8th Annual
Palatine Paints the Town Green

Saturday, March 17, 2018
Parade kicks off at 11 a.m.

  • Sponsorship Opportunities

    All Sponsorship levels include exposure on here, the official Paint the Town Green website! 

    The Paint the Town Green event exists due to the generosity of the community and especially our sponsors! This event can NOT happen with you their support. Please take a moment to consider supporting the event by participating as a community sponsors. With opportunities from $50 - $1,000, there is something for all marketing and budget needs. Contact us for customized options.

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  • Paint the Town Green

    Join the Parade

    Take the opportunity to hand out goody bags, show off your company, get your message out there – or just gather a group of friends to participate in the sharin’ of the green!

    The festivities will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 11:00 AM. The theme for the 2018 Parade is "Paint the Town Green". Entries embracing the theme will be considered 1st for parade acceptance.

    Download Parade Participant and Sponsorship Packet

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  • Irish Market

    Become a Vendor

    This is your opportunity to sell your wares, show off your company, get your message out there – and gather with group of friends to participate in the sharin’ of the green!

    The festivities will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2018 starting with a tented Irish Market in Downtown Palatine from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. The parade will step off at 11:00 AM and numerous activities are planned in Downtown Palatine. 

    Download Irish Market Vendor and Sponsorship Packet

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The festivities begin at the Irish market under the tent outside of Durty Nellie's at 180 North Smith Street in downtown Palatine from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM. The scavenger hunt will accept last minute registrations at the market, entrants will be able to pick up their clues, download the app and immediately start the hunt. Hot chocolate will be provided by Immanuel Lutheran Church and School, Lady Jo’s Lids will be selling Irish and traditional jewelry as well as trinkets and Journeys will be collecting donations. Allstate Insurance will be providing insurance information and giveaways. Colleen & Devin Gallagher will be selling small and large loaves of freshly baked Irish soda bread and Garfield’s Beverage Warehouse will be conducting an Irish wine and beer tasting.

The Irish Market will also provide musical and dance entertainment. In addition to Irish favorites, there will be a variety of music throughout the day. The Irish Market will feature the Irish music of Dr. Gerry Aylward and Friends from 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM and then the Trinity Irish Dancers will show why their dance school has won 17 World Championships in dance. Trinity will provide lessons to market visitors from 12:30 PM until 1:00 PM, perform several of their dance routines from 1:00 PM until 1:30 PM and then once again provide lessons from 1:30 PM until 2:00 PM.

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Irish Blessing

May the sun shine, all day long, 
everything go right, and nothing wrong.
May those you love bring love back to you,
and may all the wishes you wish come true!