Big Top Chautauqua

Big Top Chautauqua

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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 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.


  • 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



Communications Coordinator
Category: Graphic Arts
About Big TopLake Superior Big Top Chautauqua, located in the beautiful Chequamegon Bay area, is a non-profit performing arts organization with a mission to provide entertaining and educational cultural activities with an emphasis on celebrating history and the environment. For 33 years, Big Top has been presenting approximately 60 performances and events from June - September in an intimate 900 ...read more
Contact: Kristen Walczak, General Manager
Phone:(715) 373-5552