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.

Fall Flag for the Bar Harbor Merchants Association

Look for our Spring Flag at our members' businesses!

Think Local First, Bar Harbor Merchants Association

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

Look for our Flags

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

Think Local First

Think Local First Logo

Think Local First: Thinking locally reduces transportation costs and protects our environment, supports local artists, farms, businesses, producers and organizations, and creates a supportive community and more sustainable economy.

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We are planning a trip to Maine in late October- 21-25 Do you have a list of stores/restaurants that will or will not be open that time of year? Thanks ... See MoreSee Less

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Join us for a special wine tasting tonight as we celebrate our 8th anniversary! We will be joined by Jennifer DuBois Cough from South Portland Wine Co, and Steven Bodge from Pine State Beverage!

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Have you checked out The Abbe Midsummer webpage recently? We've uploaded some images of the silent auction items, including those you see below. Visit to check them all out! We'll be uploading more over the next few weeks.

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WE'VE GOT AMAZING PRIZES for our 2nd Annual Driving for Rides Golf Tournament! If you are lucky enough to make a hole in one on hole 6 you win a Buick Encore from our friends at Darling's Auto Mall. Our Silent Auction will include 2 round trip tickets on JetBlue to anywhere they fly (some restrictions apply), 2 round trip tickets from Cape Air/Nantucket Airlines, 2 round trip tickets from PenAir an IPad Air2 with a $100 Gift Certificate from Coastal Computers of Mount Desert Island, Golf for four at the Samoset Resort, 4 tickets for a Lighthouse cruise, 4 tickets on the Nature Cruise, 4 tickets on the Lobster Fishing tour, 4 Baker Island Tour tickets and 4 whale watch tickets provided by Ocean Properties Hotels Resorts and Affiliates , Weekly tickets to the 2017 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, 2 Day tickets to Dell Technologies Championship Labor Day Weekend in Norton, Boston, MA, 12 yards of loam provided by Harold MacQuinn Inc. The Raffle Prizes include Reel Pizza Cinerama Gift Certificates paired with Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf - Bar Harbor, Maine golf coins,Criterion Theatre Gift Certificate paired with Pirates Cove Adventure Golf, 15 Lobsters from Jimmy Hanscomb, Artwork by Linda Rowell Kelley and Lynda Millar, My Darling Maine Island Boutique Gift Basket, Cadillac Mountain Sports Gift Certificate, Acadia Trail Sign Company Trail Sign, Friends of Acadia Ballcaps, Acadia Stand Up Paddle Boarding Gift Certificate, Maine Red ClawsGift Basket, and gift certificates from Jordan's Restaurant, Peekytoe Provisions, and ECHO Salon . Total prizes worth close to $ 7,000!!!

The Scoop

The Latest News and Events in Bar Harbor, Maine

Spring brings bursts of color and warm breezes to our coastal village. Your year round shops, businesses and restaurants are here to make your coming out of hibernation and reconnecting with the world functional, fun and entertaining. Whether you want to get out and climb a mountain or take a drive and watch the world wake up, Bar Harbor Merchants can help equip and refresh you for Spring adventures and memories. For current non donor events also check out our local Chamber of Commerce Events Calendar

Download our current edition of The Open Directory for Bar Harbor Merchants that are open this Spring COMING SOON!.

Friday March 31st, 2017 4.30pm – 7pm
House Wine

Six for Sixty Wine Tasting