Here’s a romantic little secret… Kennebunkport and Kennebunk is for lovers in winter. This seaside resort town is perfect for couples in search of a romantic retreat when Kennebunkport “Paints the Town Red” as part of its February is for Lovers. Bring your sweet heart for seaside beach walks, horse-drawn carriage rides, an Ice Bar cocktails party, cocktail classes, boutiques sales, cozy fireplaces, four poster beds at local inns, ocean view hot tubs, and seaside dining for two.
The town of Kennebunkport celebrates February in style with a “Paint the Town Red” party atmosphere – with romantic lodging packages, cocktails and chocolate tasting, red lights décor throughout Dock Square and cozy dinner deals. Art galleries and shops are strewn with hearts, red lights and flowers. Red tag sales make your shopping in Kennebunkport’s boutiques that much sweeter.
Shop owners Paint the Town Red with colored lights and a giant lobster trap heart. David’s KPT hosts an Ice Bar last Saturday of January, and throughout February are gallery open houses, cocktail classes, red plate dinners and wine tastings. You can go sledding or ice skating on the Waterhouse Pavilion ice rink, and visitor are welcome to explore the romantically decorated downtown area of Kennebunk.
Local inns and resorts offer February is for Lovers packages for couples visiting Kennebunkport including Rhumb Line Resort, Captain Lord Mansion, Breakwater Inn and Spa, The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, and Seaside Inn. Couples can take a romantic sleigh ride around Dock Square where restaurants are offering romantic “Red Plate” specials. Candle light dining, and local happy hour specials at 50 Local, Alisson’s, David’s KPT, Mornings in Paris, Ocean, One Dock, and Owen’s Farmhouse – to name a few Kennebunkport restaurant open in the off season.
Join the social media fun using hashtag #LoveKpt in your post on Instagram, tagging @kennebunkportmaine, and you could win a romantic stay for two at the Kennebunkport Inn .
Pick up a “Book of Love” to map your way through Kennebunkport’s open shops – Beach Grass, Benoit’s, Compliments, Coastal Jewelers, Cottage Breeze Day Spa, Daytrip Society, Digs, Divots & Dogs, Dock Square Clothiers, Honey Tribe, Julia’s Gifts, Maine Art Gallery, Mainely Vintage, Minka, PJ’s Unique Peek, Saxony Imports. Scalawags, Spaces Kennebunkport, Stem to Stern, Three Dories, Too Cool, and Twigs.
Enjoy a romantic getaway to Kennebunkport during the most romantic time of year. Bring your main squeeze to Maine for February is for Lovers in Kennebunkport and Kennebunk and see why Kennebunkport is the “New England’s most romantic town.”!
For lodging in The Kennebunks in winter, see our Kennebunkport Lodging Guide. Also see our Kennebunkport Events Page for all the goings on all year long in the Kennebunks.
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