Each year, Visit Freeport presents one of Maine’s most popular holiday celebrations, Sparkle Celebration. The 2022 festival kicks off in Freeport on Friday, December 2, 2022 with the Sparkle Celebration Parade of Lights which ends with Santa arriving to bring our famous talking Christmas Tree to life!
The fun continues all week with lots of lights and holiday merrymaking including our annual decorating contest and Gift Certificate Giveaways with the Stealth Elf!
New this year will be the Sparkle Stroll on the evening of Thursday, December 8 with special deals and door prizes!
Plus we’re introducing the Sparkle edition of our very popular Frosty Frolic with food trucks, fire pits, holiday tunes, tasty treats, gifts for giving, and a collection of personal goods for Freeport Community Services. Save the date for Saturday, December 10!
And as always, visitors will enjoy great dining and shopping throughout Freeport. MarthaStewart.com named Freeport one of “The Most Charming Small Towns to Visit During the Christmas Season” and says “There’s simply no better place to do your Christmas shopping than in Freeport, Maine.”

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Festival Brochure

Visit Freeport’s Sparkle Celebration is one of Maine’s most popular holiday celebrations. In addition to our signature events, Freeport businesses roll out the red carpet and host their own seasonal festivities including, of course, L.L.Bean’s Northern Lights.

Check back for the 2022 Sparkle Celebration Brochure.

Seasonal Sales

MarthaStewart.com named Freeport one of “The Most Charming Small Towns to Visit During the Christmas Season” and says “There’s simply no better place to do your Christmas shopping than in Freeport, Maine.” Seasonal sales bring some of the best deals of the year. Check back often for updates.

SAVE THE DATES:

Early Bird Saturday November 5, 2022

Black Friday November 25, 2022

Shop Small Saturday November 26, 2022

Talking Tree

Visit Freeport’s Signature Talking Christmas Tree comes to life on Friday, December 2 this year. The Talking Tree is located at the corner of Main Street & Bow Street. The tree will be ‘awake’ throughout the week to visit with guests who want to sing songs together, tell jokes, and more.

December 2-11, 2022
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays: 10 am – 8 pm
Monday – Thursday: 4 pm – 8 pm

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