Musicals, magic shows and one-of-a-kind performances are a just a few of many live entertainment experiences for group travelers in Wisconsin Dells.
An ideal year-round getaway for travel groups, Wisconsin Dells blends the excitement and entertainment of a popular tourist hub with the feel of a historic small town. Welcoming over five million visitors per year, Wisconsin Dells attracts group travelers from all corners of the country. Whether groups are looking for a weekend summer getaway to one of its water parks or a weeklong vacation to indulge in the region’s scenic beauty, Wisconsin Dells has a little bit of everything for tour members of all ages.
Music to Your Ears
Groups may be pleasantly surprised to discover that Wisconsin Dells has a vast variety of live music experiences. Comedy acts, country stars, oldies favorites and rock musicians are featured at Crystal Grand Music Theatre, a beloved live music venue. Gracing the stage have been acts such as George Carlin, Blake Shelton, Justin Moore, REO Speedwagon and Jay Leno, to name a few. Seating up to 2,000 guests, the theater is large enough to house big-name artists yet maintains an intimate atmosphere.
The Palace Theater, featuring Disney classics and Broadway specials, is a supreme destination for groups looking for a night out on the town. Producing an annual subscription series of three to four family-friendly shows, the Palace Theater offers discounts for groups of 15 or more. For a truly unique musical experience in Wisconsin Dells, don’t miss Wisconsin Opry. Hayrides, a petting zoo and lawn games are just a few pre-show activities to partake in; country music, sing-a-longs and interactive audience participation are all part of the one-of-a-kind Wisconsin Opry show. Be sure to ask for discounted rates for groups of 15 or more.
Do You Believe in Magic?
Set in the lush rainforests of a fictional, faraway land, Jeremy Allen’s Grand Illusions Theater provides an enchanted evening filled with mystifying illusions, adventure and comedy. After the show, groups can partake in Jeremy Allen’s Magic Escape Room, where participants have 60 minutes to find $50,000 and three blueprints of magic that are hidden before the room is set to be destroyed. Groups can choose between a family-friendly or scary version of the escape room.
Big-top circus performances, magic shows, jugglers, acrobats and camel and elephant rides are just a few of many things groups can enjoy at Circus World. Dedicated to upholding the glory days of railroad circuses, Circus World has a vibrant history and great passion for preserving the great American circus, providing guests an unparalleled experience filled with clowns, carousels, special performances and tasty circus treats such as hot popcorn and cotton candy.
Awarded Best Family Travel Destination in Wisconsin by Reader’s Digest and ranked #1 Dells Attraction by Trip Advisor, Rick Wilcox Magic Theater’s fast-paced, awe-inspiring show is a great live entertainment option for groups of all ages. Combining magic and comedy, master illusionists Rick and Suzan Wilcox provide an undeniable onstage chemistry that has led to packed audiences year-round. Group rates are available for groups of 20 or more.
Out of the Ordinary Dells Adventures
During summer months, groups can catch the Tommy Bartlett Show, a 90-minute, action-packed water ski show featuring fast-paced trick skiing, barefooting, jumps, flips and high-powered boat maneuvers. Dells Lumberjack Show presents a combination of age-old lumberjack competitions and extreme sports entertainment. Groups can enjoy covered seating, a full concession stand and a picturesque waterfall backdrop. For a family-friendly live entertainment event, the Dells’ giant Glockenspiel features a musical reenactment of the legendary Pied Piper of Hamelin every half hour on the hour. The fairy-tale show is free and sure to delight younger group members.