Celebrate Independence Day in the Kennebunks

May 27th, 2015 Fontenay Terrace Motel


The Fourth of July is a great summertime holiday. Featuring fireworks, barbecues and parades, it’s one of the highlight events of every summer. Book a trip now and spend the weekend celebrating in the Kennebunks of Maine.


Each year, Kennebunk celebrates Independence Day with a slew of great events and occasions. For starters, the Kennebunk Christ Church presents its annual Independence Day Concert featuring musicians under the direction of church music director Warren King. An accomplished pianist and organist, King provides private lessons, musical accompaniment for weddings and other social events, and teaches in area school districts. The concert starts at 3 p.m. July 4 at the church, and includes a collection of traditional patriotic tunes and contemporary variations.


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The July Fourth holiday also marks the final day of the Kennebunk Old Home Week. This annual event celebrates Kennebunk past and future, and boasts many family-friendly events, including a show for local artists and crafters, carnival games, a classic car show, chicken barbecue hosted by the Rotary Club and much more. If you can, book your stay early and take in some of the great events during the weeklong celebration.


Lastly, the annual fireworks celebration is an occasion that can’t be missed. Lighting up the skies above Gooch’s Beach in Kennebunk, the fireworks start at dusk and create a scene that is unforgettable. Combining the relaxing beachside location with the majestic beauty and spectacle of exploding lights and colors, the capstone to the holiday will leave a lasting impression of your memorable Maine vacation. Take a look at some of the images from previous shows here.


Now is the time to make your reservations to ensure your coastal Maine holiday as rooms are closing fast. Contact us today and book your stay at Fontenay Terrace.

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