Events and Attractions

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Events and Attractions on Mount Desert Island in 2016. Not all dates are current, check back for more updates.

June

National Trails Day: 
June 4
www@americahiking.org

18th Annual Acadia Birding Festival:     
June 2 to June 5 
info@acadiabirdingfestival.com  (207) 288-8128

MDI YMCA 1/2 Marathon 
June 5
www.mdiymca.org  (207) 288-3511

66th Annual Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce Art Show
Art in the Park 
June 18-19 
www.barharborinfo.com  (207) 288-5103

July

Bar Harbor Music Festival -50th Season
July 3 to July 31 
info@barharbormusicfestival.org, www.barharbormusicfestival.org (207) 288-5754

July 4th Celebration
Events all day: Parade at 10, Fireworks 9:15
www.barharborinfo.com

Flamingo Festival:
July 15 to July 18
www.harborhousemdi.org  244-3713 x102

Southwest Harbor Public Library Paperback Book Sale
July 16 to July 18 
www.swharbor.lib.mc.us  (207) 244-7065

Flamingo 4-Miler and Fun Run
July 17
www.harborhousemdi.org


Island Gardens  
Open Garden Day
July 23 (10 to 4)
barharborgardenclub.com   (207) 288-9689

Bangor State Fair:
July 29 to August 7 
www.bangorstatefair.com


August

Claremont Croquet Classic:  
August 2 to August 8 
infor@theclaremonthotel.com, www.theclaremonthotel.com, (207) 244-5036

Lobsters on the Sound: 
August 2, 5:30 PM at the Hinckley Company 
www.harborhousemdi.org  (207) 244-3713 x102

Giant Used Book Sale
August 3-4 
www.swharbor.lib.mc.us  (207) 244-7065  

Bar Harbor Fine Arts Festival: 
August 12 to August 14 (Fri. 11-8, Sat. 10-8, Sun 10-5); Bar Harbor Inn Grounds
www.marcfink.com/bhfaf/show.asp


American Folk Festival: 
August 26 to 28
www.americanfolkfestival.com


September

Blue Hill Fair:   
September 1 to September 5
office@BlueHillFair.com, www.bluehillfair.com (207) 374-3701

MDI YMCA Fall 5K 
September 20
www.mdiymca.org (207) 288-3511

Acadia Night Sky Festival: 
September 22 to 25
www.nightskyfestival.org (207) 288-5103

15th Annual Mount Desert Island Garlic Festival
September 12
(207) 288-0269


October

MDI Marathon:
October 16 (7am early start, 8am general start)
(207) 276-4226 information@mdimarathon.org, www.mdimarathon.org (207) 276-4226

Acadia’s Oktoberfest:
October 7-8

www.acadiachamber.com  (207) 244-9264


Things to do

Acadia National Park
288-9442   www.nps.gov/ACAD

Oceanarium & Lobster Hatchery
288-5005   theoceanarium@earthlink.net, www.theoceanarium.com

Abbe Museum – Maine Indian Heritage
288-3513 info@abbemuseum.org, www.abbemuseum.org

Seal Cove Auto Museum
244-9242 www.sealcoveautomuseum.org

Mount Desert Land & Garden Preserve
276-3727 info@gardenpreserve.org, www.gardenpreserve.org

The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden
276-3330 (By appointment only)

Garland Farm: Beatrix Farrand Society
288-0237 editor@beatrixfarrandsociety.org, www.beatrixfarrand.org

Wild Flower Gardens of Acadia
288-3400

Southwest Cycle
244-5856 swcycle@gmail.com, www.southwestcycle.com

Mail Boat Ferry Service - Beal & Bunker
276-3960, 244-3575 

Cranberry Cove Ferry
244-5882, 800-666-2927, www.barharborferry.com

Maine State Ferry Service
www.maine.gov/mdot/opt/ferry/maine-ferry-service.php

Island Explorer – Acadia Free Shuttle
667-5796 infor@exploreacadia.com, www.exploreacadia.com

National Park Canoe Rental
244-5854, 244-1151 nprc@aol.com, www.nationalparkcanoerental.com

Bar Harbor Whale Watch
288-2386 info@barharborwhales.com, www.barharborwhales.com

Deep Sea Fishing – Masako Queen
244-5385 www.MasakoQueen.com

Island Cruises
244-5785 infor@bassharborcrusises.com, www.bassharborcruises.com

Scenic Nature Cruises – Sea Princess
276-5352 www.barharborcruises.com

Water Taxi & Custom Cruises - The Delight
244-5724 www.islesford.com

Acadia National Park Tours
288-0300 www.acadiatours.com

Maine State Sea Kayak
244-9500, 877-481-9500 info@mainestatekayak.com, www.mainestateseakayak.com

Downeast Friendship Sloop Charters
266-5210 info@downeastfrienshipsloop.com, www.sailacadia.com

Causeway Golf
244-7220, 244-3780 www.thecausewayclub.org

Kebo Valley Golf Club
288-5000 KeboPro@kebovalleyclub.com, www.kebovalleyclub.com

Miniature Golf: Pirates Cove
288-2133 www.piratescove.net

Carriage Rides: Carriages of Acadia
877-276-3622 info@carriagesofacadia.com, www.carriagesofacadia.com

Criterion Theatre & Arts Center
288-3441 office@criteriontheatre.com, www.criteriontheatre.com

Reel Pizza Cinerama
288-3811 info@reelpizza.com, www.reelpizza.net

Acadia Repertory Theatre
244-7260 arep@acadia.net, www.acadiarep.com


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