Enjoy the spring weather with your family and friends this April on Prince Edward Island. There is a lot of fun to be had all across this beautiful island. Here are just 20+ things to do during April in and around Charlottetown, PEI.
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PEI Burger Love
If you are a burger lover then you are in luck because the 9th annual PEI Burger Love will start on Friday, March 29th and go on for 33 delicious days. During this time, you can sample the participating Chef’s beefy creations in celebration of Island beef. Last year, there were 85 participating restaurants that created amazing burgers and there may be even more restaurants participating this year.
Various restaurants on PEI
March 29 to April 30, 2019
Prices vary at each restaurant.
Spend the evening being entertained and amazed by Chute Libre, which is the LaboKracBoom circus company’s newest creation. Chute Libre is an extremely physical 60-minute show of contemporary dance, circus arts, and parkour that is designed to exploit the notion of risk-taking, letting go and absolute trust between the artists.
145 Richmond St., Charlottetown
April 4, 2019 at 6 pm
Pay what you will
Diyet & The Love Soldiers
If you enjoy alternative country or folk music that is traditional with catchy melodies and stories, then head to the Confederation Centre of the Arts to listen to Diyet & The Love Soldiers. This diverse multi-instrumental trio from the Yukon has a unique sound that is rooted in Diyet’s Indigenous world view and northern life, which can fill a big stage or capture an intimate room.
145 Richmond St., Charlottetown
April 4, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Farm & Food Care PEI Workshop
Come down to the Murchison Centre for Farm & Food Care PEI’s second annual Workshop. The speakers this year are John Phillips (East Prince Agri-Environmental Association), Kim McConnell (Canadian Centre for Food Integrity), Flory Sanderson (Island Hill Farm), and more! The 2019 Food & Farming Champion Award will be presented, and there will also be a nutrition break and lunch break.
17 St Pius X Ave, Charlottetown
April 5, 2019 from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm
An Evening With Elvis
An Evening with Elvis is back by popular demand. Jonah Anderson and The Blue Suede Band will take to the stage at Kings Playhouse and play some classic Elvis. It will be an Authentic Elvis experience, including the hair.
65 Grafton Street, Georgetown
April 6, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Bruce Guthro’s Songwriters Circle PEI
After a sellout crowd and great reviews for the first Bruce Guthro Songwriters Circle PEI, the stage is now set for the second show at The Delta Prince Edward in the Delta Hotel Ballroom on April 5, 2019. The guest songwriters for this evening are Irish Mythen, Makalya Lynn, and April Wine’s Myles Goodwyn.
18 Queen St, Charlottetown
April 5, 2019 at 8 pm
$42 + Taxes & Fees
Soul Work ~ Spring THAW Awaken. Discover
Celebrate the coming of spring and work on your mental, emotional, and spiritual health at the Charlottetown Yoga Space with the Soul Work Circle. You will need a journal, pen, and a yoga mat for this event.
49 Pownal St., Charlottetown
April 6th, 2019 from 7 pm to 9 pm
PEI Thriftspotting Pop-up Flea Market
PEI Thriftspotting Pop-Up Flea Market is returning to Charlottetown for its sixth year. There will be a wide range of local thrifters selling their findings. There will be vintage clothing, antiques, collectibles and much more that you can find.
Dominion Building, Queen Street, Charlottetown
April 6, 2019 from 9 am to 1:30 pm
$2 or non-perishable food item
Jimmy Flynn Maritime Comedy Show Live
Head out to The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse to see the Jimmy Flynn live in The Pourhouse this April. It is going to be 2 hours of hand-clapping, foot-stomping music, and comedy. The Jimmy Flynn Comedy Show has been one of the most memorable performances for over 25 years and is not to be missed.
The Old Triangle, 189 Great George Street, Charlottetown
April 6, 2019 from 8 pm to 11 pm
Easter Cookie Decorating
Learn how to decorate your own cute Easter cookies with Kimberly Davey from At Your Service Creations. She will walk you through 6 guided patterns. The pre-made cookies and decorating supplies are included and this workshop is for any skill level.
PEI Brewing Company, Charlottetown
April 7, 2019 at 1:30pm to 4pm
Kenny & Spenny Live Comedy Show
Kenny & Spenny are taking to the stage at the Charlottetown Beer Garden. It is going to be a hilarious night because each comedian takes funny shots at each other, airs some dirty laundry, and tries to win the battle of who is the funniest.
190 Kent Street, Charlottetown
April 6, 2019 from 8 pm to 10 pm
$25 to $300
Choral Music Voices of Spring
The Confederation Centre Youth Chorus directed by Donald Fraser will be performing a variety of folk and classics songs at St. Paul’s Church before they go on a tour to New York City.
101 Prince Street, Charlottetown
April 7, 2019 at 3 pm
Island Improv Invitational
Head to The College of Piping with your friends to have a fun evening watching and laughing as amateur improve groups’ battle to see who the best group is. The Island Improv Invitational is going to be packed with laughs.
619 Water St E, Summerside
April 13, 2019 from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm
$10 +taxes & fees
The Stampeders – In Concert
You can experience a ‘blast from the past’ when you go to see the Stampeders at the Confederation Centre of the Arts. Canada’s most famous Rock ‘n’ Roll band from the ‘70’s will be performing all their classic hits: Carry Me, Wild Eyes, Carry Me, Oh My Lady, Hit the Road Jack, and their quintessential Canadian – and Hall of Fame – song, Sweet City Woman!
145 Richmond St., Charlottetown
April 12, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Tickets from $53 + taxes and fees
Student Design Expo and Awards Ceremony
See what the UPEI Engineering Students have been up to at the Student Design Expo and Awards Ceremony. You can vote for your favorite display and design.
University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown
April 18, 2019 from 1 pm to 5:30 pm
Etsy Artisans of PEI Spring Market
Spend a day at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Prince Edward while you shop at over 115 local Etsy sellers at the Etsy Artisan of PEI Spring Market, alongside the over 30 newbie vendors in the Maritimes. There will be everything from jewelry to soap to wood items for you to look at and buy. You can enjoy live music, enter to win one of the great door prizes or get a Free SWAG Bag if you are one of the first 15 shoppers.
Delta Hotels by Marriott Prince Edward, Charlottetown
April 20, 2019 from 10 am to 5 pm
$5, Kids under 12 are Free
Self <3 Saturday 2019
Meet up with your friends at the Prince Edward Island Brewing Company for some relaxation and fun at the 3rd annual Self <3 Saturday. There will be fun activities all day starting with the largest Yoga class in PEI that finishes with a beer in the taproom. Go on the Beer Fun Run or test your lip syncing skills with a Lip Sync Battle.
96 Kensington Rd, Charlottetown
April 20, 2019 from 10 am to 11 pm
$20 to $70
The Great Family Egg Hunt
Take your family to J. Frank Macauley Park to celebrate Easter and welcome spring with the Boys & Girls Club of Charlottetown at The Great Family Easter Egg Hunt. There will be an egg hunt, games, and a spring bulb planting activity. Just remember to bring your own basket to put your eggs in.
Spring Lane, Charlottetown
April 20, 2019 at 10:30am to 1:30pm
Spring Craft Fair
Spend the day at the Spring Craft Fair at Credit Union Place. There will be over 50 vendors there with lots of spring/summer products for you to purchase. While you are there make sure that you fill out your free ballot for a chance to win a beautiful spring gift basket.
511 Notre Dame St, Summerside
April 20, 2019 from 10 am to 3 pm
Down with Demon Run! Dinner Theatre
Spend an evening at Kings Playhouse enjoying the “Down with Demon Run! Dinner Theatre” being performed by Hank and Rowena Stinson. It is an entertaining, evening with stories and songs about rum-running on the island. The dinner features delicious fish cakes, baked beans, and decadent “demon” rum cake.
65 Grafton St, Georgetown
April 26, 2019 from 6 pm to 10 pm
Pinch Penny Fair
The Pinch Penny Fair, held at the Confederation Centre of the Arts, is the Friends of the Confederation Centre’s most anticipated annual fundraising event. You can find gently used home goods and new items that have been donated by local businesses and people. It is a great option for spring cleaning and finding new items.
145 Richmond St., Charlottetown
April 27, 2019 from 10 am to 1 pm
Easter with the Goats and Bunny Adoption
Spend Easter with some Beach Goats and bunnies this year at Sunnybrook Farms Pet Supply. The goats will be wearing their Easter dresses when they help you find the hidden Easter Eggs. Happy Tails Farms will also be on-site for bunny adoption because they have many bunnies that are looking for their forever home.
26174 Veteran’s Memorial Hwy, Lot 19, Summerside
April 21, 2019 from 1 pm to 4 pm
Congrès National Holstein Convention
The National Holstein Convention committee has put together a program to showcase the food, entertainment, and of course the Holstein breeders and cow families of this beautiful island. There will be farm tours, a show and sale, and nightly entertainment, so it is sure to be the best convention yet!
18 Queen Street, Charlottetown
Apr 24, 2019, 1:00 pm to Apr 27, 2019, 11:30 pm
$0 to $175
TOUCH, TASTE AND SEA
Spend an afternoon at the Watermark Theatre experiencing what Rustico’s dining establishments, accommodations, artisans and experience providers have to offer you. Over 20 Rustico Area Operators will welcome you with artisan, cultural and culinary demonstrations to tempt all your senses. There will also be draws for a number of prizes that feature wonderful Rustico experiences.
57 Church Hill Avenue, North Rustico
April, 24, 2019 from 3 pm to 6 pm