Celebrate fall with good ol’ down home music and applewood smoked Nebraska barbecue! Don’t miss Vala’s BLUEGRASS & BBQ FESTIVAL, Sept. 22nd-24th, Sept. 29th-Oct. 1, and Oct. 6th-8th! Catch some of the best Bluegrass groups around at our Cider Mill Stage! Ethan’s Applewood Smokehouse will be serving rib, pulled pork, beef brisket, and a blueberry cobbler. Look for BBQ-inspired and BLUE food specials across the farm!   

Bluegrass Bands & Show Times! 

Catch some of the best Bluegrass Bands around, weekends at the Cider Mill Stage (in our new apple area)! 

BBQ Specials!

  • Beef Brisket (Ethan’s Applewood Smokehouse)
  • Whole Hog Nachos (Ethan’s Applewood Smokehouse)
  • Blueberry Cobbler (Ethan’s Applewood Smokehouse)
  • Pulled Pork Poutine  (Pork Chop Annie’s)
  • Smoked Pork Chop (Pork Chop Annie’s)
  • Pulled Pork Potato Ribbons (Potato Patch)

Pie Specials

September 22nd: Blueberry Lemon Streusel Pie

September 29th: Blueberry Crumb Pie

October 6th: Monster Cookie Pie

September 22nd through Oct 12th: Pulled Pork Mac & Cheese Pot Pie


Something Blue (for Bluegrass!)

  • Blueberry Cobbler (Ethan’s Applewood Smokehouse)
  • Blueberry Donuts (Harvest Barn Donuts)
  • Blueberry Lemonade (Fresh Squeezed Lemonade)
  • Bourbon Barrel Blueberry Cider (Barrel Barn)

Lolo’s Fudge Specials (Pie!)

  • Whoopie Pie Fudge
  • Peanut Butter Pie Fudge
  • Chocolate Cream Pie Fudge
  • Lemon Meringue Pie Fudge
  • Red Velvet: Go Big Red!
  • FUDGE APPLE: Soowee Pig Apple

More Food Specials

  • Candied Bacon Caramel Apples
  • Fresh Pork Rinds

Cider Specials

  • Nebraska Heirloom @ Cider Mill
  • Hoppy Apple @ all Locations
  • Bourbon Barrel Blueberry @ Barrel Barn
  • Bottle Release: Hoppy Apple
  • Sweet Cider: Cherry

Food Passports for BBQ Specials!

Explore Vala’s food with our NEW tasting passport! Many BBQ specials are included, including pulled pork sliders and blueberry cobbler from Ethan’s Applewood Smokehouse.