Downtown Frankfort Kicking Off Christmas Season Friday Night

Over the Back Fence Owner Gina Weathers predicts this weekend will be the biggest of the year for “Over The Back Fence” located on the west side of the Frankfort Square.

Over the Back Fence anticipates this weekend to be their biggest weekend of the year. Store will be decked out with refreshments and gift ideas galore.

Frankfort Downtown Merchants including Simple Thyme Antiques, Over the Back Fence, Ellis Jewelers, Whiskey Rose, Moxie Mavens, Delilah’s,  Heathers and others will kick off the 2019 Christmas Season the weekend of November 8th, 9th and 10th.

Arnett Santas on display at Over the Back Fence.

This Christmas kick-off “Shop Local” event is timed to fit with the Frankfort Public Library Art Fair held at the same time.

Over the Back Fence is featuring an assortment of Arnett Santas, antiques, collectables, primitives, decorative painted furniture, one of a kind hand crafted quilts, pillows, florals and more.

Simple Thyme Antiques on Clinton Street will offer sweet treats, gift certificates and a special Santa Photo give-away featuring a picture of Santa taken by local photographer Randy Pillion.

Simple Thyme antiques is an easy stop for shoppers stopping by the Frankfort Library Art Show also scheduled for this weekend. Note windows are papered as preparations are being made for the big weekend.

Ellis Jewelry kicks off its 103 year in business with its 103rd anniversary sale until November 16.  Ellis will have a “Spin to Win” game in store to help celebrate.

Ellis Jewelers will be celebrating 103 years serving Clinton County this Christmas Season.

  • Hours vary but Simple Thyme Antiques on Clinton Street will be open:

Friday November 8: Noon-8

Saturday November 9: 10 to 6

Sunday November 10: Noon to 5.

  • Hours for Over the Back Fence:

Friday November 8:  Noon-8

Saturday November 9: 10 to 7

Sunday November 10: 1 to 5.

  • Hours for Ellis Jewelers:

Friday November 8:  9 to 8

Saturday November 9:  9 to 5


Christmas Parade Photo of Downtown Frankfort. Photo by Erick Dircks Photography. Christmas Parade for 2019 is scheduled for Saturday December 7th at 3:00 PM