The Kennebunkport Festival
Weeklong summer kickoff event. Great food, amazing artists, great times all for local charities.
The party starts when you arrive! Since 2004, the Kennebunkport Festival has been a fun, delicious way to kick off the busy summer season in Southern Maine. This week-long celebration is considered one of the best events in Maine with 20 scheduled events featuring Maine’s top Chefs, artists, musicians, and dance parties all to benefit local charities.
Cocktails at The Burleigh - Tuesday, June 4, 2019 5:00 - 7:00 PM - $35 A cocktail party at the Burleigh in the Kennebunkport Inn. 100% of ticket sales benefit Community Outreach Services and Community Strong! Character Strong! Children Strong!, a program through the Kennebunk Rotary Club to pay for food, clothing, afternoon care and camp scholarships for school children in need. Generously sponsored by Pack Maynard and Associates.
Art of Dining Dinners - Tuesday, June 4 - 7PM - $200 Enjoy spectacular food prepared by Maine's most talented chefs paired with great wines and showcasing area artists work all for a good cause. 100% of your dinner tickets will benefit local charities. Five unique dinners in fabulous local homes are scheduled for this Tuesday night.
Cocktails at Stripers - Wednesday, June 5, 2019 5:00 -7:00 PM - $35 A cocktail party at Stripers at The Breakwater Inn overlooking the Kennebunk River and the Ocean. 100% of ticket sales will benefit Full Plates Full Potential.
Art of Dining Dinners - Wednesday, June 4 - 7PM - $200 Enjoy spectacular food prepared by Maine's most talented chefs paired with great wines and showcasing area artists work all for a good cause. 100% of your dinner tickets will go to benefit local charities. Six extraordinary dinners in fabulous private homes are scheduled for this Wednesday night.
Maine Wine and Dinner Party - Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 6:00 - 9:00 PM - $150 The Tent at Old Vines Wine Bar. FOUR COURSES. GREAT WINE. ONE GIANT TENT. ZERO PRETENSE. Some of you have been to Old Vines family wine dinners … and on June 5, they’re taking it to a new level - an elegant evening under the big tent, with live entertainment, multiple courses, wine pairings, and other surprises, all for one all-inclusive price. And in the spirit of the season, a portion of ticket sales benefits Kennebunk Rotary Charitable Fund. $150 includes dinner, wine, tax, and gratuity. Cash bar available. 21+ only.
Cocktails on The Spirit of Massachusetts - Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 5:00 PM 7:00 PM - $35 A cocktail party onboard The Spirit of Massachusetts. Ticket proceeds benefit Community of Caring.
Oasis - Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 6:30 -11:30 PM - $125 Under the Tent at Old Vines Wine Bar. An all-inclusive summer night of fun! Live music by Portland superband Hello Newman, followed by a late night dance party hosted by DJ Nate. An incredible buffet and late night snacks. Specialty cocktails, wine, and beer. And in the spirit of the Kennebunkport Festival, a portion of the sales go to the Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine.
Maine Art Hill Block Party - Friday, June 7, 2019 - 5:00 - 7:30 PM - $55 Hop around Maine Art Hill's nine galleries at this lively New Orleans-style block party. Featuring live music, delicious food and signature cocktails. Proceeds will benefit the Maine Art Hill Scholarship for the Arts at Kennebunk High School.
Summer Soiree at Vinegar Hill - Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 6:00 - 10:00 PM - $125 Enjoy food and drinks from popular restaurants Earth, The Burleigh, Tides Beach Club, Ocean, The Dory, and The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel & Restaurant all under one tented ‘roof’. The event culminates with a Dance Party you won’t want to miss! Proceeds will benefit Full Plates Full Potential and the Vinegar Hill Youth Theatre. Generously sponsored by the Kennebunkport Resort Collection, Batson River Brewing & Distilling, and Vinegar Hill Music Theater. Tickets $125/$175 (VIP)
Taste the Kennebunks - Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 12:00 - 3:00 PM - $65 On The Colony Hotel iconic grounds! Sample tastes from a fabulous array of local chefs, master brewers, distillers, and wine importers while enjoying a live performance by Beau Dalleo. Please help us reach our $20,000 donation goal to the Good Shepherd Food Bank which is battling some of the worst hunger issues in our country. Maine currently ranks 9th in the nation for food insecurity with 14.4 % of Maine’s households being considered “food insecure”. Generously sponsored by Piscataqua Landscaping.