Support Big Top

It is only with your support that the Big Top can continue present the excellent and educational entertainment that you, and so many others, discover and are inspired by each year under the canvas tent. Become a member of the Blue Canvas Club when you donate $100 – and receive notice of the shows booked before the general public and merchandise discounts at the tent.

It is only because of your support that the Big Top can present the excellent entertainment and educational that you, and so many others, discover and are inspired by each year under the canvas Tent. Join the Blue Canvas Club and get advance ticket ordering privileges and merchandise discounts.
Click to GIVE online, call 715-373-5552, or mail your gift to: P.O. Box 455, Washburn, WI 54891

Sponsor a Show
Show sponsors are an important to Big Top Chautauqua’s ability to bring diverse performers to the tent stage.  A show sponsorship is a great way to support Big Top and get a one-of-a-kind experience. Sponsor benefits include front row tickets, recognition in print pieces and online, and special perks like signed concert posters and entertaining opportunities! Contact Chelsea at or 715-373-5520 for more information.

Contribute to Tent Show Radio
Hosted by Michael Perry and featuring the best of Big Top, Tent Show Radio is broadcast on public radio stations around the country. Find a station near you! Tent Show Radio sponsors receive over 2 million listener impressions annually. A Tent Show Radio sponsorship is a great way to communicate your message to influential and professional customers.

Join the Heritage Society
A legacy gift to Big Top Chautauqua is a unique opportunity to demonstrate your lasting support of music under the canvas tent. Your legacy gift helps to ensure that excellent performance and the magic of Big Top continues for coming generations.

Each season Big Top relies on over 200 volunteers to work as ushers, park cars, sell tickets, and fill many other roles.  Volunteer support is essential to our yearly success.  New volunteers are always needed!

Advertise with Big Top
Big Top has a number of advertising options available for businesses. The nature and quality of our printed pieces will ensure they will remain on coffee tables and in circulation throughout our season and beyond.

Sponsor Big Top and Tent Show Radio on Tour
When not at the Tent the original musical shows of the Blue Canvas Orchestra and Tent Show Radio Live tour the region, performing at schools and community theaters.  Tour sponsors receive statewide marketing on Wisconsin Public Radio, tickets, and support the mission of Big Top to entertain and educate.

BART Shuttle
Partnering locations serve as pickup locations and help Big Top continue to provide a free shuttle service to our shared customers.  Big Top promotes patronage of sponsors and includes information on shuttle sponsors and pick up locations with all tickets mailed and emailed to customers, in our season brochure, and on

For more information on supporting Big Top contact Chelsea at  |  (715) 373-5520 | PO Box 455, Washburn, WI 54891