On-Campus Housing

Private room on campus[Sold out!]
Shared room on campus$325

Students can choose to stay in campus dormitories, or in any of the many hotels or campgrounds nearby.

The College is a zero-emissions campus, with solar power, and composting toilets. Most of the dorms have a shared bathroom. Staying on campus is a sure way to catch all of the jam sessions that carry on into the wee hours!

Off-Site Housing

There are a variety of off-site accommodation options:

Bar Harbor Motel (5 min walk from COA) is providing a discounted rate of $219/night for AFTMD participants. Just mention “Acadia Trad Festival” when booking by calling this number

Acadia Inn (5 min walk from COA) has rates starting at $239/night during our festival dates.

Bluenose Inn (6 min walk from COA) has various rates, suites and apartments to offer starting at $340/night.

There are several other hotels less than a 10 minute walk from COA’s campus, and a wealth of other local options you might wish to explore yourself! Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce has a comprehensive list of accommodations that you can find here.

The Acadia Festival of Traditional Music & Dance is a project made possible by a grant from the Maine Traditional Music Association and supported by Fractured Atlas, a national 501(c)(3) non-profit devoted to empowering arts organizations. Website art by Anabelle Keimach and Annelise Papinsick.