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Grand River Center's 20th Anniversary Community Celebration | Saturday, October 28th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

GRC Welcome Center
Visit our information hub to stay up to date on future GRC events and job opportunities.  While you're here, be sure to grab your GRC passport scavenger hunt to complete and redeem for an exciting prize! 
Time11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Registration on 1st Level 

Recreation Space

From inflatable bounce houses and bubble soccer to making Halloween slime, this area promises enjoyment for individuals of all ages!

Rumble Tumble Bounce Houses Presenting: Bounce Houses

Clarke University Presenting: Bubble Soccer & Trashee Ball

Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois: Halloween Slime activity  

Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Exhibit Hall 

Beer Garden

Worried about missing the big game? Don't worry! We've got you covered.  Grab a beverage, relax, and catch the game while still enjoying all the other activities.

Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Spine

Rocket League Competition | Presented by Dubuque Esports League & Northeast Iowa Community College Esports 

This is your opportunity to witness the face-paced, competitive world of Esports LIVE!

Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room 1

Self-Defense & Kickboxing Demos | Presented by Empowermental

Discover essential self-defense techniques and kickboxing moves to empower yourself with the skills to stay safe

Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room 2

Magic Show |  Presented by Magic Bob 

 Prepare to be mystified and enchanted as you step into the world of magic! 

Time: 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room 3

Jukebox Bingo | Presented by Alexxus Entertainment

This isn't your typical bingo; it's a high-energy, music-filled extravaganza that combines the excitement of a jukebox with the thrill of bingo.

Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM 

Location: Meeting Room 6

Performance Space

Enjoy the live entertainment & even learn how to line dance!

Turnt Kidz - Time: TBD

Adam's Dance Connection - Line Dancing Class - Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM 

Location: Ballroom 

Art for Us : Demo Tape

Experience a taste of who Art for Us is and what Art for Us is capable of doing for the community. Immerse yourself in sound, enjoy a show, and meet the artists of Dubuques next generation.

Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Meeting Rooms 4 & 5

Vendor Showcase Space

Explore our diverse array of vendors, offering everything from arcade games to volunteer opportunities.  You're sure to find a little bit of everything in this space!


- Tri-State Sports Cards

Higher Self Holistic : Tarot Card Readings

- Dream Land Collectibles : Retro Arcade Games

- Dubuque Regional Humane Society - Information & Volunteer Opportunities

- Mississippi River Museum

- Makers Space presented by Carnegie Stout Library : Keychain activity

Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: Ballroom Pre-Function

Sip & Shop
Indulge in the ultimate sip and shop experience, featuring breathtaking Mississippi River views, where you can enjoy your favorite beverage while you shop!

Featured Boutiques: 

Blush Beauty Co., J & R Fashions, MOM •  ERELLA, Hey • Girl, KINDER • ELLA

Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
: River Room

Dubuque by Carriage

 Step back in time and experience the charm of a horse-drawn carriage ride! 

Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Weather dependent


Grand River Center will be providing hot dogs, sliders, popcorn, soda and water complimentary until we run out! Other items will be available for purchase throughout the event.

Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Exhibit Hall

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