Old Home Week returns August 9th to August 18th, 2012! We hope you can join us for another year of family fun!
Old Home Week is all about entertainment, and that means entertainment for everyone. With an emphasis on variety, entertainment at Old Home Week blends the traditional with the modern, offering fun and excitement for all ages.
Music PEI Presents Best of the Island Showcase
Old Home Week will be home to many talented PEI musicians. From traditional ceilidh music to Acadian, to jazz & blues, to alternative rock... no music lover will be disappointed with this year's traditional line-up of performers.
Who doesn't love the incredible dogs at the Fast 'n Furious Flyball shows? Last year's Flyball shows were all sold out, so this year the dogs will be putting on even more shows! Get there early to not miss out on all the fast-paced action. There is no additional charge to see this show - it's included with your gate admission!
The fastest horses and the best drivers in all of Eastern Canada converge at the Charlottetown Driving Park Entertainment Centre for 15 racing programs in 9 days. The Gold Cup & Saucer dates back to the early 1960's, and has become known as one of the most prestigious races in horse racing.
Experience a piece of Island Agriculture through a visit to the Celebrate Agriculture Exhibit. Learn more about the high quality food produced right here on PEI and where you can buy it fresh from the farm gate.
There's plenty to see and do throughout the area; plant seeds, perform experiments, and investigate insects up close! Get your picture taken with Missy, our life size dairy cow, while learning about the food she eats and the milk she produces. Chat with our specialists and Industry leaders throughout the week for first hand information about Island farmers and their dedication to the land, their families, and their communities.
All About PEI
Old Home Week was built on the celebration of Island agriculture, and this year's event is no different! Take in the Experience Stage and learn something new with our cooking demos and information sessions on many different topics. The grounds will come alive as the best in Prince Edward Island agriculture come to the city, with tremendous food and culture exhibitions and displays. Experience great Island Arts & Crafts, the Women's Institute, 4-H Displays, Animal Farms, and much more!
Livestock & Horse Shows
Competitors and exhibitors from across the Maritimes come to Old Home Week every year to take part in the elite livestock and equine competitions. We invite you to enjoy these amazing shows, and embrace the pride of PEI farmers, athletes, and competitors.
Awaken the child inside with a spin on the Tilt-A-Whirl, the thrill of the Zipper, the old fashioned Ferris Wheel, or any of the other entertaining rides at the Midway. If rides aren't your style, try your hand at the games or bingo, to take home a prized possession from your trip to Old Home Week.
Click Here to view the 2012 Old Home Week Schedule filled with more activities, exhibitors and entertainment.
Week Long Passes
With even more to see and to do, taking in all of what Old Home Week has to offer can be a task in itself. To save money and to ensure you get to see it all, enjoy Old Home Week everyday with a Week Long Pass-- Only $21*! -- incredible savings!
Week Long Passes are available at Murphy's Pharmacies across PEI, Red Shores Racetrack and Casino Gift Shop and The Old Home Week Office.
* When purchased before July 31st. Passes bought August 1 or later $30 (GST Included in Pass Prices)
Daily Passes: General Grounds Admission fees (GST Included)
Adults - $9.00
Children Ages 7 to 12 - $5.00
Children Age 6 and under - FREE
Daily passes are available at the Old Home Week admission gates.
For more information about Old Home Week visit www.oldhomeweekpei.com