fairs and festivals

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… 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

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

Coming Soon – Kennebunkport Festival 2012

It hardly seems possible, but the Kennebunkport Festivalis upon us again, kicking offer summer with the season’s first great celebratory festival.  Starting Tuesday, this five day long celebration will honor three of the finer things in life – food, wine, and art.  And what better location than Kennebunkport?!  The evenings feature cocktail events at restaurants around town, opportunities for viewing incredible local art, inventive menus by area chefs, and private dinners hosted at some of the most spectacular homes in the area.… Read More

Christmas Prelude is Underway in Kennebunkport Maine

Kennebunkport Maine is alive with the activities of Christmas Prelude, and tonight is no exception! Now that the tree has been lit with its signature lobster topper, town looks particularly festive.  That said, this time of year is always especially cheerful, with Christmas trees lining the downtown area, light posts wrapped in garlands, and historic homes (including our Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast) sparkling with their Christmas lights.  In 2010, over 9,000 people lined the streets to celebrate the 29th anniversary of Christmas Prelude,… Read More

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