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PEI Mutual Festival of Small Halls

For 15 days in June, lap up the lush rural surroundings of Prince Edward Island while visiting more than 40 vibrant community venues to enjoy evenings of music, dance, and storytelling at the 12th anniversary of the PEI Mutual Festival of Small Halls, June 7 – 21, 2020.

More than 50 concerts, workshops, children’s shows and dances will echo through cherished halls – of all shapes and sizes – in the heart of communities across the Island. The award-winning festival not only breathes life into rural landmarks but also brings together visitors and local folk alike in places many have not yet discovered – down country roads and along breathtaking coastal drives.

The PEI Mutual Festival of Small Halls is a critically acclaimed festival. In 2018, the festival was recognized by Music PEI as “Event of the Year”, and has been nominated by the East Coast Music Association for “2018 Event of the Year”. The annual festival that started in PEI 11 years ago has proudly influenced the creation of other Festival of Small Halls in Ontario and Australia.

Bring your family and friends and celebrate PEI’s rich Irish, Scottish and Acadian cultures in exceptional acoustic settings. The festival also gives a stage to the Island’s wealth of burgeoning talent from singer-songwriters and storytellers to dancers and multi-instrumentalists, as well as bringing award-winning acts to PEI from around the world.

— Insider’s Tip —

Celebrate the Festival of Small Halls by making it a family day out with a road trip along one of the breathtaking PEI Coastal Drives, which will take you through the heart of many seaside communities.


Festival of Small Halls
Festival of Small Halls
Festival of Small Halls