If you don’t already love The Kennebunks, you will shore-ly fall for our seaside community in fall! See our Fall photos out and about Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Lower Village and Cape Porpoise. First, there’s the perfect temperatures and beautiful foliage. The beach walks are brilliant, and the sales in the Dock Square shops, art galleries and boutiques of Dock Square and downtown Kennebunk are also worth falling for.
Then there’s the Kennebunk Farmers Market every Saturday from 8am – 1pm. This fresh outdoor farmers market goes on all summer, spring and fall but its best during harvest time when local farmers have a bounty of local produce, beef, flowers, pumpkins and crafts. Bring your own bags, and cash… and enjoy the cornucopia of native grown food and farm raised beef, local honey and syrup, artisan cheese and more.
Maine Oktoberfest is a month of fun along the Southern Maine Coast – from York to Ogunquit and Wells going on through Halloween Saturday, October 31.
Saturday early October is Kennebunk Harvest Fest in downtown Kennebunk featuring crafts, costumes and food! This is the 12th Annual Harvest Fest with craft fair, costume parade, pumpkin decorating, scarecrow scavenger hunt, music, face painting and more, downtown Kennebunk.
Saturday October 10 is also the Annual Coastal Kitchen Tour, 10 AM to 3 PM to benefit the Senior Center. Visit six featured kitchens in Kennebunk and Kennebunkport after purchasing your tickets and getting your map at the Senior Center at Lower Village, 175 Port Road, Kennebunk Lower Village.
The 2nd Annual Trust Trail Fest and Race in Kennebunkport is in October. This fun run for all age takes place at the Kennebunkport Conservation Trust, 57 Gravelly Brook Rd., Kennebunkport.
Sunday October21 is the Wicked 5K Road Race that starts and ends at the Nonantum Resort. Dress in a wicked Halloween costume and walk, jog or run 5k (3 miles in English Standard measurement) throughout beautiful Kennebunkport and Kennebunk in this family oriented fundraiser fun run! Race fees are $20 advance registration, and $29 the day of. The first 100 registered 5K participants will receive a t-shirt. The kids 1K run at 12:45 p.m, with $5 entry.
Fall is also a great time to come vacation in the Kennebunks. Inns, bed and breakfasts and resorts have more vacancies, especially midweek in October and November…so the price is right and the scenery is as always – spectacular. Sea ya’all this fall in Kennebunkport…
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