Paint the Town Red in Kennebunkport, Maine

The classic coastal New England destination of Kennebunkport, Maine, is literally painting the town red for romance this February to make its claim as “New England’s Most Romantic Town.” Open businesses in Dock Square in downtown Kennebunkport will be decked out in red twinkly lights, so join us for food, shopping, culture, and a shot or romance. Learn more about events at The Boathouse below!

IGLOO LOUNGE LAUNCH PARTY

Saturday, February 1 at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel + Restaurant | 7-10pm | $65 per person

The month-long Paint the Town Red celebrations kick off with this one-of-a-kind affair featuring plenty of indoor and outdoor entertainment. Your ticket gets you access to a Winter Wonderland filled with custom-decorated, heated igloos where you and your friends can enjoy a complimentary welcome cocktail and all the light snacks you wish. DJ Haylstorm will get the crowd moving and multiple cash bars will be available all night-long.

*Party is open to adults 21 years of age or older. Proper ID is required at door.

OYSTER SHUCKING CLASS

Saturday, February 8 & 15, 2020 | 2-3pm | $45 per person

Perfect your shucking skill at The Boathouse while learning all about Maine’s oysters.

You will receive hands-on instruction with a half dozen oysters along with wine tasting & education on three wines that pair well with oysters. *Class is open to adults 21 years of age or older. Proper ID is required at door.


THE TEST KITCHEN SERIES:
EARTH at HIDDEN POND

Thursday, February 6 at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel + Restaurant | 6-9pm | $80++ per person

Join Chef Joseph Schafer for an exclusive dinner as he creates & tests recipes for the upcoming season at Earth at Hidden Pond.  Taking place during Kennebunkport’s Paint the Town Red, Earth’s Test Kitchen will begin with a cocktail welcome at 6pm followed by a tapas-style tasting menu.  Only 20 seats available!

THE TEST KITCHEN SERIES:
OCEAN at CAPE ARUNDEL INN

Thursday February 20 at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel + Restaurant | 6-9pm | $75++ per person

Join Chef Justin Owen for an exclusive dinner as he creates & tests recipes for the upcoming season at Ocean at Cape Arundel Inn & Resort.  Taking place during Kennebunkport’s Paint the Town Red, Ocean’s Test Kitchen will begin with a cocktail welcome at 6:00pm followed by a 4-course dinner.  Only 20 seats available!

THE TEST KITCHEN SERIES:
THE TIDES BEACH CLUB

Thursday, February 27 at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel + Restaurant | 6-9pm | $60++ per person

Join Chef Taylor Stanton for an exclusive dinner as he creates & tests recipes for the upcoming season at The Tides Beach Club.  Taking place during Kennebunkport’s Paint the Town Red, Tide’s Test Kitchen will begin with a cocktail welcome at 6pm followed by a 5-course dinner at 6:30pm.  Only 20 seats available!

PAINT THE TOWN RED

Each February, Kennebunkport, Maine celebrates love all month long when it transforms into “New England’s Most Romantic Town,” inviting sweethearts to come Paint the Town Red with themed events as well as hotel, restaurant, and shopping specials.

The celebrations include culinary experiences, mixology classes, brewery tours and wine tastings. Dock Square in downtown Kennebunkport will be decorated with red sparkling lights throughout February, while restaurants, hotels, galleries and local shops will all welcome lovebirds with exclusive offers and events.