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What is Bands Brew & BBQ?

Bands Brew & BBQ brings together rockin’ music, delicious beer, and tasty Bar-B-Que to one place for a total of six weeks. If you’re looking for delicious food, beer, and a good time, Bands Brew and BBQ is an event you won’t want to miss – even if you have kids. Bands Brew & BBQ is included with admission to SeaWorld.

Bands Brew & BBQ is on Saturdays and Sundays from February 9, 2013 through Match 17, 2013 from 11:30am until 7pm. Concerts are at 4pm.

Bands Brew & BBQ News

What’s the latest with Bands Brew & BBQ? You can see the latest news below.

Bands Brew & BBQ Map

Before you make your way into SeaWorld, be sure to pick up a map to help you plan your day. You can view a copy of the map below, but please note that hours and show times may be different. Please visit SeaWorld’s website for updated park hours and show times.



What does Bands Brew & BBQ offer?

Live Concerts

The Live Concerts are a huge draw for Bands Brew & BBQ on top of all the other offerings that SeaWorld offers. On Saturdays and Sundays from February 9th until March 17th, a different artist will perform in the Bayfront Theater. Concerts will begin at 4pm, however seating will open earlier in the day. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis.

2013 Bands Brew & BBQ Concert Line Up


  • Saturday, February  9: Chris Young with Jerrod Niemann
  • Sunday, February 10: Merle Haggard
  • Saturday, February 16: The Beach Boys
  • Sunday, February 17: Styx
  • Saturday, February 23: Big & Rich
  • Sunday, February 24: Third Eye Blind


  • Saturday, March 2: Daryl Hall & John Oates
  • Sunday, March 3: Darius Rucker
  • Saturday, March 9: Michael McDonald
  • Sunday, March 10: Josh Turner
  • Saturday, March 16: Rodney Atkins with Uncle Kracker>/strike>
  • Sunday, March 17: Sheryl Crow


Craft Brew Sampler

$21; Passholders: $18.90

Taste 10 different samples of beer from more than 20 domestic and imported beers. You must be 21 years or older and present a valid ID in order to purchase a Beer Sampler package and receive a wristband and sampler card.

Choose from favorites, including:

Vermont Hard Cider Company

  • Spring Cider
  • Amber
  • Granny Smith

Goose Island

  • Goose Island Honker’s Ale
  • Goose Island India Pale Ale
  • 312 Urban Wheat Ale

Victory Brewing Company

  • Hop Devil
  • Golden Monkey
  • Headwaters Pale Ale

Anheuser-Busch InBev

  • Stella Artois
  • Bass
  • Hoegaarden

Magic Hat

  • Magic Hat #9
  • Rye
  • Pistil
  • Heart of Darkness


  • 420 Extra Pale Ale
  • IPA (India Pale Ale)
  • Hop Head Red
  • 2012 Black Ale

Florida Beer

  • Florida Lager
  • Swamp Ape
  • Key West Sunset Ale


Enjoy mouthwatering Bar-B-Que from many local favorites, including:

SeaWorld’s Signature BBQ
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3 Meat BBQ Platter – $13.00
Pulled Pork, Smoked BBQ Chicken, Smoked Sausage, Two sides and Honey Beer Roll

1/4 Smoked BBQ Chicken – $11.00
With two sides and a Honey Beer Rolls

BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich – $8.50

Smoked Sausage Sandwich – $8.50
With Peppers & Onions and 1 side item

All Beef Footlong Hotdog – $7.00
And 1 side item

Side Items – $3.29
Homemade Macaroni & Cheese, Cole Slaw, French Fries

Sonny’s BBQ
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4 Meat Bar-B-Q Combo Platter – $15.00
Sliced Pork, Pulled Pork, Sweet & Smokey Ribs, Pulled Chicken, Two Side Items, and Homemade Cornbread

1/2 lb Sweet and Smokey Ribs – $13.00
Two Side Items and Homemade Cornbread

Sandwich & Side Item – $8.50
Sliced Pork, Pulled Pork, or Pulled Chicken; See sides below

Pork 3 Ways $14.00
Sliced Pork, Pulled Pork, and Sweet & Smokey Ribs, Two Side Items, and Homemade Cornbread

Bar-B-Q Platter – $11.00
Your choice of meat: Sliced Pork, Pulled Pork, or Pulled Chicken; Two Side Items and Homemade Cornbread

Hot Dog & Side Item – $6.50
See side items below

Side Items – $3.00
Homestyle Macaroni & Cheese, Crinkle Cut French Fries, Original Recipe Bar-B-Q Beans, Homemade Cornbread (2 pieces)

Cecil’s Texas Style Bar-B-Q
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Texas Platter – $14.00
Your choice of two meats (Pulled Pork, Brisket, Chicken, Sausage) with two side items and Texas Toast

Rib Platter – $12.00
3-4 boneless ribs with two sides and Texas Toast

BBQ Platter – $11.00
Your choice of one meat (Pulled Pork, Brisket, Chicken, Sausage) with two side items and Texas Toast

Sandwich – $8.50
Your choice of one meat (Pulled Pork, Brisket, Chicken, Sausage) with one side item

Sausage on a Stick – $6.00

Kids BBQ Sandwich – $6.50
Pork, Chicken, or Sausage with one side item

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeños – $2.00

Side Items – $2.50
Jalapeño Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Collard Greens, BBQ Beans, Cole Slaw

Tony Roma’s
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Tony’s World Famous Half Rack of Baby Ribs – $12.00
With two sides

Grilled Sausage – $9.50
With two sides

Signature Pulled Pork – $9.50
With two sides

Signature Pulled Pork – $7.00

Hamburger/Cheeseburger – $7.50
With Cole Slaw or Baked Beans

Cheeseburger – $6.00

Hotdog – $6.50
With Cole Slaw or Baked Beans

Hotdog – $5.00

Side Items – $2.00
Cole Slaw or Baked Beans

How do I see Bands Brew & BBQ at SeaWorld Orlando?

Bands Brew & BBQ is included with admission to SeaWorld, so as long as you have some type of ticket to SeaWorld that is valid for a Bands Brew & BBQ event day, you will be able to enjoy the event. 

Florida Resident Tickets

One Day Ticket

If you’re just looking to go for a single day, you can purchase just a day ticket. However, there are a lot of great options out there, including the Fun Card (see below).

Adults: $89
Children (Ages 3-9): $81
Children (Under 3): Free

Purchase your day ticket online and save $10!

Annual Passes/Fun Card

An Annual Pass or a Fun Card gives you access to SeaWorld all year long for one low price!

SeaWorld Annual Pass

1 Year: $149.00
EZ Pay (1 Year): $12.41/month
2 Years: $229.00

Fun Card

1 Year: $89.00


Bands Brew & BBQ VIP Package


Enjoy reserved seating to the concert plus a meal. The meal includes any entrée along with it’s accompanying side and one side salad, side dish, or desert, plus a non-alcoholic beverage. This VIP package does not include park admission.

See all ticket options on the official SeaWorld website by clicking the banner below.

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Disclaimer: If you feel any of the information above is inaccurate, please don’t hesitate to contact us. This guide was last updated on Monday, March 18, 2013.