Big Top Chautauqua


101 West Bayfield Street
Washburn, WI 54891

888-244-8368 or 715-373-5552

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Our beloved Big Top has been seriously affected by the pandemic. Due to Covid-19 the 2020 Season has been cancelled. Will you help us keep the lights on during our Long Intermission? We promise, with your help, to keep exciting programs happening in every way possible, and we will be back in summer 2021 stronger than ever. Thank you and Ballyhoo! #bigtopstrong #givingtuesdaynow

Big Top Chautauqua is Wisconsin’s most unique entertainment venue – a 900-seat, state-of-the-art, theater located at the base of Mt. Ashwabay, just south of Bayfield, off Highway 13.  Big Top offers musical and performing art shows June-September, a summer Free Family series, an educational bluegrass day camp for kids and more!  See one of Big Top Chautauqua’s original musicals highlighting the region’s history and heritage featuring the Blue Canvas Orchestra, or hear national performers like Shakey Graves, Vince Gill and Brandi Carlile.  Call toll-free at 888-544-8368 or visit www.bigtop  for more information.  Free shuttles to every show.

Ashland Chamber’s Business of the Week for June 19, 2017:
Big Top Chautauqua

Each week the Ashland Chamber of Commerce highlights a business on Heartland Communications radio station WATW 1400AM.  The Chamber draws a name from our membership and the radio station writes a 30-second ad exclusively for that business.

Click the link below to hear the ad:

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