Palatine Jaycees 60th Annual Hometown Fest

June 30th – July 4th, 2016

Community Park (262 E. Palatine Road in Palatine)
The Palatine Jaycees are proud to host, Hometown Fest, Palatine’s Fourth of July Celebration. The festival includes fireworks, entertainment, food vendors, parade, carnival, car show, Business expo and craft fair, Family Day and many other family activities. The Palatine Jaycee members volunteer their time to organize as well as run the event each year.  Proceeds from Hometown Fest benefit Palatine by funding community projects, community grants, high school scholarships and much more.


Email to find out how to audition on June 18th for Palatine’s 1st annual singing competition. Click here for details.


Order your Megapass today and save $10. Daily wristbands will also be sold onsite during Hometown Fest for $25 per day. 


Enjoy professional fireworks, complete with patriotic music. Brought to you by the Palatine Jaycees.

Parade July 2Nd at 11:00 am

Hometown Fest’s annual parade that includes entries from local organizations and businesses, local government officials, Fire, Police and other village entities.  

Hometown Toss July 2nd at 2:30pm

Teams of two will compete in a baggo tournament with the opportunity to not only win gloating rights but also cash prizes. Come have fun with us.  Register onsite 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. with the competition beginning at 2:30 p.m. Cost is $20 per team. 

family day july 4th at 1:00 pm

Family Day is an afternoon of free activities for the family to enjoy. Palatine’s families will be entertained with bouncy houses, an art table, face painting, a balloon artists,  rub on tattoos, a water balloon toss and other fun activities.