Here's a schedule of events on July 4th in Bar Harbor, courtesy of the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce.

6am Blueberry Pancake Breakfast
MDI Rotary Club, Bar Harbor Athletic Field, Park Street. Blueberry or plain pancakes, sausage, juice, milk and coffee. A fun morning feast for the whole family! For more information and to purchase tickets go to

9:00am-3:00pm Craft Fair/Marketplace
The Island Arts Association will be hold a Craft Fair/Marketplace at the YMCA, 21 Park Street, Bar Harbor, Maine. We will have a wonderful selection of Maine crafts, including jewelry, quilts, photographs, pottery, and porcelain dolls. Please join us for a joint fund raiser for the YMCA and the YWCA. Please call Kathy Norwood 207-288-5246 for additional information.

10am Independence Day Parade
The community shows off its patriotism and good humor. Parade route winds through downtown Bar Harbor from Main St to Cottage Street to Eden Street to Mt Desert St to Ledgelawn Ave. This year's theme is "Music Of America". Grand Marshall is Dr. O. Lee Haynes, the 2012 Cadillac Award Winner. Sponsored by the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce and Bar Harbor Bank & Trust.

11am Seafood Festival
MDI Rotary Club, Bar Harbor Athletic Field, Park Street. Enjoy lobster, mussels, corn, strawberry shortcake and more! For more information go to

After the Parade, MDI YMCA Annual Lobster Races!
Bar Harbor Athletic Field, Park Street. Watch local businesses put their lobsters to the test in a high-speed crustacean contest where guts and determination will reign supreme. Proceeds benefit the MDI YMCA Scholarship Program. For more information contact Kim Harty, 207-288-3511 or

4:00-9:00pm Concerts in Agamont Park
Sky Scraper, The Larks, Sly Chi and Downeast Brass! Downeasst Brass is entertaining for audiences of all ages playing classical to Dixieland.

7:30-8:30pm Bar Harbor Town Band
Free concert on the Bar Harbor Village Green, Main & Mt. Desert Streets. For over 100 years the Town Band, comprised of amateur musicians from around the region, has entertained thousands of locals and visitors.

9:15pm (approx.) Fireworks Over Frenchman Bay
Enjoy the spectacular display on the waterfront, downtown Bar Harbor. Sponsored by Ocean Properties and the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce. Downeast Brass will perform Handel's Fireworks during the display.

For more information call 1-800-345-4617 or email