Big Top Chautauqua

View Website Favorite (2) 32525 Ski Hill Rd - Bayfield, WI 54814
Information: 715-373-5552
Toll Free: 888-244-8368

Show season is June-September at the tent and year-round touring by the Blue Canvas Orchestra.

Culture Under Canvas. An intimate 1,000-seat, all-canvas, state-of-the-art tent theater, producing and presenting a fifty-plus night summer season of concerts & plays.Our summer schedule includes performances by renowned national, regional and touring musicians like Willie Nelson, Brandi Carlile, Vince Gill, Hot Rize, and many more! On summer nights the tent sidewalls are lifted and people sit outside on the lawn and even up on the hillside. The sound is superb and on clear nights you can see the Milky Way and sometimes even the Northern Lights! Food, bar and shopping.

  • Features
    • Disabled Access
  • Performing Arts Type
    • Theatre
    • Music

Nearby Places

Point to La Pointe Open Water Swim 8/03/2019 Bayfield - 4.14 miles away
Apostle Islands Lighthouse Celebration 8/27/2019 - 9/14/2019 Bayfield - 4.38 miles away
Anishinaabe Cultural Days 8/17/2019 - 8/18/2019 La Pointe - 4.94 miles away
Downtown Days 8/02/2019 - 8/03/2019 Ashland - 13.04 miles away
Port Wing Annual Fish Boil 8/31/2019 Port Wing - 23.41 miles away
Port Wing Arts & Crafts Show 8/31/2019 - 9/01/2019 Port Wing - 23.44 miles away
Port Wing Plein Air Painting Festival 8/01/2019 - 8/04/2019 Port Wing, WI - 23.48 miles away
Ashland County Fair 8/15/2019 - 8/18/2019 Marengo - 24.86 miles away

Travel Green Wisconsin Certified


Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

  • Performed EcoMusical, “Wild Woods and Waters” in Bayfield and on tour
  • Tent location was purchased to give tent permanent home and protect trail system/wildlife habitat
  • Tent fibers made out of natural materials and recycled when lifespan is over
  • Water-saving low-flow toilets are in place