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Ceilidhs & Kitchen Parties Prince Edward Island

Ceilidhs, Kitchen Parties & Outdoor Live Music Summer 2024

The traditional music of Prince Edward Island is woven into the fabric of our culture, much like our unique red soil. Communities across the Island are proud to host musical guests, visitors and locals alike to share in the energy of an old-fashioned ceilidh. This schedule is organized by day of the week and region.

Sundays

North Cape Coastal Drive (including Summerside)

  • Mont-Carmel Summer Concert Series, July 7 - August 25, 7:00 pm, Mont-Carmel Parish Hall, 5786 Route 11, Mont-Carmel. Contact: 902-439-0126
  • Summerside Kitchen Party, Royal Canadian Legion, 2:00 - 5:00 pm, 340 Notre Dame Street. Contact: 902-436-2091

Green Gables Shore

  • Cymbria Lions Club, July 7 - Aug 25, 7:30 pm, 2184 Rte 243, Rustico. 902-963-2166
  • Olde Dunstaffnage School Centre, 1st Sunday of the month, 7:00 pm, 13539 Route 2, Dunstaffnage. Contact: 902-629-1479
  • The Proud Islanders, June 30 - Sept 1, 7:00 pm, Stanley Bridge Centre, 9979, Rte 6. Contact: 902-432-2485

Red Sands Shore

  • Ceilidh at Kinkora, Last Sunday of the month, 7:00 pm, 45 Anderson Rd, Kinkora. Contact: 902-887-2868
  • Tip Er Back, Every second Sunday beginning June 23, Afton Hall, 1552 Route 19, New Dominion

Charlottetown & Area

  • Our Lady of the Assumption Parish Ceilidh, 3rd Sunday of the month, 2:00 - 4:00 pm, 151 Stratford Rd, Stratford. Contact: 902-626-7516
  • Stratford & Area Lions Club Ceilidh, 2nd Sunday of the month, 2:00 - 4:00 pm, Robert L. Cotton Centre - 57 Bunbury Rd, Stratford. Contact: 902-569-1995
  • Winsloe Ceilidh Series, 2nd and 4th Sunday each month, 2:00 pm, Winsloe United Church, 121 Rte 223. Contact: 902-368-1233

Points East Coastal Drive

  • St. Margaret's Sunday Night Kitchen Party, June 16 - Sept 1, 7:30 - 10:30 pm, St. Margaret's Community Hall, 1394 Rte 16
  • Sturgeon Ceilidh, every other Sunday beginning June 30, 6:30 pm, St. Paul's Parish Hall, 1133 Rte 17A, Sturgeon
  • Sunday Night Hoedown, 2nd Sunday of the month, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 3, 56 Main St, Souris
  • Lord Selkirk Campground, every other Sunday from June 9 - Sept 15, 2:30 - 5:00 pm, 142 Selkirk Park Rd, Eldon. Contact: 902-659-2794

Mondays

Green Gables Shore

Points East Coastal Drive

  • Two Tellers & Tunes, July 8 - Sept 30, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, Kings Playhouse, 65 Grafton St, Georgetown. Contact: 902-652-2053 / 1-888-346-5666

Tuesdays

Green Gables Shore

  • Leon Gallant & Friends, July 2 - Sept 24, 7:30 pm, Stanley Bridge Hall, 4897 Rte 224. Contact: 902-886-2281

Charlottetown & Area

  • Dino Dunsford & Judy Lowe, July 2 - Sept 4, 5:00 to 7:00 pm, Sounds of the Waterfront @ Peake's Quay Outdoor Gazebo. 

Cei·lidh: A Gaelic word pronounced kay-lee

Ceilidhs offer a relaxed environment, often in a community hall. Sit down, tap your toes, feel the music and enjoy a light refreshment. Typically, admission is payable by cash. Some venues offer ticket sales online. Please check in advance.

photo of Richard Wood playing the fiddle
Image of musicians in outdoor gazebo at Peake's Quay and lone singer at Founder's Hall with Sounds of the Waterfront logo in centre on blue background
three musicians sitting in front of a piano one holding a guitar one holding a fiddle

Wednesdays

Summerside

Concerts in the Garden, July 3 - Aug 21, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Wyatt Heritage Properties, 205 Prince St. Contact: 902-432-1298

Green Gables Shore

  • The Chaissons' with Troy MacGillivray, June 26 - Sept 25, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, Stanley Bridge Hall, 4897 Rte 224. Contact: 902-886-2281
  • Malpeque Hall Ceilidh, June 26 - August 28, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, 3 Malpeque Rd. Contact: 902-836-4310
  • Kensington Railyards Summer Music Series, July 3 - August 28, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Gazebo Stage, 62 Broadway St. Contact: 902-836-3781

Charlottetown

Points East Coastal Drive

Thursdays

Green Gables Shore

  • Tom & Mike Ceilidh, June 27 - Sept 26, 7:30 pm, Stanley Bridge Hall, 4897 Rte 224. Contact: 902-886-2281

Charlottetown & Area

  • Dino Dunsford & Judy Lowe, July 2 - Sept 4, 5:00 to 7:00 pm, Sounds of the Waterfront @ Peake's Quay Outdoor Gazebo. 

Points East Coastal Drive

  • Close to the Ground Concert Series, July 11 - Sept, 8:00 pm, Hillcrest United Church, 50 Wood Islands Rd, Montague. Contact: 902-838-2698
  • Orwell Corner Historic Village, every other Thursday beginning July 4, 7:30 pm, 37 MacPhail Park Rd, Orwell. Contact: 902-651-8515

Fridays

Green Gables Shore

  • Leon Gallant & Friends, June 28 - Sept 27, 7:30 pm, Stanley Bridge Hall, 4897 Rte 224. Contact: 902-886-2281

Charlottetown

Points East Coastal Drive

  • St. Peters Circle Club Ceilidh, June 23 - August 25, 7:30 - 10:00 pm, 1917 Rte 313, St Peters Bay. Contact: 902-739-3334
  • The Fiddling Fisherman Summer Concert Series, select Fridays from July 5 - August 30, 8:00 pm, 13 Lower Rollo Bay Rd. Contact: 902-687-4162. Tickets available online.
  • Sunset Session at Copper Bottom Brewing from June 28 to August 30, 5:00 to 8:00 PM, 567 Main Street, Montague. Contact: 902-361-2337.

Saturdays

Green Gables Shore

This schedule subject to change. Please contact organizer directly to confirm details.