What happens when you mix two of Tennessee's favorite things? Welcome to the 2018 Barbeque & Bluegrass at Dollywood! This annual spring event in Pigeon Forge celebrates Southern food hot off the grill and music straight from the Smoky Mountains. Listen to some of the finest bluegrass bands in the country while sampling the best barbeque from top pitmasters from Tennessee. You can never go wrong when you mix bluegrass and BBQ!
Drawing thousands of people from around the country, the 2018 festival is scheduled to take place from May 25 to June 10. More than 30 award-winning bluegrass bands and performers are on the lineup this year. 2018 welcomes popular bluegrass bands like Molly Tuttle, The Gibson Brothers, Volume Five, Po Ramblin' Boys, and Mountain Faith. The music features a little something for everyone, so any bluegrass fan will be happy at this Dollywood annual event. See the full schedule of bluegrass music during the festival. Admission to the Bluegrass and BBQ Festival is included with your tickets to Dollywood Theme Park, so you don't have to worry about extra cost. Learn more about our Pigeon Forge Dollywood Vacation Package to save even more.
Be close to the fun when you stay at our Pigeon Forge hotel. Our King Rooms come with a stone stacked fireplace, a comfy recliner, and a massage shower. Our guestrooms make the perfect place to relax after a busy day of barbeque and bluegrass. See all of our room amenities at our Pigeon Forge hotel just a quick ride from Dollywood.