Boat and walking tours, local markets, culinary and golf experiences, and beautiful buildings abound. Our renowned harness racing, our authentic lobster tours, our world class theatre and our many charming galleries will make an unforgettable impression. At every turn, rich history permeates the captivating landscape. Whether you're looking to relax on our gorgeous waterfront, or explore our vibrant streets, you will find no shortage of activities to keep you inspired in our capital city.
An historic chapel, attached to St. Peter's Cathedral. Built of Prince Edward Island sandstone in the High Victorian Gothic style of architecture, it overlooks the beautiful Rochford Square. Built in 1888 to a design by the noted ecclesiastical architect, William Critchlow Harris, interior walls feature paintings by his brother, Robert Harris.
Designs are inspired by nature and our Maritime locations. Shop for handcrafted jewelry, gifts, home décor and keepsakes. See molten pewter cast and take part in our hands on experience.
Performances: Tuesday to Sunday, June 18 – October 13, 2013
Anne Shirley is now a young adult ready to start her first teaching job. Romantic complications unfold when childhood sweetheart Gilbert Blythe proposes marriage. Troubled by her orphan past, Anne doubts if she can love anyone. Award-winning songs, memorable comedy and drama make Anne & Gilbert unforgettable family entertainment. Based on the sequel novels to Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery.
“A marvel.”- Toronto Star.
Watch famous chocolate covered potato chips being made in our beautiful gift shop in historic Charlottetown. We make our chocolates by hand the old-fashioned way using fresh, high quality ingredients. We offer gift baskets for all occasions.
We offer a wonderful collection of all things “Anne”. You’ll find dolls, books, posters, DVD’s, cd’s, souvenirs and much more. We’re just steps away from the Confederation Centre of the Arts.
Once the home of William Henry Pope, one of the Fathers of Confederation from Prince Edward Island. The Ardgowan house is an example of a "picturesque cottage" or cottage ornée, a style once popular as a rural residence. The home was host to spectacular luncheons, lavish entertainment, servants, a horse and carriage and a divine library. The sandstone carriage step is still at the National Historic Site today.
Back Alley Music is more of a musical community centre then a store but we do sell new and used vinyl and cd’s, tapes, 8 tracks, and everything in between. We also have a very extensive collection of the very talented local and maritime music scene. Visit our Facebook page.
Beaconsfield stands as an enduring symbol of Victorian elegance with a fascinating story to tell. Open for tours year-round and hosts a variety of special events in its Carriage House. Call for hours.
Caseley's Tent & Party Rentals proudly serving Prince Edward Island for 27 years!
Check out our website for a full list of rental items for your family reunion, wedding, convention festival or events. Our professional team of will work with you to provide a hassle free experience.
Charlottetown City Hall was built in 1888 in the Romanesque Revival style; it is the oldest municipal hall on Prince Edward Island.
Whether you're looking for fresh produce, baked goodies, or works of art, the Charlottetown Farmers' Market is a wonderful place to visit. Every Saturday 9am - 2pm. Open seasonally on Wednesday’s.
June 26-September 26, 2013
Presenting Anne of Green Gables-The Musical™ - Canada's longest running musica; the world premiere of Evangeline - an epic tale of love and courage; and Dear Johnny Deere, a musical featuring the songs of Fred Eaglesmith.
Unwind by enjoying a movie at City Cinema, downtown Charlottetown’s quaint cinema featuring current independent films and a few mainstream hits. Visit our website or call for show our show schedule.
Atlantic Canada’s largest Art Gallery, open year round, showcases Canadian visual arts talent at its best. Admission is by donation.
Canada's National Memorial to the Fathers of Confederation, found in the heart of Historic Charlottetown. A national arts centre showcasing Canadian work by Canadian talent within five theatres, an art gallery, restaurant, and gift shop.
Les Feux Follets - Les Feux Follets is a colourful showcase of Canada's rich cultural makeup. Confederation Centre Young Company performs this free 55-minute show at noon daily Monday to Saturday at the outdoor amphitheatre, next to Province House.
July 1 – August 19, 2013
Located in the centre of Downtown Charlottetown, it is Atlantic Canada’s most unique shopping experience, featuring brand name fashions, gift, crafts, boutiques, food service and more.
History comes alive when you stroll Charlottetown’s historic district with the Confederation Players -- a troupe of costumed, bilingual Canadians, trained as living Fathers and Ladies of Confederation. Tours and daily historical reenactments are available July and August.
With 400 km of walking and biking trails covering PEI, every trip is a different journey. With breathtaking scenery and wildlife close at hand. From Charlottetown, you can easily access the Confederation Trail, taking you into parts of Prince Edward Island unknown to those touring by automobile.
COWS is a fun and creative Island Company that serves up world famous, Super Premium Ice Cream in hand made waffle cones. COWS stores delight the senses with their unique line of whimsical clothing and fun gifts.
COWS CREAMERY is a fun and delicious tour experience for all ages. Our guided factory tours offer an inside look at how COWS makes our world famous Super Premium Ice Cream, our award winning cheeses and our famous t-shirts.
Culinary Boot Camps are offered for both adult and children that provide unique experiences incorporating the Island’s cultural culinary heritage. Camps include: Seafood 101, Seasonal Desserts, Local Flavours, Healthy Eating 101, A Day with the Chef, Thrills on the Grill, Kids R’ Kookin’ and many more. Prices start at $129 per person May 1-Oct 5
Featuring original work by PEI’s finest artists as well as regional and international artists. We carry original paintings, etchings, art pottery, blown and fused glass Textiles and designer jewellery. Serving art collectors for over 18 years. In the heart of the heritage district.
Indulge in the very best Charlottetown has to offer by taking part in one of our unique “behind the scenes” activities. These one of a kind experiences offer an insider’s view of some of Charlottetown’s most treasured locations.
Between Dorchester and Grafton Street on lower Queen Street Downtown Charlottetown
This open air market features a mixture of primary producers selling locally grown food produce, food service vendors and local artisans. Enjoy your lunch at a picnic table while enjoying local musicians perform. Sundays – Early July to late September
We provides customized, professional tours in a comfortable seven-passenger van. Large group & coach receptive tour services are also available. Our tours are customized to suit your needs and interests. Tourism Certified Guide.
PEI’s premier lifestyle-focused boutique featuring Oakley & RayBan, Alternative Apparel, and more popular styles in fitness wear. Fitness Studio, offering a wide range of fitness services including Hot Yoga, Conditioning and Pilates. New workout gear to a new workout plan, DFI meets your needs.
Emmett & Ellie's features handmade soaps and body care products made right on site. We have pottery, jewelery and other unique finds handcrafted locally, as well as antiques and up-cycled furniture!
The official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island, built in 1834 in the Georgian style, with obvious echoes of the Palladian tradition.
Fall in love with fresh and join farmers, producers, crafters and artists from across Prince Edward Island for this outdoor market. City dwellers and visitors are once again invited to come and taste the immense bounty of PEI's rural community. Meet producers, shop, enjoy local music, cooking demonstrations and more. September 29, 2013.
Experience Canada's story first hand at Founders' Hall, Canada's birthplace pavilion! This tribute to Charlottetown's important role in Canadian history as the "Birthplace of Canada" will take you through the pages of Canadian history beginning with the Charlottetown Conference in 1864.
Founders’ Hall is your one stop shop for all tourism information and vacation needs. Vacation planners are available for booking accommodations, restaurant reservations, and various tours across the Island.
Located 7 minutes from downtown Charlottetown. Rated “places to play” by Golf Digest and “best service and clubhouse” by Score magazine. Four (4) star rated. Groups welcome.
This contemporary Gallery, located in the heart of Charlottetown on Victoria Row, is infused with color and dynamic art ~ offering a very unique variety of local artwork, glassware and jewellery.
Discover Canada’s undiscovered Golfing Destination! You’ll never have to drive far to play incredible golf! We can book your complete Island getaway including golf, accommodations, dining and much more!
For all of your bicycle rental needs, located at Charlottetown's most convenient location- the Charlottetown Visitor Information Centre! Full, half- day and weekly rentals available!
Happy Glass is a lively working studio, located on the second floor of a heritage building overlooking vibrant Victoria Row. Visit BJ as she makes contemporary artisan jewellery. If the kiln is on, she will demonstrate how she makes her colourful beads using molten glass and silver. When you visit the studio, you can't help but feel happy.
Discover historic Charlottetown by land and sea aboard our amphibious vehicle. Tour historic Charlottetown, and then “splash” into the water for a relaxing harbour cruise. Our 55-minute tours will excite and amaze you!
We offer tours of Prince Edward Island communities & attractions. All tours are individually customized to suit your interests. Explore PEI in our clean reliable mini vans. We can accommodate 1-18 people. Our drivers are courteous & have an extensive knowledge of the Island.
Jem’s Boutique offers clothing that is stylish and comfortable, Highlighting Canadian designers using quality fabric. Accessories include leather shoes, designer handbags and jewellery which include silver, gemstones, pearls and Swarovski crystals.
Liquid Gold is Canada's first Extra Virgin Olive Oils and Vinegars tasting bar. It features the world's freshest bulk Extra Virgin Olive Oils and the Sweetest Italian Balsamics.
Charlottetown's most unique shop! Great selection of clothing, accessories, home decor, stationery, kids stuff and vintage candy! Truly something for everyone. Shoe brands include Toms, Hunter, Miz Mooz, Mia, Havaianas, Native and more!
Supported self-guided, independent bicycle tours include accommodations, breakfast, luggage transfer, route cards, maps, deluxe bicycle, professional outfitting, and emergency repair service. MacQueens is PEI's largest pro shop offering quality rentals, sales and repairs.
Our studio has a beautiful selection of PEI crafts, pottery, woodworking, fused glass and metal work. Gifts can be engraved with your artwork and make a great island memory.
Handcrafting a full line of soap and natural bodycare creations daily- come learn about soapmaking! Unique PEI gifts like Red Clay & Kelp Soap and Island Salt Scrub. Browse for local crafts in our shop.
Nessya's Gems offers the finest selection of Sterling Silver and Semi Precious Stones jewellery in Atlantic Canada at the best affordable prices. We also offer beautiful fashion jewellery and Wedding jewellery.
Home of “World Famous” 100% British Wool Sweaters & accessories made on site. Also the largest PEI Craft Store, open year round. We carry yarns, sheep skin products, wool blankets and preserves.
Some of the world’s finest cookware comes from PEI and now you can enjoy direct from the factory with savings of 40-70%. If you like to cook.... you’ll love this store.
Cruise Charlottetown’s scenic harbour and beyond and watch as we pull up a lobster trap. Experience a seal or sunset cruise. We have four daily sailing trips, Charters available for up to 35 people.
A special collection of merchants who are right on the Charlottetown Waterfront; Peake’s Wharf offers something for everyone: crafts, clothing, fine gifts, souvenirs, and great live Island music.
The PEI Brewing Company's handcrafted beer is brewed on site at 96 Kensington Road in Charlottetown. Learn about the history of brewing on Prince Edward Island, and the evolution of the PEI Brewing Company. Discover how our beer is made, sample the ingredients and the finished product! Our tour guide will walk you through the brewing process and help you understand the different styles and tastes that you will experience during the tour. A real taste treat!
All Aboard! Experience Charlottetown's Stage on the Seas with our onboard nightly entertainment series, or the Island's only floating boardroom!
A chef owned and operated culinary hands-on experiential tourism business located here on PEI. Chef Ross takes you out to food adventures on land and on the ocean, like no one else can. If you love food from its natural sources, getting your hands dirty and love the spray of the ocean......then these adventures are truly what you are looking for. This business opens April 1/ 2013.
Allow the Island’s premier tour operator and only authorized Grayline provider to show you around Charlottetown. Tours featuring Charlottetown, Anne of Green Gables, Scenic Island Drive and custom tours available.
The site of the Charlottetown Conference on Confederation held in 1864, leading to Charlottetown being known as the “Birthplace of Confederation”. It has been home to the Provincial Legislature since 1847.
Current lines of first quality cotton quilting fabrics, books, patterns, threads, notions, Kwik Sew Dealer, Bernina, PFAFF and Singer sewing machines, Anne of Green Gables fabrics. We ship worldwide.
Discover the thrill of live harness racing or simulcast action in our simulcast theatres. Enjoy the fun with over 200 slot machines, and poker tables featuring live Texas Hold em’. You must be 19 years or older to play, purchase or redeem Atlantic Lottery gaming products at Red Shores.
Cruise on a 36’ sailboat across the blue waters of PEI. Group rates are available with a minimum of 10 customers. Catering is available or bring your own. Sailing time is approximately 2 1/2 hours, with departures at 10am, 1pm & 5pm.
The cathedral of the Diocese of Charlottetown and the centre of the Roman Catholic Church in Prince Edward Island. An example of the High Victorian Gothic Revival style of architecture, it was constructed between 1896 and 1907 and rebuilt after a disastrous fire in 1913.
"That Fun Place" is a perfect indoor playground where your kids burn off some energy on our large playstructure, toddler area, plasma cars, gaming stations and much more.
The guild, in the heart of downtown Charlottetown, showcases the best of island culture. Our air conditioned, licensed, wheelchair accessible space presents works of emerging and established artists in theatre, music, visual arts, and dance.
Visit our elegant gift shop in the theatre lobby. The Showcase features quality handcrafted items, jewellery, pottery, women's fashion and accessories, memorabilia from the famous Anne of Green Gables - The Musical™
Featured on “Live with Kelly & Regis”, be in the middle of the action and experience what it feels like to be a real lobster fisherman. Learn about history, biology, conservation & habitants. Then enjoy a lobster meal right on board “Top Notch”.
The largest of Charlottetown’s many parks, Victoria offers a variety of outdoor activities including tennis courts, ball parks, grassy fields, swimming pool, and playground. Islanders flock to Victoria park year round but despite its popularity, the park retains the feeling of pleasurable isolation that comes with Island living.