The Reading Room

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The Reading Room: Bar Harbor’s Most Iconic Wedding Reception Room

The Reading Room is a wonderful option for larger ocean view wedding receptions at the Bar Harbor Inn. Located in the historic Main Inn building, the Reading Room’s elegant charm includes a beautiful crystal chandelier situated over the dance floor, exquisite panoramic views of Frenchman Bay and the Porcupine Islands, and a unique curved dining area. Your wedding reception guests will experience the allure of historic Bar Harbor where the famous wealthy families of Philadelphia, New York, and Boston once hosted their family weddings and other social events.

The Bar Harbor Inn is proud of its magnificent facilities, world-class hospitality, exquisite cuisine and professional wedding planning staff who will do everything they can to create a remarkable wedding reception experience for you and your guests at the Reading Room. Start your reception off with a fun Maine themed signature cocktail and some of the regions craft beers while guests mingle in the Oasis Club Lounge and enjoy the views from the covered balcony. Our experienced staff will pass a variety of gourmet hors d’ oeuvres, including fresh local seafood options of miniature crab cakes and lobster and arugula crostini. For a truly Maine themed menu select the Filet & Maine Lobster Tail entree and a unique wedding cake with wild Maine blueberry filling.

We invite you to take a moment to peruse the Bar Harbor Inn wedding service brochure available for PDF download in this page. Our professional wedding planners are available to help you throughout the process. Please inquire by filling out the form on this page or by calling 1-800-350-3352.

The Reading Room can host a maximum of 150 guests for a sit-down meal and is available from 12:00pm – 4:30pm. Let the staff at the Bar Harbor Inn plan and deliver the wedding of your dreams with a memorable reception at the iconic and historic Reading Room.

Reading room Wedding Diagram

Reading room Wedding Diagram (Click to enlarge)