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Festival Venue Schedule

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Mother Nature is being a diva so the outdoor market vendors + programming has been MOVED INDOORS to the Confederation Court Mall. But fear not, we’ll still have the same holiday magic (and 60+ vendors!), just in a cozier atmosphere. Festive Petting Zoo, Ice Sculpting Demos, Christmas Tree Garden, and Horse and Wagon Rides will still take place outdoors on Victora Row.

Outdoor Christmas Market (Friday 5:00pm – 8:00pm, Saturday 10:00am – 8:00pm, & Sunday 11:00am – 5:00pm)
Beaconsfield Christmas House Tours (Friday 10:00am – 4:00pm & Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm)
Christmas Films at City Cinema (Friday 2:00pm, Saturday 2:00pm, & Sunday 2:00pm)
Charlottetown Candlelight Walk & Tree Lighting Ceremony (Friday 6:15pm – indoors at Confederation Court Mall)
Charlottetown Christmas Parade (Sunday 5:00pm)
Confederation Court Mall (Friday 9:00am – 9:00pm, Saturday 9:00am – 8:00pm, & Sunday 11:00am – 5:00pm)
Etsy Holiday Market (Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm & Sunday 12:00pm – 5:00pm)
Fairholm Boutique Inns Holiday House Tour (Friday 5:00pm, Saturday 1:00pm, & Sunday 1:00pm)
Founders’ Food Hall & Market (Friday 9:00am – 8:00pm, Saturday: 9:00am – 8:00pm, & Sunday: 12:00pm – 5:00pm)
Mi’kmaq Indigenous Artisan Market (Sunday 11:00am – 5:00pm)


Schedule of Events


Friday, November 29
10:00am – 4:00pm Beaconsfield’s Christmas House Tours
11:00am – 8:00pm Deck the Halls at Founders’ Food Hall & Market
2:00pm – Christmas Films at City Cinema
4:30pm – 6:30pm Santa Claus Visits the Confederation Court Mall
4:30pm – 9:00pm Winter Selfie Station at the Confederation Court Mall
5:00pm Fairholm Boutique Inns Holiday House Tour
5:00pm – 6:30pm Face Painting at the Market
5:00pm – 9:00pm Charlottetown Christmas Market (FREE • Located inside Confederation Court Mall)
5:00pm – 8:00pm Free Horse & Wagon Rides (Starting at Richmond St. and Queen St.)
5:00pm – 8:00pm Warm-Up Zone with hot cider at the Confederation Court Mall
5:00pm – 6:30pm Christmas Singalong with Dave Woodside at the Charlottetown Christmas Market
5:45pm Thriller PEI at Christmas Market (Corner of Queen & Richmond St.)
6:00pm – 8:00pm Ice Sculpting at the Christmas Market
6:00pm – 8:00pm Festive Live Music Happy Hour featuring guitar and fiddle duo Tom Gammons + Tre Sutherland (Founders’ Food Hall & Market)
6:15pm – 7:00pm Official Charlottetown Christmas Tree Lighting (Confederation Court Mall)
6:30pm – 7:30pm Island A Cappella at the Confederation Court Mall
7:00pm – 8:00pm Santa Claus Visits the Charlottetown Christmas Market
8:00pm Christmas with Phase II and Friends at The Guild
8:00pm – 12:00am Gingerbread House Decorating Competition at Small Print Board Game Café (19+, $$)

Saturday, November 30
7:00am – 11:00am Breakfast with Santa at Water’s Edge Resto & Bar (Santa visits from 8:00am-10:00am)
9:00am – 8:00pm Winter Selfie Station at the Confederation Court Mall
10:00am – 11:00am Christmas Stories with The Bookmark (Confederation Court Mall main level selfie station)
10:00am – 11:00am Christmas Singalong with Dave Woodside at the Charlottetown Christmas Market
10:00am – 1:00pm Christmas Ornament Decorating with Bark for Life (at Christmas Market)
10:00am – 4:00pm Card creation station in the Confederation Court Mall food court
10:00am – 4:00pm Beaconsfield’s Christmas House Tours
10:00am – 5:00pm Etsy Holiday Market (Murphy’s Community Centre)
10:00am – 8:00pm Charlottetown Christmas Market (FREE • Located in Confederation Court Mall)
10:00am – 8:00pm Free Horse & Wagon Rides (Starting at Richmond St. and Queen St.)
10:00am – 8:00pm Petting Zoo (on Victoria Row – Richmond St.)
11:00am – 1:00pm Ice Sculpting Demos at the Christmas Market (Victoria Row)
11:00am – 1:00pm Santa Claus Visits the Confederation Court Mall
11:00am – 8:00pm Deck the Halls at Founders’ Food Hall & Market
1:00pm Fairholm Boutique Inns Holiday House Tour
1:00pm – 4:00pm Kids Party at the Confederation Court Mall: Face painting, Airbrush Tattoos, Maple Syrup Treats & Michael Pendergast Family Sing Along (2:30pm – 4:00pm)
1:30pm – 2:30pm Christmas Singalong with Dave Woodside at the Charlottetown Christmas Market
2:00pm – Christmas Films at City Cinema
2:00pm – 4:00pm Dave Gunning & J.P. Cormier Christmas Matinee Show at the Pourhouse (above The Old Triangle)
2:00pm – 4:00pm Christmas Ornament Decorating with Bark for Life (at Christmas Market)
2:00pm – 5:00pm Ice Sculpting Demos at the Christmas Market (Victoria Row)
2:30pm – 5:00pm Santa Claus Visits the Christmas Market
3:00pm – 4:00pm Decorate your own Holiday Donut with Doughnuts by Design (Founders’ Food Hall & Market)
4:00pm – 6:00pm Face Painting at the Christmas Market
4:00pm – 8:00pm Gingerbread House Decorating Competition at Small Print Board Game Café (Family Friendly, $$)
5:00pm – 6:00pm Christmas Singalong with Dave Woodside at the Charlottetown Christmas Market
5:00pm – 8:00pm Warm-Up Zone with hot cider at the Confederation Court Mall
7:00pm – 8:00pm Santa Claus Visits the Christmas Market
8:00pm – 12:00am Gingerbread House Decorating Competition at Small Print Board Game Café (19+, $$)

Sunday, December 1
7:00am – 11:00am Breakfast with Santa at Water’s Edge Resto & Bar (Santa visits from 8:00am-10:00am)
9:00am Breakfast & Photos with Santa at Founders’ Food Hall & Market (ticketed event)
10:00am – 3:00pm Artisan Christmas Market at the Charlottetown Farmers Market
11:00am – 1:00pm Santa Claus Visits the Christmas Market
11:00am – 2:00pm Ice Sculpting Demos at the Christmas Market (Victoria Row)
11:00am – 5:00pm Charlottetown Christmas Market (FREE • Located in Confederation Court Mall)
11:00am – 5:00pm Mi’kmaq Indigenous Artisan Market (At the Confederation Centre of the Arts)
11:00am – 5:00pm Free Horse & Wagon Rides (Starting at Vic Row and Queen St. running every hour)
11:00am – 5:00pm Petting Zoo (on Victoria Row – Richmond St.)
11:00am – 5:00pm Deck the Halls at Founders’ Food Hall & Market
12:00pm – 2:00pm UPEI Carollers at the Christmas Market
12:00pm – 3:00pm Christmas Ornament Decorating with Bark for Life (at Christmas Market)
12:00pm – 5:00pm Warm-Up Zone with hot cider at the Confederation Court Mall
12:00pm – 5:00pm Winter Selfie Station at the Confederation Court Mall
1:00pm Fairholm Boutique Inns Holiday House Tour
1:00pm – 3:00pm Build a Pet! Located in the Confederation Court Mall Food Court
1:30pm – 3:00pm Christmas Singalong with Dave Woodside at the Charlottetown Christmas Market
2:00pm Christmas Films at City Cinema
12:00pm – 5:00pm Etsy Team PEI Holiday Market (Murphy’s Community Centre)
12:00pm – 5:00pm Card creation station in the Confederation Court Mall at PEI Co Store
1:00pm – 2:30pm Santa Claus Visits the Confederation Court Mall
2:30pm – 4:00pm Santa Claus Visits the Christmas Market
3:00pm – 4:00pm Island A Cappella at the Confederation Court Mall
4:00pm – 5:00pm Christmas Ukulele Jam with Leah Ellis (Founders’ Food Hall & Market)
5:00pm – 7:00pm Charlottetown Christmas Parade

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