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Runs from Sunday August 21 2022 to Sunday August 21 2022

Approximate running time: 2 hours

Event Notes


Sunday, August 21, 2022 • 7:30 PM
Tickets*: $15 | Half-Price Youth 17 & Under

Sponsored By Bremer Bank

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Big Top Chautauqua’s annual vocal competition returns for its 12th year! We held our auditions in June, and a core group of finalists were chosen to work with stars of the Blue Canvas Orchestra to prepare for the live competition. Audience members will vote and help crown a new Jr. Idol and Big Top Idol.

2022 Jr. Idol Contestants
Morgan Wroblewski and Paityn Conner

2022 Big Top Idol Contestants
Brent Ekstrom, Kiah & Dayton McCauley, Kennedy Fleming, Amanda Koch, Michaleen Melby, Fabian Rosales, Vince Schueren, Madison Briner, and Emilie Newago

*Plus applicable taxes and fees:

  • 5.5% State and local sales tax
  • $3 Facility Fee per ticket (facility fee is used for tent, building, and grounds needs)
  • 2% Handling Fee per order, up to a maximum of $8
  • "All-In Gate Pricing" Purchases at the gate (totaled with taxes and fees) will be rounded up to the nearest dollar to expedite the line
  • No refunds or exchanges for any shows

Make an annual donation of $125 or more and receive exclusive access to ticket pre-sales, usually a week before the general public. Learn more about the Blue Canvas Club HERE

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