Christmas Prelude

Join us for Kennebunkport’s 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! Visit midweek (Sun-Th. nights) and enjoy special overnight rates starting at $119.00!

2017 Schedule of Events

Prelude Progressive Dinner
Thursday, Nov. 30, 5:30-8:30pm

Prelude Dinner
Friday, Dec. 1, 5:30-9pm
Watch as Kennebunkport kicks off Christmas Prelude with the tree lighting in Dock Square. Then join us for a special holiday menu and live entertainment. Menu available soon!
Reservations recommended: 207-967-4050

Prelude Luncheon
Saturday, Dec. 2, 11am-2:30pm
Enjoy a buffet of holiday comfort foods and live entertainment. Menu available soon!
Reservations recommended: 207-967-4050

Breakfast with Mrs. Claus and the Elves
Sunday, Dec. 3, 8am-12pm
A special holiday breakfast buffet hosted by our visitors from the North Pole. Entertainment and souvenir photo provided.
 Reservations appreciated for parties of 6 or more, 207-967-4050

Cookie Crawl
Monday-Thursday, Dec. 4-7th at your leisure between 11am-4pm
Take a sweet stroll down Ocean Avenue from The Nonantum to a variety of inns, shops and galleries – then vote on your favorite! Proceeds will benefit a local charity. Tickets $10pp – purchase at The Nonantum.

8th Annual
Fire + Ice

Friday & Saturday, Dec. 8 & 9, 5-10pm
Blazing Bonfires, Ice Bars & Sculptures, Local Food & Drinks, and Live Music.
It’s The Hottest Ticket in Town and the perfect ending to Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude!
 (Adults only, 21+)
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Gingerbread House Making
Saturday, Dec. 9, 10:30am-12:30pm
Children and adults alike will love making their own gingerbread houses with plenty of frosting, sprinkles and festive holiday decorations! $2 per person; ages 2 and under free. Reservations requested. Sponsored by the Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Arundel Chamber of Commerce. A portion of the proceeds will benefit a local charity. 

Prelude Luncheon
Saturday, Dec. 9, 11am-2:30pm
Enjoy a buffet of holiday comfort foods and live entertainment. Menu available soon!
Reservations recommended: 207-967-4050

Prelude Dinner
Saturday, Dec. 9, 5:30-9pm
Join us for a special holiday menu and live entertainment. Menu available soon!
Reservations recommended: 207-967-4050

Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus
Sunday, Dec. 10, 8am-12pm
Bring your child for a special holiday feast hosted by Santa! Enjoy an extensive buffet with specialty treats, plus entertainment and souvenir photo provided.
Reservations appreciated for parties of 6 or more, 207-967-4050

*For a full listing of events happening in and around Kennebunkport,
visit www.ChristmasPrelude.com