Member Spotlight: A Sense of Adventure

A Sense of Adventure’s customers come away with unique goods and a clean conscience. The downtown Baraboo shop recently celebrated its first anniversary at 512 Oak St. There, owner Jill Addy sells hand-crafted, fair-trade jewelry, accessories, home decor and pet treats. The goods are made in Wisconsin and around the world. Jill regularly adds new Read more about Member Spotlight: A Sense of Adventure[…]

Mallards game, Crab Boil and Cash Raffle to come!

By Darren Hornby, Executive Director Baraboo Area Chamber of Commerce Putting on a circus parade when the forecast calls for intense heat and thunderstorms is no sweat at all. Thanks to the Big Top Parade Committee, which works year-round to put on this signature event; and the staff at Circus World, who somehow find time Read more about Mallards game, Crab Boil and Cash Raffle to come![…]

Community support drives Big Top Parade

By Darren Hornby, Executive Director Baraboo Area Chamber of Commerce It’s a pleasure being part of a community that embraces its heritage. Watching thousands of circus fans turn out for the Big Top Parade and Circus Celebration despite a discouraging forecast shows what a special place this is. The Big Top Parade is a Herculean, Read more about Community support drives Big Top Parade[…]

Come join in the Circus Celebration, starting tonight!

By Darren Hornby, Executive Director Baraboo Area Chamber of Commerce This annual event can be a real circus, and that’s a good thing! The committee in charge of organizing the seventh annual Big Top Parade and Circus Celebration couldn’t be happier to present a fun-filled weekend of family entertainment. The group has been working on Read more about Come join in the Circus Celebration, starting tonight![…]

Big Top Parade announces celebrity judges

BARABOO, WISCONSIN; July 2, 2019 – Three celebrity judges will preside over the 2019 Big Top Parade, awarding prizes to the July 20 event’s top entries. Today the Baraboo Area Chamber of Commerce and the Big Top Parade and Circus Celebration planning committee announced state Rep. Dave Considine, former NBC-15 personality Amy Carlson and local Read more about Big Top Parade announces celebrity judges[…]

Big Top Parade welcomes community entries

There’s still time to take part in Baraboo’s Big Top Parade. The 7th annual Big Top Parade & Circus Celebration will take place in downtown Baraboo on Saturday, July 20. The parade will travel a nine-block route through the historic courthouse square district beginning at 11 a.m. The parade draws an estimated 30,000 spectators. Circus Read more about Big Top Parade welcomes community entries[…]

July letter from the Executive Director

By Darren Hornby Executive Director It isn’t just because I came costumed as Elvis that I say, to those who supported – and participated in – our June 11 golf outing, “Thank ya … thankyaverymuch.” The Celebrity Golf Classic got a great boost from sponsors, raffle ticket buyers and silent auction bidders. And let’s not Read more about July letter from the Executive Director[…]