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Kennebunkport, Maine

Christmas Prelude
Recognized as the #2 Christmas Town in America by HGTV   

Christmas Prelude Dec 3 - 12, 2021 Nightly Room Rates

Nightly Rates

Non Poolside 2 Queens

Poolside Room
King or 2 Queen

Mini Suite

Two Room Suite

Dec 3 & 4**
$199 - 219**
$219 - 229$219 - 239**
$378 - 419**
Dec 2, 5 - 9
Dec 10 (Fri Night)
Dec 11 (Sat Night)149169169328
BEST VALUE: 2-Night Rates for Two - These Rates are for BOTH Nights!
Dec 3 - 5
Dec 5 - 9
Dec 10 - 12
*Lodging Only Rates are per night and include Continental Breakfast.
**2-Night minimum will apply

Midweek Prelude - December 5 - 9 - From $159 for 2-Nights!
Come experience Kennebunkport fully decorated for the holidays with fun events every day and evening including… Cookie Crawls, a "Chocolate Bar", Late Night Dance Parties, Christmas House Tours of White Columns, Frosty the Snowman, Festive Treats & Fun at the Museum, Candlelight Tours of The Historic Inns of Kennebunkport, Holiday Cocktails with Stroudwater Distillery at Alisson's, Holiday Wine Pairings with Andrew Menard, Homemade Christmas Cookie Bake-off, Family Skate Party, Prelude Block Party. This is your chance to get your Christmas shopping done without the crowds.

View Full Christmas Prelude Schedule of Events
Kennebunkport's Christmas Prelude is now well into its 3rd decade of providing a magical holiday celebration for all generations. This spectacular ten day event recreates the spirit and joy of the Christmas season, commencing the weekend after Thanksgiving each year. This authentic seaside celebration, sponsored by the Kennebunkport Business Association, has gained national recognition having been Recognized as one of the Top 10 Christmas Towns in America by HGTV, featured on the Today Show and written up in countless national publications.

A few of the highlighted traditions and favorite events include:
  Tree Lighting Ceremony in Dock Square
  Santa arrives by lobster boat escorted by two very special "lobster elves" in Dock Square
  Candlelight Caroling at the Franciscan Monastery
  Prelude Champagne Reception at The Nott House
  Holiday Shopping at boutiques, shops & galleries with festive holiday refreshments and seasonal sales
  Bonfire and singing of Christmas Carols by Choirs of Angels (and local talented youth groups)
  Prelude Craft Fairs featuring hand-made Maine products
  Blueberry Pancake Breakfast
  Downeast Lobster Bake
  Cape Porpoise Lobster Trap Tree Lighting
  Santa Arrives by Lobster Boat at the Cape Porpoise Pier
  Festive Holiday Fare, Special Menus & Entertainment throughout the event at Sponsoring Restaurants

The New England Bell Ringers during the 2nd Prelude Weekend!

Behind the scenes of Prelude is a cast of hundreds. Year after year, virtually every aspect of the Kennebunk community gets involved. Participating in
Prelude activities are the churches, school choirs, civic and community groups, plus hundreds of volunteers. In all types of weather, you will find these hardworking volunteers devoting days of their time in dressing the village and historic homes in holiday finery with sparkling lights, splendid Christmas trees, seashell decorated wreaths, and garlands of greenery and ribbon.

Open Year Round (except January)

Rhumb Line Resort
GPS: 41 Turbats Creek, Kennebunkport, Maine 04046 
USPS: P.O. Box 3067, Kennebunkport, Maine 04046  

Reservations: 1-800-337-4862
Phone: 207-967-5457
Fax: 207-967-4418