The 2019 "Light The Night" Freedom Fest in Freeport, Illinois was a huge success. Unfortunately, due to the economic impact the year 2020 has faced, the annual event has been cancelled for this year.
Plans are in the works for Freedom Fest 2021.
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2019 Event Information
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
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.
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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2019 Firecracker Sponsors
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
— 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
— 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
As a 24/7 operation; Northwest Rescue is available to transport any patient, anywhere, at anytime
Tom & Patricia Burke $50
Dale & Shelly Diddens $175
Lowell Crow and wife Gwen $200
Lowell Crow and wife Gwen $200