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Charlottetown might be a small city, but it’s bursting with big energy and infectious island vibes. It’s got all the charm and hospitality PEI is famous for, plus culinary experiences and an arts and culture scene that take visitors by surprise—in the best way possible.

Soak in the romance and nostalgia of our postcard-perfect streetscapes. Wander along a boardwalk where lobster boats and sailboats cozy up. Stay in a B&B that will give you serious Anne energy. Sound good? It’s time to discover Charlottetown.

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24 Reasons to Visit Charlottetown in 2024

Whether you’re excited about the return of your favourite Charlottetown festival or looking to discover something brand new, here are 24 more ideas to get your imagination rolling.

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Anne & Gilbert: The Musical Wednesday, May 15, 2024 - Tuesday, October 15, 2024 Experience Canada's greatest love story in the critically acclaimed and widely loved musical Anne & Gilbert. This summer at...
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Capital City Canada Day Saturday, July 1, 2023 - Monday, July 1, 2024 The City of Charlottetown’s 2024 Capital City Canada Day celebrations feature free, family-friendly activities and live...
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Cavendish Beach Music Festival Friday, July 5, 2024 - Sunday, July 7, 2024 The largest multi-day music event in Atlantic Canada! Join us in PEI for Cavendish Beach Music Festival (CBMF) July 5-7,...
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PEI Pride Festival Friday, July 12, 2024 - Sunday, July 21, 2024 July 12 - 21, 2024. The PEI Pride Festival has evolved from a political march for equal rights to a celebration of the...
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The Island Fringe Festival Wednesday, July 31, 2024 - Sunday, August 4, 2024 July 31 - Aug 4, 2024. The Island Fringe Festival offers artists unconventional venues for their unconventional performances...
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Old Home Week Friday, August 9, 2024 - Saturday, August 17, 2024 Old Home Week is a quintessential Charlottetown experience that celebrates the Island’s deep agricultural roots and its...
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Gold Cup Parade Friday, August 18, 2023 - Friday, August 16, 2024 The Gold Cup Parade is the largest parade east of Montreal. Featuring floats from communities and organizations across the...
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Experience the Magic of Anne & Gilbert, The Musical in Charlottetown As you explore Charlottetown, you'll quickly discover one name that resonates deeply with locals and visitors alike: Anne...
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Best PEI Beaches Loved by Locals PEI is known as a place to unwind and reconnect with a more chilled out version of yourself. It’s also one of the best...
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10+ Must-Visit Patios in Charlottetown From breezy dockside decks to cool rooftop terraces to swanky street-side spaces, there are endless choices for dining al...
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City Pulse, Seaside Rhythm: 7 Coastal Things to Do in Charlottetown Charlottetown has the best of both worlds. As a coastal city with a vibe that just won’t quit, you’re rarely more than...
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12 Ways To Embrace Sustainability in Charlottetown Every day is Earth Day in Charlottetown. While we’ve been a place that recycles and composts for many years now, there is...
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Your Rainy Day Bucket List in Charlottetown While a rainy day may not be everyone’s cup of tea, PEI’s landscapes become extra striking, like a watercolour painting...
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24 Reasons to Visit Charlottetown in 2024 Although there are countless reasons to visit Charlottetown, it never hurts to have some added motivation. Discover...
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2024 Official Travel Guide

Dreaming of visiting Charlottetown this year? Find all the inspiration you'll ever need in our 2024 Travel Guide. Easily browse online or order one directly to your doorstep!

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We acknowledge that the land upon which Charlottetown sits is part of unceded Mi’kmaw territory. Epekwitk (Prince Edward Island) is located in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People. We pay our respects to the Epekwitnewaq Mi’kmaq who have occupied this Island for over 12,000 years. We honour the “Treaties of Peace and Friendship” which recognized Mi’kmaq rights and established an ongoing relationship between nations.