9th Annual
Palatine Paints the Town Green

Saturday, March 16, 2019
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

    Paint the Town Green Parade, which begins at 11:00 AM, will feature nearly 50 entries including Grand Marshals Lucky McClover and Katie M’Lady. Irish music will be provided by the Midlothian Scottish Bagpipe Band. The Trinity Irish Dancers, the Lucky Little Leprechauns of Dorset Avenue, the Palatine Beer Club & Families and numerous other Irish themed floats will also add to the entertainment. "He won’t give you his pot of gold, but keep an eye out for Lucky McClover and his sweetheart Katie M’Lady," said Noe. "They’ll be spreading Irish cheer around town after the parade."

    The parade will serve to collect donations for Journeys the Road Home, an organization serving the homeless and near-homeless in the north and northwest suburbs. During the parade marchers with shopping carts will collect food, clothing and disposable paper products for the organization. The parade begins at the corner of Wood and Oak Streets in downtown Palatine and continues west on Wood to Smith and north to Colfax..

    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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Application Deadline

  • Please complete and return the 2018 Vendor Application NO LATER THAN January 31, 2018.


  • Space is available for $75 per 8’ area. Applicants can bring their own 8’ table or rent one for an additional $25.

Notes/Final Instructions

  • No electrical service will be provided and helium tanks are not allowed. Space is limited and vendors will be accepted on a 1st come 1st serve basis. Application fee is non-refundable. Final instructions, including location of your booth will be sent via email by March 1st

Supported by:

Hogan Irish Dance Academy

Palatine Dental Associates ● Palatine Park District ● Lake Cook Exteriors ● Palatine Jaycees ● JML Overhead Door ● T.J. O’Brien’s Bar and Grill ●  Immanuel Lutheran Palatine ● Danico Enterprises Inc
CLASS ● RE/MAX Unlimited Northwest ● Lavelle Law ● Greater Palatine Area Democrats ● Emmett’s Brewing Company ● Tap House Grill Trinity Irish Dancers

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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!