Everything You Could Want To Know About The 2019 Freeport Fireworks

FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — This year the July 4th celebration in Freeport is going to be a family fun jam packed event with many things to do for people of all ages. As promised last year, fundraising has taken place all throughout the year and as of three days ago, this year’s Freedom Festival is currently 64% funded. The committee set a goal for this year at $25,000.

Demolition Derby

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 Fireworks celebration in 2019.

This year the July 4th independence day celebration will take place on Saturday July 6th.

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​

Entertainment

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.

Activities & Food

  • 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
  • Lemonade Shakeups
  • Pork Chops
  • Kiwanis Golden K Kettle Corn
  • Pizza
  • Tacos and more to be announced.

Sponsors

See below.

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About Community Invested Inc.

Community Invested Inc was formed in June 2018 to pick up the fundraising efforts of what was formerly “Freeport Sky Concert”

We are looking for ways to be involved in the communities which surround us. We enjoy interacting with the people and businesses in our communities and getting to know one another. We have decided to host Light the Night Freedom Fest each year to celebrate our Independence. Our goal is to bring families and friends together to have fun and honor America.

Every year we will host numerous mini events which will lead up to our main event. These mini events will act not only as fundraising efforts, but also as additional opportunities to bring our communities together in a positive way.

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 by email at news@freeportnewsnetwork.com

Get Involved

Become a sponsor.

USA ($5,000) Your own banner at event, one free vendor booth space, title sponsor of one mini event for following year, (ex. Duck Races, Golf Outing, etc) and everything listed below.

STARS & STRIPES ($2,000) – Radio mentions, logo on our website, logo on event t-shirts, logo on all event banners and everything listed below.

Firecracker ($500) – Listed on all event banners (no logo), name listed on website, logo/name on one parking lot row at event and everything listed below

Sparkler ($100) Listed on the Light The Night Freedom Fest Website and a shout out on the Light the Night Freedom Fest Facebook page.

Demolition Derby Sponsor — Be a 2019 Demolition Derby Sponsor and have your name displayed on a trophy, announced throughout the Demo. Click here.

Donate Online – Currently offline due to lack of online donation interest. 

Help Out At The Event

Lend a helping hand at on event day helping organizers with activities.

Place A Fundraiser Bucket at Your Business

Last year many businesses put donation buckets (provided by event organizers) out on their counters to collect local donations. If you’d be interested in having a donation bucket at your business, send an email to news@freeportnewsnetwork.com.

Current Drop Off Locations

Sullivan’s
Casey’s
Mobil on West Next to old Manny’s
Shell next to Mobil on west
Cubs
Logan’s
Deinginger’s
Contemporary Hair Salon
A-1 Agency
Visitors Centre
Doug Walker Country Company

Other Derby Info

Driver Entry Forms and Waivers will be available at the event.

Robbo’s Extreme Derby Promotions LLC. Open, Compact and Mini Van / SUV Rules. CLICK HERE

Be a 2019 Demolition Derby Sponsor and have your name displayed on a trophy, announced throughout the Demo, on a banner displayed on the fence and/or receive two (2) free tickets to the event. CLICK HERE TO SEE HOW

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Social News

First come first serve!!! We are well underway for the 2020 event. Currently lining up: games, face painting, balloon creations, dirt track cars, live music, games, demo derby, bounce houses, fireworks, mechanical bull, petting zoo, did we mention games? We plan to keep you busy all day!!! And the best part? You won't break the bank! Vendors get signed up, we will only allow ONE of each vendor. No duplicates. ONE pizza truck. ONE taco truck. ONE corn dog truck. ONE 31 Bags Rep. ONE Scentsy Rep
You get the idea!!! #community #invested #sponsor #stephensoncounty #fireworks #Freedom
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First come first serve!!! We are well underway for the 2020 event. Currently lining up: games, face painting, balloon creations, dirt track cars, live music, games, demo derby, bounce houses, fireworks, mechanical bull, petting zoo, did we mention games? We plan to keep you busy all day!!! And the best part? You wont break the bank! Vendors get signed up, we will only allow ONE of each vendor. No duplicates. ONE pizza truck. ONE taco truck. ONE corn dog truck. ONE 31 Bags Rep. ONE Scentsy Rep
 You get the idea!!! #community #invested #sponsor #stephensoncounty #fireworks #Freedom

 

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Megan Scudder ... thoughts on setting up race car day here???

Nathaniel Scalf

Jason Woods

Where do we return the contracts?

Have you bought a duck? What number did you buy? We have sold 40 of 200 ducks so far!!! We want to sell all 200. Please help us out!!! Your odds of winning here are far better than your chances of winning on a lottery ticket or gambling machine!!! #community #invested #sponsor #stephensoncounty #fireworks ... See MoreSee Less

Have you bought a duck? What number did you buy? We have sold 40 of 200 ducks so far!!! We want to sell all 200. Please help us out!!! Your odds of winning here are far better than your chances of winning on a lottery ticket or gambling machine!!! #community #invested #sponsor #stephensoncounty #fireworks

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

4 days ago

Anyone can say what they want about Freeport and Illinois but this happens everywhere even in Wisconsin which is supposed to be so much better than here. Times are not the same and they are a changin! We can complain or contribute, be a part of the solution :) Thanks to all who contributed and volunteered to Freeport's fireworks festival. m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2489435657786878&id=357739980956467&anchor_composer=false ... See MoreSee Less

Anyone can say what they want about Freeport and Illinois but this happens everywhere even in Wisconsin which is supposed to be so much better than here.  Times are not the same and they are a changin!  We can complain or contribute, be a part of the solution :)  Thanks to all who contributed and volunteered to Freeports fireworks festival. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2489435657786878&id=357739980956467&anchor_composer=false

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Exactly!!!! Thank you Mary for sharing this!!! It happens everywhere. We all need to be part if the solution!!!

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One thought on “Everything You Could Want To Know About The 2019 Freeport Fireworks

  • July 6, 2019 at 11:57 pm
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    Thank you so much…BEST fire woks Freeport has had for years really enjoyed all the new and different displays!

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