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Address: 15 Cottage Street, 2nd Floor, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
Phone Number: +1 207-288-2503
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8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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We offer fully improvised comedy shows six to seven nights a week during...

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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Suprisingly good night of comedy

My wife found Improv Acadia online while we were getting ready for our vacation. She suggested we go, so the whole family (5 of us) decided, what the heck. My expectations were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife found Improv Acadia online while we were getting ready for our vacation. She suggested we go, so the whole family (5 of us) decided, what the heck. My expectations were quite low and was a bit dreading things when were seated in the front row. The show started on time with the very enthusiastic Jen (I think one... More 

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Thank Bruce W J
Newark, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for our second time Last night and it was just as funny as the first time we went and completely different. There is nothing like it in Bar Harbor. Do yourself a favor and set aside a night. All of the cast is Chicago trained and most work there during the other three seasons.

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Thank MLnAB
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

For a fun, gut busting, face hurting good time? Improv Acadia. The best comedy in town. Ok the only comedy in town, but they beat all. Improv at its best. Been to a few and these kids rocked. A small personal setting with inexpensive apps n drinks. So many great skits by professionals. We went to 10pm show, adult themed.... More 

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Thank Michael F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sensational talent and fun for young and old...er. Early show perfect for both ages. Laughs galore. Performance length is perfect but hated to leave.

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Thank Janet L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My parents in their 70s, my husband and I 44 and 61, and my daughter,13, had a blast at the 8:00 family friendly show. We all came away reliving funny moments and were impressed by the talent of the actors and the musical talent of Mr Fingerhut. We come up each summer for a vacation and wish we hadn't waited... More 

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Thank Linda R
Stamford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As they point out this club has Improv not Stand Up comedy. It was an enjoyable show with some talented comedians. The 8 o'clock show was suitable for families with children. Some bits were hilarious.

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw all the great reviews and decided that we had to give this a try. I was not disappointed. We attended the 8 pm family show with our 2 daughters (13 and 16). We all enjoyed the show very much. I found the price for admission, 18$/person 10$/child 10 and under, very reasonable for such a professional show. They... More 

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Thank leceltique
Vero Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very fun night out in Bar Harbor. It's nice that you can enjoy a local beer or some wine. They also serve snacks. Surprisingly family-friendly.

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Thank Steven B
Leominster, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun show if you're looking for something different to do on an evening in Bar Harbor. They have several shows and some are designated family or adults only. Talented crew and hilarious. Drinks and food are available.

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Methuen, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The ImprovAcadia is a very small room so you need to get there early or call to make a reservation. Admission was $18 per person. The actors performed skits with input from the audience. Some of the skits had audience members participate. Very entertaining and funny.

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