2018 Hometown Fest Expo

Booths for the expo are now sold out. Thank you for all your support of our 2018 show! We will be accepting vendors at the end of February 2019 for our next Expo.



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.Vendors must provide their own tent, table, and chairs. 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.

Fees will increase by $25 after June 1st.

No refunds will be granted after June 19.

Expo Questions

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