Palatine Street Fest- A Home Town Celebration




If you have wondered what draws people to Palatine, and why families of all kinds want to live here, you need only spend some time with this community to understand. Coming up in just a couple of weeks, is one of the best opportunities to get up close and personal with many of the organizations, businesses, and residents which all help make Palatine such an incredible place to live. From August 25th- 27th, Palatine will be transformed into one huge home town celebration with the ever-popular Palatine Street Fest, you don’t want to miss it.

This community festival has all the activities and entertainment you would expect at a festival. There will be live music performed throughout the weekend with more than 10 different bands on stage, including this year’s local Battle of the Bands winner.

Palatine Towne Square will be transformed into an amazing Kids Zone with roving magicians, games, face painting, and balloon artists. In addition to these kid-friendly activities, there will be fun and exciting showcases, of the canine variety, street-theater performances and Irish dancing demonstrations, to name a few.

The Palatine Street Fest wouldn’t be complete with incredible, local cuisine. This year’s celebration will include tasty offerings from 9 area restaurants and specialty shops. This is an excellent time to taste what our home town community has to offer when it comes to delicious culinary fare. Take your pick from BBQ and Pizza to Thai and Mexican flavors; and don’t forget a sweet treat for dessert.

Going beyond typical street festival fun, there are additional events and activities happening as part of the Palatine Street Fest. Check out the Palatine Farmers Market, or join the CycleFest bike tour of Palatine, an excellent way to explore our neighborhoods. There is also the Sweet Feet 3k Family Fun Run and always a favorite part of Street Fest, the 17th Annual Sweet Pea Pet Parade is something you will want to be a part of.

Every part of the Street Fest highlights what makes Palatine such an ideal place to live. It takes a village to create a home town community, and this idea is alive and thriving here in Palatine. When you are ready to buy, or sell a home, you want to work with a Realtor® who genuinely wants to help you with all your real estate needs. My team and I are ready to put our expertise to work for you. Learn more at our website,, then contact the Driscoll Properties Team at 847-533-6786 to help you discover the home of your dreams.