Welcome to Baraboo’s Historic Al. Ringling Theatre!

Built in 1915, this beautifully restored theatre is a live performance, music and film venue. ¬†Created with the intention of providing Baraboo with a multi-purpose entertainment facility, the Al. Ringling Theater Friends purchased the historic theatre in 1989. Today ART Friends carries on Al. Ringling’s legacy, striving to develop the facility as a premier cultural center offering diverse local,regional and national cultural programs.


July 20 – 23 is Circus Week in Downtown Baraboo! It’s a Ringling Homecoming!

The Big Top Parade and Circus Celebration is Saturday, July 22, 2017!

This week we are offering special Sneak Peaks of the Theatre for patrons who are unable to make our full tour. For a $5 donation, you may walk through the hall at your leisure (15 minutes), snap a photo or two and enjoy the splendor of the theatre. Sneak Peeks will be offered Thursday & Friday from 10am- 5pm, and on Saturday as time allows.


Tours are available Tuesday – Sunday at 1:30pm

We will also have a special pre-parade tour on Saturday, July 22 at 9:00am!

Admission: $15, Seniors $12 | Tour lasts 1+ Hour

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Box Office Hours:  Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
- Located two doors down from the fire escape.



Board of Directors

Aural Umhoefer - President
Mike Palm- Vice President
Chris Holm - Secretary
Bill Johnsen - Treasurer
Charlene Flygt
Jesse Garon
Amber Giddings
Bill Greenhalgh
Jim Greenwood
Carol Kratochwill
Eugene Robkin