Finish Line Festival

make plans now for 2017!

We are very excited and pleased that Southwest Harbor is hosting another fabulous finish line festival, located just steps from our electric finish line! This family friendly event will feature local eats......  a taste of Southwest Harbor, and our ever popular beer garden, as well as live music, food, beverages, kids events, art. vendors, and much more for everyone!

This event is FREE to attend and open to the public!
Finish Line Festival Details Click: HERE

WHEN: Race Day, Sunday October 15th, 10:00AM until 4:00PM
WHERE: Village Green Way, Downtown Southwest Harbor. (Located just around the corner, and mere steps from our Main Street finish line!)

Click HERE to view a map of finish line festival.
Click HERE for an area overview.


This event is presented and organized by the Acadia Chamber who have worked closely with our finish line festival founding partners (below) and with many more businesses and individuals who have made this festival possible.

The finish line festival will also feature two VIP charity fundraising hospitality areas for all of our wonderful Beyond the Finish Line (BFL) charity fundraisers and another for St. Jude Heroes! The BFL Charity Hospitality area is presented by our founding partner, the Mount Desert Island Historical Society, one of the many local charities the MDI Marathon helps to benefit. 



  • Shuttle buses back to Bar Harbor pick-up at the festival.
  • Post race massage is NOW located at the festival. (American Legion Building)
  •  Checked participants gear bags will be available for pick-up at the festival. (American Legion Building)


Make plans NOW to attend! Please don't run all the way to our finish line, and then run away and miss this fabulous addition to MDI Marathon weekend! This event is dedicated to celebrating all of your achievements!

Congratulations in advance for being so amazing! We can't wait to see you all at our finish line festival!

 #RunMDI #RunSouthwestHarbor #CelebrateSWH