11 Rainy Day Activities

Rainy days have a reputation of being dull and dreary, but on Prince Edward Island they can be as fun as the sunny ones! Whether exploring locally made treasures or posing with your loved ones at Grandpa’s Antique Photo Studio, there is an indoor activity for everyone. Here are 11 of our favourite ways to beat the rain.


1. Island Theatre at the Confederation Centre of the Arts

Fall in love with headstrong and stubborn Anne and the delightful characters of Anne of Green Gables – The Musical at the Confederation Centre of the Arts in their warm and cozy theatre.


2. Cows Creamery

Ice Cream is one delicacy that is delicious indoors and out. With whimsical T-shirts and merchandise to laugh at, a free self-guided tour of the production areas available, and Canada’s best ice cream at your fingertips, the Creamery in Charlottetown is a great place to take cover from the rain.


3. Haunted Mansion

Tucked in the town of Kensington, the Haunted Mansion is a fun and interactive experience, with options to bypass certain areas it will satisfy everyone’s thrill level! Test your will power and see just how adventurous your spirit really is.


4. Grandpa’s Antique Photo Studio

A fun way to make your vacation memories last forever! With tons of different costumes and backgrounds to choose from, everyone will want their own copy.


5. Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Odditorium

Ripley’s Believe it or Not! in Cavendish is full of wacky and hilarious fun. An interactive and informative experience, the whole family is sure to leave laughing.


6. Village Pottery & Island Winds

Looking for a keepsake or two to bring home? Make sure to find an Island-made treasure from Village Pottery or Island Winds to add a touch of Island flare to your home, wherever that may be.


7. Bell Aliant Centre Pool

Who says you can’t enjoy the water even when it’s not so nice out? With three pools, a hot tub, a slide, diving boards and much more, you can’t go wrong spending your day splashing indoors at the Bell Aliant Centre in Charlottetown.


8. Magik Dragon / Nesseya’s Gems & Jewels

Pop by the Magik Dragon in Murray River, or Nesseya’s Gems & Jewels in Charlottetown for a unique and beautiful souvenir you couldn’t find elsewhere. This could be the perfect gift for someone back home, or better yet the perfect gift for yourself!


9. Ross Family Ceilidh

No Island stay is complete without a Ceilidh or two! Join the locals in Clinton Hills and revel in the brother-sister talent at the Ross Family Ceilidh. There is nothing like jamming out to some toe-tapping, hand-clapping Island tunes.


10. Wax World

Have you ever mingled with the stars? Amp up your selfie game with a trip to Wax World of the Stars in Cavendish!


11. Canadian Potato Museum

You can’t leave the Island without learning about an important part of Island history and culture- potatoes! With 7000 square feet of ‘all things potato’, you’re sure to leave O’Leary with a new understanding and appreciation about Island spuds. Make sure to stop and take a picture with the World’s largest potato sculpture on your way out!

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