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Charlottetown Scarecrow Festival Schedule of Events

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Taking place Taking place October 7th – 23rd, 2022, the third annual Charlottetown Scarecrow Festival will take over the downtown core of Prince Edward Island’s seaside city. The streets, shops, and other public spaces of downtown Charlottetown will be DECKED with hundreds of artisan scarecrow installations. Meanwhile, our tasty restaurants, entertainment venues, and adorable boutiques will offer a little something for everyone—from spooky movies and wine tastings to live music and oracle card readings. Check back often as more events get added to the schedule below.

Are you a planner? Book your seat, tour, or table in advance to avoid disappointment. More of a last-minute warrior? Walk-ins are welcome (at most places)! Please also note that some events are free, but many require paid entry in advance or upon arrival.

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*Expect to see frequent updates & additions to the schedule as we near the festival!

Friday, October 7th
All day | Self-Guided Scarecrow Trail Walk (Free)
All day | Eckhart in the City Scavenger Hunt, Fall Edition (Free)
All day | Experience PEI’s Discovery Hunts (Tickets Required)
4:00 – 11:00pm | Street Feast Block Party on Kent Street (Free)
5:00 – 7:00pm | Live Music on Victoria Row (Free)
5:00 – 9:00pm | Psychic & Holistic Wellness Fair at Beaconsfield (Booking Required)
6:00 – 9:00pm | Open-Air Mystic Night in Rochford Square (Card readings – drop-ins welcome)
8:00pm | Nick Doneff’s 5th Annual Tribute to John Prine Weekend at The Trailside Music Hall (Ticketed)
9:30pm | Saint Maud Playing at City Cinema (Ticketed)


Saturday, October 8th
All day | Self-Guided Scarecrow Trail Walk (Free)
All day | Eckhart in the City Scavenger Hunt, Fall Edition (Free)
All day | Experience PEI’s Discovery Hunts (Tickets Required)
9:00am – 9:00pm | Psychic & Holistic Wellness Fair at Beaconsfield (Booking Required)
12:00 – 11:00pm | Street Feast Block Party on Kent Street (Free)
12:00 – 3:00pm | Free Face Painting on Victoria Row
12:00 – 3:00pm | Family Scarecrow Photobooth (Pay per photos)
12:00 – 6:00pm | Live Music on Victoria Row (Free)
2:00 – 5:00pm | Saturday Sessions: Live Music at John Brown Richmond Street Grille (Drop-ins welcome)
4:30pm | Beetlejuice Playing at City Cinema (Ticketed)
8:00pm | Nick Doneff’s 5th Annual Tribute to John Prine Weekend at The Trailside Music Hall (Ticketed)


Sunday, October 9th
All day | Self-Guided Scarecrow Trail Walk (Free)
All day | Eckhart in the City Scavenger Hunt, Fall Edition (Free)
All day | Experience PEI’s Discovery Hunts (Tickets Required)
12:00 – 6:00pm | Live Music on Victoria Row (Free)
4:30pm | Neverending Story Playing at City Cinema (Ticketed)
8:00pm | Nick Doneff’s 5th Annual Tribute to John Prine Weekend at The Trailside Music Hall (Ticketed)


Monday, October 10th
All day | Self-Guided Scarecrow Trail Walk (Free)
All day | Eckhart in the City Scavenger Hunt, Fall Edition (Free)
All day | Experience PEI’s Discovery Hunts (Tickets Required)
4:30pm | The Witches Playing at City Cinema (Ticketed)


Tuesday, October 11th
All day | Self-Guided Scarecrow Trail Walk (Free)
All day | Eckhart in the City Scavenger Hunt, Fall Edition (Free)
All day | Experience PEI’s Discovery Hunts (Ticketed)
6:30 – 9:30pm | Art Party 1011 – Nightmare Before Christmas – Art Party Studio (Ticketed)
7:30pm | Ross Family Ceilidh at The Guild (Ticketed)


Wednesday, October 12th
All day | Self-Guided Scarecrow Trail Walk (Free)
All day | Eckhart in the City Scavenger Hunt, Fall Edition (Free)
All day | Experience PEI’s Discovery Hunts (Tickets Required)


Thursday, October 13th
All day | Self-Guided Scarecrow Trail Walk (Free)
All day | Eckhart in the City Scavenger Hunt, Fall Edition (Free)
All day | Experience PEI’s Discovery Hunts (Ticketed)
6:30 – 9:30PM | Art Party 1013 – Boo String Art at the East Coast Art Party Studio (Ticketed)
8:00pm | Garrett Mason LIVE at The Trailside Music Hall (Ticketed)


Friday, October 14th
All day | Self-Guided Scarecrow Trail Walk (Free)
All day | Eckhart in the City Scavenger Hunt, Fall Edition (Free)
All day | Experience PEI’s Discovery Hunts (Tickets Required)
TBD | Charlottetown Film Festival
5:00 – 7:00pm | Live Music on Victoria Row (Free)
5:00 – 9:00pm |Psychic & Holistic Wellness Fair at Beaconsfield (Booking Required)
5:30 – 6:30pm | Victorian-Era Séance (Reenactment) at Beaconsfield Historic House (Ticketed)
6:00 – 9:00pm | Open-Air Mystic Night in Rochford Square (Card readings – drop-ins welcome)
6:00 – 9:00pm | This or That Scarecrow Art Party at the East Coast Art Party Studio (Ticketed)
7:00pm | The Australian Bee Gees Show – A Tribute to the Bee Gees LIVE at The Confederation Centre of the Arts (Ticketed)
7:30pm | Daniel Champagne LIVE at The Guild (Ticketed)
8:00pm | Craig Fair Presents Mixtape Nights: Hits of the 80s at The Trailside Music Hall (Ticketed)


Saturday, October 15th
All day | Self-Guided Scarecrow Trail Walk (Free)
All day | Eckhart in the City Scavenger Hunt, Fall Edition (Free)
All day | Experience PEI’s Discovery Hunts (Tickets Required)
TBD | Charlottetown Film Festival
9am – 9pm | Psychic & Holistic Wellness Fair at Beaconsfield (Booking Required)
12:00 – 3:00pm | Free Face Painting on Victoria Row
12:00 – 3:00pm | Family Scarecrow Photobooth
12:00 – 6:00pm | Live Music on Victoria Row (Free)
2:00 – 4:00pm | Got Blues! w/ Kenny Pearl & James Phillips at The Trailside Music Hall (Ticketed)
2:00 – 5:00pm | Saturday Sessions: Live Music at John Brown Richmond Street Grille (Drop-ins welcome)
5:30 – 6:30pm | Victorian-Era Séance (Reenactment) at Beaconsfield Historic House (Ticketed)
7:30pm | Side Hustle LIVE at The Guild (Ticketed)
8:00pm | Fleetwood Mac Tribute – Gypsy LIVE at The Trailside Music Hall (SOLD OUT)


Sunday, October 16th
All day | Self-Guided Scarecrow Trail Walk (Free)
All day | Eckhart in the City Scavenger Hunt, Fall Edition (Free)
All day | Experience PEI’s Discovery Hunts (Tickets Required)
TBD | Charlottetown Film Festival
12:00 – 6:00pm | Live Music on Victoria Row (Free)
8:00pm | Fleetwood Mac Tribute – Gypsy LIVE at The Trailside Music Hall (SOLD OUT)


Monday, October 17th
All day | Self-Guided Scarecrow Trail Walk (Free)
All day | Eckhart in the City Scavenger Hunt, Fall Edition (Free)
All day | Experience PEI’s Discovery Hunts (Tickets Required)


Tuesday, October 18th
All day | Self-Guided Scarecrow Trail Walk (Free)
All day | Eckhart in the City Scavenger Hunt, Fall Edition (Free)
All day | Experience PEI’s Discovery Hunts (Tickets Required)


Wednesday, October 19th
All day | Self-Guided Scarecrow Trail Walk (Free)
All day | Eckhart in the City Scavenger Hunt, Fall Edition (Free)
All day | Experience PEI’s Discovery Hunts (Tickets Required)


Thursday, October 20th
All day | Self-Guided Scarecrow Trail Walk (Free)
All day | Eckhart in the City Scavenger Hunt, Fall Edition (Free)
All day | Experience PEI’s Discovery Hunts (Tickets Required)
5:30 – 6:30pm | Victorian-Era Séance (Reenactment) at Beaconsfield Historic House (Ticketed)
9:00pm | In The Mouth of Madness Playing at City Cinema (Ticketed)


Friday, October 21st
All day | Self-Guided Scarecrow Trail Walk (Free)
All day | Eckhart in the City Scavenger Hunt, Fall Edition (Free)
All day | Experience PEI’s Discovery Hunts (Tickets Required)
5:00 – 9:00pm | Psychic & Holistic Wellness Fair at Beaconsfield (Booking Required)
5:00 – 10:00pm | PEI Brewing Company’s Okto-Beer-Feast (19+, ticketed)
5:00 – 7:00pm | Live Music on Victoria Row (Free)
5:30 – 6:30pm | Victorian-Era Séance (Reenactment) at Beaconsfield Historic House (Ticketed)
6:00 – 9:00pm | Open-Air Mystic Night in Rochford Square (Card readings – drop-ins welcome)
6:00pm | Ashley Gorman at Piatto Pizzeria + Enoteca Charlottetown (Free)
7:00pm | Legends Show – A Tribute to Roy, Connie, Jerry, and Elvis LIVE at the Confederation Centre of the Arts (Ticketed)
9:00pm | The Curse of Frankenstein Playing at City Cinema (Ticketed)


Saturday, October 22nd
All day | Self-Guided Scarecrow Trail Walk (Free)
All day | Eckhart in the City Scavenger Hunt, Fall Edition (Free)
All day | Experience PEI’s Discovery Hunts (Tickets Required)
9:00am – 9:00pm | Psychic & Holistic Wellness Fair at Beaconsfield (Booking Required)
12:00 – 3:00pm | Free Face Painting on Victoria Row
12:00 – 3:00pm | Family Scarecrow Photobooth
12:00 – 6:00pm | Live Music on Victoria Row (Free)
2:00 – 5:00pm | Saturday Sessions: Live Music at John Brown Richmond Street Grille (Drop-ins welcome)
2:00 – 10:00pm | PEI Brewing Company’s Okto-Beer-Feast (19+, ticketed)
4:30pm | The Wizard of Oz Playing at City Cinema (Ticketed)
5:30 – 6:30pm | Victorian-Era Séance (Reenactment) at Beaconsfield Historic House (Ticketed)
7:30pm | Shaun Majumder – The Love Tour LIVE Comedy at Confederation Centre of the Arts (Ticketed)
8:00pm | Allen Snow & The Quorum LIVE at The Trailside Music Hall (Ticketed)


Sunday, October 23rd
All day | Self-Guided Scarecrow Trail Walk (Free)
All day | Eckhart in the City Scavenger Hunt, Fall Edition (Free)
All day | Experience PEI’s Discovery Hunts (Tickets Required)
12:00 – 6:00pm | Live Music on Victoria Row (Free)
4:30pm | Coraline Playing at City Cinema (Ticketed)
7:30pm | The Stampeders ~ In Concert LIVE at the Confederation Centre of the Arts (Ticketed)
8:00pm  | Steve Poltz LIVE at The Trailside Music Hall (Ticketed)

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