Bar Harbor offers an array of shops, restaurants and activities.

Discover our quaint, sleepy coastal village during the quieter seasons — late fall, winter and spring.

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Look for our Spring Flag at our members' businesses!

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For more than a decade, the Bar Harbor Merchants Association has promoted Bar Harbor as a Four-Season destination.

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Bar Harbor Merchants Association Spring Flag

The Bar Harbor Merchants Association members fly one of our three different flags when they are open. Not all members are open throughout the entire year, but you can tell when they are by looking for the flag.
Merchants Registration form for 2016 Street Stroll Sidewalk Sale Click Here

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FRESH FISH THURSDAY!!! This is your chance this week for the freshest stuff available, since We will be CLOSED THIS WEEKEND from Saturday until Wednesday at 11am for our own wedding! THIS JUST IN: North Atlantic Swordfish Atlantic Halibut Atlantic Haddock Atlantic Hake Atlantic Flounder Sushi Grade Yellowfin Tuna Wester Ross Organic Scottish Salmon 10/20 Fresh Dry Scallops Laughing Bird Shrimp Red Snapper Fillet ALL LEG handpicked local crabmeat Local Aquaculture Acadia Mussels Local Littlenecks & Steamers MDI, Taunton Bay, Pemaquid & Glidden Point Oysters SPECIALS: Homegrown Tomato & Purple Basil Soup -- very limited supply! Fresh Fruit Medley: cantaloupe, red grapes, Maine peaches, Canary melon, wild blueberries Smoked Halibut Fresh Spring Rolls with sweet chili sauce Maine Caprese Panini ~ Maine Water Buffalo fresh mozzarella, Backyard Farms cocktail tomatoes, organic fresh basil, house nut-free pesto, homemade sourdough with or without Prosciutto Fresh Swordfish Tacos ~ crunchy potato chip crust, spicy aioli, pickled red onion, fresh lettuce State of Maine Special ~ 8 oz Chowder or Bisque, Hot or Cold Lobster Roll, choice of homemade dessert Cajun Popcorn Shrimp Po' Boy ~ spicy house cocktail sauce, pickled red onion, fresh lettuce, hoagie roll Delicious homemade desserts! Sorry to inconvenience any of you this weekend! Enjoy yourselves!

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The Latest News and Events in Bar Harbor, Maine

Spring is bringing the soft greens and pastel colors to Bar Harbor, so your year round BHMA members are here get you out of hibernation and keep you entertained and well fed. Below are featured some of the upcoming events. For current non member events also check out our local Chamber of Commerce Events Calendar

May 19th – 22nd, 2016
Village of Bar Harbor
Taste of Bar Harbor
Our Annual Festival Celebrating the Tastes of DownEast Maine.
Full calendar of events can be found here.
However we like to Hightligth a coupl fo specific events that your Bar Harbor Merchants Association Members are directly involved in.
On Thursday,  May 19th, The Dessert Night is sponsored by BHMA – this is your chance to check out Desserts from our local restaurants and vote for the best one! There’s a good chance that it’ll be a BHMA member and so available for you to enjoy all tear!
Download our current edition of The Open Directory for Bar Harbor Merchants that are open this Spring.
Saturday, May 21st is our Street Stroll Sidewalk Sale Between 9am – 3pm stroll the sidewalks for a taste of all that Bar Harbor Merchants have to offer. Featuring unique shopping, culinary and made-in-Maine products, Spring sales and new offerings. With such a diversity of participating shops and retail locations, there is sure to be something for everyone’s taste! We’ll be here Rain or Shine so come and say Hello.
Download our current edition of The Open Directory for Bar Harbor Merchants that are open this Spring.