As the year comes to a close, the Tri-State area is gearing up for tons of spectacular New Year's Eve celebrations. Check out this diverse array of events catering to different tastes and preferences. Whether you're a fan of live music, comedy, family-friendly activities, or elegant dinners, there's something for everyone to enjoy... and quite close to home. Here's a roundup of 15 exciting events happening in and around Dubuque on December 31st of this year!

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1. The Beatelles Tribute Show at Ohnward Fine Arts Center, Maquoketa @ 7 to 9pm

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Enjoy a Beatles tribute show presented by The Beatelles at the Ohnward Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. The show promises approximately 2 hours of entertainment, and beer, wine, and concessions will be available.

2. Bryan Anthony’s Sinatra and Friends at Grand Opera House, Dubuque @ 8pm

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Details: Bryan Anthony's Sinatra and Friends, featuring Hunter Fuerste’s American Vintage Orchestra, will bring the music of Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Nat King Cole, Bobby Darin, and Frank Sinatra to life. Floor seating is $45, and balcony seating is $39.

3. Galena New Year’s Eve Party at The Grape Escape @ 7pm

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Head to The Grape Escape in Galena for a night of dinner, comedy, and live music with The JEF Spradley Trio. The evening includes a curated dinner of Surf n'Turf, exclusive cocktails, party favors, and a midnight balloon drop. Limited seating is available, so reservations are recommended.

4. New Year's Eve Party @ The Fun Station Dubuque from 10am to 8pm

The Fun Station Dubuque offers the area's best kids' New Year's Eve party. Tickets include all-day access to trampoline attractions, slick slides, play maze, a $10 game card, goodie bag, balloon twisting, and more. Special event pricing applies.

5. Karaoke Party at the Southend Tap in Dubuque from 9:00 pm - 1:00 am

Join the Southend Tap in Dubuque for a New Year's Eve Karaoke Party from 9 pm to 1 am. Sing your heart out and welcome the new year with a night of music and fun.

6. Desoto House Hotel New Year's Eve Party in Galena from 9:30pm to 12:30 am

Celebrate New Year's Eve in style at the Desoto House Hotel with Travis Hosette channeling the tunes of Frank Sinatra. Enjoy a night of timeless music, complimentary appetizers, and a cash bar, topped off with a toast at midnight.

7. New Year's Eve- Neijoerschdag Celebration in St. Donatus from 3 to 6pm

Join the Neijoerschdag celebration in honor of the Luxembourg community of St. Donatus. Enjoy live music with the Jacquie Miller Duo, a champagne toast at 5 pm, and traditional Luxembourg snacks.

8. New Year's Eve Dinner Buffet at Dubuque Golf and Country Club from 5 to 9pm

Dubuque Golf and Country Club invite you to celebrate New Year's Eve with a special A La Carte Menu. Reserve your table by calling the club at (563) 583-9158.

9. Broadway's Rock of Ages Band at Wild Rose Casino & Hotel, Clinton from 7 to 10pm

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Wild Rose Casino & Hotel presents Broadway's Rock of Ages Band, featuring electrifying performances of classic 80s rock hits. Tickets start at $25, and the concert takes place in the Oakwood Grand Ballroom.

10. New Year's Eve Dance Party at Darkbird Taphouse in Peosta from 3pm to 1am

Darkbird Taphouse in Peosta hosts a DJ and PJ Dance Party with live music, DJ Amy spinning tracks, specially crafted New Year's Eve cocktails, food specials, and a midnight champagne toast.

11. New Year Eve Celebration With Three Quarter Buzz at Spirits Bar & Grill in Dubuque from 9pm to 1am

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Enjoy live music by Three Quarter Buzz at Spirits Bar & Grill with a champagne toast at midnight.

12. Dolph's Irish New Year's Eve Party in Dubuque from 2 to 7pm

Join Dolph's Irish New Year's Eve Party with live music, Irish dancers, and food by Refresh Dubuque. The event is a fundraiser for United Way of Dubuque Area Tri-States.

13. New Year's Eve Party at Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa in Galena at 7pm

Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa present a Prime Rib Buffet, live performance by Time and a Half Band, and a late-night pizza feast. The package includes dinner, an open premium bar, and late-night pizza for $110 per person.

14. NYE LIVE MUSIC, BUBBLY & CHEER AT CHAMPAGNE ON MAIN in Galena from 7 to 10pm

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Join Champagne on Main for a dazzling New Year's Eve celebration with live music by Kristina Castañeda & Shawn Healy, sparkling champagne, bourbon, custom cocktails, delectable bites, and decadent desserts. Tickets are $20 per person.

15. Diamond Jo Casino New Year's Eve Dueling Pianos starting at 8pm

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Diamond Jo Casino presents Dueling Pianos in the Mississippi Moon Bar for a lively and entertaining New Year's Eve celebration. Sing along to groovy tunes and welcome the new year in style.

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With such a wide variety of events, Tri-State residents and visitors are sure to find the perfect celebration to welcome the arrival of 2024. Whether you're dancing the night away, enjoying live music, or indulging in a gourmet dinner, these events promise a memorable way to ring in the New Year. Check the respective event websites for ticket information, reservations, and additional details to make the most of your New Year's Eve celebration.

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