Prince Edward Island is known as the birthplace of Confederation. In 1864, the provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Québec met in Charlottetown to form the new nation. It was a richly eventful time. But archaeologists have found evidence of early Mi'kmaq settlement that dates thousands of years before the historic Charlottetown Conference.

Roam our colourful countryside, stroll along the many miles of beaches, golf at a top-rated course, participate in a kitchen ceilidh, browse through our many craft shops, enjoy our Authentic PEI Experiences, or simply laze in a hammock.

There are so many festivals and events!

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All the island is a stage

All the island is a stage

Our varied venues for the performing arts run the spectrum, from world-famous blockbuster to best-kept-secret status, and everything in between.

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Let the music guide you

Let the music guide you

Ceilidhs, jazz, classical, pop, rock, country and traditional - PEI has it all! Island wide there are musical sounds to suit every taste.

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Find your PEI roots

Find your PEI roots

Many of our visitors are searching for their ancestors, and the Island has many resources to assist with that process.

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