Paint the Town Red | February in Kennebunkport

The classic coastal New England destination of Kennebunkport, ME, is literally painting the town red for romance this February to make its claim as “New England’s Most Romantic Town.” All businesses in Dock Square in downtown Kennebunkport will be decked out in red twinkly lights, so join us for food, shopping, culture, and a shot or romance.
Paint the Town Red in Kennebunkport, Maine

2020 Events You Don’t Want To Miss

 

IGLOO LOUNGE LAUNCH PARTY
Saturday, February 1 at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel + Restaurant | 7-10pm | $65 per person

The month-long Paint the Town Red celebrations kick off with this one-of-a-kind affair featuring plenty of indoor and outdoor entertainment. Your ticket gets you access to a Winter Wonderland filled with custom-decorated, heated igloos where you and your friends can enjoy a complimentary welcome cocktail and all the light snacks you wish. DJ Haylstorm will get the crowd moving and multiple cash bars will be available all night-long. *Party is open to adults 21 years of age or older. Proper ID is required at door.

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THE TEST KITCHEN SERIES: EARTH at HIDDEN POND
Thursday, February 6 at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel + Restaurant | 6-9pm | $80++ per person

Sample the new menu items at one of Kennebunkport’s best restaurants before anyone else while Chef Joseph Schafer explains what inspired his newest creations. Only 20 seats available.

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OYSTER SHUCKING CLASS
Saturday, February 8 at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel + Restaurant | 2-3pm | $45 per person

The perfect prelude to date night, you’ll learn about different types of oysters, how to open them like a pro and (best of all) how to enjoy them.

  • Hands-on instruction with a half dozen oysters
  • Wine tasting & education on three wines that pair well with oysters
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OYSTER SHUCKING CLASS
Saturday, February 15 at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel + Restaurant | 2-3pm | $45 per person

Perfect your shucking skill at The Boathouse while learning all about Maine’s oysters!

  • Hands-on instruction with a half dozen oysters
  • Wine tasting & education on three wines that pair well with oysters
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Saturday, February 15 at The Burleigh at Kennebunkport Inn | 2-3pm | $25 per person or $45 per couple

Whether you’re an aspiring sommelier or a total beginner, this romantic event will help you and your sweetheart discover your next favorite wine. Each wine will be paired with a different small plate. *Class is open to adults 21 years of age or older. Proper ID is required at door.

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batson river brewing distilling red hot party paint the town red kennebunkport maineRED HOT PARTY
Saturday, February 15 at Batson River Tasting Room | 6-10pm

Get fired up to Paint the Town Red at Batson River Brewing and Distilling’s first ever Red Hot Party! We’ll be offering sizzling drink specials all night long and hosting a scorching night you’ll never forget!

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BUBBLES + TRUFFLES WITH EARTH
Sunday, February 16 at the Grand Hotel | 4-5pm | $30 per person

**Due to popular demand, we have added a second Bubbles & Truffles class on Sunday, February 16th at 4:00pm.**
Why simply give chocolate to your Valentine when the two of you can make chocolate together? The experts from Earth at Hidden Pond’s kitchen will show you how to transform French and Belgian chocolate into sumptuous truffles featuring liqueurs, fruit and spices all paired with fine sparkling wines.

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THE TEST KITCHEN SERIES: OCEAN at CAPE ARUNDEL INN
Thursday February 20 at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel + Restaurant | 6-9pm | $75++ per person

This is an exclusive opportunity to sample dishes that have previously existed only in Chef Justin Owen’s imagination. Experience four courses of culinary creations that may be on the menu at Ocean at Cape Arundel Inn and Resort next summer.  Only 20 seats available.

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CHAMPAGNE + CAVIAR TASTING
Saturday, February 22 at the Grand Hotel | 2-3pm | $35 per person

If you love caviar, you’ll be thrilled to try all the different choices paired with the perfect champagne with the team from Ocean Restaurant. If you’ve never tried caviar, this is the perfect opportunity to discover the delicacy in a fun and supportive environment.

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CLASSIC COCKTAIL MIXOLOGY
Saturday, February 22 at The Burleigh at Kennebunkport Inn | 2-3p | $45 per person

Wine is fine but nothing impresses your sweetheart like a confidently prepared cocktail. Gather around the cozy bar at The Burleigh for some hands-on instruction and helpful pointers to help you become an even more elegant and gracious host. *Class is open to adults 21 years of age or older. Proper ID is required at door.

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THE TEST KITCHEN SERIES: THE TIDES BEACH CLUB
Thursday, February 27 at The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel + Restaurant | 6-9pm | $60++ per person

Enjoy a taste of summer in the heart of winter with Chef Taylor Stanton as he shares his latest creations for the 2020 season. Chef Stanton will welcome you with a cocktail toast before serving a 5-course tasting menu. Only 20 seats available.

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APRES SKI PARTY
Saturday, February 29 at The Burleigh at Kennebunkport Inn | 4-8pm | $55 per person

All the fun of your favorite ski resort without driving to the mountains! In addition to a cash bar with your favorite cocktails and local beers, the “shot ski” will be in the house along with The Burleigh’s own spiked Ski Bunny Brew. Your ticket includes 1 signature cocktail, fondue, snacks and entertainment. Ski sweaters encouraged.

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