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 season: mid June-early September
Year-round: weekly Tent Show Radio shows & Touring shows.

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
  • Media

  • Member Events

    Friday Jun 21, 2019
    New First Night Featuring Blue Canvas Orchestra and Bill Miller at Big Top Chautauqua ...read more
    Saturday Jun 22, 2019
    Keb' Mo' at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua ...read more
    Wednesday Jun 26, 2019
    Lake Street Dive at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua ...read more
    Friday Jun 28, 2019
    Home Free at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua ...read more
    Friday Jun 28, 2019
    Resurrection - A Journey Tribute at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua ...read more
    Sunday Jun 30, 2019
    All Aboard: Songs of the Railroad at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua ...read more
    Tuesday Jul 2, 2019
    Béla Fleck and the Flecktones at Big Top Chautauqua ...read more
    Friday Jul 5, 2019
    Riding the Wind at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua ...read more
    Saturday Jul 6, 2019
    Maxi Priest w/ Quito Rymer & The Edge at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua ...read more
    Tuesday Jul 9, 2019
    Rodrigo y Gabriela at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua ...read more
    Thursday Jul 11, 2019
    Judy Collins at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua ...read more
    Friday Jul 12, 2019
    Whose Live Anyway? at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua ...read more
    Saturday Jul 13, 2019
    The Jayhawks at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua ...read more
    Sunday Jul 14, 2019
    I'm With Her at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua ...read more
    Monday Jul 15, 2019 - Wednesday Jul 17, 2019
    Bluegrass Day Camp at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua ...read more
    Thursday Jul 18, 2019
    Rosanne Cash and Band at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua ...read more
  • 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.