The Best Christmas Events and Activities in Charlottetown

Festive knick knacks, carollers and strings of sparkling lights... these are the best Christmas events and activities in Charlottetown

Once December rolls around, this seaside city’s festivities are all about showcasing local talent. From handmade knick knacks, jewellery and baked goods at the Artisan Market to the locally-produced and -performed Holiday Variety Show, you’ll be in awe of the Island’s musical, artistic and creative talents. Read on for the best holiday events in Charlottetown. And if you’re curious to know what the rest of the country is up to for the month of December, click here to see our top picks of holiday festivities across Canada.

All the best christmas events and activities in Charlottetown

Sing Nöel in Charlottetown (Photo: Confederation Centre of the Arts)

Artisan Market

Find it: 100 Belvedere Ave., Charlottetown Farmer’s Market, discovercharlottetown.com
The low-down: Local artisans will take over the Charlottetown Farmer’s Market every Sunday in December for those looking for unique holiday gifts that are crafted with lots of love. The Island is bustling with creatives selling handmade jewellery, festive knick knacks and tons of baked goods.
When: December 3 to 17, 2017
 Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Prices: Free admission

Sing Nöel

Find it: 220 Richmond St., Trinity United Church, confederationcentre.com
The low-down: The Confederation Centre Youth Chorus is made up of Charlottetown’s most musically talented kiddos who are bringing you a selection of sacred and secular Christmas songs alongside musical guest and fellow Islander Joey Kitson.
When: December 17, 2017
3 p.m.
Prices: $20 per person

The Confederation Centre Holiday Variety Show

Find it: 130 Queen St., The Homburg Theatre, confederationcentre.com
The low-down: Perf for the whole family (and the kid at heart), The Confederation Centre’s Holiday Variety Show is made up of 50 local musicians, dancers and comedians that bring you everything you would want in a Christmas performance: laughter, catchy music and festive vibes.
When: December 15 to 16, 2017
7:30 p.m. on Friday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday
Prices: $25 to $30 per person

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