Acadia National Park Centennial Celebration!
“100 Years Old”
BAR HARBOR 2016 HIGHLIGHT OF EVENTS
Father’s Day Concert
June 19th at Agamont Park free outdoor concert
First Friday Art Walk
June thru October in the Village Green Park on Main
July 4th Celebration & Parade
Parade begins around 10AM right in front of The Inn and fireworks at night!
Experience local galleries and shops plus a wide variety of fine art and crafts on July 4th weekend. Also in July: the Blueberry Pancake Breakfast and craft fair and Marketplace at YMCA park; Bar Harbor Garden Club’s tour of fine island gardens and enjoy Bar Harbor’s Town Band across the street in the Village Green. Don’t miss the Seafood Festival in July from 11 am to 2 pm at the Athletic Field.
Bar Harbor Music Festival “49th Season”
June 8 – July 26, 2016
Maine’s Premier Music Festival with a variety of music from opera to jazz
Acadia Night Sky Festival
Enjoyed in September the night skies over Acadia and Downesast Maine
Other Things To Do In Bar Harbor: Bar Harbor Historical Society founded in 1946 open June to October, 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and Holidays. Enjoy the history and culture of Maine’s Native People at our Abbe Museum open year round just a short walk from the Ivy Manor. A Must for the whole family is the “Bar” of Bar Harbor. Make sure you check the local tide schedule to get back in time before the time rolls in. Kids love it. For those wanting to stay in shape on vacation, visit our YMCA, open 7 days a week. Again, just a short walk from the inn. Biking, we have several bike shops in town for all kids or advanced bikers. Walking the carriage trails, hiking Cadillac Mountain, carriage ride, on horse drawn carriages, golf at our public course Kebo, swimming in our “chilly” Sand Beach. Climb the Precipice, visit Thunder Hole, and you don’t want to miss visiting Sueur de Mont Springs, museums, dining on “Maine Lobster” or a lovely enchanting walk along our famous shore path. Our shuttle bus has eight routes to key shopping points. Assistance with any activities or reservations always available. At days end, return to The Ivy Manor for wine and cheese for your 4 pm to 6 pm gathering of guests.