The 2019 "Light The Night" Freedom Fest in Freeport, Illinois was a success.
Thank You to everyone who came out to enjoy the day. 

2019 Event Information: (held July 6, 2019)

Tri Star Metals

Tri Star Metals is a unique hybrid, a multi-location service organization supported by their own domestic mill, and a Stars & Stripes sponsor of the 2019 Freedom Fest Fireworks Celebration

Big Radio

Serving Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois for over 60 years and a Stars & Stripes sponsor of the 2019 Freedom Fest Fireworks Celebration

2019 Freeport Fireworks. July 6, 2019 Starting at 11:00 a.m.

2019 Demolition Derby (New for 2019)

1:00 pm — Event planners teamed up with the Stephenson County Fair and Robbo’s Extreme Derby Promotions LLC this year to present the 2019 Demolition Derby as part of the 2019 Fireworks Celebration.

The Demolition Derby will take place on Saturday, starting at 1:00 p.m. with the following classes:

Power Wheel Class (kids 10 & younger), Open Wire Class, Beginner Wire, Minivan / SUV Open Wire, ​Compact Wire​. See all events.

2019 Vendors & Food

11am-Dusk — Inflatables, Bouncy houses, Slides and activities for kids, Meet Captain Marvel, Lady Deadpool and the Spider Girls, Take a picture in the fun photo and instant photo booths, Elephant Ears, Corn Dogs, Popcorn, Baileyville Reformed Church Lemonade Shakeups, Pork Chops, Kiwanis Golden K Kettle Corn, Pizza, Tacos, and more. Some activities only until 8pm.

2019 Entertainment

5-9pm — Entertainment lined up is 12 year old Mack Massingill along with Mr. Ed and Cross Cut Band. More spots are still available. If you’re interested in playing this year contact Debra Green at Black Diamond Music Studio and Sales at (815) 233-0118.

Fireworks At Dusk

Roughly 8:30-9:00pm — The Freeport Fireworks display begins at dusk. Fireworks are lit off in the southwest corner of the fairgrounds. See the FAQ for parking and other information. This year's fireworks show will be one you won't want to miss.
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Light The Night Freedom Fest Freeport Illinois Fireworks Attractions and Fun

2019 Firecracker Sponsors

Firecracker Sponsors

Moring Disposal $1,000.00
— Boss Carpet One $500.00
— The Morse Group (Morse Electric) $500.00
— Cedarville Lions Club $500.00

Firecracker Sponsors

— World Finance $500.00
— Walker Mortuary $500.00
— Randy’s Electric $500.00
— Casey’s General Stores $500.00

Donate, Get Involved, Be There

Community Invested Inc. was formed in June 2018 to pick up the fundraising efforts of what was formerly “Freeport Sky Concert”. We hope you will consider supporting our efforts. If you would like more information about this event, our mini events, fundraising events, sponsorship opportunities and more please contact us on our contact page here.

2019 Sparkler Sponsors

Sparkler Sponsors

— Dan's Route 66 Service $200.00
— Scandroli Construction Co. $100.00
— Culligan Water $100.00
— Kirk West at Scandroli Construction Co. $100.00
— Mr. D's Landscaping $100.00
— Auto Repair Specialists $100.00
— Deininger Floral Shop $100.00
— Riteway Furniture $100.00
— Elite Design Stuido $100.00
— Stephenson Service Company $100.00
— Gempeler Trucking $100.00
— Black Diamond Music Studio $100.00
— Dental Connections $100.00
— Walnut Acres (Stephenson Nursing) $100.00
— A-1 Agency $100.00

Sparkler Sponsors

— Security First $250.00
— Elite Auto & Tire $200.00

— Action R&C $100.00
— Doty Electric $100.00
— Freeport Laundry $100.00
— Speed Raycen' Motorsports $100.00
— Kristia Hord Photography $100.00

— Tim & Liz Eslinger $100.00
— Alber Towing $100.00
— Freeport Cycle & Machine $100.00
— Contemporary Hair Salon $100.00
— JCWIFI & COMPUTER DYNAMICS $100.00
— HAUSER LAW LLC $100.00
— BOCKER AUTO GROUP $100.00
— Ross Auto Glass $100.00

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As a 24/7 operation; Northwest Rescue is available to transport any patient, anywhere, at anytime

Other Donors

Tom & Patricia Burke $50

Winter Construction

Dale & Shelly Diddens $175

Lowell Crow and wife Gwen $200

Did you enjoy the derby? What are other events we could host that the family would enjoy? 🎶🧨🇺🇸 ...

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Games! There were only two this year.... What would be some fun games you would like to see next year? Would you like for us to include rides? We love feedback ❤ We also love volunteers!!! The more folks who HELP collect donations, help fundraising efforts and attend events means the more funds we have to make a fun family friendly day!!! #festivals #stephensoncounty #community #invested #give ...

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Free live music at this years event!!! What bands would you like to see next year? Do we have any bands willing to donate their time next year? We would love to hear from you 🎶😍 #music #stephensoncounty ...

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Be sure to join us for one of our first fundraising events for 2020 Freedom Firework Festival!!! #fireworks #stephensoncounty #community #invested #sponsor ...

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That grand finale 😍😍😍 Now we've been reading some social media comments that the fireworks were a "waste of time" "not a good show" etc.

So... if you did not enjoy the fireworks. What's your idea of a good show?

Photo credit: Elements by Elizabeth
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