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Signature Events - A season of Festivals & Events

The listings here are just a taste of all the Island activities you will have to choose from. Search for events for the dates you will be visiting for the most current info.

  • Jun 28 - Sep 18

    The Indian River Festival

    Indian River

    The Indian River Festival offers a summer long series of concerts set in one of the most acoustically perfect venues to be found anywhere. Experience classical, maritime, jazz, folk/roots, choral music and much more, fea ...
  • Jun 3 - Sep 5

    Watermark Theatre Summer Festival

    North Rustico

    Classics reignited. Romeo and Juliet, An Ideal Husband, Canada 300, "The Must See Theatre on PEI" Eastern Graphic. ...
  • Jun 11 - Oct 10

    2015 Charlottetown Festival

    Charlottetown

    The Charlottetown Festival presents "Anne of Green Gables - The Musical" and Alice Through the Looking Glass. These two performances will share the summer schedule; joined by Bittergirl: The Musical at The Mack and Hocke ...
  • Jun 27 - Sep 13

    Victoria Playhouse Festival

    Victoria

    A summer-long Festival of Performing Arts - live theatre, musical concerts and storytelling events. Held in the beautiful and historic Victoria Hall.

    The NY Times calls it "A hidden Gem". ...
  • Jun 28 - Aug 30

    King's Playhouse Summer Festival

    Georgetown

    Visit one of Canada's longest running theatres! Join us for an evening of drama, music, or a concert and don't forget about the weekly ceilidhs. ...
  • Jun 29 - Aug 20

    Highland Storm Festival

    Summerside

    Throughout July and early August, uplift your spirits and feel the exhilaration of Highland Storm, An ALL-NEW production of Celtic music and dance, involving the very best in Island talent! Featuring a cast of thirty, ...

  • Jul 2 - Aug 30

    Harbourfront Theatre Festival

    Summerside

    Our 20th exciting season celebrates Island culture through live dramatic and musical productions featuring renowned touring artists and authentic Maritime entertainment. ...
  • Jul 3 - Jul 5

    PEI Bluegrass and Old Time Music Festival

    Rollo Bay

    Headline acts for our 30th Annual Festival include: Lonesome River Band, Clay Hess Band, Ned Crisp and Bottomline. Maritime Acts: The Spinney Brothers, Bluegrass Tradition, Bluegrass Diamonds plus 8-10 PEI Bands

    You ...
  • Jul 10 - Jul 12

    7th Annual Cavendish Beach Music Festival

    Cavendish

    For the seventh year in a row, the LOTTO MAX Presents Cavendish Beach Music Festival will bring world-class country music entertainment to the region's most popular festival vacation destination. This year will feature w ...
  • Jul 20 - Jul 25

    Summerside Lobster Festival - 60th Annual

    Summerside

    Steeped in tradition, the Summerside Lobster Festival is in its 60h year of celebrating the community, its culture and history with the lobster.

    This is a week-long community event in Summerside and the island's pr ...

  • Aug 13 - Aug 22

    Old Home Week - PEI's Family Fun Fair

    Charlottetown

    Celebrating Prince Edward Island agriculture and way of life. Featuring daily entertainment, livestock and horse shows, Island foods, harness racing and more! So much to see and do!

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  • Aug 14 - Aug 16

    Cloggeroo – the Island Folk Festival!

    Georgetown

    This summer, Cloggeroo will once again transform the small town of Georgetown, Prince Edward Island into a foot-stompin, rock n’ rollin, crowd-pleasin’ festival scene! From afternoon shows in the beautiful ga ...
  • Aug 27 - Aug 29

    PEI Jazz & Blues Festival

    Charlottetown

    The very best Canadian and international performers of jazz, blues, soul, funk and more in church and mainstage concerts, late night jams, free concerts and free workshops - all in historic downtown Charlottetown.

    Vis ...

  • Aug 28 - Aug 30

    Gran Fondo PEI

    Charlottetown

    Three days of awesome scenery, food, music and culture at Atlantic Canada's only Gran Fondo cycling event. The same weekend as the PEI Jazz and Blues and Art in the Open events. ...
  • Sep 3 - Sep 6

    L'Exposition Agricole et le Festival Acadien

    Abram Village

    A four-day event and agricultural exhibition celebrating Acadian culture. Activities include Festin Acadien avec homard, livestock judging, equestrian, petting farm, parade, fiddling and more! ...
  • Sep 4 - Oct 4

    PEI Fall Flavours Festival

    Join us at Fall Flavours, a month long, Island-wide food festival with over 60 culinary events highlighting authentic Island tastes and traditions. Food Network Canada chefs work with local chefs to present Canada’ ...
  • Sep 17 - Sep 20

    PEI International Shellfish Festival

    Charlottetown

    Every September, competitive shuckers, celebrity chefs, music lovers and a host of shellfish fans gather in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island for four days of festivities, all built around the Island's superb shellfish ...
  • Oct 16 - Oct 18

    BMO Nesbitt Burns - PEI Marathon

    This 12th annual Boston Marathon qualifying event is for runners and walkers of all levels. Categories include: Kid's run; 1K Wheelchair; 5K, 10K and 1/2 Marathon Run/Walk; and the Full Marathon. ...