PEI Fall Flavours Festival

Sept. 2nd - Oct. 2nd, 2016
Enjoy the authentic tastes and traditions of Prince Edward Island. Your culinary journey will take you across the Island to enjoy incredible food, delightful venues, entertaining hosts and one of a kind experiences. Some of the most fabulous and intimate food experiences you can imagine, including Signature Events hosted by popular Food Network personalities!

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Charlottetown Fall Flavours Events

2016 Prince Edward Island Beer Festival

Date & Time:
- Friday, September 2nd: 6:30pm to 9:30pm
- Saturday, September 3rd: 2:00pm to 4:30pm
- Saturday, September 3rd: 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: The Delta Prince Edward, 18 Queen St, Charlottetown
Admission: $50.00 (all in) for the evening sessions, $40.00 (all in) for the afternoon session

The 2016 Prince Edward Island Beer Festival is two days of beer tastings, food pairings and live entertainment – providing Islanders and visitors alike the opportunity to try new, exciting beers currently available and coming soon to PEI.

Fresh from the Garden

Hosted by: Chef Brian Stanton
Sept. 16th, 2016
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: PEI Farm Centre, 420 University Avenue, Charlottetown
Admission: $47.00 (plus taxes and service fee)

Participants will be able to help prepare a meal with fresh vegetables from the legacy garden. Entree to be determined by the PEI chef depending on what vegetables are available at the time of harvesting. Vegan options will be available.

PEI International Shellfish Festival

Hosted by: Chef Lynn Crawford
Sept. 16th -18 (Friday - Sunday)
Time: Friday & Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm | Sunday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Charlottetown Event Grounds, 360 Grafton Street, Charlottetown
Weekend Pass: $31.75 | Friday & Saturday Pass: $14.25 | Sunday Pass: $13.25
*Please note this is advance pricing, on site pricing in effect Thursday, September 15 11:59 pm

Four days of festivities, all built around the Island’s superb shellfish industry. The world's fastest oyster shuckers, celebrity chef cooking demonstrations, Atlantic Canada's largest kitchen party and of course, PEI shellfish!

Roving Feast

Date: Sept. 22nd, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Rodd Charlottetown, 75 Kent Street
Admission: Adults: $50.00

Highlighting Fall Flavours is the Taste Our Island – Roving Feast. Taste, rove, mingle & dine with 8 culinary artisan chefs who have been nominated for the prestigious Taste Our Island award based on the outstanding quality of their cuisine and their use of local product.

13th Annual Organic Harvest Meal & Celebration

Hosted by: Chef Ilona Daniel
Sept. 25th, 2016
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Confederation Centre of the Arts
Admission: $65.00 for non-members, $ 50.00 for members

An annual celebration of the Island's organic abundance; featuring local organic farmers and the healthy meats, vegetables, fruits, grains and spirits they carefully produce each season. This year the event is hosted by local historian and storyteller Alan Buchanan and entertainment is provided by Salt Licks, a local jazz quartet.

The Great Island Grilled Cheese Challenge

Hosted by: Chef Allan Williams
Sept. 25th, 2016
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: COWS CREAMERY, North River Causeway
Admission: Adults: $24.80 | Kids: $8.84 | Children under 6: Free

Come celebrate Prince Edward Island cheese at this outdoor event brought to you by ADL and Dairy Isle award winning cheese. PEI’s top chefs compete for the title of the Island Grilled Cheese Champion. Sample all the unique grilled cheese sandwich creations and vote for your favorite to crown the People’s Choice.



Fall Flavours Finale Weekend

Sept. 29th - Oct. 2nd, 2016

Get your final fill of Fall Flavours as Charlottetown plays host to a weekend of culinary indulgences and harvest celebrations throughout the city, including the Great Big BBQ with Chef Mark McEwan, Chefs Gala by the Sea hosted by Chef Lynn Crawford, Farm Day in the City, and much more!

The Great Big BBQ with Chef Mark McEwan

Date: Thursday, Sept. 29th, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: PEI Brewing Company, 96 Kensington Road, Charlottetown
Admission: $59.99 +HST, $24.99 +HST for children

A foodies dream. All that Prince Edward Island has to offer all in one spot! From the sea to the gardens, it is a culinary barbecue cooking feast. Food Networks Canada's Chef Mark McEwan, will be preparing all the local favourites from PEI Potatoes to Island beef and seafood. All paired with PEI's finest craft beers and wine making it a Great Big BBQ feast.


Paper Lions Super Show!

Date: Friday, Sept. 30th, 2016
Time: Doors Open at 6:00pm | Show Starts at 7:00pm
Location: PEI Convention Centre, 4 Queen Street,
Admission: Tickets Start at $20.00

Paper Lions are creating *by far* their biggest show ever on PEI. In fact, they believe it may end up being the biggest headlining show by a PEI based artist in history! This will be one for the memory books. Tickets are on sale now.



Chefs Gala by the Sea with Chef Lynn Crawford

Date: Saturday, Oct. 1st, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Location: Delta Prince Edward, 18 Queen Street, Charlottetown
Admission: $100.00 +HST

A six course Prince Edward Island dining experience, Hosted by Chef Lynn Crawford, Featuring Benjamin Bridge Wines and PEI Brewing Company Beer. Locally sourced food products highlighting the harvest season and the best of what PEI has to offer, skillfully prepared by the PEI Chef’s Association. A celebration of Island chefs, scenically located on the Charlottetown waterfront.


Farm Day in the City

Date: Sunday, Oct. 2nd, 2016
Time: 11:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Queen Street, Victoria Row & Confederation Centre Plaza
Admission: FREE event

Come join farmers, producers, crafters and artists from across Prince Edward Island for the largest outdoor market of the year. Fall in love with the tastes of the harvest season and spend the day in downtown Charlottetown being entertained by local musicians, cooking demonstrations, face painting, balloon twisting and more. This free open-air market takes place on Queen Street, from Grafton to Dorchester, along Victoria Row and around the Confederation Centre Plaza.


Charlottetown's Culinary Adventures:

Taste the Town

Date: Sept. 30th & Oct. 1st
Time: 9:30am
Location: Starts at Founders Hall, 6 Prince Street, Charlottetown
Admission: $45.00 + HST

If you love food and history, you'll love our Taste the Town culinary walking tour. Take a leisurely guided stroll through historic downtown Charlottetown sampling some of the Island's most unique foods and beverages while also meeting some of the people who produce or prepare them.

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