Bluegrass & BBQ
May 4 - 29, 2017

See the top names in Bluegrass music, from award-winning favorites to red-hot rising stars at this internationally-acclaimed bluegrass event!

Come hungry and sink your teeth into all-American barbecue flavors! The House of BBQ in Red Gold Heritage Hall boasts an impressive menu of Silver Dollar City's signature barbecue specialties. Plus, the All-You-Care-To-Eat Rib Feast in Reunion Hall serves up mouthwatering barbecue family-style from 3pm to park closing each day

And whether you're a seasoned barbecue pro or just a passionate weekend griller, you must visit Bottle Neck Bros. Sauce Shack located on the Square. Sample more than 150 different barbecue sauces, including Silver Dollar City originals, and purchase your favorite flavor. 

"Silver Dollar City's month-long Bluegrass & BBQ Festival, named Bluegrass Event of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association in 2011, arguably presents more bluegrass bands on multiple stages to more new audiences than any other event in the nation." 

Nancy Cardwell, IBMA Executive Director 2012-14


KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest

The 15th annual KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest will was held at Silver Dollar City's Opera House Theater May 28, 2016.

Opera House

House of BBQ

Red Gold Heritage Hall is transformed into The House of BBQ during the Bluegrass & BBQ Festival!

Red Gold Heritage Hall

Reunion Hall Rib Feast

Join us for an All-You-Care-To-Eat Rib Feast in Reunion Hall featuring barbecue slow smoked right here at Silver Dollar City!

Main Street

2016 Bluegrass and BBQ Lineup

See electrifying performances by some of the very best names in Bluegrass today! You won't want to miss a single performance by groups from all over the United States!  2017 performers coming soon!

Various Venues