3 of the Reasons to Enjoy the Kennebunkport Festival

From June 4 – 9, 2019, the Kennebunkport Festival will once again bring people and businesses together for a full week of art, music, wine, and fine dining experiences. This will be the 15th year of celebration, and all of the festivities are in the name of charity. Find out what to expect and kick off your summer with some good old-fashioned coastal Maine charm. We even created a free Vacation Guide so you can enjoy some more of our favorite attractions in the area. There are dozens of ideas ranging from beachfront picnics to whale watching adventures!

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Discover the Kennebunkport Festival

This Kennebunkport tradition is run by a grassroots community effort maintaining what the festival is all about: community, charity, and good times. Last year, they raised over $81,000 for local charities during the “New Kennebunkport Festival,” and they’re already planning to make 2019 another incredible success. Here are some of the best reasons to plan your trip and check it out:

1. Enjoy a Variety of Community-Based Events

Kennebunkport, Maine

Each year, local businesses open their doors and invite visitors to participate in several Kennebunkport Festival activities. Some of the previous events have included cocktail parties, gourmet dinners, and live music performances. And, you can expect to enjoy much of the same during the Kennebunkport Festival 2019. The celebration continues for a full week, so you’ll have no trouble finding fun events and creating lasting memories.

2. Help Raise Money for Local Charities

Whether you’re enjoying a taste of Maine’s famous cuisine or dancing the night away under the stars, you’ll be supporting some fantastic causes. And, the Kennebunkport Festival Committee makes sure you know exactly where the funds are going. Last year, they teamed up with local businesses to support Habitat for Humanity, the Animal Welfare Society, Full Plates Full Potential, and more.

3. Explore the Charming Community of Kennebunkport

Shopping plaza in Kennebunkport, Maine

In addition to all of the festivities, this event is the perfect excuse to enjoy the beauty of Kennebunkport. You can stroll through town and enjoy beautiful architecture, stop in at art galleries, and head to Goose Rocks Beach for some stunning waterfront views. There also excellent shops in the area, so you can take home a unique souvenir to remember your visit.

Experience Another Taste of Maine at Topside Inn

If you take a scenic drive to the north along the beautiful coastline, you can find another treasure of Maine: Boothbay Harbor. Our peaceful, seaside village is home to top-rated restaurants, incredible scenery, and some more unique events. Topside Inn is in the heart of it all, and you’re more than welcome to stop by for a relaxing weekend.

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We have several coastal-themed accommodations here waiting for you, all with the finest amenities to make your experience special. You can wake up to views of the water, enjoy fresh breakfasts from local ingredients, and, in the evenings, grab a chair on our lawn and sit above it all as you watch the sunset over the water.

Come and experience the beauty of Boothbay Harbor at Topside Inn. We look forward to seeing you!