Guide to Charlottetown Attractions

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We picked the BEST Charlottetown attractions for you to visit in the old historic downtown core.

All the Charlottetown attractions mentioned on this page are only 25 minutes from our PEI Bed and Breakfast

Once you are downtown, the attractions are all within walking distance from each other.

Traveling around in Charlottetown

Please see our Charlottetown travel page for a few alternate ways to visit attractions if you find it difficult to walk or have very young children who might easily tire.

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Must See Charlottetown Attractions and Entertainment Venues downtown

The Confederation Centre of the Arts

The Confederation Centre of the Arts is a registered non profit organization dedicated to showcasing the BEST in "Canadian" visual and performing arts.

It opened in 1964 and was built as a living monument to Confederation and our founding fathers.

The Centre is a hub for learning (through the lens of the arts) how Canada was first formed and how our identity continues to evolve through  the years.

What you'll find at the Center:

  • Live Theatre
  • Art Gallery
  • The Story of Confederation 
  • Mavor’s Restaurant
  • The Showcase Gift Shop

The Centre also presents the annual "Charlottetown Festival" which is the largest musical theatre festival in Atlantic Canada since 1965 celebrating Canadian stories by exploring our origins, ideals, and ongoing evolution, including the famous, "Anne of Green Gables".

Location:   145 Richmond St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada in the historic downtown area.

BOX OFFICE    1 (902) 566-1267    1 (800) 565-0278


Charlottetown History Attractions

  • Founders Hall 
  • Government House
  • Prince Edward Battery
  • Beaconsfield Historic House
  • St. Dunstan's Basilica
  • Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage Foundation
  • Peakes Wharf 
  • Blockhouse Point Lighthouse
  • Port-la-Joye
  • Fort Amherst National Historic Site
  • Ardgowan
  • Boer War Memorial
  • Cenotaph

Charlottetown Parks

  • Victoria Park
  • Victoria Park Boardwalk

Charlottetown Shopping

  • Charlottetown Farmers Market
  • Victoria Row
  • Charlottetown Unique and Quaint Shops
  • Confederation Court Mall


  • Adventures Marine
  • Saga Sailing Adventures

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