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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Four ingredients for one great cause! Come in and enjoy a C-4 cocktail on Monday, either in the dining room or at the bar. All proceeds benefit The Navy SEAL Foundation in honor of Charles Keating IV.

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Our The North Face Store has successfully relocated down to 39 Cottage St. next to our Patagonia store! To celebrate the Grand Re-Opening we're offering an additional 40% off all yellow tag sale items, and an additional 20% off everything else store wide! Stop in and celebrate with us!

Not enough with the Sidewalk Sale - stop in and see the crafters on the Village Green too! ... See MoreSee Less

Our first craft fair of 2016 is right around the corner. ...come see what our artisans and guest artisans have to offer

Join us for Or Annual Street Stroll Side Walk Sale. See what gems our Merchants have to offer, grab a traet at the Relay for Life Bake Table and maybe a coffee up at Choco-Latte.
Participants include:
The Acadia Shops
Sea Dawg Gift Shop
Cool As A Moose Whistler
Pamela Donley It works
Sagegrass Gallery
Window Panes
BRA Harbor, Creating beautiful silhouettes for ALL women
Geddy's Down Under
Stone Soup Toys
Cadillac Mountain Sports
Patrick's By The Sea
Relay For Life
Little Village Gifts and Hubs Hobbies
See you on the Sidewalk!
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The Scoop

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.