Wags at the Flags

Date: Nov 16, 2016 - Mar 01, 2017
Five Flags Arena - 563-589-4254

Dogs: $3.00
Humans: FREE!

Wags at the Flags is a new concept developed by the Five Flags Center in downtown Dubuque. After noticing that there was not one place in the tri-state area owners could spend time with their furry family members indoors, Wags at the Flags was born. Wags at the Flags is an indoor dog park that will be open from November 16th, 2016 through the beginning of March 2017 on most Wednesdays from 4:30PM – 8:00PM.

This indoor dog park with feature separate areas for small dogs (20 pounds and under), large dogs (20 pounds and greater), as well as a space for their owners. It will also feature Barka Lounge which will include food, drinks & adult refreshments. Some weeks will have themes, and there will also be Barkeoke where you can sing karaoke with your dog. Last, there will be four vendors featured at every event.

The Five Flags Center is also working alongside Whispurring Hope, an organization based in Dyersville, Iowa that is a 501(c)(3) non-profit animal rescue that started in early 2014 by Vicky Ruefer and her daughter, April Hoskins. They are a state licensed, no kill rescue that works to give every animal a fighting chance. $1.00 of every admission will be donated to Whispurring Hope. Click Here to visit their Facebook Page.

If you would like to be a vendor for this event, please contact Ali Levasseur, Five Flags Center Event Manager by calling 563-589-4375 or Click Here to e-mail.


Owners are legally responsible for their dogs and any injuries caused by their dog(s).

Wags at the Flags dog park will operate very similar to the City of Dubuque Dog park.

All dogs must be on a leash to enter the facility and to be in the Barka Lounge. Dogs can go off leash in the controlled run areas.

Aggressive animals will be asked to leave with no refunds.

Puppies under four months old and female dogs in heat are prohibited.

Owners are responsible for clean up of their dogs. Cleaning supplies and pick up bags will be available for your use.

Owners who reside in Dubuque should have their dog registered with the City of Dubuque, fully-immunized, de-wormed and wearing rabies tags.

Owners are allowed to bring toys and balls for their dogs.

Children of course are welcome. An adult must accompany children under 14: young children must be supervised.

Enter at your own risk.

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