Prince Edward Island is home to many talented artisans. This year, Christmas shopping is going to be a little different since there are a limited number of craft shows going on. But, Charlottetown is home to many locally run shops that offer amazing gift ideas. Here are just 15 markets and unique shops in Charlottetown that you can visit to do your holiday shopping this year.
56th Annual PEICC Christmas Craft Fair at the Delta
Come out and support professional crafters by shopping for Xmas gifts locally this year. The PEICC Christmas Craft Fair is the only juried craft show on the Island with over 40 vendors.
November 13, 2020 | 11 am – 7 pm, November 14 | 9 am – 5 pm, and
November 15 | 11 am – 4 pm
Delta Prince Edward & PEI Convention Centre, 18 Queen Street, Charlottetown
Christmas Craft Fair
All kinds of christmas crafts, wooden crafts, displays, wreaths, mesh angels, etc. Lots of great and unique wooden crafts you will not find anywhere else.
Fri, November 20 2020 | 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sat, November 21 2020 | 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Charlottetown Firefighters Club, 89 Kent Street, Charlottetown
Victorian Christmas Market
Come experience the magic of the holidays in Charlottetown! The 7th annual Victorian Christmas Market is back as part of the extended Charlottetown Christmas Festival. Presented by the Confederation Court Mall, this signature event brings artisans, food vendors, and crafters from across Prince Edward Island (safely) together to celebrate the holiday season in an enchanting storybook setting reminiscent of the European Christmas markets.
November 27 – 29, 2020 at 5 pm each day
Confederation Court Mall, 134 Kent St, Charlottetown
Crow’s Nest PEI
Located on Victoria Row, the Crow’s Nest is a popular gift shop offering handcrafted goods from makers across Canada. The shop offers jewelry, art, home goods and even gourmet food.
138 Richmond Street, Charlottetown
PEICC Retail Gallery
Supporting creative entrepreneurs since 1965, the PEI Craft Council retail gallery highlights the amazing work of local artisans. The gallery is carefully curated, so only the best items are offered.
98 Water Street, Charlottetown
Chotto is the Japanese word for “a little bit”, and that’s what you find at this shop, a little bit of everything. Offering a wide range of goods, Chotto Shoppe makes shopping local a breeze.
18 Queen Street, Charlottetown
Green Eyes Designs
The Green Eyes Designs boutique is filled with a unique collection of clothing, jewellery, and home decor made exclusively by PEI artisans. The curated collection offers a fresh perspective on sustainable fashion and home decor.
160 Richmond Street, Charlottetown
Kuriosities: Whimsical Trinkets & Oddities
If you are looking for something a little more whimsical, step into this lovely boutique on Victoria Row. The jewellery is carefully curated from Canadian makers.
142 Richmond Street, Charlottetown
Since 1995, Moonsnail has been hand-crafting a full line of soap and natural body care. They make a Red Clay & Kelp Soap and a special limited edition holiday line. They also stock a huge selection of local artisan crafts.
85 Water Street, Charlottetown
Get dirty and paint your own holiday gifts. Just outside of Charlottetown is the Happy Potter. They offer a variety of paint you own pottery pieces and kits. If you don’t have time to paint your own, they also offer pre-painted pieces.
20 Myrtle Street, Stratford
Upstreet Craft Brewing
Starting in 2006, brewing ‘Homebrew’ in kitchens, barns, backyard and basements, Upstreet Craft Brewing quickly grew to be a local legend. They are also the first business on PEI to gain B Corp Certification. Upstreet also has a line of craft sodas.
41 Allen Street, Charlottetown
Lighters Candle Company
It’s about to get lit! Simple candles with badass quotes, Lighters Candle Company takes the basic candle to a new level. They also offer ‘sweary’ lip balms, glasses, bags, and wax melts.
13 Clearview Drive, Stratford
Founders’ Food Hall & Market
Located on the waterfront, Founders’ Food Hall & Market brings together 15 local vendors. Pick up freshly made creative donuts, Marizipan, and shop local gift ideas.
6 Prince Street, Charlottetown
Red Island Cider
Made from the apple juice from the best orchards in PEI and Nova Scotia, Red Island Cider makes traditional clean dry ciders. They also make blackcurrant cider, haskap cider rose, and more. Each season brings new flavours to the cidery.
101 Longworth Ave, Charlottetown
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