2017 Hometown Fest Expo


A note from the Hometown Fest Expo committee:

“The committee is no longer accepting applications for the 2017 event. We look forward to seeing you all at Hometown Fest!”

Expo hours: July 1, noon to 8pm and July 2, noon to 6pm

Each year, the Palatine Jaycees host Hometown Fest, a Fourth of July celebration that includes fireworks, entertainment, food vendors, parade, carnival, expo and many other family activities. The festival takes place at Community Park located at 262 E. Palatine Rd. in Palatine.

The Palatine Jaycees is a not-for-profit civic organization dedicated to providing individual development to young people to create positive change.

Great Exposure for Your Business

The Hometown Fest Expo features booth space for local businesses, arts & crafts vendors, and non-profit organizations. Participating in the Hometown Fest Expo will provide your business, organization, goods or crafts exposure to thousands of attendees.  There are approximately 25,000 households in the Village of Palatine. The median household income is approximately $72,500. In addition to attracting residents, Hometown Fest draws visitors from surrounding cities.

Booth details

Each booth is allocated a 12’x 12’ space. Participation fees vary based on the type of booth. Reserve and submit payment by June 1, and our volunteers will provide free loading and unloading from the drop-off area to your booth. Applications for the 2017 event are closed. 

No refunds will be granted after June 19.

Expo Questions

For questions related to the expo, please email expo@palatinejaycees.org.