Kennebunkport 's most original holiday decoration will be officially lit in Cape Porpoise Square. Join in the caroling with The Church on the Cape Choir. Refreshments served at Cape Porpoise Fire Station. Sponsored by KBA members Cape Porpoise Kitchen and Farm + Table.
Featuring a wide variety of crafts, art work, and collectibles by local artists, including photography, jewelry, paintings, quilts, antiques and oriental rugs PLUS our popular Silent Auction and Chowder Luncheon. New on the Luncheon Menu this year will be Lobster Rolls.
Featuring a wide variety of crafts by Maine artisans, gift baskets, baked goods, raffles, silent auction, and more. Presented by the American Legion Kennebunkport Memorial Post #159, across from the Kennebunkport Police Department.
Please join us for our annual Holiday Fair featuring wreaths with hand-tied bows and some with extra decorations, sprays with bows and shells, boxwood trees, handmade ornaments, lovely hostess gifts, and more.
A parade of holiday hats for children and adults led by the Patriot Fife and Drum Duo. Show off your handmade or store bought creations. All hat wearers welcome! Gather at the town parking lot behind Dock Square by 2:45pm. Parade through Dock Square and over the bridge to Best of Everything where prizes will be awarded for various creative categories. Sponsored by KBA member Best of Everything.
Enjoy your choice of lobsters, steamers, hamburgers or hot dogs with the crew of the Washington Hose Fire Station, Lower Village, Kennebunk.
Major credit & debit cards accepted.
The Firehouse Lobster Supper has been a Prelude favorite for 36 years!
Proceeds help to support scholarships, training and equipment for the volunteer fire company.
Join us at the corner of Christensen Lane and Route 35 for the lighting of the Lower Village Tree with carols by the Kennebunk High School Chamber Choir, directed by Nathan Menifield. Following the lighting, enjoy the traditional stroll to the Franciscan Monastery. Sponsored by KBA member People's United Bank.
Join the Franciscans at Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto on the grounds of St. Anthony's Monastery for the story of the birth of Jesus interspersed with Christmas songs by candlelight. Presented by St. Anthony's Monastery and the Secular Franciscan Order. No parking on property. Sponsored by KBA member The White Barn Inn.
Join us at the Emmons Preserve and shop with local crafters while enjoying complimentary refreshments. Bring the kiddos to make ornaments and decorate cookies. Be sure to check out our trails and relax by the fire while you are here.
After docking at David's KPT on Ocean Avenue, follow Santa and his Lobster Elves through Dock Square to the Community House on Temple Street for photos. There may be a wait while all children and families have their special time with Santa. Sponsored by KBA member Kennebunkport Resort Collection.
Join in Christmas caroling with the Middle School of the Kennebunks Choir to begin the finale weekend of festivities as our Christmas Prelude™ continues. Sponsored by KBA member Alisson's Restaurant. After the tree lighting, gather in the municipal parking lot behind Alisson's Restaurant, huddle on the causeway, or the surrounding area to view the annual Prelude fireworks display.
Enjoy our Prelude extravaganza that will take place in the cove and can be viewed from the bridge and surrounding areas. Hats off to Steve Pelkey, Atlas Pyrotechnics of Jaffrey, N.H. and all the KBA members who contributed to make this event possible. CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF THE GENEROUS FIREWORKS SPONSORS!
Be part of the candlelight procession that follows Mary and Joseph as they seek shelter at three historic inns only to be turned away and finally shown to a manger; hymns, carols, and scripture readings followed by hot chocolate and cookies. Procession begins at the top of the River Green in front of the Captain Lord Mansion off Ocean Avenue. Sponsored by KBA members The Historic Inns of Kennebunkport - 1802 House, Captain Jefferds Inn, Captain Lord Mansion, Maine Stay Inn & The Inn at English Meadows.
Follow the Portland Sea Dog's Mascot Slugger and your pooches wearing their favorite holiday attire and join in or simply enjoy watching. Parade begins at Consolidated School, School Street/Route 9 east. Strut toward Dock Square to Ocean Avenue & Union Street. Sponsored by KBA member Scalawags Pet Boutique.