Peake’s Wharf Historic Waterfront

One of Charlottetown’s favourite destinations

Peakes Wharf Historic Waterfront is where the fathers of confederation landed in 1864. Today there are over 20 unique shops, dotted along the waterfront, with a little something for everyone. Experience everything from world famous Cows Ice Cream, to handcrafted jewellery, boat tours, waterfront restaurants, live music and P.E.I.s favorite waterfront summer nightclub.



Peake’s Wharf Summer Concert Series

7 days a week in July & August (weather permitting) this historic wharf is home to The Peake’s Wharf Merchants Summer Concert Series. Make your way down to the waterfront and enjoy FREE entertainment, stroll the boardwalk and wind your way through the colourful shops. Live, local entertainment plays everyday from 2:30 pm-4:30 pm and 6:30 pm-8:30 pm.


Peake’s Wharf - Historic Waterfront Merchants

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.


Amos Pewter
Designs are inspired by nature and our Maritime locations. Visit Amos Pewter for handcrafted jewelry, gifts, home décor and keepsakes. See molten pewter cast and take part in our hands on experience.


Coastal Culture
Atlantic Canada's largest selection of souvenier t-shirts,clothingand cool stuff for the whole family. Island and nautical souveniers tilly and greek fisherman hats, beachwear and toys!


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.


Flip Flop Shop
The island flip flop shop has the island’s largest selection of sandals and flip flops with over 5000 pair in stock! Available in mens, womens and kids sizes and styles name brands include: Crocs, Fit Flops, DC and Quiksilver, Under Armour, Nike, Adidas, & Merrell. (2 island locations: Peakes Quay at Peakes Wharf on the Charlottetown Waterfront & Cavendish boardwalk in Cavendish PEI


How Bazaar

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PEI's favorite fashion bazaar. Celebrating 14 years of searching the world from Thailand to Timbuktu (we actually have been there and have jewellery to prove it !!) to bring to you funky gifts , trendy clothing and hot accessories. Seven Island locations ... Peakes Wharf, P.E.I. Factory Shops , Cavendish Boardwalk, Green Gables Corner, Victoria by the Sea, Gateway Village, and next to the Frosty Treat Dairy Bar in Kensington.


Lobster on the Wharf
Best seafood! Great steak! Incredible view! Charlottetown’s premiere seafood restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner. Wharf and patio seating is available. Kids menu. Adjoining seafood market. Open May 1-October 30.


MacKinnon’s Lobster Pound
Dinner made scrumptious. Mouth-watering lobster, live from our pound or cooked and waiting for you at Charlottetown’s premier shellfish market on the waterfront. We provide PEI’s best clams and mussels – our salt water well keeps them clean and fresh – along with oysters, scallops, shrimp, haddock and “chowder to go”. Seasonal: May1 – Oct 30


My Little Stash
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My Little Stash is a new store featuring trendy mustache apparel and products, but wait there's so much more. Made in P.E.I. creations by local artisans, vintage clothing and vogue jewelry. Truly a chest full of treasures. Smiles are free.


Misty Lighthouses Fashions
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High quality ladies boutique with unique fashions for all seasons. Locally crafted sweaters, wraps and capes plus an exquisite selection of silk, alpaca, mohair, merino wool and faux fur pieces. Visit us at our two waterfront Locations at Peake's Wharf and the Historic Charlottetown Seaport.


Nellies Local Crafters
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Nellie's is located in the heart of the waterfront with all the local charm, carrying over 100 handcrafted items created on PEI. Island sea glass, jewellery, pottery, books, woolen wraps, stained glass, wood products, knitting, preserves, and lots more.


Olivier Soapery
At Olivier we are dedicated to sharing our passion and knowledge to promote healthy balanced skin. Here, you’ll find an extensive range featuring countless therapeutic skin solutions, soaps, milk baths, therapeutic oils, creams, and everything to pamper yourself, naturally that meet all your family needs. This adventure for the senses offers more than 140 natural products, free consultations, and friendly service.


P.E.I. Dirt Shirt
Look for the shirt with the little bag of dirt. Our trademark tag and 'little bag of dirt' is our guarantee to you that all our Dirt Shirt clothing is hand dyed with NOTHING BUT Prince Edward Island red dirt !!!


902.629.1500 | 800.A.New.Pot
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.


Peake’s Quay Restaurant & Bar
Charlottetown’s favorite summer time restaurant and bar is located just feet from the water. With over 200 seats on the patio everyone gets to enjoy our Islands fresh air while overlooking the beautiful Charlottetown harbour and Quartermaster Marina.

The restaurant has a little something for everyone, P.E.I. Lobster dinners at under $20.00 7 days a week , Lots of fresh seafood, Steaks ,Chicken dishes , delicious Pizzas , Kids menu and full pub menu as well. Visit the historic waterfront and enjoy FOOD with a VIEW.

Peake’s Quay is proud to have been selected as the host restaurant for the 2011 royal tour of Canada and hosted William and Kate for a reception.

At night time Peake’s Quay turns into one of the Hottest night clubs in Canada. Our line up of some of the best Bands and DJs available in North America are an Island tradition.


Peakes Wharf Boat Tours
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.


Sporting Intentions Source for Adventure
The Islands Great Outdoor Specialty Store now has a summer location on the beautiful Charlottetown waterfront. We carry a selection of high quality products, from brands such as The North Face, Quiksilver, Billabong, Sitka and many more. We pride ourselves in exceptional customer service to make your shopping experience a great one!


Stepping Stones
We carry a large selection of gifts for everyone. we carry many prince edward island hand made products such as island made spoon rings and chimes, hand carved sand candles, large selection of island made jewellery, pei mud shirts, hand made toys, soap, seaweed hand cream, island books, island postcards, and island beach glass. we have a large selection of anne products including anne videos, along with a selection of antiques. we also carry snack foods- pop, chips, fudge, and a huge selection of retro candy. please drop by.


Top Notch Lobster Tours
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”.


Upcoming Events

Sobeys Live @ the Centre 2018
October 16, 2017 to May 08, 2018
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PEI Burger Love
March 29, 2018 to April 30, 2018
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2017 Red Shores Charlottetown