celebrations in Kennebunkport

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

A Look Back on Historic Inns of Kennebunkport Events in 2012

It’s about that time of year when the innkeepers of the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport gather to look back on the joint events we held in the previous year and put together a plan for the coming year’s functions.  And I can honestly say that there wasn’t a single gathering that wasn’t a blast!  So that’s where you come in – we’d all love feedback on your favorites and what sounds like the most fun to you! During the month of February,… Read More

Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Kennebunkport

As many of you know, New Year’s is a big deal at the Maine Stay Inn, and this year was no exception!  It’s a great opportunity for visitors to enjoy a winter wonderland in Kennebunkport and have the option to be as relaxed or as social as they want.  Plus, getting to celebrate with friends, both new and old, is always a great experience.  Many of our regular New Year’s Eve guests decided to forgo a fancy dinner out and chose to… Read More

Christmas Prelude One of World’s Best Christmas Festivals

Now, all of us in Kennebunkport have known for ages that Christmas Prelude is incredible, but just yesterday, AOL SKYE released their list of the Best Christmas Festivals in the World– and guess who was on the list?!!?  You guessed it!  Although I suppose that the title gave that away, but how cool is that?  It’s kind of hard to believe how any Christmas celebration could top ours, but when you see that historic cities like London and Nuremberg hold several of… Read More

An Intimate Maine Bed and Breakfast Wedding

While the typical “wedding season” is drawing to a close here in New England, I am preparing to go to several in the coming weeks, which has gotten me thinking about planning an intimate wedding at a Maine bed and breakfast.  No, I’m not telling you that I have one on the horizon – I promise!  Over the last few years, and certainly over the Maine Stay’s 150-plus year history, we’ve had the pleasure of hosting quite a few small, intimate weddings.… Read More

Babymoon-ing at a Maine Bed and Breakfast

What could be more romantic than spending your babymoon at a Maine Bed and Breakfast?  Turns out that quite a few couples have recently decide that “nothing” is the answer to that question!  All of us at the Maine Stay are so lucky to share in this exciting event, as they prepare for the arrival of their (usually first) bundle of joy.  It is such a treat for us to pamper mom and dad before the boxes of Pampers arrive. Recently, though,… Read More

Honeymooning at a Maine Bed and Breakfast

If you’re looking for a romantic Maine bed and breakfast to celebrate your honeymoon, look no further than the Maine Stay Inn!  Kennebunkport is an incredible wedding destination, speckled with charming chapels, intimate coves, quiet beaches, and, of course, romantic Maine bed and breakfasts!  Many of our honeymooners enjoy traditional vacation activities like visiting our spectacular beaches, taking scenic strolls, and going whale watching.  But just as often they put an intimate, romantic twist on things.  Think sunset Schooner rides, horse-drawn carriage… Read More

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