Since 1888, Islanders and visitors alike have come to Charlottetown to take part in the vast array of fun, educational and community activities that make up Old Home Week.

Girl skating

The Jack Frost Children's Winterfest presented is the largest winter festival east of Quebec City. See snow and ice come alive through the amazing artistry of Canada's Olympic Snow Sculpting Team. There is something for the entire family; children's popular TV characters and programming, indoor and outdoor family winter activities, and live entertainment.

With more than 50 performances through 14 days in June in almost 45 rural community halls, the Festival of Small Halls is a critically acclaimed traditional music and dance festival that has toes tapping across the Island.

PEI International Shellfish Festival

Sit back and enjoy the bounty of the sea this September! Enjoy live cooking demonstrations from Food Network personalities, culinary activities & competitions and fantastic musical performances. Join us for the "Biggest Kitchen Party in Atlantic Canada" boasting good friends, good times, good music and lots of world-famous Prince Edward Island shellfish.

Come for the Culinary, Stay for the Party!


Luke Bryan will be the headliner on Sunday, July 8th, 2018!

Signature Event
In spring, things really start to heat up on the Island; the Ceilidh at the Irish Hall begins in May, and the College of Piping in Summerside hosts the annual Highland Storm Festival.