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Unforgettable Upcoming Holiday Events in Portland, Maine

The holiday season is just around the corner, and there’s no better place to experience the magic of winter than in beautiful Portland, Maine. This year, the Merry Manor Inn invites you to create unforgettable memories with your loved ones by joining us for a host of enchanting holiday events in the area. From the enchanting Polar Express Train Ride to the dazzling Portland Harbor Christmas Boat Parade of Lights, there’s something for everyone. In this blog post, we’ll highlight some of the exciting events happening in and around Portland, and explain why booking your stay with us is the perfect way to make the most of your holiday experience.

The Polar Express Train Ride with the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum

The Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum / Google

All aboard! Join us on an enchanting journey as we take you to the North Pole with the Polar Express. The Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum hosts this heartwarming event that’s perfect for the whole family. The magical train ride is filled with hot cocoa, caroling, and a special visit from Santa Claus himself. Book your stay at Merry Manor Inn and enjoy easy access to the Polar Express, ensuring you don’t miss out on this extraordinary experience.

Maine State Ballet production of The Nutcracker

Maine State Ballet / Google

A holiday classic, “The Nutcracker” ballet is a must-see for anyone looking to embrace the spirit of the season. The Maine State Ballet presents a stunning rendition of this beloved performance. Make your stay at Merry Manor Inn part of your holiday tradition, and be captivated by the enchanting world of Clara and the Nutcracker Prince.

L.L. Bean Northern Lights

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L.L. Bean’s Northern Lights is a winter wonderland you won’t want to miss. Enjoy dazzling light displays, ice sculptures, and festive activities that will leave you in awe. After a day of winter fun, return to the cozy comfort of Merry Manor Inn, where our warm hospitality awaits you.

Skate at The Rink at Thompson’s Point

The Rink at Thompson’s Point / Google

Strap on your skates and hit the ice at The Rink at Thompson’s Point, a beloved winter tradition in Portland. Whether you’re a seasoned skater or a beginner, this ice rink offers a perfect setting for winter fun. Afterward, warm up at Merry Manor Inn and share your skating stories by the fireplace.

The Portland Harbor Christmas Boat Parade of Lights

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End your holiday experience with a dazzling display of lights on the water. The Portland Harbor Christmas Boat Parade of Lights is a magical sight to behold. The illuminated boats gracefully sail through the harbor, creating a breathtaking scene.

This holiday season, Portland, Maine, is the place to be for an unforgettable and magical experience. To make the most of your visit, book your stay at the Merry Manor Inn. Our warm and inviting accommodations, exceptional service, and convenient location will ensure your holiday season is truly memorable. Don’t miss out on these incredible holiday events; reserve your room at the Merry Manor Inn today, and get ready to create cherished memories in Portland, Maine.