fairs and festivals

It’s Here – LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival is Underway

Kennebunkport, Kennebunk, and Arundel are kicking off summer 2017 with “LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival” that embraces the culinary and seafaring history of the area with countless events through June 18, 2017. Memorial Day might mark the start of summer in most minds, but here in Kennebunkport, Maine, spring is brought to a close with The Kennebunkport Festival, a luxury food and wine fest. The very next weekend we welcome summer with LAUNCH! Kennebunkport’s connection to the sea has always been strong, influencing… Read More

The Historic Inns Of Kennebunkport Garden Party Returns This Weekend!

The 2017 Kennebunkport Festival is well underway, with incredible events all over town since Monday, and that means that Historic Kennebunkport Inns are gearing up for the annual “Taste of Maine” Garden Party this afternoon. The weather looks absolutely incredible, and the music from the Maine Craft Music Festival is setting the perfect backdrop for a great party! So get your appetite ready for the delicious treats waiting for you at each of the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport! It is obvious to us at… Read More

The Kennebunkport Food and Wine Festival is Here!

For some, the start of summer is Memorial Day, but here in Kennebunkport, the Kennebunkport Festival is the official kick-off to summer in Maine, with five days of events sure to excite the palate. Focusing on the finest things in life, like food, wines, and spirits, and stunning artwork, this festival is not to be missed! The Food and Wine Festival is often inspired by incredible artwork all around the community (including the display of historic American architecture with countless buildings on the National Register of Historic Places), but… Read More

The 2017 Kennebunkport Festival – Coming Soon!

Each June a festival of fine food, fine wine, and fine art comes to Kennebunkport Maine, and the Kennebunkport Festival (June 5-10, 2017) is quickly approaching! So mark your calendars, because June 5-10 is packed with events to suit every palate – literally! Indulge in the finest dining prepared by hand-picked chefs from the best restaurants in Maine or just sip some local beers while listening to a selection of live music from Maine bands. First-time visitors to the Kennebunkport Festival might enjoy the… Read More

LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival Returns to Kennebunkport

“LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival” returns to the Maine Coast villages of Kennebunkport, Kennebunk, and Arundel to celebrate the culinary and seafaring history of the area with countless events from June 15 to 18, 2017. This kick-off to summer brings incredible events to the area and celebrates this stunning seashore! Kennebunkport’s connection to the sea has been a strong one, that has influenced local culture and cuisine (mmmm!). Last year’s visitors loved the classic lobster bake, and the Clam Jam and Cook-Off brought lots… Read More

The Historic Inns Of Kennebunkport Garden Party Returns This Weekend!

The 2016 Kennebunkport Festival starts tomorrow, and that means that Historic Kennebunkport inns are gearing up for their annual Garden Party next weekend. Despite some showers forecasted during the week, next weekend’s forecast looks awesome! That means Mother Nature is on board  so guests at any of the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport can enjoy tours of the unique properties, and their delicious refreshments! Each of the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport have very different personalities, and that is something that all the visitors of the Garden Party enjoy… Read More

LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival Comes to Kennebunkport

This year the towns of Kennebunkport, Kennebunk, and Arundel is kicking off summer 2016 with an incredible new festival! “LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival” will embody the culinary and seafaring history of the area with countless events from June 17 to 19, 2016. Kennebunkport’s connection to the sea has been a strong one, that has influenced local culture and cuisine (mmmm!). A classic lobster bake awaits visitors to the area, but it’s the Clam Jam and Cook-Off that have me really excited! On… Read More

Garden Party at the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport

The 2015 Kennebunkport Festival is here, and that means that Historic Kennebunkport inns are gearing up for tomorrow’s Garden Party. It looks like Mother Nature is planning to cooperate so guests at any of the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport can enjoy tours of the four unique properties, as well as a delicious refreshments! Enjoy our gardens at the Garden Party! While some visitors might think that the best part of the Garden Party is touring all of the inns (let’s be honest – snooping is lots… Read More

The 2015 Kennebunkport Festival Is Coming!

  Every June an exciting food, wine, and art festival comes to town and this year is no exception, as we welcome the Kennebunkport Festival 2015!  So this year from June 8th-13th (or as few or many as you would like!) you can indulge in the finest dining prepared by chefs from the most influential restaurants in Maine. Even Laudholm Farm plays host for the Kennebunkport Festival! And the Festival gets even better, because while you can choose from events at local fine dining restaurants or at… 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

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