2023 Troubadour Festival | Celina, TX
Troubadour Festival, a Texas BBQ & Music Experience, returns to Celina for the third time.
Join us on Saturday, October 21, at Old Celina Park for a barbecue and music experience like none other. The sixth overall rendition of Troubadour Festival and third annual in Celina will bring together more than 40 of the best and most celebrated barbecue joints from across Texas (plus two out-of-state special guests!) to sample their smoked meats to our attendees, along with a stellar lineup featuring some of the biggest names in country music. Click here to see the participating BBQ joints.
Country music superstar Chris Young is headlining the third Troubadour Festival in Celina. Young boasts a discography featuring 13 No. 1 hits, three Platinum albums, three Gold albums, and more than 5 billion streams worldwide. He'll be joined by fellow country star Randy Houser, along with Texas Country legends Kevin Fowler, Cory Morrow, and Bart Crow on the Optimum Stage. Texas favorites Squeezebox Bandits headline the Tumbleweed TexStyles Stage, where they'll be supported by The Droptines during the barbecue sampling portion of the event.
Troubadour Festival has three ticket levels: Troubadour VIP, Troubadour BBQ + Music, and Troubadour Music. Here's what you get with each:
Troubadour VIP (12:00 PM entry, $225): EXTREMELY limited! VIP tickets include a special VIP entrance with hour-earlier entry into BBQ sampling (12:00 PM gate time) that lasts until 4:00 PM, a festival t-shirt, and access to an exclusive VIP area at Old Celina Park with a private bar where your first two beers are on us, flushable bathrooms, and standing room-only access in front of the stage. This INCLUDES UNLIMITED food samples from 40+ of the best barbecue restaurants in Texas that lasts until 4:00 PM and access to the concert. Additional food will be available after 4:00 PM from local food trucks and any BBQ restaurants that choose to sell food. VIP tickets will sell out fast, so don't wait on these!
Troubadour BBQ + Music (1:00 PM entry, $125): GET 20% OFF EACH BBQ & MUSIC TICKET WITH PROMO CODE SMOKE20. The best of both worlds! Troubadour BBQ + Music tickets include access to both the BBQ and concert aspects of the festival. This INCLUDES UNLIMITED food samples from 40+ of the best barbecue restaurants in Texas that lasts until 4:00 PM and access to the concert. Food will be available for purchase from local food trucks starting at 4:00 PM, as well as any BBQ restaurants that choose to sell food. Access is allowed in all general admission areas, including to the front of the stage in the GA standing room-only area. You may bring a basic folding chair to sit in areas where chairs are allowed.
Troubadour Music (4:00 PM entry, $50): $50 tickets for a VERY LIMITED TIME! The Troubadour Music ticket is good for the concert only (4:00 PM gates open). BBQ SAMPLES NOT INCLUDED. Access is allowed in all general admission areas, including access to front of the stage in the GA standing room-only area. Food will be available for purchase from local food trucks and any BBQ restaurants that choose to sell food. You may bring a basic folding chair to sit in areas where chairs are allowed.
Have a question? Check out our Festival Info here and our FAQs page here. Our website has all the information you need when it comes to parking, directions, important questions, plus how to become a sponsor or get a retail vendor booth.
Troubadour Festival is an all ages event. Children 10 and under are free. Everyone age 11 and older requires a ticket.
By purchasing a ticket to Troubadour Festival you are agreeing to all terms, rules, and policies as provided by the festival at https://troubadourfestival.com. No refunds, no exchanges, no exceptions. Music and barbecue restaurant lineups are subject to change without notice. Festival is rain or shine. By purchasing tickets you agree to be added to Troubadour Festival's email subscribers database, from which you can unsubscribe at any time.