1st Lady Barbara Bush’s favorite spots in Kennebunkport
Everyone who has lived in Kennebunkport for several years has a Barbara Bush story to tell, many have a photo to post from an encounter with Mrs. Bush. Our famous first lady made the rounds about town, walked her dogs on the beach, shopped locally, dined at favorites like Mabel’s, attended church at St Ann’s, and frequented fundraisers. She was classy, kind, indulgent of photos when asked, funny and friendly. Barbara Bush is already greatly missed in Kennebunkport, but her legacy lives on at Walkers Point, and at her favorite spots in The Port and Kennebunk. From our observations about […]
Admin Kennebunkport / April 19, 2018
Kennebunkport Festival – Who’s Who and What’s Where
The 14th Annual Kennebunkport Festival is June 4-9, 2018 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. Get your tickets now to the best Kennebunkport Festival before the best parties sell out! The Festival is the pride and joy of Maine Magazine with event tickets priced from $20 for Brews and Tunes – now called the Maine Craft Music Festival, to cocktail parties each night at $45, to as much as $195 […]
Admin Kennebunkport / April 5, 2018
Restaurant Favorites in Kennebunkport
While it’s certain that the Maine Coast is a rather seasonal tourist attraction, the real seaside beauty of Kennebunkport extends to the fall, winter, and spring – the “off-season.” Those that fall (lol) for the charm of this coastal town in quieter times, take advantage of the affordable rates at luxury hotels, inns and BnBs, and great dining deals, happy hours, and more. When vacationing in Kennebunkport this time of year, many restaurants remain open, no lines or waiting, walk in and enjoy with the locals. Here, I list my personal favorite restaurants in Kennebunkport.
Admin Kennebunkport / February 28, 2018
February is for Lovers
Hey all you lovebirds! Valentines Day is a magical time in Kennebunkport, when locals “Paint the Town Red”. You should treat your sweetheart to for V Day in KPT. In Kennebunkport, “February is for Lovers“. Lovebirds flock to Kennebunkport every year for a romantic getaway. Our coastal Maine village has managed to turn the coldest month of the year into a time of romantic winter retreat. Of course, the colder it gets, the more reason to snuggle up with your sweetheart.
Admin Kennebunkport / January 25, 2018
What to do NYE in KPT?
Kennebunkport and Kennebunk know how to party…. in all seasons. For New Years, the holiday decorations are up, and the beautiful seaside village in snow and lights and bright red bows bustles for the last night of the year – with cheer! New Years Eve is a fun festive time to be out and about in Kport and Lower Village Kennebunk. Looking for a party in the Port? Here are just a few fun happenings over New Years Eve. Saturday Down East Wines will be pouring bubbly for a NYE Champagne and Sparkling Wine tasting, Dec 30 2-5pm. We love […]
Admin Kennebunkport / December 29, 2017
Village Art Walk ~ 2nd Friday in The Kennebunks
Kennebunkport and Kennebunk celebrate their flourishing art scene with a 2nd Friday Village Art Walk, with over 30 cool studios, galleries and artists in the Kennebunks – and you can visit them all in a fun social circuit on the Art Trail of the Kennebunks. Its like Portland Maine’s 1st Friday Art Walk, only better – ’cause its in Kennebunkport! Village Art Walk of Kennebunk and Kennebunkport occurs the second Friday of the month, starting during the Kennebunkport Festival June 8, 2018, July 13, August 10, September 14, and December 14 during Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude. The Village Art Walk is a free self-guided walking tour. Walk from art studios to galleries […]
Admin Kennebunkport / October 12, 2017
What’s happening in Kennebunk this Weekend?
So you’re traveling to the Kennebunks this weekend to enjoy a peak foliage fall getaway. If you haven’t planned a full itinerary for your vacation yet, here are some things to do in the Kennebunk area. We’ll make it easier for you. Don’t forget to pick up a Tourist News too…
Admin Kennebunkport / October 10, 2017
Halloween in Kennebunkport & KenneBoo!
Halloween in Kennebunkport and Kennebunk is freakishly fun, for kids and for kids that never grew up. Just drive around town and see the crazy, scary, silly scarecrows and pumpkins for a hint of how spirited the Kennebunks can be. You might even see some local “Sand-Witches” …wild women dressed in witchy attire pub crawling about The Kennebunks… a booh’sie tradition among the “desperate housewives of KPT”. As for the best decorations, if you’ve never seen Kennebunk’s Summer Street decorated in the dark on Hallow Eve, then you’re in for a treat … and a trick or two. Local legends tell that many […]
Admin Kennebunkport / October 1, 2017
Go Where the Locals Go
You may have the misguided assumption that the Maine coast turns to ghost towns after summer. In fact, perhaps that’s what some savvy travelers and Kennebunkport locals want you to think. Kennebunkport Maine’s “off-season” could be our best kept secret as it’s really Vacationland… but without the crowd! Our Kennebunkport blog offers ideas on romantic places to stay, popular events, Kennebunkport tours, but today, we’re going to talk about how to have fun like a local.
Admin Kennebunkport / September 8, 2017