Businesses open for the holidays in Portland, Maine
Restaurants, Shops, and Stays, oh my!
Greater Portland is a magical place to visit any season, but our snow-dusted cobblestone streets and glittering winter lights come alive over the holidays. From performances of the Nutcracker to symphonic renditions of holiday classics, there is a little something for everyone over the holidays. Visit a decked-up Victoria Mansion if you a history buff or bring the kiddos to the Polar Express for a family friendly getaway.
Stay tuned to find all the shops, restaurants, and attractions open over the holidays.
PORTLAND BY THE FOOT
Tours scheduled almost everyday until Thanksgiving. Then offering private tours only, from Thanksgiving until spring.
SALT YARD CAFE AND BAR
Served up buffet style with seatings available on Resy. Open from 12pm-6pm.
Offering a Thanksgiving buffet ($75 per person) in Winslow Homer, their junior ballroom. There will be two seatings: 11:00AM + 1:30PM. To book call Food & Beverage Manager, Shantia Austin at 207-517-8827 or email at email@example.com. Bar will remain open until 5PM after Thanksgiving Buffet reservations.
TOP OF THE EAST
Open from 5:00pm – 10:00 pm.
INN BY THE SEA
Inn by the Sea will be open everyday during the holidays. Sea Glass will be operating on Christmas day with breakfast from 7:30 to 10:00 AM, and will serve Christmas Dinner on Christmas Day from 1 to 7 PM. New year’s Eve dinner in Sea Glass will be from 5 PM to 9 PM, Brunch will be served everyday during Christmas week (except Christmas Day) from 7:30AM to 3 PM, with normal dinner hours from 5 PM to 8PM, and brunch will be served on New Year’s Day from 7:30 AM to 3 PM. Reservations and more information for all meal periods at 207.799.3134
GEARY’S BREWING COMPANY
Thursday-Saturday 12-5 PM
Open Black Friday
Closed Christmas Eve and Day
Closing December 23rd for the winter, reopening in March.
Open all year for Curbside Delivery & Private Parties.
TATE HOUSE MUSEUM
Christmas Celebration: Saturday December 17th 12 noon to 4PM Holiday House Tours with refreshments and music
URBAN FARM FERMENTORY
Black Friday: 12-8 PM
Christmas Eve: 12-8 PM
New Years Day: 11 AM-6 PM
Muse Paintbar will be open in December Tuesdays through Sundays, in the afternoons and evenings. We will be closed on 12/24 and 12/25 for the holidays.
MAINE DAY VENTURES
Open year-round and every day except holidays with 2 tours offered; their 10:00 historical walk and 10:30 Old Port culinary walking tour, both ideal for hearty Mainers!
ASHLEY FLOWERS YOGA
Special Holiday Classes:
-Dec 17th @ 10am
-Jan 1st @ 12:30am (New Year’s Day class)
– Dec 19th @ 10am (Day Hanukkah Begins)
Christmas Day 7am-7pm
New Years Eve -7am-7pm
New Years Day-7am-7pm
Tours are bookable 24/7 on our website www.NaviTour.com
Open for Christmas Eve Prime Rib Dinner. Reservations required.
Open New Year’s Eve! Ring in the New Year with a special 5-course dinner ($175 per person) featuring truffles, caviar, foie gras and a glass of champagne! Reservations required.
Stay tuned for more! We will be adding more as the holidays approach. If you have anything to add, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to be included.
Join Carnaval for winter fun in Downtown Portland, Maine. Exclusive bites & brews, igloos, live entertainment, ice sculptures, and more.
What better time to play in Portland than when you can enjoy it like a local? Explore shops and restaurants, but skip the lines this Winter.