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Our Mission & Values

The Palestine Chamber of Commerce is a 70+ year old organization.  It was established to perpetuate the business, commercial, manufacturing and civic interest of the Village of Palestine.  The Chamber is also here to advance the agricultural interests of the community; to develop a unified public spirit in all and therefore presenting a more unified effort of our Village and community to make them more prosperous, more beautiful and a better place in which to live.

Upcoming Events

The Palestine Chamber of Commerce is proud to organize many events in our community including the labor day weekend parade and the Annual Pioneer City Rodeo.

Congratulations to the Pioneer City Rodeo Committee

Winner of 2023 WPRA Small Rodeo of the Year!

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About Historic Palestine

Chartered in 1811, Palestine is one of the oldest towns in the state of Illinois. Over the years many interesting events have shaped the course of Palesinte’s history.

Palestine was home to early aviation pioneers the Flying Rousch Brothers.

The Palestine Chamber of Commerce was incorporated March 17th, 1950 establishing the Chamber as a non profit corporation

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Common Questions About the Rodeo

The 2023 Rodeo will take place September 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. 7pm through 9:30pm with entertainment starting after. 

Rodeo times are 7PM thru 9:30PM

Entertainment 9:30PM – CLOSE

Pre-Purchase tickets are $20 Adult, $12 Child, and $14 for Handicap Seating. If you pay at the gate, prices are $24 Adult, $12 Child, and $14 for Handicap seating.

You can sign up for Mutton Bustin now, just call the chamber to reserve your place as spots are limited.

Palestine Illinois, Chamber of Commerce.

Our mission is to promote and support the Village of Palestine.

If you have any questions you can stop by the Palestine Chamber of commerce on Main St. Palestine. We look forward to seeing you. To request a brochure give us a call. 

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