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Acadia National Park wedding venues

Planning your dream Maine elopement or small wedding and looking for some help? You've come to the right place! If you're looking for the best Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor wedding venues, then read on!

While there are ample opportunities within the park to elope, located right outside of the park lies the quaint community of Bar Harbor. Surrounded by mountain vistas, forests, and the rocky coastline; this town can be the perfect place to host your New England elopement or micro-wedding! I've compiled a list of the best wedding venues in Bar Harbor, along with a couple unique ideas for the adventure-seekers!

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Bar Harbor Inn

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This charming waterfront venue in Bar Harbor makes the perfect wedding or elopement location! Here you have the option to use both the lawn and the historic inn itself for your celebration. With a capacity of 150 guests, and just minutes from the Acadia park entrance, this venue is a great option!

Kels Converse Couples Reception Inspiration: Meg and Rittick used their upstairs balcony terrace for their mini reception of 25 guests. It was absolutely perfect. They were able to have their ceremony at Sand Beach in the National Park, then the guests joined them back at Bar Harbor Inn. The Inn provided a helpful Coordinator that made everything run smoothly, which I always find extremely helpful.

The Harborside Hotel

Another awesome waterfront wedding venue with the flexibility of up to 350 guests! Featuring plenty of amenities and add-on options, this Bar Harbor wedding venue is a great option for any couple! And Acadia is just 1 mile away you guys!! This could be a great location for a full wedding celebration or just as a reception to an adventurous elopement in the park! So many options to choose from when you go untraditional!

Kels Converse Couples Reception Inspiration: Bianca and Eric eloped inside Acadia National Park with about 15 of their guests. Afterwards, they came back to the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and had a beautiful dinner set up, followed by dancing, cake cutting and speeches. They rented a tent for outside the hotel, and the Coordinator there helped set everything up. It was an absolute perfect day, and I believe it's because they got to show up and just enjoy!


Offering a unique and intimate experience in nature, Terramor Resort is an Acadia elopement location perfect for adventurous couples! This venue offers romantic outdoor accommodations (these are no ordinary tents you guys!!) Imagine spending the day hiking in the mountains with your best friend, and then glamping under the stars! They even offer onsite experiences that truly bring you closer together. With room for up to 225 guests, you also have an option to buyout the whole resort for an exclusive wedding experience!

Atlantic Oceanside

Located in downtown Bar Harbor, right on the ocean, this charming hotel offers a couple of different packages for hosting a wedding. If you're looking for an exclusive private club with an on-site planner, then this may be the venue for you! With room for up to 300 guests and gorgeous oceanfront views, it's no wonder this Bar Harbor wedding venue gets high ratings on Wedding Wire! Stay the night or the whole week at the hotel and enjoy the picturesque scenery as you celebrate tying the knot!

Under Canvas - Acadia

Another epic glamping style option for the adventurous souls! Offering an upscale camping experience right by the water and surrounded by the dense Acadia woods! With daily activities, fire-pits, and experienced adventure coordinators around; you're pretty much guaranteed to have a rad experience!

Hulls Cove Schoolhouse

A historic building that is now used to host events, this Schoolhouse is a perfect spot to host your mini reception for your loved ones. You would need to hire outside vendors, but they have plenty of local vendors to help!


There's also the option to rent a place to yourself and truly have an intimate elopement experience! This gives you the flexibility to cook your own food, and have space and privacy to stretch out before and after your adventures! Keep in mind that rules can vary in regards to guests and events from each host. The great thing about planning an elopement or micro-wedding, is that you have SO much freedom and flexibility. You get to fully customize the adventure of you dreams! And what better place to do that than in Acadia National Park!

For more tips on how to elope in Acadia National Park be sure to check out this post here! And if you're not set on your location then check out this post on the Best Places to Elope in New England!

Contact me if you'd like to book an Acadia National Park elopement photographer! And be sure to follow me on Instagram for more tips and guides on eloping in New England!

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A New Hampshire + Vermont based adventure elopement and intimate wedding photographer team for the adventurous souls. We specialize in New England and destinations worldwide, empowering you to create the most beautiful, adventurous day and give you the memories you'll be able to look back on for all the years to come.


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