Memorial Day Parades in Kennebunk Kennebunkport

What could be more American than a Memorial Day parade in a small Maine town with firetrucks, boys scouts, twirlers, high school bands, and parade fans dressed in red white and blue? See Memorial Day Kennebunkport Photos How about having a former President and First lady in attendance. Here in Kennebunkport Maine, that’s how we like to roll, along with our lobster rolls.  Picture local school kids and US military marching through Dock Square, a memorial wreath is tossed off the bridge into the Kennebunk River, and we remember those who served our beautiful nation, from this beautiful seaside setting. […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / May 24, 2017

Vinegar Hill- Kennebunkport’s best music venue

Kennebunkport is so fun in summer time, with festivals, happy hours, live music and entertainment on every corner. On any easy breezy night, you will hear a band playing at the Pilot House, sharing a mic at Kport Inn’s Local Dish, ensembles at The Nonantum’s 95 Ocean, or music at Old Vines Wine Bar and the Colony’s Marine Room. One of the best venues for live acts is Vinegar Hill Music Theatre  – a classic Maine music venue in the old Arundel Barn Playhouse. The name Vinegar Hill pays tribute to the history of this area in Arundel and the Smith Sister’s Farm. This revamped barn is a  jazzier […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / May 5, 2017

Kennebunkport Bridge Happy Hours & Drink Deals!

You may have heard that the Mat Lanigan Bridge that links Kennebunk’s Lower Village to Kennebunkport’s Dock Square has been replaced. The old swing 1933 bridge has been replaced. Yes the Locks of Love that looped the old iron bridge are no longer there (stay tuned for an artistic tribute to the old locks)… and have heart! The new bridge is in place, at $2.7 mill, and opened before the Memorial Day deadline! A big bridge celebration took place on May 19, 2017 – President (41) Bush and First Lady Barbara cut the ribbon. Check out these fun Happy Hour deals in Dock Square and Lower Village Kennebunk […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / April 3, 2017

Village Art Walk ~ 2nd Friday in The Kennebunks

Portland Maine has a 1st Friday Art Walk, and downtown Kennebunk has a 3rd Friday Art Walk, so its natural that Kennebunkport and Kennebunk’s Lower Village would fill in with a 2nd Friday Village Art Walk. There are so many cool studios, galleries and artists in the Kennebunks – and this is a great way to visit them all in a fun social circuit. Village ArtWalk of Kennebunk and Kennebunkport, which occurs the second Friday of the month, starting during the Kennebunkport Festival June 9, 2017  and continue till July 14, August 11, September 8, October 13 and December 8 during Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude. Village Art Walk is a free self-guided […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / April 1, 2017

10 Best places for a cocktail – Kennebunkport and Kennebunk

Kennebunkport has a cocktail consumption reputation, labeled “a drinking village with a fishing problem,” where the well-healed are well-fueled, Kennedrunkport, Kenneboozeport, lol, I could go on. Suffice it to say the locals and folks from away like their cocktails out & about Dock Square, and liquorin’ up in Lower Village across the bridge. K’port may be Maine’s most socially lubed seaside village. What a distinctive drinking title?! Truly Kennebunkport and Kennebunk have so many lively bars, pubs, and waterfront decks where you can drink in the view and a cocktail too. Here’s your guide to some of the best spots […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / April 1, 2017

Kennebunkport Festival – Who’s Who and What’s Where

13th Annual Kennebunkport Festival  June 5-10, 2017 Its festival time in KPT. The Kennebunkport Festival, now over a decade old, is forever young, fabulous and rich ~ loaded with events revolving around eating, drinking, admiring art and socializing in this 1653 charming seaside setting. The Festival is the pride and joy of Maine Magazine with event tickets priced from $15 for Brews and Tunes – now called the Maine Craft Music Festival, to cocktail parties each night at $45, to as much as $225 for exclusive Chef dinners at private mansions on the beach, Ocean Ave and at Vinegar Hill Music […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / March 5, 2017

Third Friday Art Walk in Kennebunk

Everyone in Maine has heard about the First Friday Art Walk in Portland. Galleries throughout downtown Portland and the Old Port open their doors, serve light snacks and encourage art lovers to browse their galleries in the early evening. Well, Kennebunk wants Art Lovers and amateurs alike to visit downtown Kennebunk on the 3rd Friday during prime summer to see the ever growing number of galleries in this beautiful Maine town, just a few miles from the more famous Kennebunkport. There is also a Village Art Walk on the 2nd Friday on the month in Kennebunkport and Kennebunk’s Harbor Village.

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Admin Kennebunkport / March 4, 2017

Happy Hour in the Port

For many of us in The Port, the most happy hours in Kennebunkport are 4-7pm.  Between dinner specials and cocktail discounts, who doesn’t like Happy Hour? The Kennebunks may be home to the only 5 diamond dining in the state, but if you’re looking for a deal on drinks and appetizers, and a fun local pub… this town has spirits. Whether you’re a regular Happy Hour attendee or just looking for a local deal, this blog is for you. Here are all the restaurants in Kennebunkport and Kennebunk that offer Happy Hour Specials:

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Admin Kennebunkport / March 2, 2017

Kennebunkport Paints the Town Red – February Events!

Kennebunkport Maine is a lovely seaside town to visit in all seasons. But there is something magical about this coastal Mane village around Valentines. Kennebunkport gets all decked out for February, as locals Paint the Town Red … you should come with your special someone… February is for Lovers in Kennebunkport and Kennebunk Maine! See why Kennebunkport is New England’s most romantic town. Kennebunk and Kennebunkport innkeepers, restaurateurs and shop owners “Paint The Town Red” in February with sparkling red and white lights, heart shaped everything, red plates specials, and romantic lodging deals with Champagne, chocolates, spa treatments and lavish […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / January 14, 2017