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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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Energetic fun!

So much fun!!! My husband and I enjoyed an improv show on a Friday evening in Portland. The people... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lacey C
via mobile
Fun and lots of laughter

This was our first time seeing a live (vs TV) improv show and we really enjoyed it. Good drinks... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New England
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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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  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much fun!!! My husband and I enjoyed an improv show on a Friday evening in Portland. The people were friendly, there were food, dessert and drinks you could buy. The actors were energetic, engaging, and really funny. I would definitely recommend it as a...More

Thank Lacey C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time seeing a live (vs TV) improv show and we really enjoyed it. Good drinks too! A fun night out if you are in the area.

Thank Napalicoastkauai
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The staff was amazing and it was no doubt one of the best things I did on the trip. Not only was it absolutely hilarious, the food was also great.

Thank miriamlampe
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

What an enjoyable evening! Attending a live Saturday Night Live taping could not have been any more entertaining. The cast was dramatic and musical and had a vast command of literature, history, current events, and more! How can anybody think so fast, and how can...More

Thank janet g
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!! Lots of laughs and outstanding improv pros. If you are in Bar Harbor and they are putting on a show, RUN...don't walk...to get a seat. You won't be disappointed!!

Thank ebk16
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This is the 1st time (wife and I) going to an improve club and I didn't know what to expect. These guys are very funny and talented and I don't see how they can keep up with all the crazy things they do. If your...More

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ImprovAcadia, Owner at ImprovAcadia, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2016

Thank you for the kind review. We're so glad you enjoyed the show. We do advertise 8pm shows in July and August as guaranteed family friendly. The 8pm show in the spring and fall, as you observed are more PG13. Thanks again for the lovely...More

Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited Bar Harbor for our 15th wedding anniversary. We stopped in at improv Acadia as we do every time we visit Bar Harbor. Once again we were not disappointed and you won't be either. We caught 4 shows in 4 days!!...More

Thank Dolly S
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We went to the 10pm, not so family friendly show. It was hilarious! Everyone was talented and friendly atmosphere was great.

Thank Higglepop
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable time here. Audience participation, small venue. Limited menu. Definitely check them out!

Reviewed 27 September 2016

Bought tickets on line in advance of a stay in Bar Harbor based solely on Tripadvisor reviews. Unsure what to expect, never having previously attended an Improv performance and indeed found it took the first ten to fifteen minutes to acclimatise. The actors however knew...More

Thank Holidayprofi
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What are your prices?
2 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
Staying in Bar Harbor October 12-14th. Will you have shows during this time?
16 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
My wife and I are visiting Labor Day weekend, which night do you recommend we attend and do you have reservations or is it first come first serve?
29 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