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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. ”
75 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
Restaurant
“This establishment is pricey but the food is wonderful. A street area to sit outside as well ”
19 locals recommend
Bar
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“With hearty warm Island welcomes, great food and rock music, this neighbourhood pub is the place to visit for a true-loud- and fun- PEI experience. 19 min drive”
18 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
Lounge
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“Great food and beautiful views looking over the harbour in Charlottetown. Entertainment is provided some nights. Lots of little shops and interesting souvenirs in this area as well. ”
19 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“The Confederation Centre Art Gallery is free to the public and features many local artists. Exhibits change up regularly and the Gallery often does special events. The Art Bunker is a great place for children offering daily classes, camps and workshops. Check out their website for more information.”
12 locals recommend
Museum
“This is where Canada started. It's only one block away from here! There are in costume performances daily by historical actors. Great place to hang out.”
13 locals recommend
Food
“Our go-to restaurant in Charlottetown. Great staff, affordable prices, excellent food, and a nice little patio.”
11 locals recommend
Cinema
“After one day travel, its a good choice to find a theatre to enjoy the rest of your life ”
6 locals recommend
Food
“Very homely old-English style pub. It was once featured on Food Network’s “You Gotta Eat Here” and rightfully so. Their authentic curries are a hit. ”
14 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“The Guild is a Not for Profit Arts and Culture Hub with a provincial mandate to support new, emerging and professional artists, creative industries, and community organizations through subsidies, mentorship, training and professional development opportunities. We present and produce first class theatre 12 months of the year in our 175 seat black box performance space. Our Gallery at The Guild presents 6 months of curatorial artists paid exhibitions and an additional 6 months of community based exhibits in our public gallery yearly. We also offer versatile rehearsal space for artists as well as networking and promotional opportunities for Island artists, the public and the cultural sector.”
9 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“Great little independently run theatre hidden in the back of a building downtown, showing independent and classic films on their solo screen. Visit their website for schedule and pricing (super reasonable). ”
8 locals recommend
Bar
“This is the local indie music bar. Some nights are just OK, but others feature the best music the local scene has to offer. The lower level restaurant, which is ran by the same people, is the best Lebanese food around. I recommend the falafel, chicken schwarma, or house chicken. ”
7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Doesn't matter if you are just a casual gambler or not, you and your family will always be fascinated by the history of its harness racing! ”
5 locals recommend