Welcome to the Grand River Center!

Situated along the magnificent Mississippi River, adjacent to deluxe lodging, gaming and entertainment venues and within walking distance of historic downtown Dubuque, the Grand River Center features a diverse, intimate atmosphere where you will enjoy dedicated service and the finest cuisine.

You will find the perfect venue for every occasion within one facility. Our grand ballroom is the ideal setting for weddings, holiday parties, or any formal gathering up to 1000 guests. The all-glass "River Room" will enchant your more private gatherings, and the Exhibit Hall is a simply massive space to encompass huge crowds, floor events and more.

A Grand River Center event expert will work with you to reserve dates, plan events, coordinate all catering details and coordinate our full staff to anticipate your every need and ensure a successful event.

We invite you to experience the beauty and elegance of the Grand River Center. Let us turn your gathering into a truly memorable event.


Meetings & Conferences

The Grand River Center is an ideal setting for training seminars, retreats, annual meetings or any important meeting your company holds.

The conference center has over 86,000 square feet of centralized and elegant meeting space. With a total of 11 meeting rooms and a 30,000 square foot exhibit hall. We can accommodate groups for 10 to 3,000 with style and ease.

  • High standards of excellent service
  • Non-smoking meeting and event facilities
  • On-site business center

Social Events

Imagine celebrating your event at the majestic Grand River Center, nestled on the banks of the mighty Mississippi overlooking the scenic bluffs of historic Dubuque.

Some occasions call for a celebration that will create lifetime memories. The Grand River Center has earned a reputation for upholding the highest standards of excellence in service and quality.

Whatever the reason, the Grand River Center’s team of professionals attends to every detail and makes it an event to remember. Here are just a few social events we hold:

• Corporate Awards Dinner
• Holiday Party
• Brunch
• Anniversary Party
• Memorial Luncheon
• Reunion
• Baby/Wedding Shower
• Birthday Party
• Fundraising Gala
• Banquet
• Bat Mitzvah/Bar Mitzvah
• Commitment Ceremony
• Rehearsal Dinner
• Gift Openings
• Prom/Homecoming