ENTERTAINMENT

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.
Sunday, 2-6 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 120 years ago.

Crafts at the Museum
3-5:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday

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 & Movies

Visit the Skokie Public Library Auditorium for Classic Movies and exciting family-friendly acts.

Saturday
12P—Classic Movie: Hepburn, Grant & Stewart in "The Philadelphia Story"

2P—Knuckleball Comedy Improv

3:30P—Devonshire Dance Ensemble and Competition Team

4:30P—Gary Kantor’s Magic Show, Library Auditorium

Sunday
12-2P—Classic Movie: James Cagney in "The Public Enemy"

1:45P—Niles West HS a capella groups

2:30P— Cirque Performance by The Devonshire Circus Team

3:30-4P–Devonshire Playhouse presents The Best of Broadway

4:30-5:30P – Princesses & Heroes Show: starring Wonder Woman, Superman, Moana & The Little Mermaid. Includes a Meet & Greet

Teen & Family Fun

Free! See Chicago 3D Chalk Artist Shaun Hays create one of his masterful street illusions right in the middle of Oakton Street.

Visit the free Giant Inflatable for all ages (Saturday 12-8 p.m.) presented by the Kiwanis Club of Skokie Valley & the Skokie Park District 

For a nominal fee toward a good cause, visit the District 219 Dunk Tank and the Relay for Life Bozo Buckets (Saturday & Sunday, 2-6P).

Visit the Bike Safety Fair at Oakton Community College (Sunday, 10A-noon)

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.