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 Winter 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 Merchant Association's Winter 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.
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The Latest News and Events in Bar Harbor, Maine

Winter brings the icy stark beauty of our rocks and ocean into view, but your year round BHMA members are here to make our winter wonderland a place to celebrate. Whether you want to gear up and experience the great outdoors or view if the warmth of indies we have all the option you need. 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 Winter.
Saturday, February 25th, 2017
Big Moose Band

Join the Big Moose Band on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library to dance away the winter blues. Dancers of all abilities (even those with two left feet) are welcome and no partner is needed. No contra dance knowledge is required as all steps and dances are taught before each dance begins. Come join in on the fun!
Big Moose features some of the area’s finest musicians including Ruth Grierson, Keith Davis, Jim Vekasi, Charlie Richardson, Fred Benson, Ed Damm and Anne Damm, among others.
Bring your family, friends or come alone to enjoy a great night. There is a requested $6 donation for adults to help pay the caller and children get in for free.
For more information contact the Jesup at 207-288-4245 or