Back Lot Bash Venues:

-Fri 6/16 Girls' Night Out at Lark Lounge, 3441 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60657
-Fri 6/23 Whiskey, Wine & Women Tasting at Reza's, 5255 N Clark, Chicago, IL 60640
-Official After Party at Replay Bar, 5358 N Clark, Chicago, IL 60640
-Sat 6/24 - Sun 6/25 All other Back Lot Bash events (Family Day; All Day Bash & Pride Day Bash) at 5238 N. Clark, Chicago, IL 60640 (behind Cheetah Gym).

Note: The directions below are for the Fri 6/23 thru Sun 6/25 events only which take place in the heart of Chicago's diverse Andersonville neighborhood. All events over pride weekend are within a block of each other. These directions do not apply to our 6/16 Girls Night Out event at Lark Lounge. See above for that venue address. Back Lot Bash is easily accessible by both of Chicago's major north side highways and by public transportation.


CTA Red Line – Berwyn Ave. Stop
Take Red Line ‘El’ to Berwyn stop. When exiting the station turn left (west) onto Berwyn Ave. Walk 3 blocks until you hit Clark Street. Turn left (south) on Clark and walk 1/2 block to event.

Metra (Union Pacific / North Line)
Take Union Pacific/North (UP-N) Line to Ravenswood stop (4800 N. Ravenswood at Lawrence Ave) Go east on Lawrence to Clark and turn left (north). Take Clark 1/2 mile just past Foster Ave. between Farragut Ave and Berwyn Ave.


CTA Bus:
#22 Clark, #92 Foster, or #36 Broadway. An express bus from downtown might also be good option (147 Express to Foster Ave at Sheridan Rd). Walk 6 blocks west to Clark Street or connect to #92 Foster to get you to Clark and turn right (north) to event.


Lake Shore Drive:
From Downtown take Lake Shore Drive north and exit at Foster Ave. Go west on Foster to Clark and turn right (north) to 5238 N. Clark

US I-90:
Exit Foster or Lawrence and go east to Clark St. Turn left (north) on Clark to 5238 N. Clark.

US I-94:
Exit Peterson and go east to Clark St. Turn right (south) on Clark to 5238 N. Clark.


If you’re traveling to Chicago from out of town and need air and/or hotel reservations, please call our preferred travel agent to see what’s available within your budget.

Monica Varri
Owner, Lake Forest Travel Bureau