Activities

Hotel Activities: Making Lifetime Memories in Bar Harbor

Enhance your vacation experience at the Bar Harbor Inn by enjoying the many seasonal activities we offer in our first-class waterfront hotel. Please refer to the Event Calendar section to find out if the activities you’re looking for are being offered during your visit.

Family Activities at the Bar Harbor Inn

Heated Pool & Jacuzzi

Our outdoor heated pool and jacuzzi are available for all to enjoy mid-May until mid-October. A pool menu with refreshing beverages and Terrace Grille offerings is available during the summer months, making this a favorite Bar Harbor Inn activity for most guests.

Daily: 9:00am – Dusk

Yoga by the Bay

Rejuvenating and relaxing classes guided by certified yoga instructor, Beth Escardo. Enjoy the calm and enriching experience, enhanced by Bar Harbor’s beautiful natural landscape. No experience necessary. No pre-registration. Mats are provided. $15 per person.

This event is seasonal- please check the Event Calendar for dates. 

Monday-Saturday: 9:00am – 10:00am
Yoga at Bar Harbor Inn

Relax & Renew

A blissful guided experience to completely relax, restore and deeply rejuvenate the body and mind. This class allows you to completely unwind and offers a calming quality within by using guided imagery, body scanning, and breath awareness to enhance your vacation experience. It does not involve any physical movement of any kind so even if you have a health condition, you can enjoy this class as it is done as you lie in stillness. This activity quiets an overactive mind, promotes better sleep, eases anxiety, and calms stress. Please bring a towel to rest beneath your head and wear comfortable clothing. No pre-registration necessary. $15 per person.

This event is seasonal. Please check the Event Calendar for dates.

Wednesday:  4:00pm – 5:00pm
Kids in the Bar Harbor Inn Bake Shop

Kids in the Bake Shop

For our young guests ages 6 and over.

This is certainly the most delicious Bar Harbor Inn activity for our young guests! Join our Pastry Chef for a fun time of sticky fingers and delicious desserts in our Bake Shop. Complimentary to registered guests. Guests meet in the Main Inn lobby.

This event is seasonal. Please check the Event Calendar for dates.

Tuesday: 12:00pm-12:45pm

Thursday: 12:00pm – 12:45pm

Culinary Demonstrations at the Bar Harbor Inn

Culinary Demonstration

Expand your culinary knowledge, sample great food and have fun! Join our Executive Chef Louis Kiefer for culinary discussion, kitchen tours and culinary preparation tips. Complimentary to our registered guests. Attending guests meet in the Main Inn Lobby.

This event is seasonal. Please check the Event Calendar for dates.

Wednesday: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Bar Harbor History Hall Tour

Bar Harbor Inn History Hall Tour

Take a complimentary guided tour around our property and History Hall as a guide tells the stories behind many of the framed pictures and souvenirs that are on display and depict the Bar Harbor Inn’s colorful past.

This event is seasonal. Please check the Event Calendar for dates.

Wednesday 3:00pm – 3:30pm
Bar Harbor Inn Wine Tastings

Wine Tasting

A representative from one of our local wine distributors will be on hand to share their knowledge of wines in a relaxed, informal setting. Join us in the Oasis Club Lounge to sample a few wines from the Bar Harbor Inn’s wine list and enjoy hors d’oeuvres prepared by our Executive Chef.

This event is seasonal. Please check the Event Calendar for dates.

Friday: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Children’s Story Time

Join our Activity Coordinator for two fun stories of the day. Story Time will take place either in our gazebo or on our front lawn area. Meet the Bar Harbor Inn Activity Coordinator in the lobby. On days with inclement weather, Story Time will take place in the Main Inn Lobby.

This event is seasonal. Please check the Event Calendar for dates.

Monday – Friday: 1:30pm – 2:00pm

Children’s Nature Walk

For our young guests ages 6 and over.

Meet the Bar Harbor Inn Activity Coordinator in the Main Inn Lobby for a walk around our beautifully landscaped 8-acre waterfront property (weather permitting). Children will have the opportunity to explore our grounds and take in their natural surroundings. Complimentary to our registered guests.

This event is seasonal. Please check the Event Calendar for dates.

Monday: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Wednesday: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Lawn Games

Looking for a little fun and activity in the afternoon on the hotel property?

Lawn games will be arranged in the lawn area near our entrance driveway (adjacent to the Main Inn). Gather the family or meet some new friends while you play disc golf, bocce ball, croquet, ring toss or yardzee. Children ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Complimentary to our registered guests.

This event is seasonal. Please check the Event Calendar for dates.

Monday – Friday:  2:30pm – 4:00pm