Christmas Prelude, Kennebunkport, Maine
Celebrate Christmas in seafaring style at Kennebunkport, Maine's Christmas Prelude. Held annually for more than 30 years, the festival stretches across two weekends, both chock full of holiday-centric events. Highlights include the lighting of the Dock Square Christmas tree, which appropriately features a lobster, not an angel, perched on its top.
Other highlight's include Santa's arrival aboard a real Maine lobster boat, historic house tours, caroler concerts, arts and crafts shows, sleigh rides and a holiday tree made entirely out of lobster traps.