Are you looking for a fun, safe way to enjoy the 4th of July holiday, this year?

The Merrill Hotel & Conference Center (119 West Mississippi Drive Muscatine) is throwing a 4th of July Celebration this Wednesday Jul 4! Red, Bites & Blue will provide a BBQ dinner, music on the Ballroom Outdoor Terrace and the best seat in town to watch the fireworks!

A Stars and Stripes BBQ Buffet Dinner will be served from 6-8 p.m. and will include a salad bar, grill station, dessert and beverages. Music will be provided, and a cash bar is available. The fireworks display will begin at 9:30 and can be seen from the Outdoor Terrace.

For only $14.95 per person, your 4th of July evening will be magical at The Merrill Hotel. Dinner is limited to the first 250 people, so hurry!

In addition to these wonderful amenities, Merrill Hotel & Conference Center is offering a Firecracker Package for $139 (plus tax). The Firecracker Package includes; One luxury Guest Room, two complimentary cocktails, two Stars & Stripes BBQ Buffet Dinners, fireworks viewing from the Ballroom Outdoor Terrace and a late check-out at 1 p.m.

Whether you want to partake in the dinner prior to the festivities or make a memorable over-night evening, make a reservation today! You can make reservations by calling (563) 263-600 ext. 7934 or e-mail

Celebrate the 4th of July in style this year with Red, Bites & Blue at The Merrill Hotel!


Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.