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Big Top Chautauqua

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32525 Ski Hill Road
Bayfield, WI 54814
(715) 373-5552
(888) 244-8368
(715) 373-5320 (fax)
Hours:
Summer: Washburn: M-Sat. 9-5, Bayfield: June-Sept, Show Days: 12-6pm
Winter: Washburn: M-F 9-5

About Us

Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua is Wisconsin's most unique entertainment venue -- a 900 seat, state-of-the-art, all-canvas tent theater located at the base of Mt. Ashwabay three miles south of read more
  • About

    Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua is Wisconsin's most unique entertainment venue -- a 900 seat, state-of-the-art, all-canvas tent theater located at the base of Mt. Ashwabay three miles south of Bayfield off Hwy. 13. Each year, mid-June through mid-Sept, Big Top presents a 50+ summer show season featuring renowned touring artists and our own house band, the celebrated Blue Canvas Orchestra. Visit Big Top to enjoy one of the many Chautauqua Original Musicals by the Blue Canvas Orchestra, or hear national performers like Keb' Mo', Joan Baez, Willie Nelson, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and others. Come see what all the ballyhoo is about! For performance schedules and tickets visit www.bigtop.org or call our box office at 715-373-5552.

  • Highlights

    • Live Concerts
    • Original Shows highlighting local history with big-screen visuals
    • National and international touring artists
    • FREE shuttle from Bayfield, Washburn & Ashland
    • Great Family Entertainment
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    Development Coordinator
    Category: Non-Profit and Social Services
    About Big TopLake Superior Big Top Chautauqua (BTC) is a non-profit arts organization with a mission to provide entertaining and educational activities with an emphasis on history and the environment. BTC presents around 60 performances and events from June - September each year in an intimate 900 seat venue in Bayfield, WI.  Big Top is at an exciting point in its evolution as the organization ...read more

    Contact

    Terry Matier
    Phone:(715) 373-5552
  • Directions

    32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI 54814. We are located 4 miles south of Bayfield, WI at Mt. Ashwabay at the end of Ski Hill Rd.