Christmas is the time to gather the family and make precious memories.’Tis the season for spending time with friends and family doing a special activity and enjoying a Christmas feast. So, round up the family and have a wonderful Christmas when you check out some of the activities to do in Charlottetown listed below.
See the Christmas Lights
Take a drive around the city to see all the amazing light displays of the winners of the Wintertide Holiday Festival.
Take a walk through Victoria Park
Take a leisurely stroll through a winter wonderland on Christmas. Charlottetown’s largest park’s walking trails are open even when the snow is falling. If it is a white Christmas, you can play in the snow.
Sledding at Stone Park Intermediate School
Since it is the holidays, you can spend the day with your family sledding on the hill at Stone Park Intermediate School. After sledding, you can make snow angels, build a snowman/woman, or have a good old-fashioned snowball fight. Details
50 Pope Ave, Charlottetown
Winter River Trail
Winter River Trail is only five kilometres from Charlottetown. The trail will take you through a white spruce forest and has river lookouts along the way. During the winter, the trail is great for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.
Do a Christmas /Boxing Day Bird Count
Discover the many geocacheslocated throughout the city. This family-friendly activity uses a mobile app or a GPS device. This is also a fun way to interact with nature while getting mild exercise and explore new areas.
Watch The Great Conjunction
The Great Conjunctionof planets Jupiter and Saturn take place from December 12 to 28. Although the planets will not be at their closest approach on Christmas day, they can still be viewed together.
Online concerts have kept people entertained with the temporary closure of many concert halls. You can enjoy performances from all over Canada and the World!
There are many online theatreperformances you can enjoy online! The National Ballet of Canada’s The Nutcracker and A Christmas Carol are some of the performances that can be enjoyed.