Northumberland Ferries Limited and Bay Ferries Limited would like to acknowledge our event partners that have been, and continue to be, impacted by COVID-19. Though many events are cancelled again this year, we will carry on promoting our partners with mention of event listings that will welcome you in the future. Should you need further details on 2021 event cancellations or information on the status of specific events, please click on the link to the provided websites for details.

Small island, big events.

Dive into Prince Edward Island’s rich cultural fabric with award-winning theatre, outstanding musical events, and more! From coast to coast, this small Maritime province is teeming with events for the whole family.

Prince Edward Island Events

Victoria Playhouse Festival

A summer-long festival of performing arts, the Victoria Playhouse Festival proudly presents live theatre, musical concerts and storytelling events staged in the air-conditioned comfort of historic Victoria Hall in the beautiful seaside village of Victoria-by-the-Sea.

Where: Victoria

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Prince Edward Island Events 1

The Charlottetown Festival

Each summer, the Centre presents The Charlottetown Festival – the largest musical theatre festival in Atlantic Canada since 1965. The Festival is dedicated to creating new Canadian works and bolstering our nation’s vibrant musical theatre scene. Featuring the finest performers, designers, writers, and musicians, the professional theatre celebrates Canadian stories by exploring our origins, ideals, and ongoing evolution.

Where: Charlottetown

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Prince Edward Island Events 2

Cavendish Beach Music Festival

What was once a cow pasture in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, is now the home of the largest multi-day outdoor music festival in Atlantic Canada – the Cavendish Beach Music Festival. More than 60,000 visitors annually flock to the festival for the biggest names in country music, camping, dining, the warmest waters north of the Carolina’s and to create memories that last a lifetime.

Where: Cavendish

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Harbourfront Theatre Festival

Located on Summerside’s beautiful downtown waterfront, the Harbourfront Theatre Festival is home to a cozy and elegant 520-seat theatre that celebrates the culture of our region through live dramatic and musical productions during the summer months.

Where: Summerside

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PEI Fall Flavours Culinary Festival

Join us at Fall Flavours—an Island-wide food festival with over 60 culinary events highlighting authentic Island tastes and traditions. Your culinary journey will take you across the Island to enjoy incredible food, delightful venues, entertaining hosts and one-of-a-kind experiences.

Where: Island-wide

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PEI Marathon

This annual marathon starts in the Prince Edward Island National Park at Brackley Beach and ends in downtown Charlottetown with breathtaking scenery throughout the entire route.

Where: Charlottetown

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Red Island Hospitality Group

Shellfish Festival

A signature event as part of the PEI Fall Flavours Festival, the PEI International Shellfish Festival continues to put Prince Edward Island on the Culinary Map by showcasing indigenous foods & PEI Food Experiences and by creating new opportunities to showcase PEI Shellfish and agricultural products.

Where: Various Locations

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