February in the Kennebunks – Locals and Lovers Paint the Town Red
What could be more romantic and relaxing than escaping for a weekend away, brisk beach walks, drives along Ocean Ave capturing photos of the breaking waves at Walkers Point, and an overnight retreat. Enjoy gourmet food, quiet times and the warmth of a romantic fire at a cozy inn or Bed and Breakfast like the Captain Lord Mansion. The Seaside Inn even has a warm bubbly outdoor hot tub, open year round with a view of the ocean for their guests. The Rhumb Line Resort has an indoor pool and hot tub, plus an outdoor hot tub, a special treat when surrounded by snow. The Breakwater Inn and Boathouse Hotel offer dining and spa packages with river views.
Kennebunk and Kennebunkport offer the perfect winter destination, you get off-season pricing at the best lodging properties with a bonus of romantic gestures. February is for Lovers in Kennebunkport – for years local innkeepers, restauranteurs and shopkeepers have celebrated February as a time for romance and celebrating love.
Special events during the month of February in Kennebunkport include horse drawn carriage rides through Dock Square, romantic candlelight dinner specials, and romance packages at inns with Champagne, chocolates and roses delivered to your room upon request. Spa treatments are available too – in your room or at one of the local Kennebunkport Spas.
Art galleries and boutiques throughout Kennebunkport and Kennebunk “Paint the Town Red” with red hearts and twinkling red and white light decor to welcome couples. Wine tastings and open houses at local galleries are on-going throughout the month. An Ice Bar at David’s KPT, a Disco Dance Party and Skating Party in Kennebunk are a few February highlights. In the “Paint the Port Red” spirit, shops offer “red tag” specials and participating Kennebunkport and Kennebunk restaurants feature “red plate” lunch and dinner specials.
From the decorations to the deals at many beautiful waterfront lodging properties, and of course the warm hospitality everywhere in town, it’s easy to see why Kennebunkport Maine is one of the most romantic seaside destinations in Maine, and New England, and the world. Besides beach walks, there is ice skating, sledding and cross country skiing for romantic outdoor adventure in the Kennebunks in winter.
For romantic lodging in Kennebunk, The Seaside Inn, located directly on Kennebunk Beach, has winter packages with homemade breakfast, deluxe ocean view rooms, and dinner at a local restaurant. For a classic Bed and Breakfast in Kennebunkport, the Captain Lord Mansion oozes old fashioned charm in a regal setting with inclusive packages catered for the ultimate couple retreat. The Breakwater Inn and Spa overlooking the Kennebunk River has Pamper Me Package with spa treatments on site included. The Rhumb Line Resort offers affordable lodging packages with breakfast and dining certificates included, plus indoor and outdoor hot tub, and an indoor pool. The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel has a “Five Shades of Red” package – just perfect for a Valentine’s getaway to Kennebunkport.
Kennebunk and Kennebunkport February For Lovers – Paint the Town Red 2017 Events
Month long events kick off January 28 with “Frosted”, a festive party featuring ice bar, sculptures, creative nosh and cocktails at David’s KPT! Each weekend in February, The Kennebunks offer cooking and mixology classes!
Winterfest in Kennebunk is Feb 4, Day long winter carnival activities, Ice Skating at the Waterhouse Center Ice Rink, Horse & Wagon Rides, Fire Juggling, Figure Skating Performances, Chef Tasting Contest, Entertainment and the Annual Cabin Fever Book Sale at the Library!
Diva Disco Dance Party Feb 4 at 7pm Kennebunkport Bicycle Company – a fundraising dance to beat cancer.
Soup & Snow Stroll Feb 11 from 10 -1 Join Kennebunk Land Trust, Boulangerie, a Proper Bakery, and Ramblers Way for a snow shoe or walk at the Mousam River Wildlife Sanctuary then enjoy a warm drink, a cup of soup and sweets at Boulangerie. Call Kennebunk Land Trust to reserve $15 tickets 207-985-8734.
Wines & Valentines Feb 11 3-4:30 at Kennebunkport Inn enjoy wine tastings & small plates.
Diva Love Cocktail Party Feb 15 5-7 at the Kennebunk Inn. Open to the public, fundraiser with raffle.
See you in the beautiful seaside village of Kennebunkport this February. Come see why this is Maine’s most romantic town. Bring your loved one, we will provide the local flavor and seaside festivities. Be ready to Paint the Town Red as a Maine lobster.
View more Images of February is for Lovers
Kennebunkport Kennebunk Beach Maine