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!

Balloon Artist, 12:15-2:15 p.m!

Classic Auto Show

Sunday, 1-6 p.m.
Bank of America Parking Lot
Check out some of the coolest and oldest vintage cars on the north shore!

Museum & Log Cabin

Skokie Heritage Museum
(Saturday & Sunday, 12-6 p.m.)
Step back in time and see how Skokie looked 130 years ago.

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

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


Family Fun at the Library

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

Saturday, August 24
11A – Top Note Acedemy Student Acts
12-3P – Crafts for Kids
2:30P – Mystic Movement, manipulative dance
3:30P Daughter Nikki – acoustic soul, folk, pop and rock trio
4:30P – Heroes and Princesses, performances with a meet & greet
4:45P Build Your Own Adventure

Sunday, August 25
12–3P – Crafts for Kids
3P – Devonshire Dance Troupe
3:45P – Mary Macaroni & The Impastas Musical, Magical Trio
4:45P – Magic with Gary Kantor

Teen & Family Fun

Saturday & Sunday
2–6P – Dunk Tank presented by the D219 Dance Marathon & Education Foundation 

Farmer's Market

Sunday, 7:30 a.m.-noon
This weekend in the west parking lot of the Skokie Public Library.
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.