So Fun it’s Deadly: Baraboo Mystery Weekend!

Welcome, amateur sleuths and mystery enthusiasts! Get ready to don your detective hats and sharpen your wits because Baraboo Mystery Weekend is back for its fourth thrilling year! Since its inception in 2021, this interactive event has captivated attendees with its immersive murder mystery experience set against the charming backdrop of downtown Baraboo.

What to Expect

Baraboo Mystery Weekend is a two-day extravaganza taking place on April 6th and 7th. Participants will step into the shoes of amateur sleuths tasked with solving a gripping murder case that unfolds throughout the historic streets of Baraboo. Attendees will follow a map to gather clues from local stores or restaurants, interview suspects they find wandering around town, examine the crime scene, and be able to hear a reading of the coroner’s preliminary report. Don’t have the whole weekend to play? Never fear, the Baraboo Mystery Weekend is a play at your own pace adventure. You can move quickly and complete the activities in one day or make it a full weekend of fun with your friends.

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The Grand Finale

The excitement reaches its peak on the afternoon of April 7th at the iconic Al Ringling Theatre. In true Agatha Christie style, attendees will witness the dramatic conclusion as the truth behind the murder is finally revealed. First, the suspects who couldn’t have committed the crime will be cleared, building suspense until the ultimate revelation of the culprit. Prepare for gasps and applause as the mystery is solved before your very eyes!

Community Spirit

Baraboo Mystery Weekend isn’t just about solving crimes—it’s also about giving back to the community. The proceeds from this year’s event will be donated to the Baraboo Music Support Group, a local charity organization dedicated to enriching the musical education and opportunities for students in the area. By participating in this thrilling weekend, attendees are not only enjoying a fun-filled adventure but also supporting a worthy cause.

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Prizes Galore

But wait, there’s more! As a token of appreciation for their sleuthing skills, attendees have the chance to win fantastic prizes generously donated by local stores and businesses. Those smart sleuths who correctly identified the murderer will be in the drawing for the grand prize. Once the grand prize is awarded, all of the participants that turned in their accusation forms will be in the drawing for the additional prizes. The prizes range from gift certificates to unique Baraboo souvenirs.

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Join the Investigation!

Whether you’re a seasoned detective or a first-time sleuth, Baraboo Mystery Weekend offers an unforgettable adventure filled with intrigue, fun, and community spirit. Gather your friends, sharpen your deductive reasoning, and prepare for a weekend of mystery-solving fun in the heart of Baraboo!

Don’t miss out on this year’s most thrilling event—reserve your spot for Baraboo Mystery Weekend today and prepare to uncover the secrets lurking in the shadows of downtown Baraboo!

Tickets are just $10 and are available online at on in person at A Sense of Adventure located at 512 Oak Street in Baraboo.