Holidays, Festivals, and Special Events

B&Bs for Vets in Kennebunkport Maine

As a way to thank members of the United States military for their service to this great nation, our Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast donates several rooms to veterans each year on Veterans’ Day as part of the “B&Bs for Vets” program. This year, we decided to mix things up a bit and, instead of giving this experience to those who ask first, we requested submissions from disabled and active duty vets to tell us why a stay in Kennebunkport Maine would be important to… Read More

Celebrating Columbus Day Weekend in Kennebunkport

Columbus Day Weekend is already upon us and with it comes some of incredibly fun fall events to enjoy in Kennebunkport.  The forecast is looking great, and we won’t tell if you decide to play hooky on Friday too! Catch a show at the Ogunquit Playhouse!  The Addams Family musical sure to get you in the spirit of fall and start preparing you for Halloween (yes, it really is coming – I have already bought and eaten enough candy to know it’s true).Consider hopping aboard one… Read More

Happy October From the Maine Coast!

It’s hard to believe, but October is actually here!  So here’s to a happy October from all of us on the Maine Coast!  But I can’t very well write a post entirely about it being October 1, which also means that it is the start of National Pizza Month.  And while you might associate candy corn and fun size candy bars with this month, it’s also the perfect opportunity to indulge in slices a little more frequently than you might otherwise. Fortunately, Kennebunkport has… Read More

Gearing Up For July 4th in Kennebunkport

Our flag will be flying high on July 4th! It’s hard to believe that July 4th is right around the corner, but with summer in the air, we really know it’s true! And now that summertime is really here, the Kennebunkport hotels and bed and breakfasts are gearing up for a great celebration!  And as we get closer to Independence Day, hints of red, white and blue crop up all around Kennebunkport.  The Maine Stay Inn is no exception, as we fly the American… Read More

George HW Bush Turns 90 in Kennebunkport

Birthday celebrations in Kennebunkport are always special experiences, but a special Kennebunkport resident celebrated his 90th birthday in a really unique way today!  George H.W. Bush (aka “41”) turned 90 today, and just like he did on his 80th and 85th birthdays, chose to celebrate by skydiving.  While the skies were a bit cloudy, the weather was just right for the former President to leap from a plane onto his estate on Walkers Point. This exciting announcement was made this morning on… Read More

A Maine Bed and Breakfast for Father’s Day!

It’s incredible to think that Father’s Day is just around the corner, and many of us, myself included, are trying to figure out how to honor the amazing men in our lives.  So this year treat him to what he really needs – a getaway to a Maine bed and breakfast and a weekend away from his to-do list! Sure, there’s something very nice about watching him unwrap a new tool or a new grill, but most guys I know really want to put his feet up… Read More

Spending Father’s Day in Kennebunkport

I don’t know about you, but there are only a few things that my dad cares about on Father’s Day – good food, good beer, and good golfing – all things you can find in and around our Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast.  And while I feel like I harp on it a lot while blogging, there is such great food in Kennebunkport!  Whether you’re looking for an elegant steak dinner or just a great burger, you’re certain to find a fantastic meal for every… Read More

The Kennebunkport Festival is Here!

The Kennebunkport Festival officially marks the kick-off of summer in Maine, bringing loads of exciting events to town.  With a focus on the finest things in life, including food, wines and spirits, and stunning artwork, this festival brings loads of exciting events to Kennebunkport. In addition to enjoying incredible artwork all around the community (including the display of historic American architecture), some of my personal favorite events center around food – of course!  This year, instead of a Grand Tasting, the Kennebunkport Festival will… Read More

Historic Kennebunkport Inns Prepare for Garden Party

Now that the Kennebunkport Festival is underway, our group of Kennebunkport inns are busy preparing for this weekend’s Garden Party.  This Saturday, guests of any of the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport can enjoy tours of each of the four unique properties, as well as a signature snack and beverage! But not only will visitors have the opportunity to explore each of these inns (the Maine Stay Inn, included), they can mingle with other guests from across the nation and even the globe!  Now, we know… Read More

A Great Memorial Day Weekend in Kennebunkport Maine!

It’s hard to believe that Memorial Day Weekend has come and gone, and that means that summer has arrived in Kennebunkport Maine! And while the weather forecast looked more than a bit iffy, Mother Nature, brought us some truly gorgeous weather this weekend. Even though temps were warm, no one decided to eat on the porch – lots opted for romantic breakfasts in their very own cottage suites, and another good bunch chose to be social with other guests. They lounged, drank coffee,… Read More

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