Christmas Prelude

Christmas Prelude 2017Christmas Prelude events in Kennebunkport! Join us for the first two weeks in December for 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 with this year’s list of Christmas Prelude events. Visit midweek (Sunday-Thursday nights) and enjoy special overnight rates starting at just $119.00 per night.

 

2018 Christmas Prelude Events


Prelude Dinner – Tree Lighting

Friday November 30th, 5:30-9:00PM
Watch as Kennebunkport kicks off Christmas Prelude with the tree lighting in Dock Square. Then join us for a special ala carte
holiday menu and live entertainment by Lisa Mills and Don Wessels.
Reservations recommended: 207-967-4050

Christmas Prelude 2017

 Prelude Luncheon

Saturday December 1, 11:00AM – 2:30PM
Enjoy a menu filled with holiday comfort foods.
Reservations recommended: 207-967-4050

Prelude Dinner

Saturday December 1, 5:30 – 9:00PM
Enjoy a special menu filled with holiday comfort foods.
Reservations recommended: 207-967-4050

Breakfast with Mrs. Claus and the Elves

Sunday December 2, 8:00 – 11:00AM
A special holiday breakfast buffet hosted by our visitors from the North Pole to help make Christmas Prelude in Kennebunkport a favorite family tradition. $20pp, children $10pp.
Reservations appreciated for parties of 6 or more, 207-967-4050

Christmas in Kennebunkport

Merry Tuba Christmas

Sunday December 2, 2:00 – 3:00PM
Traditional Christmas carols performed by a tuba choir. This lively and entertaining event is free of charge.

Cookie Crawl

Monday-Thursday, Dec. 4-7th at your leisure between 11:00AM – 4:00PM
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 non-profit. Tickets $10pp – purchase at The Nonantum.

9th Annual
Fire + Ice

** SOLD OUT **
Friday & Saturday, December 7 & 8, 5:00 – 10:00PM
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+)

Gingerbread House Making

Saturday December 8, 10:30AM – 12:30PM
Children and adults alike will love making their own gingerbread houses with plenty of frosting, sprinkles and festive holiday decorations! $3 pp; 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 non-profit.

2017 Christmas Prelude Events

Prelude Luncheon

Saturday December 8, 11:00AM – 2:30PM
Enjoy a menu filled with holiday comfort foods.
Reservations recommended: 207-967-4050

Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus

Sunday December 9, 8:00 – 11:00AM
Bring your child for a special holiday feast hosted by Santa! A favorite Christmas Prelude event every year. Enjoy an extensive buffet with specialty treats. $22pp, children $10pp.
Reservations appreciated for parties of 6 or more, 207-967-4050

Kennebunkport Christmas

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