Maine 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

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

Kennebunkport Festival 2014 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 2014!  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 incredible private… Read More

The Kennebunkport Festival 2013 is Coming!

Now that the Memorial Day festivities have passed, we are gearing up for The Kennebunkport Festival 2013.  Each year in early June, food and wine enthusiasts from all around the country flock to Kennebunkport for this new celebration of fine food, wine, and art.  In a spectacular setting, of course!  This festival kicks off summer with delectable events sure to appeal to your palate, ranging from intimate dinners in some of the most spectacular private homes in the area to a boisterous… Read More

Kennebunkport Hotels to Host Garden Party

For many, the Kennebunkport Festival serves as the area’s official kick-off to summer, and this year instead of sponsoring an event, several small Kennebunkport hotels and inns have teamed up to host a progressive Garden Party.  Much like a “round robin” or progressive dinner, guests of the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport can enjoy a chauffeured tour of each of the unique gardens and lush lawns, and in a limo, no less!  Yes, a limo!  But while most of the inns are within… Read More

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