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 Winter 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 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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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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If it's easier to drop of at Anchorspace Bar Harbor (337 Main - entrance faces the ball field) I'll give you the 50c for your next cup of Joe at Mount Dessert Bakery - just ask for janeLet’s help out in any way we can! ❤️
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The Scoop

The Latest News and Events in Bar Harbor, Maine

Holiday Cheer is in the air! Your year round shops, businesses and restaurants are still here to make your Winter fun and entertaining. Whether you want to get out and climb a mountain, sit by  the fire or simply enjoy the beauty of the season, Bar Harbor Merchants can help you embrace the long days and lazy times. Reconnect with your friends and family for treasured 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 Winter!
Every Wednesday, 8:00am – Noon
Weekly Birding Tours
The Natural History Center

For details, check The Natural History Center’s Facebook Page weekly.
$20:00 per person
(Members: All Merchant Association members are welcome to come as guests to learn about what The Natural History center does)

November through April
Discounted Local Rates
Massage Bar Harbor




Monday, December 24th 2018
Christmas Eve

Tuesday, December 25th 2018
Christmas Day

Monday, December 31st 2018
New Years Eve

Tuesday, January 1st 2019
New Years Day

Saturday, January 19th 2018 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Fourth Annual Bar Harbor Winter Beer Fest!
Atlantic Brewing Company
Grab your mittens and hats, it is time to get outside and have a beer with us at the fourth Annual Bar Harbor Winter Beer Fest! Come celebrate Downeast Maine’s craft beer scene outside at Atlantic Brewing Company. There will be warming stations to keep you toasty warm while you work your way through all the craft beer samples.Get your blood and adrenaline pumping by joining in on the keg stacking relay and cornhole games. There will also be food and live music.
Tickets are ONLY available by purchasing in advance. Tickets will be available in December 2018.