Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Maine

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 the Fall 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

Fall Flag for Bar Harbor Merchants Association

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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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.



Coming Soon


Our annual thank you promotion will help you get ready for the Holidays. The 12 day timespan allows for a less frenetic and covid friendly experience if the crowds and one off sales aren’t your cup of tea. Any purchases made from one of our participating merchants qualifies you an entry into our drawing for 1 of 12 BHMA Gift certificates.

Watch this space for details


The Scoop

During the Covid 19 Outbreak, this Section will not be Updated.
Please check out this spread sheet for information from Island wide businesses:
Our Members Section provides links to websites & FB pages for your convenience

The Latest News and Events in Bar Harbor, Maine

Winter is here! With frosty mornings and the promise of snow and winter sports, your year round shops, businesses and restaurants are here to help you make the most of the season and you family celebration. Whether you want to get out and snowshoe a mountain, ski the Carriage Roads, sit and relax by the fire or simply enjoy the beauty of our Island’s winter wonderland, Bar Harbor Merchants can help you celebrate the season. Reconnect with the outdoors, nature and your soul treasured adventures, enjoy the birds singing and  create 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 All Year! (Click on the link for our Members Open Spreadsheet during the Covid 19 outbreak)