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Discover Charlottetown

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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The Charlottetown Christmas Festival

Join us in Charlottetown Nov 24th - Jan 2nd for the most magical Christmas festival of the year featuring horse & wagon rides, open-air markets, Breakfasts with Santa, festive workshops & more!

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The Mistletoe Market Friday, November 24, 2023 - Sunday, December 24, 2023 Step into a holiday shopping haven Nov 24 - Dec 24 with the inaugural Mistletoe Market, a brand-new addition to the...
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Charlottetown Christmas Festival Friday, November 24, 2023 - Tuesday, January 2, 2024 Immerse yourself in an old-fashioned, storybook Christmas setting filled with timeless holiday traditions and signature...
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Yuletide Horse & Wagon Rides Friday, November 24, 2023 - Sunday, December 31, 2023 Get ready to kick up the festive cheer with a traditional horse and wagon ride throughout the historic streets of downtown...
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Christmas Town: A Whoville-Inspired Village Friday, November 24, 2023 - Tuesday, January 2, 2024 As part of the 2023 Charlottetown Christmas Festival, festive-goers will be greeted by over 50 unique, handmade...
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Holiday Magic on the Plaza Friday, November 24, 2023 - Tuesday, January 2, 2024 A magical holiday-themed projection and music show that will bring the north main façade at Confederation Centre of the...
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Breakfast with Santa Saturday, November 25, 2023 - Sunday, December 17, 2023 Santa will be making the rounds to select restaurants & cafes on Saturday & Sunday mornings during the Charlottetown...
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Deck the Hall Presented by Founders’ Food Hall & Market Friday, December 1, 2023 - Sunday, December 17, 2023 Founder's Deck the Hall Series has something for everyone: From December 1 - 17, enjoy all things festive from culinary...
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Modern luxury. Authentic Island. Gorgeous Victorian. For every taste, there’s a place to rest your head after a day spent exploring our captivating city.

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12 Ways to Embrace Holiday Magic in Charlottetown 'Tis the season to be jolly and we can’t think of any better way to get in the festive spirit than visiting PEI’s...
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6 Reasons to Stay in the Heart of PEI From the walkable streets to the plethora of dining options, there are so many reasons to stay in the coastal city of...
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12 Ways To Be More Eco‑Friendly 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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Late Night Gems: Your Guide to Charlottetown’s Nightlife Charlottetown boasts a buzzing bar scene and plenty of late-night party vibes. No matter what you’re after, you’ll find...
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Brewin’ It Up: Your Caffeine & Craft Beer Fix in Charlottetown Whether your preferred brews are of the java or hops varietal (or both), the city's independent roasters and locally-loved...
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Buy It Fresh, Buy It Local in Charlottetown Without a conscious effort to embrace the Island’s cherished practices of farming & fishing, it would be nearly impossible...
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Your Rainy Day Bucket List in Charlottetown While we typically enjoy lots of sunshine here in Charlottetown, being an Island we do, in fact, get a variety of weather....
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Unforgettable Moments

Culture. Romance. Fun. Adventure. It’s all yours to explore - and more. Feel right at home while you discover new, authentic experiences that will stay with you long after you leave.

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Start Your Island Adventure Here

By sea, air, or land (ok it’s a bridge, but still), getting to Charlottetown is a breeze. We’ve got everything you need to plan your perfect itinerary—or play it by ear. We like the sound of that.

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2023 Official Travel Guide

Dreaming of visiting Charlottetown this year? Find all the inspiration you'll ever need in our 2023 Travel Guide. Easily browse online or order one directly to your doorstep!

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