Bring your beau to Kennebunkport this February for a month-long celebration of devotion. Painting the Town Red is an annual tradition in the Kennebunks that lights the flame of romance right here on our downtown streets. Isn’t it time you whisked away your partner for a coastal escape? Discover the best of this Valentine tradition during your next visit to Coastal Maine!
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Everything You Need to Know About Painting the Town Red
Start planning your most romantic trip to Maine this February as Kennebunkport Paints the Town Red. From wine tastings to art classes, there is something for everyone to enjoy at this annual festival of love. Here are a few that we know you’ll love!
Get Artsy at Earth at Hidden Pond
Unleash your inner artist with art classes throughout the entire month.
Join local artist, Diane, at Earth at Hidden Pond for her reoccurring watercolor painting workshop. Guests will bring home their very own handmade masterpiece at the end of the night.
Each paint night is themed and includes a glass of bubbly. Tickets are required, so make sure you grab your tickets before it’s too late!
Dance The Night Away at Frosted!
Kick off your Paint The Town Red experience with a party unlike any other! The eighth annual Frosted! A freezing good time, features ice sculptures, signature cocktails, Magic Mirror booth, dessert bar, and more! Tickets are required and this is a 21+ event.
Grab A Taste of Local Maine This February
During Paint The Town Red, our local restaurant scene celebrates with a variety of Valentine’s Day themed menus, red plate dinner specials, and wine tastings. Visit Earth at Hidden Pond where you can select between three, four, and five course menu options. Earth at Hidden Pond is known for their farm to table food and warm dining atmosphere making it a great choice for a romantic dinner. Ocean is offering a four course menu put together by Executive Chef Peter Rudolph and on February 14th, Portland-based harpist, Mary Dunham, will provide an accompaniment of dazzling harp music from 5:30 to 8:30 PM.
Hear the Love Stories of Kennebunkport
Ditch the Hallmark movie for a real-life love story in the heart of Kennebunkport. Take a narrated tour of the Brick Store Museum, highlighting some of the best love stories on the coast.
Plan Your Romantic Stay at The Inn at English Meadows
Whether you’re looking for a night out on the town or to wrap up while the snow falls, The Inn at English Meadows is the place for you. Book your stay in the spacious Sunset Room and cuddle up next to a gas fireplace with a bottle of local wine. Enjoy a Maine sunset overlooking the inn’s garden and rest up in a luxurious king-size bed.
Step it up a notch with the ultimate Kennebunkport Romance Package. Surprise her with a dozen roses or seasonal floral arrangement, chilled Prosecco, and a selection of local hand-crafted chocolates. We can’t wait to welcome you to the coast this February!