on this merry occasion! Reserve your spot today!

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 until 10 am. Each child will write a letter to Santa, create a tree ornament and decorate a Christmas cookie.

Purchase tickets for this event here:


12/14/23 | JINGLETINI’S With Jody

7:00 pm-8:00 pm, Riverboat Lounge

Are you hosting a holiday party this season? Our Beverage Manager, Jody, wants to help you master the perfect martini recipe to “wow” your guests.  Join us in the Riverboat Lounge at 7PM for an entertaining and educational evening!


12/15/23 | Christmas Angel Tree at Caroline’s

Caroline’s Restaurant
12/1/23 through 12/15/23

During this holiday season help us provide gifts to children who would otherwise go without.  Starting December 1st through the 15th a Christmas Tree will be set up in the restaurant with donation requests from local families in need. When you donate a gift you will receive 10% off your entree at Caroline’s Restaurant.

Find more information about the Angel Tree here:


12/20/23 | Celebrity Cocktails For A Cause

5:00 pm-8:00 pm, Riverboat Lounge

Enjoy a local celebrity-prepared Christmas Cocktail by Tony Pfohl and Chad Chandlee at Riverboat Lounge. A portion of each cocktail will be given to local non-profit, Hills & Dales.


12/21/23 | Hotel Julien Dubuque Blood Drive

11:00 am – 3:00 pm, Harbor Gallery

Tis’ the season for giving! So why not give back at a time when donations are most needed? The Red Cross will have a special incentive for donors, a long-sleeved t-shirt! (While supplies last)

Reserve your donation time here:


12/24/23 | Christmas Eve Dinner in Caroline’s Restaurant

5:00 pm-8:00 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 dinner with family.

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


12/25/23 | Christmas Day Brunch

9:00 am-1:30 pm, Caroline’s Restaurant

Join us on Christmas Day for a special brunch menu. Enjoy a wide array of shareable starters, breakfast favorites, and delicious seasonal entrées as you spend Christmas Day together with the family.

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


12/31/23 | New Year’s Eve at Hotel Julien Dubuque:
 New Year’s ROCKIN’ Eve With Dirty Fishnet Stockings

Looking for somewhere to spend on New Year’s Eve? Join us at Hotel Julien Dubuque as we bid farewell to 2023!

Experience a Rockin’ New Year’s Eve with the Rockabilly band, Dirty Fishnet Stockings! Book your stay at Hotel Julien Dubuque to experience the very best food, drinks, accommodations, party favors, and entertainment in the area!

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