Prince Edward Island – July 2017 Event Listings

There are some great events taking place throughout the month of July 2017– stay tuned for more, EVENT-150x1501but in the meantime hit the road and take in these highlights of Prince Edward Island.

AND...if you've got an event coming up - drop us a line at [email protected] with the details and we'll do our best to get it in there. For more info on submissions click here.

Bluegrass & Acoustic Music Jamboree- Summerside Legion

Every Monday Night
Each week a different band will give a concert, followed by a light refreshment and then a jam. You are encouraged to bring your instrument and join in. For more information contact the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #5 @ (902) 436-2091.


Tuesday Night Ceilidh- Georgetown
every Tuesday

Visit for more details


Good Time Square Dancing- Murphy Centre, Charlottetown

Every Wednesday Night

All are welcome, especially beginners. No partner or special clothing needed, and there is no charge. Volunteers callers are Velma Cardomy MacDonald and Tom Connor. 629-1869 or 892-3839



Michael Pendergast, The Music Man- The Guild Theatre, Charlottetown
With his many accordions, engaging presence and repertoire of children’s songs, Pendergast will present a mixture of songs, old songs that seem new and new songs that sound like they've been around. Mike invites volunteers to join him on-stage, and will provide children and their families and friends with a fun morning of laughter songs. To find out more, visit the venue website


The Birds & The Bees - Victoria Playhouse
Runs through July 30
The new hit comedy that’s all the BUZZ! directed by Ted Price and starring Martha Irving, Wally MacKinnon, Genevieve Steele & Benton Hartley. The Birds and the Bees tackles sex, love, science, family, and the artificial insemination of turkeys. It is a boisterous comedy with brains… and a huge, honeyed heart. For more information and tickets click here.


Indian River Festival- St. Mary’s Church
Runs through to September 17
The Indian River Festival offers a summer long series of concerts set in one of the most acoustically perfect venues to be found anywhere. Experience classical, maritime, jazz, folk/roots, choral music and much more, featuring the very best in Canadian artists. Click here to find out more.


 Highland Storm Festival- Summerside
July 4 - August 2

This high-energy Celtic show runs select dates throughout the summer. Uplift your spirits and feel the exhilaration of Highland Storm An ALL-NEW production of Celtic music and dance, involving the very best in Island talent! Featuring a cast of thirty, this high-energy show runs four nights a week, outdoors in a tent. With artistic and music direction provided by Ryan MacNeil, a world-renowned keyboarder, piper, bodhran player, tin whistler and member of the Barra MacNeils, this is the “must-see” show on PEI this summer! Visitors will be captivated by the fast-paced feet of the Highland and step dancers, stirred by the sounds of the pipes and drums. Click here for details


confederation playersConfederation Players Walking Tours
July 4 - August 26
History comes alive when you stroll Charlottetown’s historic district with the Confederation Players -- a troupe of costumed, bilingual Canadians, trained as living Fathers and Ladies of Confederation. Click here to learn more

30th PEI Bluegrass Festival- Rollo Bay
July 7 - 9
Features: Sideline, Lost and Found, and Salt and Light as well asatures: Sideline, Lost and Found, and Salt and Light as well as perennial favourites, The Bluegrass Diamonds, back for their 24th appearance. Also all your island favourites. We will also have a full lineup of acoustic instrument workshops, open mic on Wed July 5th & Thur July 6th, and lots of concessions and fun for the whole family. For more information click here


Cavendish Beach Music Festival
July 7 - 9
Cavendish Beach Music Festival – the HOTTEST weekend of the summer! Over 30 country music acts will rock more than 70,000 visitors in the coastal community of Cavendish, Prince Edward Island. Enjoy GRAMMY Award-winning multiplatinum artists, Zac Brown Band, mega-hitmakers Little Big Town, GRAMMY Award-winners Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, GRAMMY Award-nominee Brandy Clark and multi-platinum artist Kip Moore! And MANY MORE! For more info click here

Potato Blossom Festival- OLeary
July 17 - 23
Prince Edward Island's first Potato Blossom Festival was celebrated in 1968 and the Community of O'Leary has been honouring the Island's most valued cash crop ever since! Fun for everyone! Check out the schedule of events:


Summerside Lobster Carnival
July 13 - 15
Take in what will be an another amazing year of this Summerside tradition.  For all the 2017 details click here.



Northumberland Fisheries Festival- Murray River
July 28 - 30
The Murray River Fisheries Festival which is organized by community members has something for everyone! There is a parade, dory rowing contest, log rolling contests, Miss Northumberland Pageant, fashion show, and lobster suppers just to name a few activities! Click here for more information.


Crapeau Exhibition- Fair Grounds
July 28 - 30
Celebrate the Exhibition's 60th Anniversary with entertainment, food, agricultural events and much much more. For a schedule of events, go to the website

mermaid tears sea glass festivalMermaid Tears Sea Glass Festival- Souris
July 29 - 30
This unique festival has something for everyone- with a vendor fair of sea glass crafts and activities for the whole family: sea glass bingo, live music, children’s activities and crafts just to name a few. Find out more

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