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 “Kenne-drunk-port” 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. Cupid loves 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 “Paint the Town […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / January 1, 2022

Paint the Town Red with Romance in Kennebunkport

41st Annual Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude 2022

41st Annual Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude – Dec 1-11, 2022. Christmas Prelude celebrated its 40th year in 2021. And there’s more in store… Prelude lovers, have no fear, its never a Bah Humbug year. Neither the Grinch, nor Covid, can steal away Kennebunkport’s cheer! There’s plenty to celebrate, now that Prelude is a four-decade long celebration. See the complete Christmas Prelude Schedule of Events. Here are a few favorite signature events at Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude. “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 […]

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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

July 4th in Kennebunkport

July 4 Fireworks are held annually on Kennebunk Beach, at 9pm. I can think of no better place to spend July 4th than Kennebunkport! Let’s see…you’ve got the sea, beautiful beaches, the requisite 4th barbecues … sure … but then there are lobster bakes, fireworks, boat rides, two past US Presidents…. what could be more patriotic?! US Flags, yes, we’ve got those too…take a look down the Kennebunk River and you should be awed by the plethora of big glorious flags waving tall and proud over our seaside community – dare you to count them…or just admire how these beautiful […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / June 1, 2021

Fun Activities in Kpt Outside

Go out to sea – there’s nothing more therapeutic than salty ocean air – get on board a cruise with Captain Bob of Rugosa Lobster Boat Tours. Just you and you party and your Captain if you arrange for a private charter. As you cruise out of the Kennebunk River, out to sea, you’ll see Walkers Point- home of the Presidential Bush family, to Cape Porpoise where you’ll see Goat Island Light house, and the most picturesque fishing village. Your Rugosa Captain will pull a lobster trap. Rugosa & Pineapple Ketch Sailing leave the docks at Nonantum Resort daily. Sail […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / May 1, 2021

The Promise of Spring in Kennebunkport Maine

Here’s a little secret from the Maine seacoast, and the rather famous summer town of Kennebunkport: You can walk the beach all year round. In fact, its incredibly serene and beautiful in Spring. Mind you, locals complain about the weather, “Geezuz, what a wintah. Spring’s a slow statah, aint’it.” It’s what Mainers do for fun, part of their Maine slang is a slew of “wicked weathah” expressions, ayuh! But the reality is the ocean mediates the temperatures along the southern Maine Coast. Warm sunny days in April and may are brilliant as the sun sparkles off the deep blue sea. Its […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / April 20, 2021

The Promise of Spring in Kennebunkport Maine

Village Art Walk ~ 2nd Friday in The Kennebunks

Kennebunkport and Kennebunk celebrate their flourishing art scene with an Art Trail, and 2nd Friday Village Art Walk, with over 20 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! Kennebunkport has become a fantastic art vacation destination…we call it KennebunkArt! The Art Trail of Kennebunk and Kennebunkport occurs the second Friday of the month, starting following the Kennebunkport Festival in June, July, August, September, and December often during […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / March 12, 2021

Village Art Walk ~  2nd Friday in The Kennebunks