Events

 

January 2019

Jan. 5:  Atlantic Plunge annual charity event in Kennebunk at Gooch’s Beach 11 a.m.

Jan. 24: Chamber After Hours

Ice skating at the Waterhouse Center (also Roger’s Pond, Kennebunk, and Crow Hill, Kennebunkport)

Sledding at the Sea Road sledding hill in Kennebunk, Consolidated School in Kennebunkport, and Laudholm Farm in Wells

 

 

February 2019

Paint the Town Red festivities all month long. 

Feb. 2: "Frosted" Ice Bar at The Boathouse. Kick-off event to Paint the Town Red month.

Feb. 21:  Winter Wildlife Day & Snow Day at Laudholm Farm. Lots of family fun.

Feb. 23: Avalanche Ice Bar Party at Old Vines Wine Bar, Kennebunk.

 Feb 28: Chamber After Hours 

 

March 2019

March 11:  Annual Job Fair, 2-5 p.m. at Kennebunk Town Hall. Free. 

March 21: Chamber After Hours at Hancock Lumber, Kennebunk. 

 

 

April 2019

April 11:  DRIVEN Women, 5:30 p.m. at On the Marsh Bistro.

April 13:  Easter Egg Hunt at Town Hall Auditorium (ages 0-4) and Hope Woods (ages 5-12). 10 a.m.

April 19:  Celebrate Earth Day at Laudholm Farm. Family- friendly, fun and free. 

April 20:  Easter Egg Hunt at at Mildred L. Day. 10 a.m.

April 24: Chamber After Hours at Atria, Kennebunk. 

April 28:  Patriot Riders Run to Support Troops. Bentley’s Saloon, Arundel. 

 

May 2019

May 3: 19th Annual Auction - Kennebunk Derby Race for ConservationKennebunk Land Trust, Johnson Hall. 6-8 p.m.

May 4:  May Day, Downtown Kennebunk.

May 4:  Faerie Festival, Kennebunk Free Library.

May 4:  Opening Day & Community Appreciation Day at the Seashore Trolley Museum.

May 4:  Women's Spring Expo 2019 at the Maine Mall (Bon-Ton space), South Portland. 11-4 p.m.

May 5:  1st Car Show. Bentley’s Saloon, Arundel.

May 11: Shipyard Maine Coast Marathon 7:30 a.m.

May 11: Shipyard Maine Coast Half Marathon 8:00 a.m.

May 13-19: Eat the Kennebunks, a weeklong culinary celebration of the Kennebunks. 

May 15: Chamber After Hours at Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport and Kennebunk Rotary Club’s Annual Scholarship Auction. 

May 18:  Armed Forces Day. Seashore Trolley Museum

May 19:  Run/Walk to End Hunger (5K run or 2M walk) 

May 25: Kennebunk Artisan Marketplace opens in Waterhouse Center, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

May 27: Kennebunkport Memorial Day parade, 9:30 a.m. in Dock Square

May 27: Kennebunk Memorial Day parade at 2 p.m. in downtown Kennebunk

 

June 2019

June 2: Kennebunk Beach Classic 5K 

June 4-9: The Kennebunkport Festival Food/Wine/Art. Kennebunkport. 

June 9: Kennebunks Tour de Cure. Passes through Kennebunk from 7a.m.-1p.m.

June 12: Chamber After Hours at White Columns, Kennebunkport.

June: 12-16: LAUNCH! Maritime Festival

June 15: Sailors & Sirens Costume 5K

June 24:  Chamber Benefit Golf Tournament at Old Marsh Country Club, 12 p.m. 

 

July 2019

July 4:  Fireworks set off from Narragansett Point, Kennebunk, around 9:15 p.m. Free.

July 4: Goose Rocks Beach 5K

July 7: KBIA Road Race 5K / Kids 1K Fun Run

July 10: Chamber After Hours at Bentley’s Saloon, Arundel. 

July 12: Kennebunk Free Library 5K 

July 13:  Wounded Heroes Ride. Bentley’s Saloon, Arundel. 

July 14:  Moxie Day at Seashore Trolley Museum. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Come, see and taste all things Moxie. 

July 19: Affairs to Remember, auction and refreshments. The Casino at the River Club, Kennebunkport. 

July 20: Woofstock at the Animal Welfare Society, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tunes, brews, food, games, bounce houses, dog agility, people obstacle course and so much more! Woofstock is FREE family-friendly, dog-friendly beer and food festival benefiting AWS’ Companions for Life Fund for pet veterinary care.

July 22:  Summer Splash Art Show at The Colony Hotel by the Art Guild of the Kennebunks, live music, wine bar and a fundraiser for their annual scholarship program. 

July 28: Nicole’s 5K Run/Walk 

 

August 2019

Aug. 3:  West Kennebunk Family Fun Day 

Aug. 6:  National Night Out with Kennebunk Police Department, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Waterhouse Center, Kennebunk

Aug. 8:  Kennebunk Rotary BBQ, 5 p.m. at the Waterhouse Center, Kennebunk

Aug. 8: Farm to Fork Dinner at Wardbrook Farm to benefit Community Outreach Services. 

Aug. 10: Spurling Charity 5K 

Aug. 15: Chamber After Hours, - TBA

Aug. 18: Kennebunkport Conservation Trust Summerfest (1K/5K/10K/13.1K/26.2)

Aug. 20:  Summer Fest. Kennebunkport Conservation Trust

 

September 2019

Sept.:  Art Guild of the Kennebunks show at the Community House in Kennebunkport. 

Sept. 6: Sixth Annual 100 x 100 Fundraiser, River Tree Arts, 35 Western Ave, Kennebunk. 6-6:30 p.m. Member Reception; 6:30-8pm Open to the Public

Sept. 7:  32nd annual Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival, Laudholm Farms, Wells. 

Sept. 13-14: KPT Chalkfest & Color Run, starting from Kennebunkport Rec. (207) 967-4304.

Sept. 14:  Arundel Heritage Day, corner of Rt. 111 and Limerick Road, Arundel. Crafts, food, music, agricultural and historical displays.

Sept. 25: Chamber After Hours at Huntington Common, Kennebunk. 

Sept. 28:17th annual Punkinfiddle Family Festival at Laudholm Farms, Wells. 

 

October 2019

Oct. 2:  CONNECT nonprofit fair, 4-6 p.m. at Livewell Center, Kennebunk. Free.

Oct. 5: Kennebunkport Conservation Trust Trail Fest (1K/ 5K/10K/13.1K/26.2) 

Oct. 12:  Coastal Kitchen Tour throughout Kennebunk and Kennebunkport. 

Oct. 12:  HarvestFest, Kennebunk. 

Oct. 16: Chamber After Hours at Hampton Inn Kennebunk

Oct. 20: Wicked 5K 

Oct. 31: Trick-or-treating at local businesses, 4-6 p.m. No set time in residential neighborhoods.

 

November 2019

Nov. 2:  West Kennebunk Holiday Fair, Dorothy Stevens Community Center. 

Nov. 13: Chamber After Hours at the White Barn Inn

Nov. :  Pajama Shopping Day at participating stores around Kennebunk and Kennebunkport.

Nov. :  Kennebunk Tree Lighting, 5:30 p.m. Main Street

 

December 2019

Dec. 5-15:  Christmas Prelude

Dec. 6:  Arundel tree lighting

Dec. 6: Kennebunkport-Dock Square Tree Lighting Dock Square 5:30 p.m.

Dec. 6: Cape Porpoise Lobster Trap Tree Lighting in Cape Porpoise Square 7 p.m.

Dec. 7: 14th Annual Hat Parade at 3 p.m., Kennebunkport/Lower Village Kennebunk. 

Dec. 7:  West Kennebunk tree lighting

Dec. 7: Christmas Candlelight Carolling at the Franciscan Monastery, Kennebunk 6:30

Dec. 11: Chamber After Hours at Kennebunk Savings Operations Center, Kennebunk

Dec. 13: Kennebunkport-Dock Square Tree Lighting, Dock Square 5:30 p.

Dec. 13-14:  Fire & Ice at the Nonantum Resort (adults only 21+), indoor/outdoor event. . 

Dec. 31:  New Year’s Eve celebrations include the Wild Blueberry Drop in downtown Kennebunk. 

 

ONGOING EVENTS

KENNEBUNK FARMERS MARKET: Garden Street parking lot, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May 6-November 

COMMUNITY MARKET of the KENNEBUNKS: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday at the Waterhouse Center, Kennebunk, May through November.

CONCERTS IN THE PARK: 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays in Lafayette Park, June-August. Free.

ART TRAIL OPEN GALLERIES: 5-7 p.m. June 9, July 14, Aug. 11, Sept. 8, Dec. 8 at participating galleries | www.GoKennebunks.com

CHAMBER AFTER HOURS: 5-7 p.m. on every third Wednesdays of the month at various host locations | www.GoKennebunks.com

CRUISIN’ NIGHT TUESDAYS at BENTLEY’S SALOON: Every Tuesday (May through September) at 5 p.m. to dusk.  “We welcome all cars at our shows”