This February, the Kennebunks are Painting the town Red for lovers. The two towns offer an unforgettable romantic getaway as restaurants, galleries and shops welcome people. A special calendar full of events, specials, and sales takes place throughout the whole month.
Kicking off on Saturday, February 1st, one of our favorite spots will be offering a small group cocktail class. Get behind the bar with some of the best in the business and create your new favorite drink.
We know that February isn’t just for the romantics. Whether your a wearing a Chiefs jersey or a 49ers, head to the Souper Bowl at Maine’s Classic Car Museum. You can pair fantastic local soups with even better wine. Make sure to check out the expansive car collection the day before the big game.
Easy Sunday Morning
Take it easy on Sunday and get ready to head into the week. Head to Alisson’s on Monday at 6 for Paint (Party) the Town Red. A paint party hosted by local artist Dawn Burns. Make an evening of it with your date or your friends and create your own special masterpiece.
Mid Week Romance
The fun continues with a special dinner at Old Vines on Wednesday, the 12th. A little French flare to add even more romance to your week away. With their chef and wine director working together for some unforgettable pairings. The White Barn Inn will be hosting a few Valentine’s Day Dinners, one on Thursday the 13th, another on the big day, and a final one on Saturday, the 15th. A candlelit dinner in their restored barn, consistently named the most romantic restaurant in New England. If casual dining is more suited for you, head to Alisson’s for a Valentine’s Giving Tree.; Each table has a red envelope with a special prize for you along with amazing food and great service.
Saturday the 15th is definitely not a day you’ll want to miss for events to fill your schedule.! There are so many options to choose from. Old Vines is hosting another fantastic cocktail class and the Brick Store Museum is hosting a special exhibition; Love in Kennebunkport, where guests can learn about the lives of the Kennebunkers of history on a tour through the Museum’s galleries and collections storage, along with love stories of some people who have passed through the town. Spend your evening at Batson’s River Brewing & Distillery, they’ve been working on a special beer and they’ll be offering sizzling drink specials all night.
Another party not to be missed is on Saturday the 22nd.
3rd annual legendary winter party, Avalanche. A winter event in the Kennebunks that locals will be talking about through Spring!
Kennebunk Land Trust
Closing out the festivities, the Kennebunk Land Trust are hosting a Snow Stroll, where you can enjoy a beautiful morning exploring on a guided nature walk. This is a great way to learn more about flora and fauna in winter. Throughout the entire month, restaurants will have various specials to take advantage of, which can be found on the official Paint the Town Red site will have more information on: https://gokennebunks.com/pages/events/paint-the-town-red
And as always, when you’re tired from a day full of romance and sightseeing, come home to the 1802 House. We’ll put the kettle on for you.