March Break doesn’t always have to mean travel – we’ve got all you need for your dream staycation right here in Charlottetown! Read on for some super unique specials this March 2022…
Starting at $110
Two nights accommodation, Family pass to Island Hill Farms (Open 11am – 4pm), Kids activity pack, Access to our in-house Games Zone, $50 Food Island gift card, Grab & go breakfast.
Available: March 11 – 14 & 18 – 21, 2022
Starting at $299
Kids Room Set For Glamping (Two queen beds, bed canopies, welcome snacks and children’s activity set), Adjoining room for parents, Access to evening bonfires + smore making on the PEI Convention Centre deck (weather permitting), Access to pool
Available: March 11 – March 20, 2022.
Starting at $85
One night accommodation, One activity for two people (Choose from: Red Shores Racetrack and Casino, Red Rock Climbing Wall, Grand Senses Aqua Therapy Treatment, All About Golf Simulator or Upstreet Craft Brewery. *Activity depends on the weekend chosen)
Available: Jan 1 until Mar 13, 2022
Starting at $179
One night accommodations, $25 dining credit to Redwater Rustic Grille, One large speciality pizza from Papa John’s
Available: March 11th – 20th, 2022
Starting at $246
Two nights accommodation, Grab and go breakfast, Milk and cookies, One external activity for a family of four (activity depends on the weekend chosen)
Available Jan 1 until Mar 6, 2022
Starting at $219.99
Includes: 1 Night Stay in a Family Suite, 4 Movie Passes + Popcorn & Pop, Board Games During Stay, Bell Aliant Pool Passes, Hot Plated Breakfast in onsite restaurant, Parking & Wifi
Available March 11-20 while quantities last
Even more ideas for family fun over March Break in Charlottetown:
OWL’S HOLLOW PLAYLAND – Located just off Capital Drive, Owl’s Hollow is a popular store that specializes in award-winning toys and games for children. They also have an indoor playland in the lower level that’s filled with lots of toys and games for children of all ages to let their imaginations run wild.
THE ALLEY – For an afternoon of glow bowling and delicious food & drink, look no further than The Alley. It’s a newly renovated bowling alley and restaurant located in the Murphy Rec Centre on Richmond St (near Province House). Be sure to make reservations in advance to avoid disappointment.
HIVE + HONEYCOMB – PEI’s first board game café is spread out over two levels on Grafton Street and has over 700 games to choose from, paint-your-own pottery, local craft beers on tap, and a variety of snacks to keep you fueled and happy! Pro tip: Try their famous milkshakes – they may or may not blow your mind.
EAST COAST ART PARTY – Offering a variety of March Break Art Party Kids Camps (including full week, full-day, and half-day options) with different themes each day, your little ones will have a ball letting their inner artist out to play!
BELL ALIANT CENTRE – The Bell Aliant Centre aquatics facility at the University of Prince Edward Island has an extensive complex that features three pools, a hot tub, a huge slide, diving boards, and much more. You really can’t go wrong spending your day splashing indoors and zipping down the waterslide.
OUTDOOR FUN – Get a workout in and do some sightseeing at the same time with nordic (cross-country) or downhill skiing! Within city limits, the Confederation Trail, the Acadian Forest Trails (off Riverside Drive), and Belvedere Golf Club, offers groomed trails perfect for a short, easy ski, or head out to Mark Arendz Provincial Ski Park where you can rent traditional downhill skis, cross-country skis or skate skis, and enjoy gorgeous trails that take you through peaceful forests and fields.
FLOW IN THE SNOW – Particpate in outdoor yoga on Saturdays at 11:30am outside of Founders’ Food Hall & Market. Discover an all-new way to experience yoga in the snow and stretch out those winter kinks. It’s FREE and family-friendly! Happening until March 19th.
EMBRACE THE ARTS – Drop by the Confederation Centre Art Gallery to view their rotating selection of impressive national art.
CATCH A FLICK – Whether it’s an indie movie or classic film, City Cinema, the city’s independent, not-for-profit theatre, has all kinds of options within the downtown core. #Protip – The concessions are very reasonably priced, it’s licensed, and the popcorn is a MUST!
RELEASE YOUR INNER MONKEY – Climb to new heights on the Red Rock Climbing Wall in Stratford.
GET COZY – Sip a coffee or hot chocolate, and people-watch at one of our numerous cafés downtown.
FEED YOUR INNER BOOKWORM – The Bookmark, an independent bookstore in the Confederation Court Mall specializing in local and Atlantic Canadian authors. Queen Street also features a few other used book stores all within walking distance – it’s a bookworm’s paradise!
SPA DAY! Treat yourself (and your little ones) to a manicure or pedicure at Pure Spa or Grand Senses Spa. They will love the aqua therapy bed at Grand Senses Spa!
SCAVENGER HUNT – Explore the city on foot while hunting for the various Eckhart the Mouse characters hidden throughout the downtown core! Your kiddies will delight in seeing these adorable mice decked out in their winter gear.
BUILD A SNOW FAMILY – Victoria Park or any of the City squares are the perfect spots to get creative in the great outdoors. Share your artistic accomplishments with the world by snapping a pic and tagging #discovercharlottetown
DINE IN A SNOW POD – John Brown Richmond St Grille, Charlottetown Beer Garden, and The Pilot House all now have unique outdoor dining options. Be sure to make a reservation in advance to avoid disappointment!
TO MARKET, WE GO! Hit up Founders’ Food Hall & Market, a waterfront oasis for food lovers and local art enthusiasts of all ages. Located in one of the city’s most stunning historic spaces, this urban market features several local food vendors serving up high-quality food & drink, including wood-fired pizza, yummy burgers, vegan cuisine, authentic Mexican offerings, gourmet sandwiches, French-Carribean flavours, and everyone’s favourite gourmet donuts at Doughnuts by Design.
HEAD OUT SNOWSHOEING – Take advantage of complimentary snowshoes available to guests at many of our accommodation partners. Head out exploring the city after a snowfall or drive to the countryside and explore the many trails beyond the city limits. You can also borrow snowshoes from the City of Charlottetown Mon-Fri from 8:30am – 4:30pm. Check out our Snowshoes in the City Guide here.
WORK ON YOUR SWING – All About Golf‘s HD golf simulator is located in the Confederation Court Mall. Rain or shine — you can practice and improve your game all year ’round by booking one of their simulator rooms. Kids welcome until 9pm (must be accompanied by an adult). Or head to the lower level to check out the newest addition to All About Golf, their indoor putting & chipping facility. It features a 900 square foot 5-hole putting green, 18 holes of championship putting, and a chipping green.
BALLOON TWISTING & FACE PAINTING PARTY – Head to the Confederation Court Mall for their Balloon Twisting and Face Painting Parties on Saturday, March 12th and Saturday, March 19th from 1-3pm. Free to attend! Please note that Part-T-Perfect staff are well trained and will follow strict COVID protocols for your safety.
And there you have it. Who says you need to get away to have fun? Charlottetown has everything you need to keep your family moving & grooving (and happy!) this March Break.