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Winter in Kennebunkport, Maine is the prime season for enjoyment of food, culture and togetherness.

Join us as we PAINT THE TOWN RED and show us how much we #lovekpt.

Eat, Stay & Play specials run from January 23-February 29, 2016.

#lovekpt Contest

Kennebunkport-Paint-The-Town-Red-February-Romantic-Getaway-Trip-Package-Bouy-Heart-Dock-Sqaure-Kennebunkport-Inn-One-Dock-Prime-Steakhouse-RestaurantWant to win a romantic trip to Kennebunkport to experience Paint the Town Red this February?  Share your photos of why you love Kennebunkport on Instagram using the hashtag #lovekpt and tagging @kennebunkportmaine, from January 1 to 31, 2016.  You will be entered into a sweepstakes to win a romantic stay for two at the Kennebunkport Inn including a dinner at One Dock Prime. One winner will be selected on February 1, 2016.  Please call (800) 573-7186 for more information.

*Valid between February 1-29, 2016 (excludes February 12-14, 2016).  Includes tax & gratuity, excludes alcohol.*

Paint the Town Red Events

01.23.2016-Big-Reds-Beef-Erica-Archer-Wine-Wise-One-Dock-Prime-Inn-Table-Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Maine-Resort-CollectionSaturday, January 23rd– Big Reds & Beef with Erica Archer of Wine Wise and Chef Pierre Gignac of Ocean
Where: Table (27 Western Avenue, Kennebunk)
When: 6:00pm
Cost: $95 per person
Five course dinner with wine pairings and education.  Each course will highlight preparation techniques for each type of meat. Erica Archer will pair full-bodied red wines to match and enhance Chef Gignac’s dishes.  Please call (207) 967-1510 for more information.  Big Reds & Beef Tickets.


01.30.2016-Little-Pink-Book-of-Cocktails-Table-Cooking-Class-Culinary-Experience-Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Maine-Resort-Collection-Paint-the-Town-RedSaturday, January 30thLittle Pink Book of Cocktails Class with New England Distilling & Cider Mill Press
Where: Table (27 Western Avenue, Kennebunk)
When: 12-2pm
Cost: $40 per person
Join Beverage Director Joel Souza of David’s KPT,  New England Distiling, and Kennebunkport’s own Cider Mill Press.  Celebrate the season of love while you master the flavor of mixology base spirits. The class includes four cocktail sample drinks and light bites. Little Pink Book of Cocktails Tickets.


01.30.2016-Tuscan-Table-Pop-Up-Dinner-Earth-Justin-Walker-Table-Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Maine-Resort-CollectionSaturday, January 30th– Tuscan Table Earth Pop-Up Dinner with Chef Justin Walker
Where: Table (27 Western Avenue, Kennebunk)
When: 6:00pm
Cost: $105 per person
Join Chef Justin Walker and the Earth team for a special “Tuscan Table” style pop-up dinner.  Chef Walker will bring the best of seasonal farm-to-table dishes, as well as “sneak peak” tastes of what’s to come for the 2016 season. This four course meal will feature dishes inspired by Mediterranean and New American cuisines. Dinner includes full wine parings, tax and gratuity. Tuscan Table Tickets


01.30.2016-Ice-Bar-Davids-KPT-David-Turin-Boathouse-Waterfront-Hotel-Table-Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Maine-Resort-CollectionSaturday, January 30th – FROSTED! a freezing good time at the second annual Ice Bar
Where: David’s KPT (21 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport)
When: 7-10pm
Cost: $50 per person in advance ($65 per person at the door)
Feel the love with light fare and signature cocktails.  Your ticket includes two signature drinks, light fare, s’mores & hot chocolate bar, and entertainment.  FROSTED! a freezing good time Tickets.


02.06.2016-Ports-of-Italy-Italian-Digestives-Classes-Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Paint-the-Town-RedSaturday, February 6th – Italian Digestives Classes
Where: Ports of Italy (4 Western Avenue, Kennebunk)
When: Every Saturday in February (Feb 6, 13, 20, & 27)
Cost: $10/person or $15/couple
Learn to make two classic Italian digestives – Amaretto & Limoncello.
Please call (207) 204-3065 to reserve or for more information.


Saturday, February 6th – Beer and Cheese: Brewery Tour & Tasting
Where: Federal Jack’s Brew Pup (8 Western Avenue, Kennebunk)
When: 5pm, every Saturday in February (Feb 6, 13, 20, & 27)
Cost: $25/person.
Cheese and beer is back! Every Saturday, brewery tour starts at 5pm, tasting follows. 5 Beer and cheese pairings with host Ryan Gorneau. Purchase tickets in the restaurant or over the phone at (207) 967-4322.


WinterfestSaturday, February 6th – Kennebunk Winterfest
Where: Kennebunk Free Library, Waterhouse Center, Town Hall, and more (Main Street, Kennebunk)
When: 8:30am-7pm
Kennebunk’s 2016 Winterfest is not to be missed.  Everyone can enjoy All Day Skating at the Waterhouse Center Ice Rink. Other events include: Horse & Wagon Rides, Fire Juggling, Figure Skating Performances, Soup Tasting Contest, and the Annual Cabin Fever Book Sale at the Library!  There will be music, entertainment, food and snacks available. Please call (207) 985-2102 ext.1326 for more information.


02.09.2016-Fring-Hair-Art-Salon-Spa-Spread-the-Love-Flowers-Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Paint-the-Town-RedTuesday, February 9th to Saturday, February 13th – Spread the Love flowers
Where: Fringe Hair Art (45 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport)
When: Tuesday, February 9th to Saturday, February 6th 
Stop by Fringe Hair Art in the days leading up to Valentine’s Day (Feb 9-13) to pick up a bunch of flowers for your loved one.  The flowers’ colors will reflect the three rosehip oils offered during the “Paint the Town Red” promotion: red, white, and orange.  Please call (207) 967-8551 for more information.


Friday, February 12th – Craft Beer Dinner featuring Allagash Brewing Company
Where: Striper’s Restaurant (133 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport)
When: 7pm
Cost: $60 per person, excludes tax and gratuity.
Join us at Stripers Waterside Restaurant, located in Kennebunkport, for a 4 course dinner paired with local beer. This month’s dinner will feature Allagash Brewing Company from Portland, Maine.  Please call Stripers at 207-967-3118 for reservations and more information.

02.13.2016-Down-East-Wine-Imports-Wine-Tasting-Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Paint-the-Town-RedSaturday, February 13th Valentine’s Day wine tasting
Where: Down East Wine Imports (13 Western Avenue, Kennebunk)
When: 1-5pm
Enjoy a free tasting of select wines!  Like what you see?  Enjoy 10% off bottles of wine featured during the tasting (look for the red heart tags).  Please call (207) 967-9171 for more information.


02.13.2016-Bandaloop-Restaurant-Valentine-Artisan-Market-Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Paint-the-Town-RedSaturday, February 13th Valentine’s Artisan Market
Where: Bandaloop (2 Dock Square, Kennebunkport)
When: 11am-4pm
Lovingly and locally created treasures for you and your loved ones. Jewelry, Contemporary Knits, Candles, Pottery, Scents, Home Decor and more. Live music, romantic cocktails, and snacks available.  Please call (207) 967-4994 for more information.


02.13.2016-Red-Wine-Tasting-Old-Vines-Bar-Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Maine-Paint-The-Town-RedSaturday, February 13th A Valentine’s Day red wine tasting
Where: Old Vines Wine Bar (173 Port Road, Kennebunk)
When: 4:00pm
Cost: $25 per person
Taste select red wines – Just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Please call (207) 967-2310 for more information.


Wines-Valentines-Table-Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Maine-Resort-CollectionSaturday, February 13th– Wines & Valentines
Where: One Dock Prime (One Dock Square, Kennebunkport)
When: 3-4:30pm
Cost: $30 per person
Wine tastings & education perfectly paired with small plates.
Please call (207) 967-2621 to purchase tickets.


02.13.2016-The-Sharpe-Gallery-Art-Painting-Piano-Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Paint-the-Town-RedSaturday, February 13th– “The Art of Composing”
Where: The Sharpe Gallery (21 Western Ave, Kennebunk)
When: 5-7pm
Be sure to mark your calendar for The Sharpe Gallery’s Annual Valentine’s Day Exhibition,”The Art of Composing”.  The exhibition includes artwork by gallery artists and featuring emerging and well-established Maine artists.  We will be serving wine and hors ‘doeuvres. Following the event, the gallery will be open Sunday, February 14, 2016 from 11am-5pm.  For more information, please call (207) 967-6331 or visit the website.


02.20.2016-Paris-Cocktails-Book-Mixology-Class-Cider-Mill-Press-Table-Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Maine-Resort-CollectionSaturday, February 20thParis Cocktails with Old Vines Wine Bar & Cider Mill Press
Where: Old Vines Wine Bar (173 Port Road, Kennebunk)
When: 2:00pm
Cost: $45 per person
Learn how to make “De la Bretagne”, “Education Sentimentale” and “Amour a la Francaise” cocktails paired with light bites and hip cocktail snacks.  Please call (207) 967-2310 for more information.  Paris Cocktails Tickets.


02.20.2016-Date-Night-Pop-Up-Dinner-Earth-Justin-Walker-Table-Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Maine-Resort-CollectionSaturday, February 20thDate Night Earth Pop-Up Dinner with Chef Justin Walker
Where: Table (27 Western Avenue, Kennebunk)
When: 6:00pm
Cost: $105 per person
Join Chef Justin Walker and the Earth team for a special “Date Night” style pop-up dinner.  Chef Walker will bring the best of seasonal farm-to-table dishes, as well as “sneak peak” tastes of what’s to come for the 2016 season. This four course meal will feature dishes inspired by Mediterranean and New American cuisines. Dinner includes full wine parings, tax and gratuity. Date Night Tickets


02.27.2016-Bubbles-Truffles-Ocean-Pierre-Gignac-Table-Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Maine-Resort-CollectionSaturday, February 27th– Bubbles & Truffles with Chef Pierre Gignac
Where: Table (27 Western Avenue, Kennebunk)
When: 2-4pm
Cost: $40 per person
Learn the art of chocolate truffle making, and taste perfectly paired bubbles.
Bubbles & Truffles Tickets



Restaurants participating with “Red Plate Specials”:

  • Auntie’s House: Specialty red velvet cupcakes on Fridays & Saturdays.
  • Coffee Roasters of the Kennebunks & Delishus: Take home Chef Amy’s ‘Dinner for Two’ with chocolates for dessert for $35.
  • David’s KPT: A bottle of Moet en Chandon Imperial for just $50.
  • Federal Jack’s Brew Pub: Beer and Cheese pairings with a brewery tour & tasting for $25 per person.  Saturday nights at 5:00pm.
  • Mornings in Paris: Heart-shaped desserts and Red Velvet lattes.
  • Old Vines Wine Bar: Specially priced daily “red plate” special through out the month. Menu item will change daily!
  • One Dock Prime: Raspberry and white chocolate mousse for two at $12.
  • Pedro’s: Special three course menu and anniversary party!  Call (207) 967-5544 for details & reservations.
  • Ports of Italy: Complimentary Raspberry Tart for two.
  • Striper’s Restaurant: Two course Lobster dinner for $25. Choose an appetizer and an entrée from our “Lobster Lovers” menu any day, all day throughout the month of February (excludes the 13th and 14th).


Local businesses participating with “Red Tag Specials”:

  • Beach Grass: 25% off the item of choice for the month.
  • Benoit’s: 50% off store-wide.
  • Coldwell Banker Residential Broker: Stop by each Saturday from 9a-5p to register to win a $150 pre-paid gift card.  While you’re there, select a locally hand-made scarf for your furry four-legged friend (while supplies last) and enjoy refreshments for both humans and pets.
  • Coastal Jewelers: 10-20% off select items in-store.
  • Coastal Maine Kayak: 10% off gift cards in February.
  • Compliments Gallery: Handmade Jewelry Trunk Show at Compliments Gallery.  Designer Adel Chefridi’s Ruby and Diamond Collection, in both sterling silver and 18kt Gold, is Valentine-ready and ours alone.  You’ll be smitten, we guarantee it.  Plus–all February long– enter to win Adel’s Four Stone Ruby Earring (a $275.00 value!). Drawing to be held March 1st.  One entry per person, please.  No purchase necessary.
  • Cottage Breeze Day Spa: Complimentary Votivo Rush of Rose candle with every companion massage.
  • Daytrip Society: 15% off in-store purchases during the month of February.
  • Daytrip, Jr.: Visit during “Paint the Town Red” to receive a 15% discount on in-store purchases.  Jan 30-Feb 29, 2016.
  • Digs, Divots, & Dogs: 10% off dog toys & Preston Leather collars and leashes for your furry loves.
  • Down East Wine Imports: 10% off bottles of wine on Valentine’s weekend (Feb 11-14).  Look for the red heart tags.
  • Fifth Om: Receive a gift with all facials booked during the month of February. (Hint: the gift includes travel sizes of two best-selling Farmaesthetics skincare products!)
  • Fleurant: 10% off all candles.
  • Fringe Hair Art Salon: Complimentary rosehip oil scalp massage and hot towel treatment add-on to your originally scheduled service.
  • Green Tangerine: Store-wide sales.
  • H.B. Provisions: 10% off red wines.
  • Julia’s Gifts: 10% off all gift items.
  • KBC Shipyard Store: 25% off red logo wear T-Shirts. Also, stop in for a free brew tour and tasting in our all new “Tasting-Room”. Sign up required – 207-967-1261. Tours start at 1pm on the weekends.
  • Kennebunk Beach Realty: A portion of proceeds from February closings will go to The Animal Welfare Society because we love our rescues!
  • Maine-ly Drizzle: 10% off select items.
  • Maine Art: Complimentary 5×7 matting for a 3×5 photo.
  • Minka: 20% off all Minka Jewelry.
  • Pink Tangerine: Store-wide sales.
  • Scalawags: Buy a Planet Dog Red Heart “Love” Ball & Scalawags will donate one to a dog in need!
  • Stonehome Estate Jewelers: 20% off all gift items.
  • The Breakwater Spa: Request the red tag special at the time of booking and receive 20% off any spa or salon service in February.
  • The Candy Man: 20% off ‘Bag You Own Candy’ + Saltwater Taffy.
  • The Sharpe Gallery: 10% off of paintings valued at $500 or more.
  • Three Dories: Look for the red heart on specialty items and receive a discount.
  • Too Cool: Life is Good specials for men, women, kids, & toddlers.  Plus, 50% off select Lazy One pajama sets.
  • Victorian Affair Boutique: 40% off select merchandise (excludes Rioni & Frank Lyman).
  • Whimsy Shop: Special Fire & Light handmade glass heart.


Romantic Lodging Packages





Captain-Jefferds-Inn-Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Romantic-Weekend-Package-Getaway-Paint-The-Town-Red-SpecialCaptain Jefferds Inn
Choose from one of 16 luxurious guestrooms at The Captain Jefferds Inn. Each individually decorated room has a private bath and many have a gas fireplace or wood-styled stove to add to the romantic ambiance. With a two-night stay all guests will receive a half bottle of Prosecco, chocolate covered strawberries, a group sleigh ride at Rockin’ Horse Stables (weather permitting) and a $50.00 gift certificate to any of the 11 other Distinctive Inns of New England.  Please call (207) 967-2311 or visit the website for more information and reservations.


captain-lord-mansion-paint-the-town-romantic-special Captain Lord Mansion: Five Shades of Red
The ultimate Maine romantic getaway awaits.  Enjoy a split of sparkling wine, welcome plate of freshly-baked chocolate-chip cookies, package of delicious chocolate-covered popcorn, and Frequent Visitor Credits.  Please call (207) 967-3141 for prices and reservations.
Reduced Mid-week “Serenity Season” Rates; “Winter Weekender” 10% Off Packages; Romantic “3rd Night Free” Package* (Not valid over Valentine’s Weekend 2/12/ – 2/14/16); The February “3rd Night Free″ Package may not be combined with any other coupon, discount or 3rd party gift certificate.

Inn-at-English-Meadows-guest-room2-paint-the-town-red-kennebunk-kennebunkport-maine-romance-getaway-packageInn at English Meadows
The Inn at English Meadows; a perfect blend of classic and contemporary styling just a short walk from Dock Square in Kennebunkport, Maine. Enjoy the relaxed tone of English Meadows, throughout February, with 25% off two-night stays, sparkling Brut rose upon arrival, and hand-dipped chocolates at bedside. Couples also receive a gift card for a horse-drawn sleigh or wagon ride through the Kennebunkport countryside.  Please call (800) 272-0698 or visit the website for more information and reservations.
Discounted room rates also apply to Valentine’s Day weekend with a three-night stay. Please, no third-party gift certificates.

kings-port-inn-lower-village-kennebunk-kennebunkport-paint-the-town-red-romantic-weekend-getaway-packagesKing’s Port Inn
Discover this charming and cozy Inn in Lower Village, Kennebunk – Just steps from Kennebunkport’s Dock Square shopping & restaurants.  Book directly with the hotel to receive a romantic gift during your February visit (be sure to mention ‘Code Red’ at time of reservations.  For more information, please call (207) 710-3302 or visit the website.



Maine-Stay-Inn-Paint-the-Town-Red-Kennebunkport-Maine-room-14Maine Stay Inn & Cottages
A charming and comfortable 19th-century bed and breakfast inn, located in the quiet residential area of Kennebunkport’s Historic Preservation District.  Make a reservation during February’s Paint the Town Red, and receive a red filled homemade whoopie pie upon arrival, rose petals & romantic candles in rooms, and breakfast delivery (available upon request to many rooms).  Please call (207) 466-0790 or visit the website for more information and reservations.



The Breakwater Inn & Spa
As one of the more historic hotels in Kennebunkport, Maine, The Breakwater Inn & Spa blends the timeless romance and warmth of an intimate waterfront bed and breakfast with just the right touch of contemporary luxury and comfort.  Make a reservation during February for a deluxe water view room, and you’ll receive a bottle of Prosecco and chocolate dipped strawberries upon arrival and a $20 food credit in Striper’s restaurant – starting at $209.  Please call (207) 967-5333 or visit the website for more information and reservations.




cupid-concierge-paint-the-town-red-romantic-weekend-getaway-package-kennebunk-kennebunkport-maine-boathouse-waterfront-hotelThe Cupid Concierge
Need a little help creating the most romantic getaway possible?  Meet our Cupid Concierge, Casey!  Services are available for guests staying at two KRC properties, the Kennebunkport Inn and The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, during the month of February and include creating customized stay enhancements for your visit like champagne and chocolate covered strawberries, delivering flowers, arranging couples massages, sleigh rides, late check-out, dessert in bed, and much more. The Cupid Concierge can be reached at cupid@lovekpt.com or 207-967-1517.