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Fireworks on July 4th-First timer

Carol Stream...
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Fireworks on July 4th-First timer

We will be in Bar Harbor the 3rd to the 7th of July...first time. We are staying at the West Street Hotel. Where are the fireworks displayed on the 4th? Walking distance from hotel? Or better yet, a good viewing point?. Thanks!!

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1. Re: Fireworks on July 4th-First timer

You should have a great view from the balcony of your room at the West Street Hotel.

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Thanks bonniemaev....perfect!!!!!

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My husband and I will also be in BH for the first time over the holiday. We are staying at The Holland Inn. Can we walk to someplace to view the fireworks? Any other advice about the Independence Day celebration?

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Sarah

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Yes, it's about a five block walk from the Holland Inn to the waterfront park where you can watch the fireworks.

Lots of doings on July 4th in Bar Harbor: blueberry pancake breakfast at the athletic field where you can also watch the parade get organized. It's an old-fashioned parade with tricycles, Shriner cars, rescue greyhounds, fire trucks, marching bands, etc.

Then there is a big lobster feed back at the athletic field after the parade. They cook the lobsters in many, many old oil drums, turned into cookers. They bring them to the picnic tables by the laundry basket full. It's an amazing sight to see that many cooked lobsters all at once. There is music in the two town parks in the afternoon and early evening. Face painting, lobster races, antiques, and all kinds of fun.

You can see the details here: http://www.barharborinfo.com/events/july_4th/

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Thanks! The lobster feed sounds interesting. Can't wait to arrive!

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