Freeport Celebrates Christmas, Saturday, December 7th featuring the Firemen’s Parade, Food Court in the Methodist Church Hall, an art exhibit in the Community Center, a “New to You” sale at the library, and a huge miniature train display at the Masonic Hall on Fourth Street. Click here for a complete schedule of events or see details below the photos.
The highlight of the weekend is the Christmas House Tour! Amazing, spectacular, breathtaking would be the words to describe this year’s tour.
Tickets are just $10 and you are able to visit three festive homes.
Visit the Hallman home at 300 River Forest Drive, the Rehner home at 107 Washington Street and the Stokes home in South Buffalo Township at 526 Freeport Road. Catch the shuttle bus at the Kindergarten Center on Fifth Street. Due to parking limitations at the homes, we encourage you to take a shuttle if at all possible. The house tours are open Friday and Saturday 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance at The Canvas Arts & Gift Shop, corner of Fifth and High Streets and at the Freeport Library on Market Street, or at the homes during the tour hours. Questions? 724-295-2041 or 724-295-6551.
Friday – December 6th
5:00 – 8:00 p.m. – Christmas House Tour – $10 for 3 locations; Purchase tickets in advance at The Canvas Art & Gift Shop (corner of High and Fifth Streets) or at the Freeport Library (Market Street). Tickets may also be purchased at any of the tour homes during the tour hours. Homes on Tour: Hallman Home – 300 River Forest Drive, Rehner Home – 107 Washington Avenue and Stokes Home – 526 Freeport Road.
Shuttle bus pick-up is available at the Kindergarten Center on High Street. Due to limited parking at the homes, you are encouraged to use the shuttle. You may visit the tour location in any order and at any time during tour hours.
Saturday – December 7th
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Freeport Library “New to You” Holiday Sale, Market Street; Beautiful gently used items
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Breakfast with Santa, United Presbyterian Church, 411 High Street; Just $5
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Creative Kids Art Show at the Freeport Community & History Center; (Corner of High and Sixth Streets); Hosted by jlc studios by jennifer lynn covey;
Proceeds benefit the FRA
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Food court and Gingerbread House (or creation) Decorating Contest at the United Methodist Church on Fourth Street. Gingerbread entries must be delivered to the church social hall by 10:00 a.m. and picked up at 4:00 p.m. Cash prizes awarded. Come vote for your favorite entry!
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Miniature Train Display at the Masonic Hall on Fourth Street
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Face Painting at The Canvas (Corner of High and Fifth Streets)
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Pick up a free bag of popcorn at the FLAG office on Fifth Street
1:00 – Firemen’s Parade – Throughout downtown; Winning Freeport Volleyball Team will sign autographs following the parade at Buzz Café, High Street
2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Hay ride through Freeport; Pick up hay wagon in front of the Kindergarten Center on High Street
5:00 – 8:00 p.m. – Christmas House Tour – $10 for 3 locations – See details above
Sunday – December 8th
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Christmas House Tour – Details above