Christmas Prelude

Join us for Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude! The first two weeks in December are filled with holiday shopping, tree lightings, trolley rides, craft fairs, caroling and nativities, and even Santa coming in on a lobster boat! Discover why Kennebunkport was voted the #2 Christmas Town in America by HGTV. It's a holiday celebration not to be missed! Plenty of cheer and family fun for all ages!

The Nonantum's 12 Days of Christmas!

December 3rd-14th
Festive holiday cheer abounds at The Nonantum! 

  • Christmas Crafts holiday experiences & entertainment, Mon-Fri 9am, including wreath making, bakery secrets, holiday wines, etc. with the Nonantum staff!
  • Gift wrapping services, with proceeds to benefit a local charity
  • Special Weekday Overnight Rates 12/3-4 & 7-11 starting at $99! 
  • Breakfast served daily
  • Afternoon Tea 3-4pm Mon-Th. Free for resort guests. Open the general public $10. Proceeds will go to a local charity.
  • Classic Christmas movies each night with popcorn

Tues, Dec 2 - The Santa Claus
Wed, Dec 3 - The Grinch
Thurs, Dec 4 - A Christmas Carol
Fri, Dec 5 - Charlie Brown's Christmas, Frosty & Rudolph
Sat, Dec 6 - Miracle on 34th Street
Sun, Dec 7 - It's a Wonderful Life
Mon, Dec 8 - Polar Express
Tues, Dec 9 - Home Alone
Wed, Dec 10 - White Christmas
Thurs, Dec 11 - A Christmas Story
Fri, Dec 12 - Elf
Sat, Dec 13 - National Lampoons Christmas Vacation

Gingerbread House Making

Saturday, Dec. 6, 11am-1pm
Children and adults alike will love making their own gingerbread houses with plenty of frosting, sprinkles and festive holiday decorations! Sponsored by the York County Coast Star.
$2 per person; ages 2 and under free. Reservations requested 

Prelude Luncheon

Saturday, Dec. 6, 11am-2:30pm
Comfort food lovingly prepared by our own Maine Chef of the Year, plus live holiday entertainment by pianist Matt Fogg. Free trolley service from Dock Square! 

Breakfast with Mrs. Claus and the Elves

Sunday, Dec. 7, 8-11am
A special holiday breakfast buffet hosted by our visitors from the North Pole. Entertainment and souvenir photo provided. Adults $20, Children under 12 $10. Reservations appreciated for parties of 6 or more. 

Progressive Dinner

Sunday, Dec. 7, 5:30pm
Join in a festive holiday progressive dinner starting at The Nonantum's 95 Ocean restaurant, then head via trolley to Striper's, the Edgewater Inn, Pier 77 in Cape Porpoise, and 50 Local in Kennebunk! Take in the beautiful tree lightings and decorations along the ride. Stay tuned for pricing & more details...

Cookie Crawl 

Monday-Thursday, Dec 8-11 from 11am-4pm at your leisure
Take a sweet stroll down Ocean Avenue, from The Nonantum to The Breakwater, The Yachtsman, Capt. Fairfield Inn and beyond to taste various holiday cookies - then vote on your favorite! $10 per person. Half of the proceeds will go to charity. The winning property will choose the local non-profit. Tickets can be purchased at The Nonantum.

Frozen Family Fun Night

Wednesday, Dec. 10th,  5-7pm
Family-friendly live musical entertainment, winter themed arts & crafts, buffet dinner including kids’ favorites, S’mores Under the Stars, and a special preview of our ice sculptures (which will be on display during Fire + Ice)! $20 Adults / $10 Children 12 and under / Kids 2 and under free

5th Annual Fire + Ice

Friday & Saturday, Dec. 12 & 13, 5-10pm
Blazing Bonfires, Ice Bars & Sculptures, Local Food & Drinks, and Live Music by the Tony Boffa Band. It's The Hottest Ticket in Town! and the perfect ending to Kennebunkport's Christmas Prelude.
$25 pp (Adults only 21+)
Click Here to Buy Tickets 

Holiday Craft Fair

Saturday, Dec. 13, 11am-2:30pm
Featuring over 30 local crafters, artists and specialty food vendors. Gift wrapping services also available. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Maine Children's Cancer Program. 

Prelude Luncheon

Saturday, Dec. 13, 11am-2:30pm
Our Maine Chef of the Year serves up comfort food to complement the live holiday entertainment provided by pianist Matt Fogg. 

Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus

Sunday, Dec. 14, 8-11am 
Bring your child for a special holiday feast hosted by Santa! Enjoy an extensive buffet with specialty treats, plus entertainment and souvenir photo provided.  Adults $22, Children under 12 $10. Reservations appreciated for parties of 6 or more.

 

Happy Holidays from The Nonantum Resort Family!