• Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua

    • Entertainment
    32525 Ski Hill Rd
    Bayfield, WI 54814
    (715) 373-5552
    (888) 244-8368
    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

      Saturday Jul 11, 2020
      Charlie Berens Live Comedy ...read more
      Sunday Jul 12, 2020
      Glenn Miller Orchestra Big Band Music Concert ...read more
      Thursday Jul 16, 2020
      Tanya Tucker Live Country Music Concert ...read more
      Friday Jul 17, 2020
      KT Tunstall Live Music Concert ...read more
      Sunday Jul 19, 2020
      The Mavericks Tex-Mex, Neotraditional Country Music, Latin and Rockabilly Influences Live Music Concert ...read more
      Thursday Jul 23, 2020
      Straight No Chaser A Cappella Live Music Concert ...read more
      Saturday Jul 25, 2020
      Drive-By Truckers Alternative Country/Southern Rock Band Live Music Concert ...read more
      Thursday Jul 30, 2020
      Old Crow Medicine Show Live Blues, Folk, Americana String Band Music Concert ...read more
      Friday Jul 31, 2020
      Hear music of Santana, Joan Baez, The Who, Joe Cocker, Credence Clearwater Revival, Crosby Stills & Nash and Jimi Hendrix all performed by Blue Canvas Orchestra ...read more
      Wednesday Aug 5, 2020
      Gaelic Storm Live Celtic Music Concert ...read more
      Thursday Aug 6, 2020
      Saturday Aug 8, 2020
      Los Lobos Live Jarocho Norteño Tejano Folk Country Doo-wop Soul R&B Rock 'n' Roll Punk Music Concert ...read more
      Sunday Aug 9, 2020
      Delbert McClinton Live Rock Country Music Concert ...read more
      Thursday Aug 13, 2020
      Paula Poundstone Live Humorist Author Comedian ...read more
      Saturday Aug 22, 2020
      John Hiatt and Jerry Douglas Live Country Bluegrass Rock Jazz Blues Celtic Music Concert ...read more
      Sunday Aug 23, 2020
      Hear music of Santana, Joan Baez, The Who, Joe Cocker, Credence Clearwater Revival, Crosby Stills & Nash and Jimi Hendrix all performed by Blue Canvas Orchestra ...read more
      Saturday Sep 5, 2020
      Tommy James & The Shondells Live Music Concert ...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.