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BestFest is an annual event that recognizes the best in area businesses. 2023 will mark its 25th year. Tri-state residents are invited to vote for their favorite service or restaurant in over 60 categories. Paper ballots are available in The Dubuque Advertiser and you can vote online here. Once all ballots are tabulated, businesses with the most votes are proclaimed “the best” and are invited to display their wares at BestFest! 

Join us Thursday, March 23, from 5:00 to 7:30 pm at The Grand River Center. Throughout the evening, businesses will showcase samples of their products. The night will also include music, prizes, and a large raffle. Help Hospice of Dubuque put the "fun" in fundraiser and join us for tasty food and your favorite products. BestFest tickets will be available for purchase beginning Tuesday, February 14, at the Hospice of Dubuque office, 1670 JFK Road, and online at for $40 each. Do not wait! Tickets are limited and sell out quickly.

Hospice of Dubuque is thankful to be associated with BestFest and to receive the proceeds from this fun event. The funding supports patient care needs, educational outreach, bereavement support groups, and veteran programs. These services make a difference in the lives of patients and families in the tri-states every day.


Silver Sponsors: Giese Companies, Honkamp, MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center, Sedona Staffing Services

Bronze Sponsors: Biechler Electric, Inc., Flexsteel Industries, Tri-State Shred

Hospice of Dubuque is thankful to be associated with BestFest and to receive the proceeds from this fun event. The additional funding helps your hometown hospice continue to respond to the needs of tri-state patients and their families.