SeaWorld announces first two concerts in Bands, Brew, BBQ line up!


Are you ready? The first two concerts in the Bands, Brew, BBQ festival at SeaWorld Orlando are finally here! The fun starts this weekend, with tons of great BBQ, a huge selection of beers, and of course two major concerts. The fun also brings back the partnership between SeaWorld and the USO for a huge patriotic celebration.



Saturday will see the group Smash Mouth perform at Bayfront Stadium, while Sunday will bring legendary Soul singer Gladys Knight. Both concerts start at 4p.m. Seating is open, and concerts are included with theme park admission. The concerts tend to fill up fast, so make sure you get to the park early to reserve your seat.

If you want to get a little closer, SeaWorld offers great packages to not only sample great beers and BBQ, but also get better seats.




For a VIP experience, packages with reserved seating are available.

·         VIP Front Row Seating & BBQ Package – Starting at just $40, guests can reserve a front row seat (just inches from the artists); enjoy a delicious BBQ Tasting Sampler, and one Quick Queue unlimited.

  • Concert Floor Seating & Quick Queue – Starting at just $24, guests can reserve floor seats right in front of the band and Quick Queue unlimited.


This year, SeaWorld’s chef experts fire up the grill with a bold array of BBQ options beyond the ordinary.  From smoky and spicy to sweet and tangy, there are options for every craving, plus guests can match menu items with specific craft brews or a flight of wine.


New this year, connoisseurs of BBQ and craft brews can delight in sizzling sampler packages sure to elevate the taste buds.



  • BBQ Tasting Sampler – Guests can choose up to five menu items from SeaWorld’s sampler selections at any of the Bands, Brew & BBQ food locations for just $20.
  • Craft Brew Sampler – Guests sample 10 ice-cold craft beers — from a selection of more than 30 brews — for just $30.
  • BBQ Tasting and Craft Brew Sampler (Best Value) – This sampler includes five menu items and five craft brew samples along the Bands, Brew & BBQ Pathway –all for only $35.



  • SeaWorld Orlando also is proud to offer a special discount for enlisted men and women and veterans during this event, including 50% off the standard price of the 2016 Fun Card, which allows unlimited admission to SeaWorld all year for the price of a single-day ticket. Military also get 10% off special sampler Bands, Brew & BBQ packages. For more details, visit



·         As a special discount for purchasing early — now through March 6 — guests who purchase a Fun Card will pay for less than a day and play all year long. During this special timeframe, the 2016 SeaWorld Orlando Fun Card is just $94 plus tax, which is a $5 savings.

Bands, Brew & BBQ is included with regular park admission. Stay tuned for the latest event information and artist announcements on as well as SeaWorld’s Facebook and Instagram accounts. Join the conversation using #SeaWorld #BandsBrewBBQ.  Pay for less than a day Fun Card must be redeemed in-park by March 6, 2016. Taxes, shipping, and service fees not included.

*Event times, dates and talent are subject to change or cancellation without prior notice.

The pathway opens at noon, with a great selection of BBQ dishes from SeaWorld chef Hector Colon. The flavors will pop, and you’ll get to try new specialties like BBQ Frito’s Chili Pie and others. There will be over 20 different beers on tap to enjoy as well.

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