Fall in New England Quintessence

Fall in New England is an amazing time, especially in Kennebunkport, Maine. This charming and historic town on the Atlantic coast not only offers visitors the quintessential colorful fall experience, but also some of the best fall activities and events in the region.
A popular vacation destination for nearly 150 years, Kennebunkport always has something to do in store. September 19th, for starters, is the Annual Kennebunk Art Walk. The Art Walk in Kennebunk is Free and effectively a block party of Art Open Houses. It encourages visitors to walk the Main Street of Kennebunk and visit the 10 art galleries throughout our magnificent downtown. It features traditional art, oils and photography. There is also jewelry, pottery, sculpture and books.
Starting October 4th until October 10th is the second annual fall restaurant week, With over 20 participating restaurants this year, you get a great deal on a three course meal. What’s more is this goes to a great cause, as the York County Coast Star is raising money and canned goods for the Church Community Food Pantry of the Kennebunks.
Coming up the ensuing weekend on October 11, there’s the annual Kennebunk Harvest Fest. The day kicks off with a pancake breakfast as the farmer’s market sets up shop for all day shoppers, as are craft fairs throughout. Live bands are going to set up early and pack it in late. Other events throughout the day include the Annual Duffy’s 5K race, pumpkin decorating, a costume parade and a scarecrow scavenger hunt.
Kennebunkport, though an incredible sailing destination in the warmer summer months, offers year round fun for the entire family. With a gamut of fall activity, against a backdrop of some of the most colorful fall foliage you could ever imagine, visiting this port town on the Atlantic coast is a must on any fall to-do list.