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!

FROSTED! a freezing good time

Saturday, February 2, 2019 at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel + Restaurant | 7-10pm.

Join us for the kick-off event of Kennebunkport’s Paint the Town Red month: The Fifth Annual Ice Bar!  Custom ice bar with luge, light snacks, s’mores & hot chocolate bars, and entertainment. Ticket includes one signature drink. Cash bar available as well.

Tickets are $55/pp online or $70/pp at the door. Buy now for a $10 early-bird discount (discount expires December 31, 2018). Don’t get left in the cold.

sushi making demonstration at boathouse waterfront hotel restuarant kennebunkport maine paint the town red

Sushi Making Demonstration

Saturday, February 16, 2019 | 4-6pm | $50 per person.

Have you always wanted to learn to make sushi? Or maybe you need a refresh on how to make sushi rice? Or are you just here for the sake!?

Includes interactive demonstration on various sushi making techniques, light snacks including edamame & shishito peppers, Sake tasting, sushi rolling kit to take home, and a 3-course meal: Miso Soup, two Sushi Rolls, and Fried Plantains. *Class is open to adults 21 years of age or older. Proper ID is required at door.

Oyster Shucking & Wine Tasting

Saturday, February 23, 2019 | 1-3pm | $45 per person.

Perfect your shucking skill at The Boathouse while learning all about Maine’s oysters from one of our local oyster farmers.

You will receive hands-on instruction with a half dozen oysters, wine tasting & education on three wines that pair well with oysters, light snacks, and a take-home oyster knife.

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

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.