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Best things to do in Charlottetown

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Performing Arts Venue
“Enjoy world class theatre productions and gallery at the Confederation Centre of the Arts. The musical Anne of Green Gables has been running for 55 years! A must see for any lovers of the Lucy Maud Montgomery book. ”
78 locals recommend
Pub
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“Great fish and chips- as well as locally brewed beer. Super cozy nooks to hangout in.”
31 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Great local coffee shop with a friendly and hip atmosphere. This is a great coffee shop to work at that is located in the heart of downtown Charlottetown”
40 locals recommend
Park
“Children will enjoy a dip in the pool, playing on the splash pad or a play on the new play structures at Victoria Park in downtown Charlottetown. ”
35 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Great food and a menu that changes every 2 weeks, local beer on tap and you can spin your favourite vinyl while there. What more could you ask for?”
30 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Upstreet Brewery: a 25-minute walk from our house, or a 3-minute drive. If you like beer, this is a great local brewery. They also host live music events. https://upstreet.ca/”
25 locals recommend
Food
“So many yummy eats! This place is usually packed and you will soon see why!”
26 locals recommend
Grocery Store
“This is the closest full service grocery store. It is close enough to walk.”
9 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“This is the largest grocery store, similar size as the big Sobeys on Babineau... good selection, good organics and vegetarian options, also a great international selection. Price wise this store is the middle ground, more expensive than Walmart, but not outrageous.”
10 locals recommend
Establishment
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“Excellent fish and chips reservations are a good idea. And get lobster packed and ready for the airport too.”
20 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This establishment is pricey but the food is wonderful. A street area to sit outside as well ”
19 locals recommend
Office
“Charlottetown's pedestrian street. Terraces, coffee, drinks, food, games and outdoor music. Fun guaranteed!”
21 locals recommend
Bar
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“Head here for pub fare and one (or two, or three, or - who's counting?!) of Hunter's famous BIG BEERS on one of two outdoor patios and take in some live entertainment!”
18 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“This mall is accessible by public transit or car. About a 10 min drive from our property. Lots of shopping in the area around the mall as well”
9 locals recommend
Bar
“PEI’s “classic” Irish Pub has been the go-to place for Islanders and tourists alike since 1983. Great food, service and vibes! Live music 7 nights a week all summer and fresh PEI oysters just $1.00 each 4-6pm 7 days a week!”
17 locals recommend
Café
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“Our go to breakfast spot! Axel, the German - now Canadian owner, has a wicked / sarcastic sense of humour, and has high standards for quality. ”
17 locals recommend