Bingo Bash

Friday, 6-10 p.m. / Saturday, 2-10 p.m. / Sunday 2-6 p.m.
Find the Bingo Bash Tent, win enough money to pay your bills, and have fun while you are at it!

Beer Tent & Food

The Bash beer tent is a place to get out of the sun and drink reasonably-priced beer, as well as get a view of all of the weekend's music! Stop next door at one of the many Bash food vendors and pair that beer with a delicious meal, snack or dessert!

Sponsor & Community Resource Fair

Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, 12-5 p.m.

Visit the largest sponsor fair in Bash history! Check out each sponsor tent and get your hands on their new and exciting products. Please support our sponsors, as there would be no Backlot Bash without them. Also check out the companion Community Resource Fair!

Classic Auto Show

Saturday, 1-6 p.m.
Check out some of the coolest and oldest vintage cars on the north shore!

Car Show entry form

Museum & Log Cabin

Skokie Heritage Museum (Saturday & Sunday, 12-6 p.m.)
Step back in time and see how Skokie looked one hundred years ago.

Historic Log Cabin (Saturday & Sunday, 12-3 p.m.)
One of Skokie's oldest buildings, the Meyer log cabin, was built in 1847.

Also check out live music, the carnival, classic movies, the Backlot Dash 5K and SuperFan VIP privileges!


Family Stage

Visit the Skokie Public Library Indoor Stage for exciting family-friendly acts. (Saturday & Sunday afternoons.

Teen & Family Fun

Visit the District 219 Dunk Tank (Saturday & Sunday, 2-6P), the Kiwanis Obstacle Course (Saturday 12-5 p.m.), both of which charge a nominal fee for a good cause.
Teens! Dance the night away as a live DJ spins the latest sounds! (Saturday, 7-9:30 p.m.)

Farmer's Market

Sunday, 7:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Skokie's famous, fabulous, fantastic Farmers' Market, celebrating more than a quarter century of operation, presents farmers and vendors from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin. Skokie is proud of this community event and its fresh vegetables, fruits, cheeses and flowers, often picked just hours before being made available to customers.

Rotary Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, 8-11 a.m.  Fee: $6
Does anything sound better on Sunday morning than sausage and thick, delicious pancakes, drowned in hot syrup and butter -- with orange juice and coffee? Also for sale this year: Bloody Marys & Mimosas! Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Skokie Valley.

Chalk Artist

Saturday, Noon - Free!
Check out one of the coolest attractions at the Bash when a local artist lays down an amazing work of art right on the street (on the corner of Oakton and Floral), in front of the Village Hall!