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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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're proud to announce Fabricate's quilt for the 2017 State of Maine Quilt Shop Hop. "Freedom's Beacon" measures 41" x 37". Quilting and binding remains to be completed, but we couldn't wait to share her with you. 🙂

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THIS SATURDAY 11am-6pm at the Atlantic Oceanside in Bar Harbor - proceeds benefit Park Street Playground! Something for everyone! Authors, Cars, Illustrators, Art, Music, Gaming, Cosplay AND MORE! Check out the line up listed below: Confirmed Guests/Vendors/Participants (more added as confirmations are received): Bar Harbor Batman – organizer for the event - Host Gigi Edgley - Actress known for role of Chiana in Farscape. Additionally she has appeared in numerous films and television shows. Eric Green – Maine musician Ryan Halliburton – Maine musician DJ Bat-Tastick - Maine DJ K.I.T.T. - Knight Rider replica car from Leni S. Gronros Lawton Mann – Maine visual artist Art Gowie – Maine artist, graphic designer, CornApple Jeffery Danger Perry - Maine visual artist, Hi-Freq Sub-Cult Jayson Stickney - SoulStrikeStudios, Maine Artist Barry Longyear - Maine Author of do it yourself, fiction, manuals, and the sci fi classic Enemy Mine(made into a major motion picture) Carrie Jones – Maine author, she has written both fantasy and non-fantasy novels, including the paranormal series Need. Horror Writers of Maine - A group of Maine horror authors that are self published O’Chang Comics – creators of Temp Tales Eagre Games– Maine computer game Co. with founder Charles Carter(Dune, MYST, Babylon5) Melissa Walshe – Maine science fiction and fantasy writer Christopher Mills - Maine comic writer and author Hugh Martin Tims - Maine Artist and illustrator Paul Pelletier - Artist on Aquaman, DC Cyborg, and Justice Leauge Tyson Pease – Maine comic artist and illustrator Amanda Kahl – Maine comic artist and illustrator of Age of Night Andjelko Napijalo – Portland Maine Police Officer - creator and author of Nightmare Warriors Nor'Easter Gaming Expo - Hosting open Table top and computer gaming BangPop - Showcasing upcoming events, SnowCon gaming convnetion and more Maine Ghostbusters - Paranormal Exterminators and Philanthropy group MACE - Maine Association of Cosplay - A Community Charity Costuming Group Israel Skelton - Head of Skelton Crew Studio LLC, the exclusive home to officially licensed replicas Casablanca Comics - Portland, Maine Zimmie’s Comics – Lewiston, Maine comic shop Comics Plus - Ellsworth, ME vendor and Magic the Gathering Tournament Studio 36 - Maine native Jodi Renshaw photographs life-like scenes with toys Ancient Astronaut Theorist Certification - with Earl Brechlin Cemetery Theater - Bangor thearter and film group Water Farmer Toys: Toys and Collectibles Zac Bender - Zac's Toys & Collectables Northeast Collectibles - Brewer, ME comic and gaming store JT Burton - Bar Harbor Comics and collectibles Nick Alley - Comics, collectibles, gaming systems & more Don Sargent - End of the World Gaming & Miniatures Dungeons & Dragons Kings Festival module B11

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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