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A Family-Friendly street paint party along Chicago Avenue in downtown Freeport, Illinois
Helping to bring vibrancy and creativity to our community. All net proceeds are used to help fund facade improvement grants for qualifying projects.
FRIDAY   August 28, 2020

Presented by the Paint-thePort Committee &

Freeport Art Museum 


PAINT-THE-PORT is a family fun event where downtown streets are transformed into hundreds of squares measuring 4×4 that serve as a canvas for amateur artists of all ages.


Kids and adults are invited to get creative and paint the street using washable, tempera paints provided. Together, we will create a colorful vibrant masterpiece spanning Chicago Ave. from the future site of the Freeport Art Museum Arts Plaza to the Lindo Theater. Gather your friends and family together and get your PAINT On!

The money raised from our sponsors helps create a matching grant to assist downtown business owners improve the look of their buildings.  Our vision is to facilitate a completely renovated downtown Freeport; one building at a time.


What People are saying ........

"It's a great family-friendly event that lets everyone feel a part of making Freeport beautiful!"
Sarah Hanviriyapunt
"This was so much fun! A great activity for families, groups, and all ages. please bring this back next year!" Colleen Miller
"Great event that involves all generations!" Andrea Schultz Winter
"We had a blast painting tonight! The weather was perfect and it was great to see so many people downtown." Valerie DeBoer
"My daughter had a blast! I hope you bring this back next year!" Heidi Homan
"What a wonderful event for children--and adult children! Loved it!" Cindy Carter

T:  815-235-9755

A: 121 N. Harlem Ave.
Freeport, IL 61032