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 3 - Aug 30

    Watermark Theatre Summer Festival

    North Rustico

    The Watermark Theatre's 2014 season includes performances of The Lion in the Winter, The Rainmaker, and What to Wear to the Birth of a Nation.

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  • Jun 9 - Sep 19

    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 12 - Jun 22

    PEI Mutual Festival of Small Halls

    An award winning, critically acclaimed traditional music, dance and storytelling festival that brings exceptional shows to treasured spaces.

    50 performances over 11 days in more than 40 rural community halls. Join us! ...
  • Jun 12 - Jun 29

    Island Fusion Festival

    This province-wide cultural celebration will get the summer started in a big way! For 18 days musicians, dancers, storytellers, actors and artisans will demonstrate their talents. ...
  • Jun 19 - Sep 27

    2014 Charlottetown Festival


    The Charlottetown Festival announces its 50th anniversary season! Canada ROCKS!, Anne of Green Gables - The Musical, and Searching for Abegweit: The Songs and Stories of Lennie Gallant highlight the 2014 summer festival. ...
  • Jun 26 - Sep 14

    Victoria Playhouse Festival


    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 27 - Jul 1



    ATLANTICADE is Canada's original five day motorcycle festival that started in 2007. It is the largest motorcycle event in the province of Prince Edward Island and one of the premier gathering of motorcycle enthusiasts in ...
  • Jun 28 - Jun 29

    Big Red Music Festival


    A three-day multi-genre music festival which will bring people together to celebrate our province, the birthplace of Canada, and the birthplace of our nation! ...
  • Jun 29 - Aug 31

    King's Playhouse Summer Festival


    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 30 - Aug 28

    Highland Storm Festival


    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 1 - Sep 7

    PEI 2014 Celebration Zone


    July 1 - September 7, 2014. The summer of 2014 will see historic Confederation Landing Park turned into a spectacular Celebration Zone. Located on the beautiful Charlottetown waterfront where you can retrace the steps of ...
  • Jul 1

    Canada Day 2014
    A PEI 2014 Production

    PEI has long been the place to be on Canada Day, but in 2014 the commemoration of our nation's birth will be bigger and more spectacular than ever! ...
  • Jul 1 - Aug 31

    Harbourfront Theatre Festival


    Our 19th exciting season celebrates Island culture through live dramatic and musical productions featuring renowned touring artists and authentic Maritime entertainment. ...
  • Jul 2 - Jul 6

    PEI Bluegrass and Old Time Music Festival

    Rollo Bay

    Headline acts for our 29th Annual Festival include: Audie Blaylock & Redline - Tennessee, Shannon & Heather Slaughter & County Clare - Alabama, and Art Stevenson & Highwater - Indiana.

    You won't want to miss this fes ...
  • Jul 4 - Jul 6

    6th Annual Cavendish Beach Music Festival


    For the sixth 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 wor ...
  • Jul 14 - Jul 19

    Summerside Lobster Festival - Small city. Big Festival


    Steeped in tradition, the Summerside Lobster Festival is in its 59th year of celebrating the community, its culture and history with the lobster. This family fun festival will offer a week of activities and entertainment ...
  • Aug 7 - Aug 16

    Old Home Week - PEI's Family Fun Fair


    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!

    For full schedule of events check ...

  • Aug 20 - Aug 24

    2014 TD Jazz & Blues Festival


    Join in the "Confederation Jam" at the 2014 TD PEI Jazz and Blues Festival, August 21-24. Bands from each and every province will celebrate the birth of Confederation in historic down-town Charlottetown with a rousing s ...
  • Aug 20 - Aug 27

    The E-Mazing Race Festival

    Summerside Area

    Electric cars gather in Summerside for touring and entertainment in a 100% electrified city. See EV speed on the racetrack, EV beauty at Show and Shine and EV comfort in the passenger seat! ...
  • Aug 22 - Aug 24

    Gran Fondo PEI

    Shift Into Island Gear

    Three days of awesome scenery, food, music & culture at Atlantic Canada's only gran fondo cycling event.

    Prince Edward Island is a beautiful place to ride. Our unique combination of scenery ...
  • Aug 28 - Sep 7

    Founder's Week 2014
    A PEI 2014 Production

    Step back in time as we pay tribute to the Fathers of Confederation. The Tall Ships will dock in Charlottetown & Summerside. Celebrations also include a concert & fireworks! ...
  • Aug 28 - Aug 31

    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! ...
  • Aug 30

    Shania Twain - Live in Concert!


    Canadian icon Shania Twain is performing a special concert on Saturday, August 30, at the Charlottetown Event Grounds as part of the PEI 2014 Founders Week festivities. The concert will be Twain's first performance in At ...
  • Sep 5 - Sep 29

    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 18 - Sep 21

    PEI International Shellfish Festival


    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 17 - Oct 19

    11th Annual BMO Nesbitt Burns PEI Marathon

    This Boston qualifying event is for runners and walkers of all levels. Categories include: Kid's Run 1K Wheelchair race, 5K Run/Walk, 10K Run/Walk, 1/2 Marathon Run/Walk and the Full Marathon. Your race...Your pace! ...
  • Dec 31

    PEI 2014 Finale
    A PEI 2014 Production


    This family-friendly event on New Year's Eve in Summerside will look back and pay tribute to a spectacular celebration 150 years in the making! ...