Sparkle Celebration with Santa Riding on Lit-up Float, Photo Courtesy of Visit Freeport

Sparkle Celebration

Each year, Visit Freeport presents one of Maine’s most popular holiday celebrations, Sparkle Celebration. The 2023 festival kicks off in Freeport on Friday, December 1, 2023 with the Sparkle Celebration Parade of Lights which ends with Santa arriving to bring our famous talking Christmas Tree to life!

Events > Sparkle Celebration
About the Event
Presented by
Visit Freeport
(207) 865-1212
December 1, 2024 through December 10, 2024
All Day Event

The fun continues all week with lots of lights and holiday merrymaking including our annual decorating contest, Gift Certificate Giveaways with the Stealth Elf, the Sparkle Stroll with special deals and door prizes, and the Sparkle Frosty Frolic features food trucks, fire pits, holiday tunes, tasty treats, gifts for giving.

And as always, visitors will enjoy great dining and shopping throughout Freeport. 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.”