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Winter Activities

If the idea of a wintery wonderland in Charlottetown intrigues you, plan to visit during the winter months. Decked out in bright, sparkling white, PEI’s capital city offers plenty of snow-filled activities and events that will have the whole family loving their winter escape.

Discover the best of winter with our roundup of the season’s top activities and events, then start planning your winter getaway!

WinterDine

Thursday to Sunday from January 16 - February 9 It’s the season for eating good in the neighbourhood because Winterdine is back! This annual event features amazing three-course meals designed by some of our city’s most talented and creative chefs at participating restaurants. It’s the perfect excuse to hit the town with the one(s) you love and get out to try something new and tasty.

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Snoga in the Park

Every Saturday until March 14th Warm up from the inside out! Make Snoga in the Park part of your weekend plans by joining yoga instructor, Erika Killam of 3e Yoga, every Saturday at 1pm outside of Founders’ Food Hall & Market. It’s the perfect way to enjoy the great outdoors while stretching out those winter kinks. It’s free and all ages + abilities are welcome. Simply bundle up and show up!

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Jack Frost

February 14 - 17th, 2020 This year’s Jack Frost Winterfest is slated to be bigger and better than ever before. While the famous outdoor snow kingdom and all the other festival favourites will be back, visitors of all ages will enjoy fresh programming in the downtown core. So be sure start planning and take in the extreme sled demos, gaming stations, a snowskate park, a disco skate, and tons more!

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Snoweshoes in the City

We want you to enjoy a unique winter experience with their Snowshoes in the City initiative! Book your stay with a participating hotel or inn and you can take advantage of complimentary loaner snowshoes during your visit. Trek around the city after a fresh snowfall or venture into the countryside and discover the vast beauty of PEI.

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Upcoming Events

Charlottetown’s live music and arts scene knows no rest. During the winter, venues across the city continue to host a myriad of live events, from concerts to comedy to acoustic sets and more. Live @ the Centre! brings musicians and other performers to the Confederation Centre of the Arts all winter long, including Steven Page, Ben Caplin, Rose Cousins, Basia Bulat, and more.

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WinterLove PEI

One part festival and one part philosophy. WinterLove PEI is a celebration of the magical season that brings us snow days, tobogganing, trees dusted in sparkling white, and outdoor skating rinks. Throughout January & February, there's everything from Speed Skating 101 to a tubing night at Brookvale Provincial Ski Park to an outdoor disco skate at Founders’ Hall.

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