The One Maine Town That Transforms Into A Christmas Wonderland Each Year

Towns across Maine are lighting up with the magic of the holidays. As December gets closer and the weeks leading to Christmas become more sparkly, we can expect to see small town tree lightings, delighting kids and adults throughout the state. From parades to hot chocolate to horse drawn carriage rides, this might just be the best time of the year. To make it extra special, check out the Sparkle Celebration in Freeport.

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For more information on how to spend your time in Freeport during the Sparkle Celebration, click here. The fun begins on Friday, Decemer 7th and keeps on going through Sunday, December 9th. To keep track of events taking place in Freeport throughout the year, visit them on Facebook.

And, of course, be sure to check out our most favorite holiday event in Maine. It’s in Boothbay Harbor and features over 650,000 LED lights!