Palatine Jaycees Hometown Fest

Since 1957, the Palatine Jaycees have proudly partnered with the Village of Palatine and Palatine Park District to host Hometown Fest, Palatine’s Fourth of July Celebration. The festival includes live bands, food vendors, carnival, business expo and craft fair, Family Day and many other family activities.

Proceeds from Hometown Fest benefit Palatine by funding community projects, community grants, high school scholarships, and much more.

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2021 Hometown Fest 50/50 Raffle! Buy tickets today for a chance to win some festive fun money July 4th!

The Palatine Chapter of the Jaycees has more than 100 members and is one of the largest of the 50 chapters throughout Illinois. The Jaycees give individuals ages 21 to 40 the opportunities to develop personal and leadership skills while serving their communities. The Palatine Chapter has been recognized locally and internationally for their efforts.

The Palatine Jaycees currently hold their monthly general meeting virtually on the third Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm and when allowed at Arlington Lanes in Arlington Heights. For further information on the Palatine Jaycees, membership or any of their sponsored events visit, or email