Big Bird's Backyard BBQ Dinner


Yee haw! Get those cowboy boots and hats ready and head over to Big Bird’s Riverside Pavilion for a honky-tonk celebration!  Enjoy a tasty BBQ buffet chock-full of everyone’s favorite down-home southern comfort foods at Big Bird’s Backyard BBQ Dinner. Better dust up on your line dancing because Big Bird, Elmo, Zoe, Bert & Ernie will be shuffling to all the best country classics with y’all!

Paid park admission is required in addition to dine reservation.

Adult (ages 10+) $28
Child (ages 2-9) $9
Children 23 months and younger are free but require a reservation.


  • Located outdoors in Big Bird’s Riverside Pavilion
  • Reservations are required
  • All rates are plus tax
  • Big Bird and Super Grover Season Pass Members save 25% on character dining experiences. Login to the Season Pass Member website to save. 
  • Please email with dietary or allergy restrictions

Note: If you have an eticket with a voucher number and have not yet visited the park to redeem your actual Season Pass then please call 1-215-702-ELMO (option 4) to have your dining discount applied.

Dinner Buffet Menu includes:
  • Pulled pork
  • Smoked chicken
  • Smoked brisket
  • Hot dogs
  • Hamburgers
  • Potato
  • Chicken tenders
  • Baked beans
  • Cornbread
  • Slaw
  • Corn on cob
  • Salad
  • Assorted Coke beverages

Menu subject to change

Our dining refund policy:

  • Sesame Place will provide a full refund if you cancel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled dine.
  • With less than 24 hours’ notice, Sesame Place will rebook your dine based on availability.
  • No refunds will be given for dines cancelled with less than 24 hours’ notice or after the dine has concluded.
  • Call 1-215-702-ELMO to make changes to your dining reservations. 

Sesame Place honors Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.