10th Annual
Palatine Paints the Town Green

Saturday, March 14, 2020

  • 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

    Thank you for your interest in the Palatine St. Patrick’s Day Parade hosted by presenting sponsor Durty Nellie’s! The parade will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 11 AM. The theme for the 2020 Parade is “Paint the Town Green.” Entries embracing the theme will beconsidered1st for parade acceptance. The parade is judged and prizes are awarded. 

    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! 

    Download Parade Participant and Sponsorship Packet


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  • Irish Market

    Become a Vendor

    Thank you for your interest in the Paint the Town Green Irish Market hosted by presenting sponsor Durty Nellie’s! The festivities will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2020starting 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.   

    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! 

    Download Irish Market Vendor and Sponsorship Packet


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Join in on the Scavenger Hunt and Win Cash and Prizes! 

The “Paint the Town Green” St. Patrick’s Day organizers have added a four-day scavenger hunt for a second year where the winning team will receive a $200 cash prize as well as a large number of merchant prizes.

The scavenger hunt will begin Saturday, March 16, and continue through Tuesday, March 19th. Teams of two to six people can sign up for the scavenger hunt on this form. Cost is $20 per team. The number of teams will be limited and if any slots remain, teams can sign up on Saturday, March 16, during the Paint the Town Green festivities at the American Legion. 

Teams will take pictures and answers questions from provided clues at locations throughout the Palatine area.  “The scavenger hunt adds an exciting new element to the festivities,” said event coordinator, Liz Noe of ElizEvents.  “Teams will have four days to take pictures and answer trivia from clues that will take them around the Palatine area. Different amounts of points will be given on each question based on the difficulty of the clue.”

The clues and a downloadable app will only be available at the American Legion at 122 West Palatine Road in Palatine from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Teams then can immediately begin the hunt. Teams will have until midnight on Tuesday, March 19th to submit their answers for judging. The winning team will receive a package filled with merchant goodies and a $200 cash prize.

A wide variety of businesses are participating in the scavenger hunt.

Area businesses in the hunt are:

  • TJ O’Brien’s, an Irish sports bar.
  • MACs on Slade, which offers live blues and jazz music.
  • Cook Cork & Fork, entertaining cooking classes and any gadget you need for your kitchen.
  • American Legion Post 690, a service organization with a full bar and banquet facilities open to the public.
  • Durty Nellie’s, for the best in live entertainment, drinks and food.
  • Tap House Grill, addictive food, creative brews.

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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!