FAQs

(Frequently Asked Questions)

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How much is admission to the Lobster Carnival?

Admission is by donation in an effort to keep the carnival affordable to all. If everyone gives a little in the donation box we can continue the practice of free admission.

Can I pre-purchase my midway bracelet?

Up until 5 pm, Wednesday, July 10th advance midway bracelet vouchers can be purchased for $22.00 at the Lefurgey Cultural Centre, corner of Granville and Prince Street, Summerside. This is a five dollar savings. An advance sale Midway bracelet voucher exchanges at the Midway ticket booth for the actual bracelet.

How much does the midway cost?
Is credit/ debit accepted?

Bracelet price during the carnival is $27.00.

The purchase of a midway bracelet gives unlimited one day access to the rides from the time the midway opens at 12 noon until it closes at 11 pm. 

A midway bracelet voucher can be used any one of the three carnival days. No refunds.  The midway accepts cash only. There is an ATM on the midway grounds.

We are driving in, where do we park?

There is plenty of free onsite parking at the carnival grounds.

Where does the Carnival take place?

The Summerside Lobster Carnival takes place on the Credit Union Place grounds, 511 Notre Dame Street in Summerside, PE.

Some events occur off-grounds, they are noted in the program.

Is there more food available than just lobster?

The midway offers a number of carnival food choices. There are local food vendors. The Red Shores West End Bar and Grill at the Race Track offers a varied menu. The Five Eleven West Restaurant is located in Credit Union Place. A cold cut plate is also offered during the lobster suppers.

Just how much lobster will there be?

There will be tons of delicious lobster for you to feast on! Lobster and lobster rolls are available in the Lobster Food and Demonstration Tent at all times other than during the lobster suppers. There will be food demonstrations by Chef Pendergast with tasty samples available.

And of course there are the famous lobster suppers!

How much does the lobster dinner cost? What is included?

The lobster dinner is $25.00. It is made up of a one pound PEI lobster, potato salad, coleslaw, tomato, cucumber, roll, melted butter, dessert cookie, water, and tea. Island craft beer is available for an additional charge.

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