Hometown Fest Food VENDORS


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. Tens of thousands of people attend the festival each year.  In addition to attracting residents, Hometown Fest draws visitors from surrounding cities.

The festival takes place at Community Park, located at 262 E. Palatine Rd. in Palatine.

Reserve a food booth space today

There are a limited number of spaces available under the food vendor tent.  In addition to product sales, food vendors will have exposure to thousands of people for residual sales at your local restaurant. Booth cost is $1000 and includes an approx. 10’ wide (frontage) by 9’ deep space under the tent.  Each vendor will also have additional space behind the tent available for food preparation and supplies. Each vendor will be provided two 20-amp outlets and 2 parking passes.  

To Become a Vendor

To become a food vendor at Hometown Fest, please complete the attached application and email to food@palatinejaycees.org, or mail to P.O. Box 1517, Palatine, IL 60078-1517. Food vendor applications will be evaluated and approved on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration will be confirmed via email within 21 days of receipt of the application. The Palatine Jaycees reserve the right to refuse entry. Checks will be returned to those applicants not selected. Food tent location will be decided by the Hometown Food Vendor committee. All participating food vendors must comply with the attached list of rules and regulations.


Food Vendor Questions

For questions related to reserving a food booth space, please email food@palatinejaycees.org.