Kennebunkport’s Launch – Floating Success!

Launch – a Maritime Festival is a fun boating fest in Maine, a celebration along the Kennebunk River. Its a wave of fun – five days of fishing, a boat parade, lobster bakes, fun runs of pirates and mermaids on the beach, Chef Competitions and much more. The nautical theme is the undercurrent to showcasing the Kennebunks’ rich maritime heritage in this lively seaside community. #LaunchFestME – originally launched in 2016 – is typically mid-June Launch 2022 is afloat! Launch 2022 is June 15-19… 10 Things I love about Launch:1. Launch is a grassroots, multi-town festival for locals by locals, stretching from K’Port […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / June 1, 2022

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, veterans and parade fans dressed in red white and blue? See Memorial Day Kennebunkport Photos 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. Kennebunkport’s Memorial Day parade is back in 2022, Monday May […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / May 10, 2022

What to do in a Kennebunkport weekend?

Kennebunkport is my home….I’m proud to say – the place of Presidents and cool people – an address so unique it’s the only place in the world so named. Friends from away ask me, “what I should do in a Kennebunkport weekend?” Here is my perfect weekend in Kennebunkport! First, stay on the water. You didn’t come all this way to be inland. Stay at Seaside Inn, right on Kennebunk Beach, or Breakwater Inn and Spa, both have great locations on the water. Or Kennebunkports Captains Collection offers several super romantic B&Bs. Keep cozy in your own cottage at AWOL Kennebunkport. […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / April 1, 2022

The Kennebunkport Festival Schedule – June

A Great Fun Filled Event for Local Charity 2022 the Kennebunkport Festival is postponed.. so stay tune for the news about the return of this wonderful event, and its 16th Kennebunkport Festival kicking off the summer season in Kennebunkport with a week long festival of art, music, wine and fine dining surrounded by live music performances, and of course, the allure of Kennebunkport. It’s the perfect time to vacation in Kennebunkport! The 2020 -2022 the Kennebunkport Festivals for June were cancelled – due to Covid. Stay tuned for details on the 2023 Kennebunkport Festival… Its a celebration of all things […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / March 28, 2022

Happy Hour in the Port

Several Kennebunkport and Kennebunk restaurants and pubs offer happy hours, some are more frequent in the off-season – October to May, while others continue year round. Truth is Kennebunkport folks love their happy hours, some say “Kpt is a drinking town with a fishing problem,” others call it “Kennedrinkport” If you agree there is nothing better than a beverage overlooking the Kennebunk River or the sea, read on… and be sure to call ahead to confirm dates, times and deals. Be sure to call ahead to Kennebunkport & Kennebunk area restaurants for reservations, and outdoor dining and take out! See […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / January 30, 2022

Paint the Town Red with Romance in Kennebunkport

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. Covid can’t eclipse Cupid in KPT! Bring your sweet heart for seaside beach walks, horse-drawn carriage rides, art browsing, ice skating, cross country skiing at Harris Farm or Wells Laudholm, boutique sales, cozy fireplaces, four poster beds at local inns, ocean view hot tubs, and private seaside dining for two in an igloo or a ski gondola. COOL! Kennebunkport celebrates February in style with a […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / January 1, 2022

Paint the Town Red with Romance in Kennebunkport

40th Annual Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude 2021

40th Annual Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude – Dec 2-12, 2021. “Christmas Prelude is back for its 40th year. Prelude lovers, have no fear, its not a Bah Humbug year. Neither the Grinch, nor Covid, can steal away Kennebunkport’s cheer! There’s plenty to celebrate, see the complete Christmas Prelude Schedule of Events. Here are our favorite new & improved events for this extraordinary 2021 year. “The Holiday Trail of Lights” for Christmas is a friendly competition between homes and businesses to “out-decorate” each other, all to benefit our community not-for-profits, in a socially distant but festive way. Kennebunkport and Kennebunk businesses and […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / November 1, 2021

Halloween in Kennebunkport!

  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 of The Kennebunks” wicked fun women dressed in witchy attire pub crawling about The Kennebunks. Don’t be afraid, these are Good Witches, who do Good Deeds locally all year round. Halloween they kick up they brooms and heels to celebrate! As for the best decorations, if you’ve never seen Kennebunk’s Summer Street decorated in the […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / October 10, 2021

The best things to do in Fall in Kennebunkport

What’s the most beautiful time of year in Kennebunkport? Many would say summer…but fall is magical on the Maine coast and especially in the beautiful seaside town of K’port. In September and October you can still walk the beaches of Gooches, Mother’s Beach and Colony Beach in Kennebunkport…and it’s a much easier to find that parking spaces. Fall brings cool crisp evenings, while you still have warm sunny summer days. The temperatures in Maine in fall are splendid, 70-s by day and 50’s at night for perfect sleeping under a down duvet at a local Kennebunkport inn or cozy bnb. […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / October 1, 2021

The best things to do in Fall in Kennebunkport