Paint the Town Red | Kennebunkport, Maine

Winter in Kennebunkport, Maine, is a prime time to enjoy our region’s culinary specialties, culture, shopping, and romance!  Join us as we Paint the Town Red all month long!

Paint the Town Red in Kennebunkport, Maine
FROSTED! a freezing good time
Join us on Saturday, January 28th for the kick-off event of Kennebunkport’s Paint the Town Red month: Ice Bar at David’s KPT. Custom ice bar with luge, light fare by Chef David Turin, s’mores & hot chocolate bars, and entertainment. Ticket include two signature drinks. Cash bar available as well. Online tickets have sold out, but there will be a few tickets available for purchase at the door. $65/pp

Paint the Town Red Instagram ContestInstagram Contest | #lovekptwin | Now Closed
Congratulations to Lindsey A. for winning a romantic 2-night stay in Kennebunkport to experience Paint the Town Red this February! Lindsey shared  photos of why she loves Kennebunkport on Instagram using the hashtag #lovekptwin between January 1 to 31, 2017.
*Prize valid between February 1-29, 2017 (excludes February 12-14, 2017). Includes tax & gratuity, excludes alcohol.*

PTTR SpecialsShop Local!
Many Kennebunk and Kennebunkport boutiques, galleries, shops, and restaurants run specials throughout February.  Receive 25% off custom framing at Maine Art; a complimentary Seawicks Maine candle with every companion massage at Cottage Breeze Day Spa; a “Make It in Maine” gift package at Make It KPT; a French Hot Cocoa at Mornings in Paris; and so much more!  Visit www.lovekpt.com for a full listing of participating businesses.
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2017 Paint the Town Red Events

Saturday, January 28, 2017

  • FROSTED! | 7:00-10 PM |  SOLD OUT
    • Join us for the kick-off event of Kennebunkport’s Paint the Town Red month. Custom ice bar with luge, light fare by Chef David Turin, s’mores & hot chocolate bars, and entertainment.  Ticket include two signature drinks. Cash bar available as well.
    • LOCATION: David’s KPT at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel (21 Ocean Ave)
    • COST: Tickets are $50/pp in advance or $65/pp at the door.
    • PURCHASE NOW: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2667909

Saturday, February 4, 2017

  • Bubbles & Truffles with chef Pierre Gignac of Ocean | 2:00 PM

  • “Meet the Brewery & Pizza Making Class” at Ports of Italy | 3-5 PM
    • Come in to Ports of Italy the Kennebunks on any Saturday during February from 3-5PM to learn about Beer 101 & make your own pizza! Hear from the breweries and taste different beers from down the road in Maine all the way over to Vermont. Learn to make authentic Italian Pizza in our Neapolitan Wood Fired Pizza Oven from Chef German Lucarelli & pizza cook Austen Taylor. Call to book your day! 207-204-0365.
    • LOCATION: Ports of Italy (4 Western Avenue, Kennebunk)
    • COST: $15 per person
  • Diva Disco Dance Party | 7-11 PM
    • Costumes encouraged and prizes awarded.
    • LOCATION: Kennebunkport Bicycle Company (34 Arundel Road, Kennebunkport)
    • COST: $25.00 donation to benefit Downeast Divas Team in Training in the fight to end blood cancer.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

  • Soup & Snow Stroll | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    • Boulangerie, a Proper Bakery & Kennebunk Land Trust are collaborating on a snow shoe/walk in the Mousam River Wildlife Sanctuary followed by a warm drink, a cup of soup and a sweet at Boulangerie. The walk will take 2 hours with an 1+ hours at the bakery. Snow date: Feb 18th .
    • LOCATION: Mousam River Wildlife Sanctuary
    • COST: $15 per person. Space is limited.
  • “Meet the Brewery & Pizza Making Class” at Ports of Italy | 3-5 PM
    • Come in to Ports of Italy the Kennebunks on any Saturday during February from 3-5PM to learn about Beer 101 & make your own pizza! Hear from the breweries and taste different beers from down the road in Maine all the way over to Vermont. Learn to make authentic Italian Pizza in our Neapolitan Wood Fired Pizza Oven from Chef German Lucarelli & pizza cook Austen Taylor. Call to book your day! 207-204-0365.
    • LOCATION: Ports of Italy (4 Western Avenue, Kennebunk)
    • COST: $15 per person
  • Date Skate | 4:00 PM

    • Come ice skate with your sweetheart to the love songs of a live DJ. Free and open to the public. Next door, the Kennebunk Inn will offer special Paint the Town Red cocktails and plates for sharing.
    • LOCATION: Waterhouse Center, Rt. 1 in Kennebunk.
    • COST: Free

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

  • Valentine’s Day Red Wine Dinner | 6:30 PM
    • Join Chef Jackson Yordon and Sommelier Erica Archer of Wine Wise this Valentine’s Day for an incredible four-course red wine dinner at Salt & Honey in beautiful, Kennebunkport, Maine. Dinner begins at 6:30pm and reservations can be made at winewiseevents.com.
    • LOCATION: Salt & Honey
    • COST: $125.00 per person

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

  • Diva Love at the Kennebunk Inn | 5-7 PM
    • Join the Downeast Divas for a cocktail party and their big raffle drawing at the Kennebunk Inn.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

  • Emotional Mixology with Ben Lohnes | 2:00 PM

    • Learn how to prepare perfect drinks to match any mood. Whether you’re celebrating a victory or seeking support, getting together with friends for cocktails is a time-honored tonic for all kinds of occasions. Spin the “Emotional Wheel” you will learn how to prepare cocktails that enhance the good times, calm the bad times and toast the future with optimism in your heart and the perfect complement of spirits in your glass.
    • LOCATION: Kennebunkport Inn (One Dock Square)
    • COST: $25 per person
    • Purchase Tickets for Emotional Mixology at the Kennebunkport Inn
  • “Meet the Brewery & Pizza Making Class” at Ports of Italy | 3-5 PM
    • Come in to Ports of Italy the Kennebunks on any Saturday during February from 3-5PM to learn about Beer 101 & make your own pizza! Hear from the breweries and taste different beers from down the road in Maine all the way over to Vermont. Learn to make authentic Italian Pizza in our Neapolitan Wood Fired Pizza Oven from Chef German Lucarelli & pizza cook Austen Taylor. Call to book your day! 207-204-0365.
    • LOCATION: Ports of Italy (4 Western Avenue, Kennebunk)
    • COST: $15 per person

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

  • David’s Test Kitchen | 6 PM
    • Join chef David Turin as he creates & tests recipes for the upcoming season at David’s KPT.  Taking place on the third Tuesday of each month through May, David’s Test Kitchen will begin with a cocktail welcome at 5:30pm followed by dinner at 6pm.  While Chef Turin mingles with diners, you will receive a tasting of six different recipes – Voting at the end of the evening determines if the dish will make it onto the menu.
    • LOCATION: David’s KPT (21 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport)
    • COST: $45++ per person; optional wine tastings for $25 per person

Saturday, February 28, 2017

  • “Meet the Brewery & Pizza Making Class” at Ports of Italy | 3-5 PM
    • Come in to Ports of Italy the Kennebunks on any Saturday during February from 3-5PM to learn about Beer 101 & make your own pizza! Hear from the breweries and taste different beers from down the road in Maine all the way over to Vermont. Learn to make authentic Italian Pizza in our Neapolitan Wood Fired Pizza Oven from Chef German Lucarelli & pizza cook Austen Taylor. Call to book your day! 207-204-0365.
    • LOCATION: Ports of Italy (4 Western Avenue, Kennebunk)
    • COST: $15 per person