• 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 $25 - $1000, 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 11, 2017 at 11:00 AM. The theme for the 2017 Parade is "Paint the Town Green". Entries embracing the theme will be considered 1st for parade acceptance.

    Download Parade Participant Packet Today


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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 11, 2017 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. 

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7th Annual
Palatine Paints the Town Green

Saturday, March 11, 2017
Parade kicks off at 11 a.m.

Performance Schedule

Durty Nellie's

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Bagpipe Performance
1:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Trinity Irish Dancers
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Fonn Mor
4:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Babin
10:30 PM to 1:30 AM
Mike & Joe

Emmett's Ale House

1:00 PM
Firkin tapping ceremony of Emmett's Rafferty Red beer. Following the tapping, the Palatine Township Republican Organization will hold a meet and greet.
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bagpipe Performance in the main bar

Tap House Grill

11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Tap House Grill will have a tent in teir parking lot.
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
The tent will host a live band, Hooked on Sonics

O'Brien's Bar & Grill

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
A bagpiper will be entertaining customers.

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 11, 2017 at 11:00 AM. The theme for the 2017 Parade is "Paint the Town Green". Entries embracing the theme will be considered 1st for parade acceptance.

Download Parade Participant Packet Today


Application Deadline

  • Please complete and return the 2017 Parade Participant application NO LATER THAN January 31, 2017.

Fees

  • Entry fee is $50.
  • $25 for 501(3)c charity organizations

Placement

  • Parade line-up will be based on timeliness of application and distribution of types of entries in the parade.

Parade Assembly Instructions/ Line Up Procedures:

  • Applicants will be notified of their acceptance status and line-up instructions, including Parade Entry Number, by February 13th.
  • Submission of an application does not guarantee entry.

Space

  • ENTRIES WILL BE LIMITED TO 40' OF LINE-UP SPACE

Food and Drink Specials

Durty Nellie's

9 AM until 11 AM
$5 Continental Breakfast
$2.50 Green Beer
$5 Green Bloody Mary

Emmett's Ale House

9:00 AM until 11:30 AM
Serving Kegs & Eggs from as well as corned beef and cabbage, sheperd's pie, horseradish salmon, corner beef sandwiches in addition to their regular menu throughout the day.

Tap House Grill

Until 1:00 PM
Tap House Grill will be serving food "with an Irish twist" including Reuben sliders, Reuben sandwiches, Reuben Rolls as well as corned beef and cabbage, Kegs & Eggs and an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet.

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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!