See the top names in Bluegrass music, from award-winning favorites to red-hot rising stars, at this internationally-acclaimed bluegrass event!
From rising stars to superstars, Silver Dollar City's Bluegrass & BBQ Festival brings the biggest names in bluegrass music, 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!
Plus, weather permitting, enjoy NEW nightly outdoor concerts in Echo Hollow® Amphitheatre every night of the festival!
Please Note: Silver Dollar City is closed May 6 & 13.
Get Unlimited Visits With A Season Pass
At less than the cost of 2 one-day tickets, a Season Pass is the best value for Silver Dollar City visitors. Come back time and time again for rides, shows and all-new adventures from spring through Christmas!
The 18th annual KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest will be held at Silver Dollar City on May 25, 2019.
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