Bluegrass & BBQ Festival

May 2-27, 2019

What’s the recipe for the perfect all-American music & food festival? Take a heaping helping of the very best Bluegrass music this nation has to offer and mix in a hearty portion of smoky, mouthwatering barbecue flavor. Top it off with a new nightly concert series in Branson's largest theater and you’ve got 24 days of music and food sure to satisfy your appetite for fun.

From rising stars to superstars, Silver Dollar City's Bluegrass & BBQ Festival brings over 60 bands in all together for one incredible festival at one of the nation's top theme parks. Come hungry for mouthwatering barbecue feasts at venues throughout the park and enjoy fantastic live Bluegrass music from artists like Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver and all your favorites.

Plus, weather permitting, every night of the festival concludes with an outdoor concert in Echo Hollow® Amphitheatre. Be here as chart-topping performers and award-winning talents take to the stage for the NEW Bluegrass Nights concert series — included with your theme park admission!

Please Note: Silver Dollar City is closed May 6 & 13.

HURRY: Season Pass Prices Increase March 31!

Enjoy unlimited visits during The Year of Shows & Festivals for less of the cost of two one-day tickets with a 2019 Season Pass. Order yours today before prices go up and the six-payment plan ends on March 31!



2019 Season Passes Are On Sale Now!


2019 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!

May 02 - May 27

Various Venues

Bluegrass Nights In Echo Hollow

New for 2019, the biggest names in Bluegrass music take the stage in Branson's largest theater for a series of incredible outdoor concerts.

May 02 - May 27

Echo Hollow® Amphitheatre

The House of BBQ

During the Bluegrass & BBQ Festival, step into the House of BBQ to enjoy slow-cooked ribs, chicken, brisket, pulled pork and incredible live Bluegrass music.

May 02 - May 27

Red Gold Heritage Hall

Reunion Hall BBQ Feast

On select days during the Bluegrass & BBQ Festival, join us for an All-You-Care-To-Eat BBQ Feast in Reunion Hall!

May 10 - May 26

Main Street

KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest

Watch up-and-coming Bluegrass bands from 14 different states compete to win a $1,500 top prize.

May 25

Red Gold Heritage Hall

Hear Great Bluegrass Music

Get ready for the festival by listening to our Spotify playlist featuring music from some of the bands slated to perform this May!

“The Bluegrass & BBQ festival at Silver Dollar City is phenomenal for fans, families and entertainers. We love it! Gathering with folks from all across America in one of the country’s best vacation destinations is something we always love. ... The variety of talent is immense, and with award-winning food! Silver Dollar City is THE place to be every May.”

— Joe Mullins, 7-time IBMA award winner with his group The Radio Ramblers, and chairperson of the IBMA Board


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