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Family in Town? Great things to do!

Family in Town? Great things to do!
December 19, 2023 Nicole

Activities and events to keep everyone busy while they are visiting for the holidays.

If you have family visiting over the holidays, be sure to invite them to some of the amazing attractions and events that make Freeport unique! Whether you are interested in art, history, or simply looking to get out of the house, there are so many places to explore and make great memories with family and friends.

Freeport Art Museum

Discover the Freeport Art Museum, a hidden gem perfect for visiting with friends and family this holiday season. Immerse yourself in a vibrant world of contemporary and traditional art, showcasing the creativity of local artists. From mesmerizing exhibitions to engaging workshops, the museum offers a delightful experience for art enthusiasts of all ages. Explore the diverse collection, spark conversations, and create lasting memories in the warm and welcoming atmosphere of the Freeport Art Museum.

Children’s Hands-On Museum

For the little ones, a trip to the Children’s Hands-On Museum is a fantastic idea! This interactive museum offers a wide range of educational exhibits and hands-on activities designed to engage and entertain kids of all ages. From exploring the wonders of science to unleashing their creativity in the art studio, CHOM promises hours of fun-filled learning, and FUN!

4 Seasons & 11th Frame Arcade

Bowling and arcades are always a fantastic way to have fun and create lasting memories with friends and family. Whether you’re a bowling pro or just looking for a casual game, 4 Seasons Bowling Lanes is the perfect place to show off your skills and enjoy some friendly competition. While you are there enjoy the 11th Frame Arcade with a wide variety of classic and modern arcade games, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. From racing games to pinball machines and even prize redemption games, you’ll be sure to find plenty of excitement and entertainment. Both the bowling alley and the arcade provide a lively and vibrant atmosphere where you can let loose, have fun, and have unforgettable moments. So, gather your friends, lace up your bowling shoes, and get ready to knock down those pins. And when you’re ready for a break, head on over to the arcade and challenge your skills in a different way.

Lindo Theatre

Experience the magic of the silver screen this holiday season at the Lindo Theatre. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a captivating lineup of movies that will transport you to different worlds and evoke a range of emotions. From heartwarming holiday classics to thrilling blockbusters, the Lindo Theatre offers the perfect escape for movie enthusiasts of all ages. Grab some popcorn, settle into a cozy seat, and let the enchantment of cinema unfold before your eyes at the Lindo Theatre this holiday season.

Wonderful Special Events

Have we mentioned the number of great events that happen in Freeport and Stephenson County on any given weekend, but especially around the holidays? In addition to the events on the calendar on the opposite side of this sheet, the Greater Freeport Partnership produces a digital event guide each week with pages full of activities and events ranging from Santa visits, craft-making, theatre and musical productions, live music at your favorite bars and restaurants, and so much more. Be sure to check it out by scanning the QR code below with your smartphone’s camera. And while you are there, be sure you subscribe so you will continue to receive great updates in the future!