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.

Backlot Bash Vendor 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

Original recording artists: please email Scott Walker before sending press kits, head shots or CDs. Unsolicited material will not be returned and may not receive our attention.

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


Vendor Links

Food vendor registration now closed

Classic Car Show

Car Show Online Entry

Car Show Entry (pdf)

Community Resource Fair

Information and registration


Volunteer application

Backlot Family Stage

Library stage performer application

Superfan Resistration

Superfan 1-Day

Superfan 3-Day