Eagles & Ivories Ragtime Weekend

Cradle of Iowa Ragtime on the Mississippi River in Historic Muscatine, Iowa

January 2021

Music enthusiasts will enjoy world-class ragtime and stride, Dixieland Jazz, boogie-woogie, spirituals, and traditional jazz at the 27th annual Eagles & Ivories Ragtime Weekend in Muscatine, IA. This wonderful winter retreat in January brings world-renowned pianists and musicians to Muscatine with a multitude of opportunities to enjoy live music all around town including The Merrill Hotel.

During this peak eagle watching season along the Mississippi River, you won't want to miss the Eagle Watch at the Pearl City Station across from the Merrill. Eagles & Ivories Ragtime Weekend is co-sponsored by the Muscatine County Arts Council, Muscatine Art Center, and Muscatine Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Live Music | Silent Movies | Seminars | More

Eagles & Ivories Ragtime Music


$70 4-Day Concert Package

$15 Thursday Evening Concert
$20 Friday Evening Concert
$5 Saturday Afternoon Silent Movies
$20 Saturday Evening Concert

$15 Sunday Afternoon Concert
$15 Sunday Afternoon Concert
Children 16 & Under FREE
Eagle Watch is FREE


Eagle Watching along the Mississippi in Iowa


Enjoy comfortable luxury for your Ragtime Weekend in Muscatine with a four-diamond guest room at The Merrill Hotel. Enjoy easy accessibility to Ragtime Weekend entertainment and eagle watching along the Mississippi River from The Merrill Hotel in the heart of downtown Muscatine. Join us for Eagles & Ivories in Muscatine and enjoy this uniquely wonderful winter getaway!


*Tax and event ticket pricing not included in room rates. Based on availability.


Eagles & Ivories Ragtime 2021 Schedule Coming Soon!