AMERICA’S RIVER CORPORATION RECEIVES DRA GRANT

MEDIA RELEASE
Wednesday, June 5, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DUBUQUE, IA  |  America’s River Corporation is excited to announce it was awarded a grant from the Dubuque Racing Association to help with the production (stage, light, and sound) requirements for the 2019 festival to ensure a top quality event attendees have come to know and love.

“Our goal is to continue showcasing Dubuque as a place to visit. Having become the kickoff to summer, America’s River Festival brings in national entertainment and mixes it with a family friendly environment,” said Keith Rahe, President & CEO of Travel Dubuque and America’s River Corporation Board Member. “Not only do local residents enjoy the entertainment, but visitors travel to Dubuque from around the country. Festival attendees can experience local restaurants, accommodations, and attractions in the greater Dubuque area. Each year, we aim to increase visitor attendance and exceed production expectations, this grant will allow us to do that, which in return increases the amount of revenue generated in our community.”

In 2018, advanced ticket sales for America’s River Festival came from 24 different states and 525+ different communities. This year’s event takes place June 21-22, 2019 in the Port of Dubuque.

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CONTACT:
Keith Rahe, President & CEO, Travel Dubuque   |  563.845.7698  |  krahe@traveldubuque.com
Tyler Daugherty, Director of Sports & Events, Travel Dubuque  |  563.845.7698  |  tdaugherty@traveldubuque.com