MDI Marathon

MAINE’S DESTINATION MARATHON, HALF & RELAY The Mount Desert Island Marathon, Half & Relay is North America’s premier destination road race. The award-winning course features miles of pristine terrain passing tranquil lakes, soaring mountains, sleepy Maine villages, and stunning seaside vistas, all set against the awe-inspiring backdrop of Acadia National Park in peak fall foliage […]

Acadia Night Sky Festival

Date and Time Wednesday September 25, 2019 – Sunday September 29, 2019 Location Throughout Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, the Schoodic Peninsula, and beyond. Fees/Administration Most events during the festival are free and open to the public. Please check the schedule of events for specific activities that require registration and/or fees. Join us for […]

Art in the Park

Date and Time Saturday June 15, 2019 & Sunday June 16, 201910:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT Location Village Green, Corner of Main Street and Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor Maine Fees/Administration This event is free to the public. The Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce will once again host its’ annual Art in the Park show […]

Abbe Museum Indian Market

May 17 – 19, 2019 Mount Desert Island calls to many artists. Its cragged shores, woodland trails, and calming lakes inspire creativity and have lured artists to this place for generations. Wabanaki people are part of this artistic tradition, dating back thousands of years on this island. During the Rusticator era (the 1840s to 1920s), […]

Bed Races

Saturday, November 10 Downtown Bar Harbor Roll out of bed and come early for the steals and deals at Bar Harbor’s finest retail locations for the annual Early Bird Pajama Sale, where those who shop in their pajamas receive even better discounts! Early Bird Pajama Sale 6:00 am – 9:00 am Shop at participating businesses […]