Prince Edward Island comes alive when the leaves turn gorgeous, vibrant colours. Towns and cities across the island offer unique experiences for visitors and locals alike. No matter what you choose to do on PEI, there is lots of fall fun to be had for all ages.
Here are 25+ things to do across Prince Edward Island.
See 25 Fall Activities and Getaways on Prince Edward Island for outdoor activities.
1. Annual Fall Craft Fair
Over 50 vendors come to the Annual Fall Craft Fair to showcase their new Fall and Holiday products. It is a great place to find unique items for the special or hard to buy for people in your life.
September 25, 2021
Credit Union Place Summerside
2. Harvest Home Festival
Camp under the stars and celebrate the fall with fantastic live music, great food, and check out the crafters stalls. This year’s lineup includes Half Moon Run, Kierrah, Villages and more music artists.
September 24 -25, 2021
3. The Island Walk Food Hike
Blending the worlds of food and hiking, The Island Walk Food Hike combines hiking the Confederation Trail with yummy food. Along the trail, you will meat local chefs and can sample dishes they made with local ingredients and sip some local beer. The hike is over 10km long, so you are lucky that you have lots of time to complete the hike.
September 26 & October 9, 2021
4. A Picture of PEI – Through Food, Wine and Spirits
Savour fall flavours while learning how to pair wines and liquor to go with a dish at The Gallery. Enjoy the tantalizing 4-course dinner featuring Island beef, local vegetables and fruits including Island-made chocolate paired with Island wine and spirits.
September 27, 2021
5. Go Apple Picking
From the crisp fall air on a wagon ride to the orchard to picking your favourite varieties of fresh apples to take home with you. Gather up the family and get ready for a wonderful day on the farm.
6. The Table Culinary Studio
The Table Culinary Studio is an award-winning culinary studio that focuses on experiential cuisine. It is a delightful place where you can taste the best fresh local island flavours. You can choose to join a cooking class during the day or enjoy a delicious nightly dinner.
Until October 17, 2021
7. PEI Burger Love
Indulge your burger fantasies and eat as many burgers as you can during the 45 days of PEI Burger Love. You can win prizes if you rate the burgers you ate online and vote for your favourite one.
Until September 30, 2021
8. Lobster Lovers
Experience the freshest world famous lobsters while floating on the water. Captain JJ Chaisson will teach you how to catch, steam and eat lobsters all onboard. He is also a member of PEI’s most famous fiddling family, so there is going to be great music to go with the excellent seafood.
September 30, 2021
9. Prince Edward Island Beer Festival
The PEI Beer Festival is a part of the Fall Flavour Festival. This popular festival focuses on educating people about the art of craft brewing and tasting different varieties of beer. There will be sampling and live entertainment for visitors to enjoy.
September 24 -25, 2021
10. Historic Downtown Charlottetown Ghost Walks
Meet the mysterious gravedigger and go on a spooky stroll to the city’s most mysterious and haunted locations. You never know what you are going to see out the corner of your eye on this walk.
Until October 29, 2021
11. Scarecrows in the City Festival
This October, Scarecrows are taking over downtown Charlottetown. Go on the self-guided scarecrow tours to see all the amazing displays, or go on a guided haunted ghost walk. There will also be live music, harvest dinners, and much more fall fun.
October 8 – 24, 2021
12. Matthew’s Carriage Rides
Take some time and enjoy a Carriage Ride with ‘Matthew’, as your driver and guide, around the Anne of Green Gables Museum. There are half-hour rides and hour-long rides that you can choose from. Both rides will take you through the gardens and to the Lake of Shining Waters.
Until October 15, 2021
Anne of Green Gables Museum, Park Corner
13. Harbour Feast
The Harbour Feast is the patio party of the year. Enjoy an epic Island feast on Charlottetown’s picturesque harbourfront. Chef Chuck Hughes will be hosting the event, so be sure to stop by the live-action tasting stations.
October 9, 2021
14. Etsy PEI Holiday Market
Shop local this holiday season at the Etsy PEI Holiday Market. Amazing vendors from across PEI will be under one roof offering unique handcrafted gift ideas. Make sure to get there early as there are swag bags for the 15 people each days.
November 20 – 21, 2021
15. PEI Brewing Company’s Okto-beer-feast
PEI Brewing Company is putting a PEI twist on Octoberfest with two days packed with local beers, food and festival. On Friday, there will be an axe-throwing competition and Saturday will host the growler holding competition and corn hole tournament.
October 8 – 9, 2021
16. Mystical Afternoon with Jenn Florence at John Brown Grille
Do you dare to look into the future while you are enjoying a meal? The one and only Jenn Florence will be doing oracle card readings at John Brown Grille. A card reading is included with a purchase of a meal.
October 24, 2021
17. Street Feast
Kent Street comes alive with great local food, music, comedy, games and drink during this epic two-day block party. Can you win the Skip-it competition at this epic two-day block party?
October 1 – 2,2021
18. Tuning in to Nature 2.0
Reconnect with nature while you listen to live music on a hike on a crisp fall day. The hike starts at the Historic St. Mary’s Church and continues along a well-groomed trail. Along the trail, you will discover musicians playing live music to highlight the nature around them.
October 2, 2021
Stellar craft beer and fresh oysters are two of the best things the island has to offer, and Oystoberfest brings them together. This culinary showcase will also have oyster shucking, live music and interactive Oyster and Beer education where you will learn how to pair oysters and craft beer through tastings and restaurant worthy menus.
October 1, 2021
20. Glowstick Cornmaze
The MacKenzie Cornmaze will light up the night as over 600 glowsticks are cracked and placed around the corn maze. Wander your way through the corn maze, and enjoy the night without the horrors of the haunted corn maze.
October 2, 2021
21. It’s Just a Brunch of Hocus Pocus!
The Haus of Zhoosh is back for Halloween-inspired show at Trailside Music Hall. This drag brunch is going to be bigger and better than ever. There are two seating’s now because the first show sold out so quickly.
October 10, 2021
22. PEI Marathon
Join the annual PEI Marathon for a weekend of runs and walks across PIE. There is a range of categories, so there is something for all skill levels.
October 15-17th, 2021
23. Art Party 1021 – “Hello Fall” Fundraiser
Create your own fall decor in the lovely Mitsubishi’s show room. Each ticket includes a drink and everything you need to paint the “Hello Fall!” painting.
October 21, 2021
24. All Ages Crochet Scarecrows
Chelsey from Tale From The Stitch is coming to the Art Party Studio to teach you how to make crochet scarecrows. After the art lesson, she will have a pop-shop open packed with her amazing work for you to check out.
October 16, 2021
25. Nights of Fear
Get ready for some scares at PEI’s Largest Haunted House. For a spooking good time this Halloween, gather up a group of ghouls and head out to visit the Haunted Mansion – PEI’s largest, scariest haunted house! Children & the faint of heart should come during the daylight hours before our spooks come out.
October 16, 17, 22 to 24, 27 to 30, 2021
81 Victoria Street West, Kensington
26. Knit Pickers PEI
Learn to knit at Knit Pickers PEI, or just pick out environmentally friendly and luxurious Island treasures. Watch them create amazing handmade items using wool from PEI sheep.
566 Line Road, Mayfield
27. 5/15 Fermentation Trail
The 5/15 fermentation trail is a chance to visit small scale craftspeople with a passion for creating some of the finest beverages on the island that you can taste and learn about yourself. Whether you like beer, wine, cider, spirits, or mead, there is something for everyone. All five establishments are located within 15 minutes of each other in the heart of Queens County PEI.
28. Get Lost in a Corn Maze
Spend this fall making beautiful memories with your family and friends when you go on a field trip and experience the wonder of making it through an entertaining corn maze. PEI is home to four corn mazes that you and your loved ones can have fun getting lost in.
29. Taste something new
Prince Edward Island is incredibly diverse. With the highest immigration rate in the country there are countless vibrant communities and plenty of delicious opportunities to sample delicacies around the world – all without leaving the Island.