Southern Maine Activities and Events
At the Inn
Welcome to Stage Neck Inn. We hope you enjoy your stay!
Enjoy our Resort Amenities ~ Utilize our Indoor Pool and Hot Tub, Fitness Room with Co-ed Sauna. Our Clay Tennis Courts and Beachside Outdoor Pool will reopen in the Spring.. Take a walk on the beach and "comb" for special shells and treasures washed up by the sea. Enjoy the soul-soothing sound of the surf from your guest room's deck or terrace. Or curl up in a comfy chair in your Luxury Guest Room or the Upper Lobby. Use our Walking and Jogging Map to explore the area (hard copies are available at the Front Desk).
Book a treatment at The Spa at Stage Neck, 207-251-5534. The Spa at Stage Neck is a true day spa. You need not be an overnight hotel guest to book body or nail treatments. In fact, Spa guests booking $50 or more (per person) in services may use our indoor amenities (indoor pool and hot tub, coed sauna and changing room) day of services.
Bubbly Brunch Sundays by the Sea
Sundays ~ Noon to 2 pm
Happy Hour has been added to our offerings. Enjoy $2 off beer or wine by the glass. We're also offering a selection of half-priced appetizers! Join us, Sunday through Thursday, 4 to 6 pm (holidays are excluded).
Check out our Recreation Near Stage Neck Inn web page.
#StormWatch Season is nearing an end, but we can still have some incredible seas this time of year ... consider a trip to Stage Neck Inn or Shearwater. FMI, visit our Storm Watch page.
Please use the hashtag #StageNeckInn to share your unique experience at the Inn when you post on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest!
In the Area
Please visit our Stage Neck Inn Blog for additional ideas of things go to here ... no matter the season!
Take a scenic drive and enjoy the beautiful New England Scenery on the southern Maine coast and in the surrounding towns in New Hampshire. York, Cape Neddick, Ogunquit, Wells ... these town host a number of Antique Shops and Art Galleries. We are members of the York Art Association, which frequently offers programs for all ages. FMI, visit our Local Attractions page.
Along with the special events below, please don’t forget to visit Nubble Lighthouse, which is one of the most photographed lighthouses in Maine. Stop by the Front Desk for directions as well as for more information on our sea side town. Don’t leave without visiting our Gift Shop located in the lobby! Area Activities are listed here and in your Guest Room binder (copies are available at the Front Desk or just use this link).
York Gateway Farmers' Market
Saturday’s, Now through October 6 ~ 9 am to 1 pm
Sponsored by When Pigs Fly. Local farmers, specialty food producers & crafters sell their fresh vegetables, fruits, baked goods, fish, meats, cheese, eggs, breads & handmade crafts. Lot behind the York Region Chamber of Commerce, 1 Stonewall Lane, exit 7 off I-95, U.S. Route 1, next to Stonewall Kitchen, York
Portsmouth Farmers Market
Saturday’s, Now through November 3~ 8 am to 1 pm
The outdoor farmers market is back for a whole new season! You’ll find an abundance of local meat and veggies, garden starting plants, take-home meals, and ready-to-eat treats! Rain or shine, Through November 3 ; 1 Junkins Ave, Portsmouth, NH.
Sunset Lighthouse Cruise
Friday, June 15 ~ 7 to 9:30 pm
Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses host these fun cruises aboard the M/V Granite State, departing from Rye Harbor on Route 1A in Rye, NH. The trips include expert narration and lots of raffle prizes. The cruises will pass close to Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse, Whaleback Lighthouse, and White Island Lighthouse in the Isles of Shoals. There is a snack bar on board. Rye Harbor State Marina, 1870 Ocean Blvd, Rye, NH, $25 http://www.portsmouthharborlighthouse.org/events/sunset-lighthouse-cruise/
Seacoast Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival
Sunday, June 17~ 12 to 5 pm
Food Truck Festivals of America is bringing the 2nd Annual Seacoast Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival to downtown Somersworth (VIP hour 11am-Noon). While some of New Hampshire’s most popular food trucks dish out fan favorites, craft ales and beers will be available for sale. There will be music, lawn games to enjoy, and an artisan market where local artists will showcase their work. Market Street, Somersworth, NH. $25 - $30 http://www.foodtruckfestivalsofamerica.com
Discover Portsmouth: Historic Walking Tour
Daily, Now through October ~ 10:30 am
Portsmouth is the hub of the New Hampshire Seacoast. Its downtown streets are reminiscent of a small English market village. Portsmouth’s unique, historical character can be fully captured on foot. Take a guided 75 minute tour with a Discover Portsmouth Guide. Reservations encouraged, tour space is limited. $12 Members $15 Non-members. Discover Portsmouth 10 Middle St. Portsmouth, NH
by appointment, year round
See local ale being brewed. 24 hour advanced notice is preferred. Kennebunkport Brewery, the Shipyard Shops, 8 Western Ave., Lower Village, Kennebunk. (207) 967-1261
Portsmouth Lighthouse Open House
Sundays ~ 1 to 5 pm
Open houses at Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse in New Castle every Sunday through Columbus Day weekend 1 PM to 5 PM Tours are on a first come, first served basis. Children must be 42 inches tall to climb to the top & adults are not permitted to carry children up the stairs. Climb to the lantern room to enjoy view and to see the fourth-order Fresnel lens up close. Volunteers will tell visitors about the history of the light station. There are 44 stairs to the watch room and a 7-rung ladder to the lantern room. Flat shoes (not sandals or flip-flops) are required to climb the ladder into the lantern room. Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse is located on Coast Guard Station Portsmouth Harbor in New Castle, NH. Children must be 42 inches tall to climb to the top. U.S. Coast Guard Station Portsmouth Harbor, 25 Wentworth Rd., New Castle, NH
Now through July 7
Join the Ogunquit Playhouse for the beloved classic Oklahoma! Celebrating its 75th Anniversary since first opening on Broadway. This groundbreaking musical was Rodgers and Hammerstein's first collaboration, and in many ways was their most innovative, having set standards for musical theatre that are still being followed today. The original designs and choreography from Cameron Mackintosh’s London and Broadway revival of Oklahoma! that made Hugh Jackman a star, will be featured in this lavish production. The high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys living in Western Indian Territory at the turn of the twentieth century, provide the colorful setting for Curly, the confident cowboy, and Laurey, the beautiful, head-strong farm girl, to play out their love story. Throw in a fierce rival vying for Laurey’s attention, one flirtatious fiancée, a reluctant suitor, magnificent choreography and one of the most beautiful musical scores ever written and you have a recipe for a rip roaring good time! This lively musical features the timeless classics, “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin',” “The Surrey with the Fringe On Top,” “I Cain't Say No,” “People Will Say We're in Love” and of course the triumphant “Oklahoma!” Get your tickets today! Ogunquit Playhouse, 10 Main Street (Rte 1), Ogunquit, (207) 646-5511
Ogunquit Fire Company Fire Museum
open 24 hours a day
View the steam pumper and other fire memorabilia..Located at Firemen’s Park, corner of Shore Rd. and Cottage St., Ogunquit.