Bluegrass & Butterflies


June 30, 2023
Doors open at 5:00 PM
Band starts at 5:30 PM

Members = $25 per ticket
Nonmembers = $30 per ticket
Children under 2 are free

Sale Dates
Member tickets go live online May 17 at 9:00 AM
Nonmember tickets go live May 23 at 9:00 AM

Purchase Tickets!

If you have trouble with the form above, please visit to purchase your tickets.
* Members will receive their discount code via email. Please call 770-919-0248 if you need assistance.

event details

Join us for an unforgettable evening of toe-tapping bluegrass music and the beauty of nature at the Bluegrass & Butterflies concert! Immerse yourself in the tranquil surroundings of a lush garden, while listening to the lively tunes of the Hired Hands band.

So bring your lawn chairs and blankets and settle in for a night of unforgettable entertainment. Don't miss this chance to experience the magic of the Butterfly Exhibit, as it officially opens for the summer season this evening. You’ll have a chance to enter the Butterfly Exhibit and meet our native butterflies as they flutter around you.

Food, drinks, and alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase from The Nest Kennesaw.

Menu Sneak Peak includes:
• Pulled Pork Sandwiches
• Fresh-made pork rinds with Pimento Cheese
• Banana Pudding
•Traditional Southern sides to include - baked beans, collards, and pasta salad
• Craft beer and wine will be available for purchase

Sign up to be a member of the Gardens and get a discount on your ticket!

* The Butterfly exhibit will be open until 7:00 PM.

Do's and Don'ts


  • Bring your own blanket to sit on the lawn
  • Come as early as 5:00 PM and enjoy the opening of the Butterfly Exhibit
  • Park in our main parking lot on Pine Mountain Road
  • Bring your credit card, point of sale is cashless at the Gardens


  • No outside food, drinks or alcohol is permitted in the gardens
  • No candles or open flames are permitted on the grounds
  • There is no smoking allowed on Smith-Gilbert Gardens property
  • No tents, canopies, or shade structures are permitted. Chairs and blankets only.