Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival
June 1-4, 2016

Thank you to everyone that helped to make the 2015 Festival great.  Patrons, performers, board members, volunteers, etc.  Without you, the festival would not have gone as smoothly as it did.  We hope to see you next year at the 2016 Festival (June 1-4).


The festival is held annually in Sedalia, Missouri and provides fabulous entertainment for more than 6,000 visitors. If you like ragtime music, this is your opportunity to hear great music played by some of the top ragtime musicians in the world.

A variety of free venues are available each day of the Festival from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Whether you want to sit back and be entertained, learn a Turn-of-the-Century Dance, or show off your own piano abilities, you’ll find the opportunities endless.

Each day of the Festival consists of several paid venues. Want to show off the dance moves you’ve learned at the lessons? Have a favorite performer not playing at any free venues? Enjoy a dinner/show setting? Tickets for each of these events may be bought in advance or at the door. Please note: Evening concerts have a very good chance of selling out and buying tickets early is encouraged!