New Year's Eve Celebration

Friday, December 31, 2021

Plan for a night of celebration at The Merrill Hotel this New Year's Eve! We're throwing another grand party in our Grand Ballroom and you're invited for a night of food, cocktails, and live entertainment from Midwest Dueling Pianos! Double the pianos means double the fun as we roll into 2022!

Starting at 7:00 pm, the hotel's ticketed 21+ celebrations begin in the beautiful Grand Ballroom with live music and the Mighty Mississippi as the backdrop. Heavy hors d’oeuvres served from Maxwell’s On The River, as well as a cash bar, will be available throughout the night to be enjoyed as Midwest Dueling Pianos perform a unique and interactive show offering wildly entertaining music and comedy.

The New Year's Eve Celebration is open to hotel guests, visitors, and locals alike. Join us for the party as we kiss 2021 good bye and welcome in the new year!


  • 7:00 pm Doors Open
  • 7:00 pm Live Music
  • 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Heavy Hors D'oeuvres
  • 9:00 pm - 12:30 pm Midwest Dueling Pianos


  • 2 Drink Tickets Per Person
  • Party Favors
  • Chef's Choice of Hors D'oeuvres
  • Cash Bar
  • Live Entertainment
  • Midnight Champagne Toast
  • Gourmet Coffee & Hot Chocolate Bar
  • Chef's Choice of Sweet Treats


$99 per person, click here to purchase tickets via Tock 

*Online ticket sales close at noon on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at 11:59 pm.


Make it a New Year's Eve to remember with a stay at Iowa's #1 Hotel! Book a Guest Room Package starting at $299.00 which includes two event tickets plus a Standard Guest Room for the night of Friday, December 31. Check in begins at 4:00 pm so you'll have plenty of time to prepare, pamper, and get glamourous for the evening and be sure to stop by Maxwell's On The River to enjoy pre-event cocktails or a fantastic dinner.

Add on the night of Thursday, December 30 and/or Saturday, January 1 for only $50.00 more plus tax per night! Contact Vanessa Henderson to make your overnight reservation by calling 563-770-7019.


From Muscatine native Executive Chef Tessa Crookshanks, the artful cuisine of Maxwell's On The River is poised to please with an emphasis on fresh, local and sustainable fare. The new classic American food + drink menu showcases the finest in Muscatine dining with sweeping Mississippi River views. Advance reservations are encouraged. Make Your Reservation on OpenTable