The Wilmette Theatre is the premiere multi-arts and performance center anchoring the downtown business district by providing vibrant entertainment, education and enrichment for the community.

1122 Central Avenue, Wilmette; 847-251-7424

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Wallace Bowl Entertainment, at Michigan & Washington Avenues in Gillson Park, opened Friday, June 22 with ‘ABBA Salute’ and continues through Saturday, August 4 with a performance by South Boulevard Band.

Weather uncertain?
Call 847/920-7949 after 6 pm the day of the performance.

In case of inclement weather, the performances are cancelled and there are no rain dates.

The Wallace Bowl is designated “No Smoking” and “No Dogs” for all performances.

Seating: Seating areas in the Wallace Bowl will not be reserved before 6 pm. Items left earlier will be removed. Blankets are not permitted in the main seating grass area and may not be used to reserve space for chairs. Lawn chairs may be used only in the grass; wooden benches are provided on the stone terracing.

Lakefront Parking: Unrestricted parking in the Gillson Beach Parking lot begins at 6:30 pm for all Wallace Bowl events.  Before 6:30 pm, you must display a 2018 Lakefront Parking decal ($25 resident, $150 non-resident) or purchase a Daily Parking Permit which is available Monday through Friday from 9 am to 8 pm for $12. Weekend parking permits are $15 for Wilmette residents and $20 for non-residents.

Monday Movie Nights at Wallace Bowl, Gillson Park Lakefront

Seating begins at 7:00 pm, Movie begins at sundown

Monday, August 6:  Monsters, Inc.; rain date: Tuesday, Aug. 7

Monday, August 27:  Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade; rain date: Tuesday, Aug. 28

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