Celebrate the hard work of workers across Canada, and spend time relaxing with your family or friends, or head out to explore Charlottetown. Even though it is a long weekend, there are still many businesses open and events happening around the city. There is something for everyone to do in and around Charlottetown on Labour Day weekend.
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Cinema Under the Stars
Relax under the stars and watch a family classic on the big screen at the Confederation Centre of the Arts. Friday night’s feature is ‘Isn’t it Romantic’ and Saturday night’s feature is ‘Frozen 2’.
September 4, 2020 at 8 pm, and September 5, 2020 at 6:45 pm
Confederation Centre of the Arts, 145 Richmond Street, Charlottetown
Arsenal Mills Live
Formerly known as the Brad Milligan Band, Arsenal Mills will be rocking an acoustic show at Penzie’s Bistro for two nights. This show is not to be missed. Their new single ‘Lovesick and Broke’ is on any streaming platform.
September 4 & 5, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Shaw’s Hotel, 99 Apple Tree Road, Charlottetown
Trailside Presents JP Cormier
J.P. Cormier is coming to the Trailside Music Hall for two amazing nights. A blend of music and storytelling, J.P. Cormier leaves peoples confused as he amazing entertainer no matter what you want to call him.
September 4 & 5, 2020 from 8 pm – 10 pm
155 Kent Street, Charlottetown
Nimrod’s Tiny Desk Fest
One of the best live music series on the internet is hitting the big screen on the docks. It is an immersive viewing experience that Nimrod’s Tiny Desk truly deserves.
September 4, 2020 from 9:15 pm – 11 pm
Nimrods’, 1 Great George Street, Charlottetown
Calypso Secrets – An Oshun Dance Showcase
A one-night-only dance performance, celebrating the music and dance of the Caribbean. The show is supported by the City of Charlottetown Community Sustainability Micro-Grant Program, Women’s Network PEI, and Transform Events. If it’s raining, the show will be moved to Sunday, September 6 at 7 pm.
September 5, 2020 from 7 pm – 8 pm
Rochford Square, 20 All Soul Lane, Charlottetown
The Kaleidoscope Series
You can watch how new art and music is created and performed by local musicians and artists. If you miss the live show at the Founders’ Food Hall and Market, you can watch them on Facebook and Instagram after 3:30 pm.
September 6, 2020 from 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
6 Prince Street, Charlottetown
PEI MSS – Beginners Class
Learn how to sword fight by taking classes from the PEI Maritime Sword School. No experience is needed and your first class is free.
September 6, 2020 from 1 pm – 2 pm
St James Presbyterian Church
Brielle Ansems Live
Returning after a sold-out show in July 2020, Brielle Ansems is back at the Trailside. Along with her hit songs, she may play some of the new songs that are featured on her second full-length album.
September 6, 2020 from 6:30 pm – 10 pm
Trailside Music Hall, 155 Kent Street, Charlottetown
Ben Caplan Solo Live at Penzie’s Bistro
Coming from Halifax, Ben Caplan is a well-known songwriter, singer and performer. Taking the stage at the Penzie’s Bistro for a solo show, Ben’s concert is a must see.
September 6, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Shaw’s Hotel, 99 Apple Tree Road, Charlottetown
PEISO Presents: A Night Under the Stars
PEI Symphony Orchestra is on the bug screen at the Brackley Drive-In, along with Tara MacLean. This special concert features some classics along with some nocturnal themed music.
September 7, 2020 from 8 pm – 10:30 pm
Brackley Drive-In, 3164 Brackley Point Road, Charlottetown
Waterfront Music Series at Confederation Landing
Twice a day, Confederation Landing comes alive with music. Each day of a different live music performer takes the stage.
Daily from 2 pm – 4 pm & 6 pm – 8 pm
Charlottetown Farmer’s Market
The Charlottetown Farmer’s Market has re-opened in the parking area of Belvedere Avenue. Over 30 vendors gather together on Saturday morning. You can do a pre-order on Wednesday or spend Saturday morning exploring the market in person.
Every Saturday from 9 am – 12 pm
100 Belvedere Avenue, Charlottetown
PEI Burger Love
Celebrate Island Beef by tasting what talented PEI restaurants have been cooking. Due to COVID-19, PEI Burger Love has been moved to September 1st – October 15th. It is a special To-Go edition and is a ‘must-do’ activity for all foodies.
September 1 – October 15, 2020
Songs of Anne & Gilbert – The Musical
After taking a break due to COVID-19, the production of ‘Songs of Anne & Gilbert’ is back on stage at The Guild. The show features music that has never been heard on stage before.
The Guild, 111 Queen Street, Charlottetown
Discovery Hunt – Charlottetown
The newest Experience PEI tour, Discovery Hunt – Charlottetown is a self guided tour that is avaiable on your smart phone. Go at your own pace and enjoy the city sights.
Showing independent films and a few mainstream hits, City Cinema is the perfect place to unwind. Check their website to see what is on the big screen.
64 King Street, Charlottetown
Throw Some Axes at Chuck Hatchets
Work out some stress at PEI’s first and only indoor axe-throwing lounge. With the new normal during , you need a group of at least 6 people and are required to book an appointment on Facebook.
236 Kent Street, Charlottetown
PEI Escape Rooms
Can you escape from PEI Escape Rooms in time? Pick from two themed rooms and gather up three of your friends and family per group.
81 Prince Street, Charlottetown
$22 per Person
Charlottetown Beer Garden and Patio
Gather up your friends for some drinks at Charlottetown’s premiere Beer Garden. Relax on the outdoor patio and enjoy some craft beer and fresh seafood.
166 Prince Street, Charlottetown
Rise & Climb Adventure Course
Spend a fun day zipping along and climbing up to 50 feet in the air. There are over 46 elements at the Rise & Climb Adventure Course to challenge your skills. Get your adrenaline pumping this Labour Day Weekend.
85 Hilltop Drive, Cornwall
More Things to Do
The Mighty Island Chowder Trail: Try some of the very best chowders on the island this Labour Day weekend. There are over 60 local restaurants listed on the Mighty Island Chowder Trail, with many of them being in or close to Charlottetown. So, head out on the chowder trail to taste what some of your favourite restaurants have been cooking up, and decide what their best chowder is.
Tour PEI Brewing Company: Brewing amazing craft beers in the heart of Charlottetown, the PEI Brewing Company uses traditional and modern brewing techniques that make their brews stand out. Take a look behind the scenes, learn how the brews are made and sample what is on tap. You even get a can of Beach Chair Lager to take home with you.
Ride the Harbour Hippo: See Charlottetown by land and see when you hop aboard the Harbour Hippo over the Labour Day long weekend. Be ready to splash into the harbour for amazing views of Charlottetown Waterfront. This 55 minute tour is a must for both travellers and locals looking for great views, and fun time.