All You Need to Know About Attending the Sevierville Bluegrass Festival

Get ready to celebrate the beauty of spring, mouth-watering barbeque and world-class bluegrass music at Sevierville’s Bloomin’ Barbeque & Bluegrass Festival! This family-oriented event is held in historic downtown Sevierville and is a wonderful way to spend one or two of your vacation days in the Smoky Mountains! Here is everything you need to know about attending the exciting Sevierville bluegrass festival:

1. What to Expect

The Bloomin’ Barbeque & Bluegrass Festival is a fun event to celebrate the spring season as barbeque teams from all across the United States compete for the best tasting sauce! The event also features the biggest bluegrass stars in the country on two stages. This year’s performers include artists and groups such as Brad Hudson, Mountain Ruckus and the Highland Travelers, with a headline show on Saturday night by rising country star Mo Pitney! Be sure to bring the kids along to experience the Kids’ Zone, with old-fashioned games, bounce houses and a trackless train. Kids can also work alongside professional artists on Bruce Street to draw chalk works of art on the street! As if this wasn’t enough, the festival also features a variety of arts and crafts vendors with unique handcrafted products for sale.

2. Dates, Times and Location

southern BBQ at festivalThe Sevierville bluegrass festival takes place on Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19 in downtown Sevierville. The event will be spread out along Bruce Street, Commerce Street and Court Avenue to accommodate the Kids’ Zone, live music stages, food vendors and BBQ cook teams. Be sure to consult the official Bloomin’ Barbeque & Bluegrass Festival event map to plan your visit accordingly!

3. Admission Information

One of the awesome things about the Bloomin’ Barbeque & Bluegrass Festival in Sevierville is that it is completely FREE to attend! This includes all of the live bluegrass performances and many of the activities in the Kids’ Zone, although there may be a nominal charge for a few of the children’s attractions. Remember to bring along a lawn chair for the concerts and enjoy this wonderful family-friendly event in the Smoky Mountains

Where to Stay

Charming room at our hotel in Pigeon Forge.Stay close to the fun and excitement of the Sevierville bluegrass festival with a vacation at the Oak Tree Lodge! Whether you are looking for a Family Suite or a King Jacuzzi room for a romantic getaway, our hotel has affordable and comfortable lodging to meet your needs. While staying with us, enjoy a complimentary daily breakfast, free wireless internet access and even free tickets to area attractions! We also feature beautiful heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools with fountains, slides and extra toys to keep your kids entertained! As another awesome perk, the Oak Tree Lodge offers the best location in town with many attractions, restaurants and shopping opportunities situated within walking distance of our hotel.

Check out all of the rooms at our hotel in Sevierville TN today to plan your vacation to attend the Sevierville Bluegrass Festival! We hope to see you soon at the Oak Tree Lodge!