If you are hoping to enjoy some delicious Southern barbeque and toe-tapping bluegrass music while you are on vacation in Tennessee, you are in luck! The annual Barbeque & Bluegrass Festival is coming to Dollywood at the end of May and features some of the top bluegrass performers in the nation! Here is everything you need to know about attending the Barbeque & Bluegrass Festival at Dollywood:

What to Expect

souther bbqThe Barbeque & Bluegrass Festival at Dollywood is a special annual celebration that kicks off a summer full of fun at the popular Pigeon Forge theme park! The event features a huge line-up of bluegrass performers who will be appearing in the park’s Celebrity Theater and Showstreet Theater. The best part is that all of the performances are included for free as part of your paid admission into Dollywood! Be sure to pick up a daily entertainment schedule when entering the park to find out the specific performance dates and hours. The festival also features a mouthwatering selection of barbeque meals throughout the park that are finger-licking good!

Times, Dates and Location

The Dollywood Barbeque & Bluegrass Festival starts on Friday, May 25 and runs until Sunday, June 10. The park opens daily at 10 a.m. throughout the festival and closes anywhere from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. depending upon the specific date. Be sure to consult the official Dollywood operating calendar before planning your visit! Dollywood is conveniently located in the heart of Pigeon Forge TN and is just minutes from the cabins at Top Cabin Rentals!

Rides and Attractions

dollywood expressWhile attending any of the festivals at Dollywood, you can also take the opportunity to enjoy all of the park’s other fantastic rides and attractions! Sit back for a breathtaking 5-mile journey through the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains aboard the Dollywood Express, an authentic 110-ton coal fired steam engine. If you are a roller coaster fanatic, ride the fastest wooden coaster in the world on the Lightning Rod, or explore the creepy abandoned mine shaft of the Mystery Mine steel coaster. If you prefer your rides a bit more mild, the park offers a variety of attractions for all ages, including the Village Carousel and the Firehouse Fun Yard.

Where to Stay

Make the most of your Smoky Mountain vacation with a stay at Top Cabin Rentals! Our beautiful cabins are just minutes from Dollywood, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and all of the other wonderful attractions of the Smokies. While staying with us, enjoy all types of fantastic cabin amenities such as fully equipped kitchens, fireplaces, hot tubs, game rooms and more! We offer everything from 1 bedroom cabins for a romantic getaway to cabins with more than 5 bedrooms for a group vacation. Come find out for yourself why Top Cabin Rentals is the ultimate vacation destination in the Smoky Mountains!

Check out all of our cabins in the Smoky Mountains today to stay near the Barbeque & Bluegrass Festival at Dollywood! We hope to see you soon at Top Cabin Rentals!