Millwork Meetings and Events

Millwork Marketplace, inside of the Novelty Iron Works building, is one of Dubuque's newest venues for wedding receptions and events. Located in the Millwork District, Millwork Marketplace is centrally located between Des Moines, Minneapolis, Madison, Milwaukee & Chicago.

Our event spaces offer an array of on-site catering options, audio and visual capabilities to meet your needs, as well as an on-site coordinator to ensure your event goes off without a hitch. 

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If you are looking for a great space to host an event, look no further. Millwork Marketplace is home to beautiful and spacious banquet rooms with beautiful hardwood floors, a large entry foyer with full service catering and bar needs to accommodate any group parties and special events.

Interested in facility rental information? Give our Sales Director and Event Coordinator a call today. We can answer your questions or set up a tour of the Novelty Iron Works building to discuss your event plans and show you the value Millwork Marketplace offers to help create your perfect event! Our Sales Director and Coordinators will make you their priority, orchestrating your plans as well as being present on your event day. Allow our highly skilled staff to lavish you and your guests with attention.

Capacity 10-500 people 

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Millwork Ballroom

.Millwork Marketplace features our Ballroom that holds up to 450 people; perfect for receptions, cocktail events, as well as your general session needs. 

Occupancy: 450 banquet

Novelty Boardroom

The Novelty Boardroom is perfect for social gatherings, board meetings, break-out sessions and private dinners.

Occupancy: 30 theatre ; 20 boardroom 

Iron Bar

Featuring a large private bar, the Iron Bar is a semi-private space perfect for bridal showers, baby showers, birthday parties or cocktail style gatherings.

Occupancy: 112 cocktail; 50 banquet


Looking for a unique outdoor space for your gathering? The Courtyard is located just off the Ballroom and the Iron Bar. With comfortable patio furniture and fire pits, this is the ideal spot for any social gathering.

Occupancy: 100 cocktail; 50 theatre

Novelty Suites

Novelty Iron Works features 16 unique Airbnb Suites, many of which can be used for board meetings, brainstorming sessions, private dinners, bachelor/bachelorette parties and more.  Ask about our Bridgeway Ultimate Loft with generous 2,500 SF of indoor space, plus an additional 500 SF of private outdoor space situated on a very unique historic sky-bridge.

Occupancy: 12 boardroom; 50 cocktail

Coming Soon: Junior Ballroom

In June 2019, we will unveil our Junior Ballroom. Smaller than our Ballroom, but the same beauty of the wood floors with the exposed brick.  The Junior Ballroom can be used for wedding ceremonies and any social gathering or breakout session.

Occupancy: 150 cocktail; 200 theatre; 80 banquet

Coming Soon: Comedy Bar/Theatre

Now Booking: In April 2019, the Millwork Marketplace will feature a Comedy Bar/theatre space.  Located in our lower level, this event space will feature it's own private bar, stage and screen.  Be one of the first to book this space for your birthday party, breakout session, presentation, or private dinner.

Occupancy: 150 cocktail, 130 theatre, 50 banquet