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10 Things To Do in PEI This April

Spring has sprung on Prince Edward Island, and with it comes a bounty of delicious flavors, once-in-a-lifetime events, and the exciting kick-off to lobster season! Here are 10 Things To Do in PEI This April:

1. Go for a burger

PEI Burger Love is back for the entire month of April! Check out the full list of burger creations from the Island’s restaurants and try your faves. One dollar from each burger sold goes directly to support the Anderson House – an emergency shelter offering support for women, trans and non-binary individuals and their children in need of safety.

PEI Burger Love | Month of April

2. Catch the Solar Eclipse

Don’t miss the partial or total solar eclipse gracing the skies of Prince Edward Island on April 8th! Several viewing events are planned across the island, but remember, special eclipse glasses are a must for safe viewing.

 Total Solar Eclipse Viewing Experience | Mill River Resort, North Cape Coastal Drive | April 8, 1:00-5:30

Family Eclipse Viewing Party | Charlottetown Learning Library, Charlottetown | April 8, 3:30-5:30

 

3. Enjoy a night at the theatre!

m captivating musicals like “Rent” to local productions like the Children’s Theatre Festival, PEI’s stages come alive in April. Check out these upcoming events to find a show that sparks your interest:

 

4. Take yourself on a self-guided craft beer tour

PEI’s craft beer scene is booming! Embark on a self-guided tour, exploring the unique offerings of local breweries. Our PEI Craft Beer Guide is your perfect companion for this hoppy adventure.

 

5. Watch Anne Shirley in dance

Witness the beloved story of Anne Shirley come to life through the magic of dance. Ballet Jorgen’s Anne of Green Gables The Ballet takes the stage at the Harbourfront Theatre in Summerside for a one-night-only performance.

Ballet Jorgen’s Anne of Green Gables The Ballet | Harbourfront Theatre, Summerside | April 27

 

6. Support local artisans at the Spring Atlantic Maker Market

Unearth one-of-a-kind treasures from artisans across Atlantic Canada at the Spring Atlantic Maker Market. This event is a paradise for those who love to shop local, and find unique gifts. Feeling crafty? Sign up for the Paint Your Own Mug Workshop hosted by Alicia Kate Pottery Co. within the market.

Spring Atlantic Maker Market | April 13th, 10 AM – 5 PM | Delta Prince Edward, Charlottetown

 

 

7. Bottle feed baby goats at Island Hill Farms

Spring is prime time for baby animals at Island Hill Farms! Walk through this working PEI farm and say hello to the friendly animals that live there. For something extra memorable, book a baby goat bottle feeding experience and snuggle up to some adorable baby goats.

Bottle Feeding Experience | Island Hill Farms, Hampsire PE

 

8. Celebrate Island style in style

Get ready to be wowed by local design talent at PEI Fashion Weekend. This exciting event in Charlottetown features runway shows, pop-up shops, performances, and more, celebrating the vibrant fashion scene on PEI.

PEI Fashion Weekend | Charlottetown | April 19-20

 

9. Treat yourself to a day of pampering

Spring is the perfect time to pamper yourself. Book an appointment at Pure Spa and let their expert staff work their magic and leave you feeling refreshed.

 

10. Experience Island tradition with Setting Day

Witness a cherished island tradition on Setting Day, which marks the official start of the lobster season. Join locals on the shores of fishing communities as they cheer on the lobster fishers sailing away with their traps ready to set.

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