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15 Cottage St, 2nd Floor, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1885
+1 207-288-2503
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Such a fun night - A must-see!

We have been to Bar Harbor many times but hadn't heard of ImprovAcadia until our visit last week... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Meggan M
Halifax, Canada
A MUST-DO in Bar Harbor!

Yes yes yes yes! My husband and I were in Bar Harbor for the last two days of our honeymoon and... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Blanchard, Pennsylvania
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We offer fully improvised comedy shows six to seven nights a week during the season. We feature a cast of professional improvisers from Chicago and Maine. See the performers create a hilarious show using only your suggestions and their quick wits! Call to get show times and to make a reservation. Full bar, light snacks and desserts available. First show of every night is family friendly. Under 21 must be accompanied by an adult.
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Hours Today: 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
15 Cottage St, 2nd Floor, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1885
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We have been to Bar Harbor many times but hadn't heard of ImprovAcadia until our visit last week and what a hidden gem! Honestly there should be more advertising in town so people can have the pleasure of going! It was end of season so...More

Thank Meggan M
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Yes yes yes yes! My husband and I were in Bar Harbor for the last two days of our honeymoon and this came highly recommended to us by a friend who had been there! We are so glad - it was a highlight of things...More

1  Thank beccajm17
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We have been coming to Bar Harbor for nine years now and ImprovAcadia has become a regular stop on all of our visits. On our most recent trip, we attended their shows for four of the six nights we were in town! In our opinion,...More

1  Thank TYantis
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This is a fun nighttime activity in Bar Harbor. The actors were talented and engaging and the skits ranged from humorous to outrageously funny. Some reviewers seem to have held unreasonably lofty expectations. It's not like you are paying $100 a seat for famous comedians,...More

Thank mbl5283
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I went into this with high expectations based off of the reviews and I have to say I came out a little disappointed. For $18 a piece I expected a little more in the way of service. First the room is tiny, much smaller than...More

Thank piercka1
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We made reservations for this show based on Trip Advisor reviews. There is not a lot of late night entertainment on Bar Harbor, so the comedy club seemed to be good choice for entertainment. It is a small theatre on the second floor and you...More

Thank lynn s
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This was a first for our children, ages 9 and 10. They absolutely loved the show and begged to go back again. The humor was a bit over their head at times, which is to be expected. However, even when they didn't quite understand the...More

Thank Kelsey L
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We have been every year we visit MDI and drive from SW Harbor to see it. Which is a big night out for us while on vacation. :) Some casts are stronger than others but we LOVE it every single year. This summer we went...More

Thank SJDS15
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We have been to the famous Second City comedy club in Chicago several times and the actors in this troupe were just as good. I would absolutely return on a second visit.

1  Thank Tourista2015
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We visited ImprovAcadia with my 6 and 8 year old. We attended the "Family" Show. OMG. It was so fun and funny! The actors/comedians were amazing and so talented. I wasn't sure if my husband and I would enjoy it, as sometimes a "Family" show...More

Thank allisonnash
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3 July 2016|
Response from LEONARD O | Reviewed this property |
Tickets are $18 for adults and $13 for children 10 and under. They accept cash, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express
17 September 2015|
Response from ImprovAcadia | Property representative |
Hi, Yes, we do have shows at that time. We're closed on Monday, 10/12. On Tuesday and Wednesday, 10/13 and 10/14 we have one show at 8pm. Thanks, hope to see you at ImprovAcadia.
Gary P
30 July 2015|
Response from ImprovAcadia | Property representative |
Hi, On Friday and Saturday, Sept. 4th and 5th we'll have two shows at 8 and 10pm. On Sunday, 9/6 we have one show at 8pm and we're closed on Labor Day Monday, 9/7. We take reservations to hold seats. You pay when you arrive... More