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Old Fashioned Fun Served at Silver Dollar City Bluegrass and BBQ Festival

The sweet smell of barbeque and sound of bluegrass music will greet Silver Dollar City visitors early this summer. With the return of the Silver Dollar City Bluegrass and BBQ Festival, the theme park will be featuring performances from some of today’s most popular Bluegrass musicians as well as some of the nations’ most delicious BBQ. The Bluegrass and BBQ Festival runs from May 3 to May 28, 2018.

Bluegrass and BBQ Festival Concert Lineup

With the purchase of Silver Dollar City tickets, you’ll gain access to concert performances from some of the biggest names in bluegrass music, such as:

For a complete list of scheduled performers for the Bluegrass and Barbeque Festival, click here.

The 17th Annual KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest is scheduled for May 26, also at the Opera House Theater. Amateur entertainers 21 years of age or younger will be featured as they compete for top honors and cash prizes.

Delicious BBQ

Of course, the tempting flavors of BBQ are also a highlight of this Silver Dollar City festival. Everything from smoky Texas-style BBQ to tangy Carolina BBQ to the deliciousness of Kansas City BBQ will be available.

During the Bluegrass and BBQ Festival, you can also sink your teeth into the All-You-Can-Eat Rib Feast. Starting at 3:00 pm each day at Red Gold Heritage Hall (aka The House of BBQ), succulent BBQ meats and a variety of sides are available family style. Sink your teeth into a variety of signature styles and sauces. Beef brisket, pulled pork, smoked chicken, and four styles of ribs including Silver Dollar City Original-Style, Memphis Dry Rub, Hickory Smoked and South Carolina Mustard will be served.

Experience the Bluegrass and BBQ Festival at Silver Dollar City

To enjoy all of the Bluegrass and BBQ Festival highlights, rides, attractions, shows and demonstrating craftsmen be sure to get your Silver Dollar City passes today. Make a vacation out of it with a Silver Dollar City package.

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