Monday is July 4th and the forecast right now for Bar Harbor calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the mid 70's... A perfect day to celebrate in Bar Harbor! Check out the schedule of events....


6 AM - 10 AM 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 AM - 3 PM 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 288-5808 for additional information.

10 AM  Independence Day Parade
The community shows off its patriotism and good humor. The 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 “Acadia's Centennial”.

11 AM - 2 PM 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 call  207-288-3511.

3:30 PM -9 PM Concerts in Agamont Park
Set up your blankets and enjoy live, family friendly music! This is also one of the best places to watch the fireworks!

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM - 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.

9:15 PM (approx.) Fireworks Over Frenchman Bay

Enjoy the spectacular display on the waterfront, downtown Bar Harbor.  Downeast Brass will perform Handel’s Fireworks during the display.

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