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Summerside Lobster Carnival

A culinary celebration of Island lobster paired with great entertainment the
Island
way!

 

Thursday, July 11, 2024   

* Please Note: Program subject to change*

12:00 noon:  Lobster Carnival Grounds and East Coast Amusement Midway Open

Credit Union Place grounds, 511 Notre Dame Street - Look for the Carnival Tents and Midway on Rufus Street entrance – plenty of free parking between the carnival grounds and Red Shores Summerside Raceway.

 

 

Summerside Seafood Supreme Lobster Culinary Demonstration and Food Tent –Event Chef Robert Pendergast

 

PEI lobster available throughout the afternoon. Purchase Lobster Supper tickets online, or at the Lobster Trap Merchandise Store located inside the tent or at the door during the suppers.
Visit the Lobster Prince Edward Island Booth. Water station available.

Lobster Culinary Demonstrations and Activities
Celebrating PEI's wild sustainable Lobster Industry  

 

12 noon Chef Pendergast Lobster Demonstration and Taste Testing: Buying, Cooking, Cracking and Shelling PEI lobster

1:00 pm   Biscuit and Roll Competition: An intense competition to produce the best roll or biscuit to accompany PEI lobster. Four categories, great prizes. Trivia, complimentary tea, and bakery biscuit served during competition. Entry form online.
 

2: 00 pm Lobster Demonstration and Taste Testing with Chef Pendergast: Spanish Lobster Tortilla: Pairing PEI lobster and PEI eggs to make the famous Spanish traditional egg dish. Sponsored by Egg Farmers of Prince Edward Island.

3:00 pm  Chef Pendergast Lobster Demonstration and Taste Testing: Best Lobster Chowder Ever. Sponsored by the Dairy Farmers of Prince Edward Island  

 

4:00 pm  Tent closes to prepare for Community Barbeque: Lobster can be purchased until 4 pm
 

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Free Community Barbeque: Entertainment with Acadian Duo (Louise and Jonathan Arsenault) A time to gather to enjoy free food, while greeting old friends and  making new ones. Official opening of carnival.

6:00 pm: Registration for Journal Pioneer Lobster Trap Stacking Competition. Entry form online or in person.
 

6:15 pm: Journal Pioneer Lobster Trap Stacking Competition: Cheer on Island fishers or crew as they compete to move and stack in the fastest time 8 working lobster traps. 1st prize: $1,000, 2nd prize, $600, 3rd prize, $200 

 

 

Entertainment Tent and Courtyard 

Featuring the best of Island, Maritime, and “From Away” entertainment

 

12:00 noon  Molly Whuppie Family Musical Show

 

12:30  Remi Boudreau Magic Show
 

1:00 pm  Kirk Neville – Bonnie LaFrance Music Performance presented by Bayshore Home Health
 

2 pm  Whitecap Drive Band Music Performance
 

3 pm  Ol Billy Bob Boy Music Performance  
 

4 pm  Molly Whuppie Family Musical Show
 

4:30 pm  Remi Boudreau Magic Show
 

5 pm: Entertainment Tent Closes for Community Barbeque
 

5:00 pm-7:00 pm  Community Barbeque: Entertainment with Acadian Duo (Louise and Jonathan Arsenault) A time to gather to enjoy free hot dogs and lobster dishes, while greeting old friends and making new one. Official opening of carnival.
 

6:00 pm  Registration for Journal Pioneer Lobster Trap Stacking Competition. Entry form online or in person.
 

6:15 pm   Journal Pioneer Lobster Trap Stacking Competition: Cheer on Island fishers or crew as they compete to move and stack in the fastest time 8 working lobster traps. 1st prize: $1,000, 2nd prize, $600, 3rd prize, $200 
 

7 pm- 9 pm: Summerside Chrysler Dodge and Warren Ellis Family Amateur Country Music Singing Competition.

Groove Company sponsored by Township Chevrolet Buick.

 

9:00 pm -11:00 pm: Richard Wood and The Lady Slipper Dancers present "An East Coast Kitchen Party". Sponsored by Cavendish Farms.

 

11:00 pm  Grounds and Midway close

 

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