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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Feast Dinner Theatre Presents: Crazy Rich Islanders
75 Kent St #34
June to September, Tuesday to Saturday at 6 pm
$30 and up
Art Party Camper String Art
Take the family to wrap, laugh, have fun and kick off the long weekend with a new art piece for your home or cottage at the Lord Selkirk Campground. This String Art event is for ages 19+ and takes little skill to create amazing art. Pick from one of the 6 phrases and get wrapping.
142 Selkirk Park Rd, Belfast
August 30, 2019 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Beer Garden Summer Series
Maritime music and craft beers are coming to the Charlottetown Beer Garden & Seafood Patio. August 30 is the last day of the Beer Garden Summer Series. Spend the evening drinking great craft beer and listening to great music by Pretty Archie with Colette Deveaux.
190 Kent St.
August 30, 2019 at 10:30 pm
$19.25 (includes taxes & fees)
Gallery Under the Stars
The walls of Confederation Centre of the Arts come alive during this event. Gallery Under Stars features work from 12 renowned artists from across the globe that are curated by Ihor Holubizky. The exhibit is open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.
145 Richmond St.
August 30 to 31, 2019 from 9:30 pm to 11 pm
Here we go again. See the iconic musical story of a mother, a daughter, three possible dads, and an unforgettable trip down the aisle. Mamma Mia was brought back to the Festival for another season, so be sure to go see it at the Confederation Centre before it leaves again.
145 Richmond St., Charlottetown
August 30 & 31, 2019 at 1 pm and 8 pm
$32 and up (plus taxes and fees)
Victoria Park Sunset Series
The Victoria Park Sunset Series is an excellent option to kick off the Labour Day weekend. Relax on the picturesque Charlottetown waterfront with great movies and music. You can bring blankets or folding chair to sit on during the movies. All the movies and music are family-friendly, and snacks will be available for sale on site.
Victoria Park, Charlottetown
August 28 to 31, 2019 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Ebb and Flow: Tides of Settlement on the Island
Explore the settlement of PEI through this unique multi-media stage production at the Beaconsfield Historic House. Ebb and Flow: Tides of Settlement on the Island features work by multiple artists and cultural who call the Island home.
2 Kent St., Charlottetown
August 31, 2019 at 7:30 pm
$25 for advance tickets, $30 at the door
Newfoundland in the early ‘80s was a land packed with raucous, adventures, death-defying escapades and dubious childcare. Hear Stephen Guy-McGrath tell hilarious stories and sing songs at the Confederation Centre. Be ready to laugh until you cry, and cry until you laugh at Spinning Yarns.
145 Richmond St., Charlottetown
August 31, 2019 at 8 pm
$29 and up (plus taxes & fees)
Lace-up your roller skates and roller blades, and roll on over to the Pownal Sport Centre. Charlottetown Bootleg City Roller Derby is hosting a night of roller disco. If you don’t own a pair of roller skates, don’t worry because the Coffin Skate Shop will be on-site with 120 rental pairs of roller skates.
3S2, 145 Pownal Rd, Alexandra
August 31, 2019 from 6 pm to 10 pm
$10 admission fee, skate rental available for $10
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.