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

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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The Scoop

The Latest News and Events in Bar Harbor, Maine

Fall Colors are ramping up and Town is hopping! Your year round shops, businesses and restaurants are still here to make your Fall and on fun and entertaining. Whether you want to get out and climb a mountain, Start that yard work or simply enjoy the bounty 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 Spring!

Tuesday June 26th, 2018
7.00pm Jesup Memorial Library
International Book Launch: “Bimini Twist” by Linda Greenlaw
The International launch of Linda Greenlaw‘s newest book, “Bimini Twist,”
“Bimini Twist,” the fourth book in Greenlaw’s Jane Bunker mystery series, is partially set in Bar Harbor. Jane takes on the missing persons case of Bianca Chiriac, a foreign exchange student working at the Bar Harbor Inn. When it becomes clear that Bianca isn’t just sleeping off a late-night party, Jane is plunged into the underbelly of the resort town and must find the missing woman before the worst happens. Books will be on sale that night courtesy of Sherman’s Books.