For up-to-date information regarding Skokie's Backlot Bash:
Check this website often or call (847) 674-1500.

Downtown Resident Hotline:
To leave a message regarding the event, call Skokie's Backlot Bash Hotline at (847) 674-1500, ext. BASH (2274). Please leave your name, number, and concern, and we will return your call as soon as possible.

To leave written comments for the Backlot Bash Committee regarding the event, email: Backlot Info.


To join make your service or product visible at the Backlot Bash Sponsor Fair, email Diane Hardy or call her at (847) 929-7156.

Community Resource Fair Information

If you represent a non-profit government or community organization, reserve a spot at our Community Resource Fair. Email Pamela Zeid.

To Volunteer

If you or your group or business are interested in volunteering at the Backlot Bash, please contact Fouzia Khan at (847) 674-1500, ext. 3420. or fill out the online

Volunteer application

Main Stage Performance Inquiries

If you are interested in performing at Skokie's Bash on either the Main or Beer Tent stages, email your electronic press kit to Scott Walker.

Backlot Family Stage

The Skokie Public Library hosts a variety of dance, music, and family friendly performances. If you would like to submit your act for consideration, click the link below.

Library stage performer application


Classic Car Show

Enter Online

Download Form (pdf)

Community Resource Fair

Apply Online

Community Resource Fair mail-in application

Food Vendors

Food Vendor information page

Food Vendor mail-in application (PDF)

Apply online


Volunteer application

Backlot Family Stage

Apply Online

For more detailed information on how you can participate in the Backlot Bash, visit our FORMS PAGE.