celebrations in Kennebunkport

Getting Ready for New Year’s Eve in Kennebunkport!

After a bit of relaxation time over the Christmas holiday, we’ve returned with renewed vigor to start preparing to ring in the new year in Kennebunkport.  While some people choose to enjoy dinners out, many guests decide to enjoy the festivities right inside the Maine Stay Inn with our annual New Year’s Eve party.  What started years ago as a way for innkeepers, staff, local friends, and of course any guests in a low key evening, has become so much more and… Read More

Celebrating Anniversaries at a Maine Bed and Breakfast

Anniversaries are a very special event in each of our lives, and today we had the pleasure of sharing a very special one at our Maine bed and breakfast, as innkeepers Judi and Walter celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary.  But no matter the number of years, it is always a treat to witness the caring and affection shared by couples who treat each other to a little bit of luxury during this special getaway.  Although, I have to admit, when it comes… Read More

Kennebunkport Luxury Hotels Are Perfect for Destination Weddings

It seems like everyone I know is tying the knot – some for the first time, others are remarrying, and some are celebrating anniversaries with vow renewals – and with destinations weddings on the rise, Kennebunkport luxury hotels are stepping up to the plate.  In fact, we are excited to be hosting a small wedding this weekend at the Maine Stay!  We are all really stoked, because not only are we expecting a fantastic fall weekend, but the bride and groom are… Read More

Fireworks on the Fourth in Kennebunkport Maine

It’s hard to believe that July Fourth is upon us, but that means that we will get to enjoy fireworks commemorating Independence Day in Kennebunkport Maine!  There aren’t too many small towns in New England (or anywhere in the country, for that matter) that are lucky enough to enjoy fireworks displays as large or involved as ours, and boy, are we ever lucky!  And considering our seaside location and undulating coastline, there are lots of great spots to enjoy the show.  While… Read More

Kennebunkport Hotels and B&Bs Gear Up for July 4th!

Summer is in the air and all around town you can feel the excitement gearing up for July 4th, and the Kennebunkport hotels and bed and breakfasts are certainly no exception!  To show our patriotism and our sense of celebration, everyone is encouraged to dress their best in red, white, and blue this Thursday.  And with our flags out and flying proudly, we’re excited to celebrate our nation’s Independence Day!  Plus, since it falls on a Thursday, that means that most folks will… Read More

Happy Father’s Day from Kennebunkport Maine!

Father’s Day weekend brought lots of sunshine to Kennebunkport Maine, which was a great way for Mother Nature to honor dads everywhere, and we were excited to host some incredible dads this weekend.  Because the weather was so incredible, most decided to spend lots of time outside, except, of course, when the Sox and Bruins were playing!  While some dads decided to hit the beach for some fun in the sun (and quite a few forgot their sunscreen!), others decided to do… Read More

Celebrating Memorial Day Weekend in Kennebunkport Maine!

It’s hard to believe that Memorial Day Weekend is finally here, and that means that summer has arrived in Kennebunkport Maine!  We have spent the past few weeks refurbishing the front porch, and now that the tables and chairs and lounging furniture is out, we’re ready to celebrate.  So this Memorial Day Weekend, you can enjoy our gourmet breakfast on the wraparound porch, relax with some fresh iced tea, or simply sit back and watch the horse drawn carriages pass by.  And… Read More

Easter Sunday in Kennebunkport

Hippity-hoppity-hippity-hoppity Easter’s on its way… to Kennebunkport! Easter Sunday really is right around the corner, and all corners of town are gearing up to celebrate.  Although Kennebunkport might be a quaint little town with just over 3,000 people, there are a surprising number of churches that are open for Easter services (and even more that open once the weather gets warmer).  Here are a selection of congregations – I hope I didn’t miss too many! Literally steps from the Maine Stay Inn… Read More

Kennebunkport Festival 2013 is Coming!

Each year during the first week of June, an exciting food, wine, and art festival comes to town and this year is no exception, as we welcome the Kennebunkport Festival 2013!  So for six full days (or as few or many as you would like!) you can indulge in the finest dining prepared by chefs from the most renowned restaurants in the state.  But it gets even better, because while you can choose from events at local fine dining restaurants or at… Read More

Celebrating Easter and Passover at a Maine Bed and Breakfast!

This is one of the few times of year when two major faiths are celebrating holidays – Passover and Easter – and we think that there’s no better place to enjoy the festivities than at a Maine bed and breakfast!  So not only is Spring really here, but millions of people around the world are celebrating (not to mention enjoying the amazing edible confections!).  And despite the fact that Kennebunkport is a small village, there are churches of all denominations in town… Read More

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