Bluegrass & BBQ
May 2018

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!


"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


Hurry! Season Pass Prices Increase After March 31!

Enjoy unlimited rides, shows and visits with your 2018 Season Pass. Order by March 31 before prices increase and our 6 payment plan goes away!



2018 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 03 - May 28

KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest

The 17th annual KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest will be held at Silver Dollar City's Opera House on Saturday, May 26, 2018.

May 26

Opera House

The House of BBQ

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

May 03 - May 28

Red Gold Heritage Hall