Check out these tips to find the perfect take-home memory or to try a hands-on craft project:

  • Gateway Village in Borden-Carleton promises a unique experience as you savour Island food products and shop from local artisans.
  • The PEI Preserve Company in New Glasgow has everything from Celtic family tartan blankets to locally-made pottery and jewellery (and preserves!).
  • The Dunes Studio Gallery in Brackley - fine Canadian artwork plus amazing items from around the world.
  • Visit Spinnakers' Landing in Summerside to check out hand-made jewellery at Celtic Mist and MaiYa Pearls.
  • In Charlottetown stroll down Victoria Row, visit a crafts gallery on Great George Street, then head to Peake's Quay for more great Island crafts.

Handmade Memories to Take Home

Our skilled craftspeople are busy year-round, producing one-of-a-kind treasures you simply won’t find anywhere else. Our mills have woven creations made from the wool of their very own sheep and alpaca; the assortment of sweaters, mittens, hats, scarves, blankets, and rugs is breathtaking. Pottery studios display and sell decorative and functional items. Seasoned woodworkers are turning cups and bowls, and producing carved masterpieces, even as you read this. Stained glass, wrought iron, handmade soaps? It’s all here. Painting, sculpture, photography, prints? How much time do you have? Watch the artisans as they work. Tour their workshops. Or sign up for an Authentic PEI Experience and try your hand at creating your own unique reminder of this one-of-kind place. But one way or another, be sure to take a little PEI magic home with you!

Craft the day Away

Visit a studio to observe the work in progress, browse for treasures in galleries and craft shops or try your hand at one our traditions with an Island craft experience. These handmade memories will bring a little of our Island magic to your home.

Three Arts & Crafts Shopping Itineraries