Free Shuttle

The shuttles operates evening and matinee performances including Big TAP ChautauquaFest. Call for more information 715-373-5552

Free Shuttle Service

Shuttles operate for most shows June through September, and BigTAP ChautauquaFest in September. Call for information 715-373-5552

Sponsors: The Alley & Deepwater Grille • AmericInn Ashland • Super 8 Ashland • Quality Inn Ashland • City of Ashland • Ashland Chamber of Commerce • City of Washburn • Best Western The Hotel Chequamegon • Seagull Bay Motel • Special thanks to Bay Area Rural Transport for vehicle support. We encourage you to patronize all of our generous sponsors.

Bayfield Shuttle

Free, round-trip shuttle service from Bayfield to the tent courtesy of the Seagull Bay Motel in Bayfield. No reservations needed for this route.

Drop Off & Pickup Points

Dalrymple Campground 6:20 / 5:50*
Ferry Line Lot 6:25 / 5:55*
Greunke’s 6:30 / 6:00*
Old Rittenhouse Inn 6:32 / 6:02*
Seagull Bay Motel 6:35 / 6:05*
Apostle Island Campground 6:38 / 6:08*
Woodside Cottage 6:40 / 6:10*
Port Superior Marina 6:45  6:15*

Pick-up times are approximate – returns begin following the show   *September shows start 30 minutes earlier

Madeline Island Ferry

Bayfield Shuttle picks up and returns riders at the landing. The Madeline Island Ferry Line offers late boats for some shows; call to confirm. Visit or call 715-747-2051 for Ferry Schedule.

Legendary Waters Resort & Casino Shuttle

Legendary Waters Resort & Casino provides round-trip shuttle service for registered guests. Call 715-779-3712 for reservations.

Ashland & Washburn Shuttle

RESERVED SEATING ONLY. Reservations first come, first served basis, and must be made by 4pm day of show. We cannot guarantee transport for unreserved riders. Call 715-373-5552 for reservations.

When calling please provide: Your name, Number of riders, Pickup location, Call back number

This free service is sponsored by the businesses also serving as pickup points. To preserve valuable parking, unless you are an active customer with the sponsoring business that evening, Ashland riders: please park at the Civic Center, Washburn riders: please park at the Big Top Chautauqua office.

Drop Off & Pickup Points

AmericInn Waterpark Conference Center 5:45 / 5:15*
Krehrer Park 5:45 / 5:15*
Best Western The Hotel Chequamegon 5:45 / 5:15*
Civic Center 5:45 / 5:15*
Ashland Senior Center 5:45 / 5:15*
Deepwater Grille and South Shore Brewery 6:00 / 5:30*
Ashland Super 8 6:00 / 5:30*
Quality Inn Ashland 6:00 / 5:45*
Washburn Thompson West End Campground 6:15 / 5:45*
Big Top Chautauqua Washburn Office 6:15 / 5:45*
Washburn Memorial Campground 6:15 / 5:45*

Pick-up times are approximate – returns begin following the show   *September shows start 30 minutes earlier

Essentia Health Free Family Series Shuttle

Bayfield: No reservations needed. Follows same route as the evening Bayfield shuttle, beginning at 11:55am at Dalrymple Campground.

Ashland/Washburn: Reserved seating only. Follows same route as the Ashland/Washburn evening shuttle, with addition of start at Bad River Lodge & Casino at 10:50am. Please call 715-373-5552 for reservations by 1:00pm day before.