Special Events

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Concert on the SquareBand Concert

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Concert on the Square
Downtown Baraboo
7:00 pm

Enjoy a captivatingly colorful concert of classic circus compositions performed live by Prof. Stich’s Original Circus Bands.

Movie Poster

Friday, July 20, 2018

The Big Circus
Al. Ringling Theatre
7:00 pm

A 1959 film filled with an eclectic assortment of stars and genuine circus performers.
(Tickets Required)

Parade Day
Saturday, July 21, 2018

Circus Palooza

Circus Palooza
Corner of Oak & 4th
8:00 am – 3:00 pm

8:00 am – 11:00 am

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sock Hop on the Square

Sock Hop on the Square
Elusive Sounds

After Parade
Live Music

Parade Day Float

Baraboo’s Big Top Parade
Downtown Baraboo
11:00 am

The 6th Annual Big Top Parade steps off in downtown Baraboo and straight into your hearts.

Our Grand Marshal this year is a favorite local band – Illusive Sounds, known for bringing back the music of the 50’s and 60’s.

Parade Day Family Fun

Face Painting

Family Fun for All

Toys and Balloons

Mazo Movement Arts

9:00 am – 9:30 am: Wild Rumpus Circus Performance, presented by Mazo MovementArts Center of Mazomanie, Wisconsin.

Baraboo Children's Museum

9:30 am – 10:00 am and again, after parade: Jed Crouse from the Baraboo Children’s Museum will be providing playful experiences that inspire and educate children of all ages.

Bucky & Band

10:00 am: Bucky Badger will be here again with some members of the UW Marching Band to entertain and get you dancing! A perfect chance to possibly get your photo taken with him.

Bounce Houses

Bounce to your hearts content.

Food Court

Chippy’s Kettle Corn
Edward’s Ice Cream
Chilled Entertainment
Yum Yum’s Yogurt
Heavenly Smoked Roasters
Olde World Almond Company
Klaus Treats Shaved Ice
Lodge Coffee Roasters
Jak Frost Frozen Yogurt
Circus Palooza

Kid-Friendly Services

Changing Areas
Drug Store
First Aid Station*
*courthouse lawn near Oak St.

Bucky Badger

Excited Little Girl

Ballon Art

Explore Baraboo’s Vibrant Circus Heritage

Circus World Shows

1:00 & 3:30 pm
550 Water Street in Baraboo

Tour the Al Ringling Mansion
Ringling House Bed & Breakfast
International Clown Hall of Fame
Al. Ringling Theatre
Circus World