12/3/21 to 12/12/21

Visit Freeport’s 28th Annual Sparkle Celebration

Visit Freeport presents the 28th Annual Sparkle Celebration. The Parade of Lights is back to kick off the festivities on Friday, December 3 at 6pm and is followed by Santa leading a countdown to bring the talking Christmas tree to life.

The Talking Christmas Tree chats, sings, tells jokes and more! Don’t believe us? Visit us and hear this merry little tree for yourself!

You may also encounter Freeport’s Stealth Elf! This sneaky little rascal visits every year and surprises jolly shoppers with free gift cards to Freeport businesses.

Tripadvisor recently included Freeport among the Top Ten Fastest Growing Winter Destinations Worldwide for Americans. Visit us this holiday season to experience the magic of winter in Freeport.


Portland Trails’ Holiday Dash 5K

  • Time: 11 AM
  • More Information: Website

Portland Trails’ Holiday Dash 5K, presented by Martin’s Point Health Care, is a fun and festive race along the scenic Eastern Prom Trail! Each year, over 400 runners and walkers participate in this one-of-a-kind 5K. Costumes or festive outfits are welcome but not required. Just be sure to dress for the weather! We’ll be running and walking through snow, shine, wind, or sleet. All proceeds from this event benefit Portland Trails and the 70+ mile trail network that is transforming Greater Portland.

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