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While the Victorian Christmas Market is unfortunately cancelled this year, there is still so much festive programming happening from Nov. 20 – Dec. 13th in Charlottetown. We also have tons of wicked accommodation deals so if you’ve been craving a staycation, this is your chance! Please remember to wear your masks, practice physical distancing, shop local, and be kind to one another.

Christmas Festival Schedule of Events

Friday, November 20
All day | Whoville-Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
11:30 am | Holiday Lunches in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Festive Stilt Walkers on Queen Street
4:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Christmas Craft Fair at Charlottetown Firefighters Club (Admission by donation)
5:30 pm | Holiday Dinner in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Art Party 1120 – “B&W Deer!” – Art Party Studio, Charlottetown (Tickets required)
8:00 pm | Live Music at Trailside: Christine Campbell & Blake Johnston at Trailside
All day (until Jan 3) | Wintertide Holiday Festival
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Saturday, November 21
All day | Whoville-Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
9:00 am – 3:00 pm | Christmas Craft Fair at Charlottetown Firefighters Club (Admission by donation)
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Horse & Wagon Rides – Starting on Victoria Row, $5/person, cash only, masks required (CANCELED DUE TO  WEATHER)
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Festive Stilt Walkers on Queen Street
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm | Vinyasa & Vino at Modo Yoga Charlottetown (Advance booking required)
5:30 pm | Holiday Dinner in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
6:00 pm | A Classic French Dinner at Receiver Coffee Co. on Victoria Row (Reservations recommended)
8:00 pm | Live Music at Trailside: Nathan Wiley (Tickets required)
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Sunday, November 22
All day | Whoville-Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
10:30 am – 12:15 pm | Bluegrass Brunch w/ The Grass Mountain Hobos at the Trailside Music Hall (Tickets required)
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm | Bluegrass Brunch w/ The Grass Mountain Hobos at the Trailside Music Hall (Tickets required)
2:00 pm | Christmas Movies at City Cinema – Elf (Tickets required)
8:00 pm | Live Music at Trailside: Brielle Ansems & Friends Holiday Show “Warm Hearts for the Holidays” (Tickets required)
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Monday, November 23
All day | Whoville-Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
8:00 pm | Shawn Hogan Presents: NFLD Comic Colin Hollett at Trailside (Ticketed event)
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Tuesday, November 24
All day | Whoville-Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
11:30 am | Holiday Lunches in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Buon Natale Piatto Wine Pairing Featuring Sommelier Lesley Quinn (Tickets recommended, walk-ins welcome)
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Art Party 1125 – “Frosty!” – Art Party Studio, Charlottetown (Tickets required)
8:00 pm | Live Music at Trailside: Dave Gunning & J.P. Cormier Christmas Show (Tickets required)
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Wednesday, November 25
All day | Whoville-Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
11:30 am | Holiday Lunches in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Pop-up Cocktail Tasting with Alex Hendry of distilled drinks at John Brown’s Richmond Street Grille (Walk-ins welcome)
8:00 pm | Live Music at Trailside: Dave Gunning & J.P. Cormier Christmas Show (Tickets required)
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Thursday, November 26
All day | Whoville-Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
11:30 am | Holiday Lunches in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
5:00pm – 9:00pm | Deck The Delta – A Winter Wonderland Experience for the Entire Family (Reservations Required)
5:30 pm | Holiday Dinner in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
6:30 pm | Christmas Decorating and Trends 2020 at the Delta Prince Edward (Sold Out)
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Art Party 1126 – “Holiday Calendar on Pine Board” – Art Party Studio, Charlottetown (Tickets required)
7:00 pm | Christmas in the Air at The Guild (Tickets required)
8:00 pm| Live Music at Trailside: Dave Gunning & J.P. Cormier Christmas Show (Tickets required)
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Friday, November 27
All day | Whoville-Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
11:30 am | Holiday Lunches in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Sneaky Cheats Pop-Up BBQ on Receiver Coffee Co. Patio (Brass Shop – Water Street)
4:30 pm | Christmas Movies at City Cinema – Polar Express (Tickets required)
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Deck The Delta – A Winter Wonderland Dining Experience for the Entire Family (Reservations Required)
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm | Friday Night Retail Trail (various shops)
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Spirits of the Season: Hollistic Wellness Fair at The Farm Centre (CANCELLED)
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm | Becca Griffin Reads Classic Holiday Stories at Receiver Coffee Co. (Brass Shop – Water Street) (Free)
5:30 pm | Holiday Dinner in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Farmacy Festivus: Kombucha Cocktails & Vegan Charcuterie Night (Walk-ins welcome)
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Wines by the Fireplace with Stellar Somm Wine Experts at The Great George (Sold out!)
7:00 pm | Christmas in the Air at The Guild (Tickets required)
8:00 pm | Live Music at Trailside: Dennis Ellsworth (Tickets required)
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Saturday, November 28
All day | Whoville-Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
9:00 am – 7:00 pm | Spirits of the Season: Hollistic Wellness Fair at The Farm Centre (CANCELLED)
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Horse & Wagon Rides – Starting on Victoria Row, $5/person, 2 & under free, cash only, masks required (First come, first serve)
10:00 am – 12:00 pm | Santa Claus inside at The Confed Court Mall
11:00 am – 5:00 pm | Pop-Up Artisan Market at Founders’ Food Hall & Market (Free entry)
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Festive Stilt Walkers Inside Confed Court Mall
12:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Sneaky Cheats Pop-Up BBQ on Receiver Coffee Co. Patio (Brass Shop – Water Street)
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Gingerbread House Building: Family Edition at Hive & Hollow (Advance booking)
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | Santa Claus inside at The Confed Court Mall
2:00 pm | Yuletide Tales Guided Walking Tour (CANCELLED)
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Gingerbread House Making: Family Edition at Hive & Hollow (Advance booking)
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Festive Stilt Walkers Inside Confed Court Mall
4:00 pm | City of Charlottetown Annual Christmas Concert: John Gracie Once Upon a Christmas Tour at the Confederation Centre (Tickets required –  SOLD OUT)
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Gingerbread House Building: Adult Edition at Hive & Hollow (Advance booking)
4:30 pm | The Gift of Yoga, Oils, & Intention at Charlottetown Yoga Space (Advance booking)
4:30 pm | Christmas Movies at City Cinema – Elf (Tickets required)
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Deck The Delta – A Winter Wonderland Dining Experience for the Entire Family (Reservations Required)
5:30 pm | Holiday Dinner in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Farmacy Festivus: Kombucha Cocktails & Vegan Charcuterie Night (Walk-ins welcome)
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Gingerbread House Building: Adult Edition at Hive & Hollow
7:00 pm | Christmas in the Air at The Guild (Tickets required)
7:30 pm | City of Charlottetown Annual Christmas Concert: A Christmas to Remember at the Confederation Centre (Sold out)
8:00 pm | Live Music at Trailside: Brian J. Dunn Christmas Show  (Tickets required)
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Sunday, November 29
All day | Whoville-Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
12:00 pm  – 5:00 pm | Horse & Wagon Rides – Starting on Victoria Row, $5/person, 2 & under free, cash only, masks required (First come, first serve)
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Festive Stilt Walkers on Queen Street
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm | Sneaky Cheats Pop-Up BBQ on Receiver Coffee Co. Patio (Brass Shop – Water Street)
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Pop-Up Artisan Market at Founders’ Food Hall & Market (Free entry)
1:00 pm | City of Charlottetown Annual Christmas Concert: John Gracie Once Upon a Christmas Tour at the Confederation Centre (Sold out)
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | Santa Claus inside at The Confed Court Mall Pictures with Santa available by photographer
1:00 pm – 7:00 pm | Spirits of the Season: Hollistic Wellness Fair at The Farm Centre (CANCELLED)
1:30 pm | Wreath Making at Hive & Hollow (Advance booking)
2:00 pm | Yuletide Tales Guided Walking Tour (CANCELLED)
4:30 pm | City of Charlottetown Annual Christmas Concert: A Christmas to Remember at the Confederation Centre (Sold out)
7:00 pm | Christmas in the Air at The Guild (Tickets required)
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Monday, November 30
All day | Whoville-Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
8:00 pm | Live Music at Trailside: Lennie Gallant – The Innkeepers Christmas Concert
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Tuesday, December 1
All day | Whoville-Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
11:30 am | Holiday Lunches in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Yuletide Tarot on Tap at The Gahan House (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Cava, Carols & Oysters with Stellar Somm Wine Experts at The Claddagh House (Reservations recommended)
6:30 pm | Clay Ornament Building/Painting at Hive & Hollow (Advance booking)
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Art Party 1201 – “Snowman Chalkboard Countdown Calendar” – Art Party Studio, Charlottetown
8:00 pm | Live Music at Trailside: Lennie Gallant – The Innkeepers Christmas Concert (Tickets required)
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Wednesday, December 2
All day | Whoville-Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
11:30 am | Holiday Lunches in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Becca Griffin Reads Classic Holiday Stories on Victoria Row
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Festive Psychic Evenings at The Brickhouse Kitchen & Bar (Reservations recommended)
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Ugly Sweater Acoustic Wednesdays at The Gahan House (Drop-ins welcome)
8:00 pm | Live Music at Trailside: Lennie Gallant – The Innkeepers Christmas Concert
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Thursday, December 3
11:30 am | Holiday Lunches in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
5:00 – 8:00 pm | Thursday Pizza and Pasta Nights at the Receiver Coffee Co. Brass Shop (Dine in or take out)
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Deck The Delta – A Winter Wonderland Dining Experience for the Entire Family (Reservations Required)
5:30 pm | Holiday Dinner in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Santa Margherita Across the Board Wine Tasting with Lesley Quinn at John Brown Grille (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Festive Psychic Evenings at The Brickhouse Kitchen & Bar (Reservations recommended)
7:00 pm | Christmas in the Air at The Guild (Tickets required)
8:00 pm | Live Music at Trailside: Lennie Gallant – The Innkeepers Christmas Concert (Tickets required)
7:30 pm | ACT presents It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play at the Confederation Centre of the Arts (Tickets required)
All day | Who Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Friday, December 4
All day | Whoville-Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
11:30 am | Holiday Lunches in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm | Oyster Pop Up(street) with Brackley Bay Oyster Co. (Walk-ins welcome)
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Deck The Delta – A Winter Wonderland Dining Experience for the Entire Family (Reservations Required)
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm | Becca Griffin reads classic Holiday Stories at Receiver Coffee Co. on Victoria Row (Free)
5:30 pm | Holiday Dinner in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm | Friday Night Retail Trail (various shops)
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Spa Sipping at Pure Spa PEI (Sold out)
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Farmacy Festivus: Kombucha Cocktails & Vegan Charcuterie Night (Walk-ins welcome)
7:00 pm | Christmas in the Air at The Guild (Tickets required)
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Psychic Medium Michelle Russell at the Delta (Tickets required)
7:30 pm | ACT presents It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play at Confederation Centre of the Arts (Tickets required)
8:00 pm | Live Music at Trailside: Garrett Mason (Tickets required)
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Saturday, December 5
All day | Whoville-Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
11:00 am – 5:00 pm | Pop-Up Artisan Market at Founders’ Food Hall & Market (Free entry)
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Horse & Wagon Rides – Starting on Victoria Row, $5/person, cash only, masks required
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | The Charlottetown Christmas Parade presents “Santa Claus Comes to Town” (Free)
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Festive Stilt Walkers on Queen Street
2:00 pm & 7:30 pm | ACT presents It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play at Confederation Centre of the Arts (Tickets required)
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm | Oyster Pop Up(street) with Brackley Bay Oyster Co. (Walk-ins welcome)
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Deck The Delta – A Winter Wonderland Dining Experience for the Entire Family (Reservations Required)
5:30 pm | Holiday Dinner in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Farmacy Festivus: Kombucha Cocktails & Vegan Charcuterie Night (Walk-ins welcome)
7:00 pm | Christmas in the Air at The Guild (Tickets required)
8:00 pm | Live Music at Trailside: Garrett Mason (Tickets required)
10:00 pm | It’s Gonna Get Ugly Christmas Sweater Party at Hunter’s Ale House (Drop-ins welcome)
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Sunday, December 6
All day | Whoville-Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Pop-Up Artisan Market at Founders’ Food Hall & Market (Free entry)
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | The Charlottetown Christmas Parade presents “Santa Claus Comes to Town” (Free)
2:00 pm | Christmas Movies at City Cinema – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (Tickets required)
7:00 pm | Christmas in the Air at The Guild
8:00 pm | Live Music at Trailside: Nick Doneff (Ticketed Event)
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Monday, December 7
All day | Whoville-Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Tuesday, December 8
All day | Whoville-Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
11:30 am | Holiday Lunches in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Holiday Oracle Night with Jenn Lippman at Olde Dublin Pub (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
8:00 pm | Whisky Business: Learn to Like Whisky with Alex Hendry of distilled drinks at John Brown Richmond Street Grille (Ticketed event)
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Wednesday, December 9
11:30 am | Holiday Lunches in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Becca Griffin reads classic Holiday Stories on Victoria Row (Free)
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Taste of the Island Wine Tasting at Quality Inn & Suites Downtown (Advance booking
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Chef Ilona’s Founder’s Hall & Market Flavour Series: Xmas Cider & Curds! (Tickets required)
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Ugly Sweater Acoustic Wednesdays at The Gahan House (Drop-ins welcome)
All day | Who Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Thursday, December 10
All day | Whoville-Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
5:00 – 8:00 pm | Thursday Pizza and Pasta Nights at the Receiver Coffee Co. Brass Shop (Dine in or take out)
5:30 pm | Holiday Dinner in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
7:00 pm | Christmas in the Air at The Guild (Tickets required)
8:00 pm | Live Music at Trailside: CÒIG – Christmas Show (Tickets required)
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm | Chef Ilona’s Founder’s Hall & Market Flavour Series: East Coast Wine & Cheese (Advance tickets)
9:00 pm | Christmas Themed Trivia with Darcy Campbell at Hunter’s Ale House (Drop-ins welcome)
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Friday, December 11
All day | Whoville-Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
11:30 am | Holiday Lunches in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm | Friday Night Retail Trail (various shops)
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm | Becca Griffin Reads Classic Holiday Stories at Receiver Coffee Co. on Victoria Row (Free)
5:30 pm | Holiday Dinner in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Farmacy Festivus: Kombucha Cocktails & Vegan Charcuterie Night (Walk-ins welcome)
7:00 pm | Christmas in the Air at The Guild (Tickets required)
8:00 pm | Live Music at Trailside: Ledwell & Haines Trailside Christmas (Tickets required)
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Saturday, December 12
All day | Whoville-Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
11:00 am – 5:00 pm | Pop-Up Artisan Market at Founders’ Food Hall & Market (Free entry)
11:30 am | Holiday Lunches in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Horse & Wagon Rides – Starting on Victoria Row, $5/person, under 2 free, cash only, masks required
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | The Charlottetown Christmas Parade presents “Santa Claus Comes to Town” (Free)
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Festive Stilt Walkers on Queen Street
5:30 pm | Holiday Dinner in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Farmacy Festivus: Kombucha Cocktails & Vegan Charcuterie Night (Walk-ins welcome)
7:00 pm | Christmas in the Air at The Guild (Tickets required)
8:00 pm | Live Music at Trailside: Ledwell & Haines Trailside Christmas
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House


Sunday, December 13
All day | Whoville-Inspired Village at Confederation Centre Plaza & Victoria Row
11:30 am | Holiday Lunches in the Top of the Park (Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome)
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Pop-Up Artisan Market at Founders’ Food Hall & Market (Free entry)
2:00 pm | Christmas Movies at City Cinema – The Polar Express (Tickets required)
7:00 pm | Christmas in the Air at The Guild (Tickets required)
8:00 pm | Live Music at Trailside: Ledwell & Haines Trailside Christmas (Tickets required)
All day | Annual Festive Feast & Barbnog at Hunter’s Ale House

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