Category Archives: Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude

Celebrate Christmas Prelude in Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport was named the #2 best Christmas town in the US by HGTV. When you tour the First Families Kennebunkport Museum at White Columns and view all that Kennebunkport has to offer for the Christmas Prelude, you will see how magical it really is. The town is transformed with lights, wreaths, bows and gives the […]

What is “The Walk to Bethlehem” at Christmas Prelude?

  What is “The Walk to Bethlehem” at Christmas Prelude? Join us for a”Walk to Bethlehem” during Christmas Prelude Kennebunkport on Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 4:30pm to 5:30pm. Beginning at the River Green in Kennebunkport,  follow Mary and Joseph as they seek shelter at three of our distinctive and historic inns, the Captain Jefferds […]

What Is the 2013 Schedule of Events for Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude?

Here is a picture of Santa arriving in Kennebunkport by lobster boat to greet children of all ages at the Christmas Prelude Festival. What Is the 2013 Schedule of Events for Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude, you ask? You might even ask, “What is Christmas Prelude?” It is a pre-Christmas  town-wide celebration of craft fairs, food events, […]

Have You Taken a Picture With The Captain Lord Mansion Christmas Carolers? Share Your Photos of This Historic Bed & Breakfast Inn and Kennebunkport?

Friends of ours took a picture of themselves and their children with our carolers and used it as their Christmas card.  Have you taken a picture with the carolers?  I know that Cliff and Jeannine have!  Please share any pictures you have on our Facebook page.   If you are coming to the Captain Lord Mansion […]

Christmas Prelude is Coming to Kennebunkport for the 30th Consecutive Year!

A History of Christmas Prelude It was the early spring of 1982 when Henry Pasco called a meeting of business people for the purpose of discussing ways for the business community to give thanks to the residents of Kennebunkport and Kennebunk for supporting them. Henry suggested a Christmas Festival of some sort to create a […]

The Historic Inns of Kennebunkport Donate $1350 to Local Food Pantry!

  Innkeeper Rick Litchfield of the Captain Lord Mansion, and Hillary Hamilton and Nate Korniotes, innkeepers from the Captain Fairfield Inn presenting $1350 to Beth Jones, from the Church Community Outreach Services, Inc.,the local food pantry provider.  The Historic Inns of Kennebunkport, which also includes the 1802 House B&B, the English Meadows Inn and the […]

Christmas Prelude is coming to Kennebunkport Again! When?

 Wow!  It is getting to be that time of year again.  Time changed from Daylight Savings Time; it is getting dark about 4:30pm and Bev and I will very soon begin decorating for the Christmas holidays.  The first two weekends in December will herald the annual Kennebunkport Christmas Festival, called Christmas Prelude.  It hardly seems […]

When Does Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude Begin?

Carriage Rides at Christmas Prelude   History of Christmas Prelude, The 28th Celebration Of Which Begins This Weekend, December 4th, 2009 It was the early spring of 1982 when local giftshop owner Henry Pasco called a meeting of other business people for the purpose of discussing ways for the business community to give thanks to the residents of Kennebunkport and […]

As promised: MORE PRELUDE!

Just one more day before the kickoff of Christmas Prelude and we are busy, busy, busy here at the Captain Lord Mansion!  Our carolers (freshly painted thanks to Bev) are out in the lawn, singing away, wishing for the snow they played in last year. The weather for the next few days is calling for unseasonable […]

The Most Wonderful Time of The Year!

Here at the Captain Lord Mansion we are getting ready for our most favorite time of the year: Christmas! About this time, Kennebunkport starts to buzz with excitement over Christmas Prelude, our town’s one-of-a-kind celebration of Christmas spirit. This link will take you to the official website of Christmas Prelude.  But here are some of my […]