Thursday, July 9, 2020
10 am– 4 pm: Downtown Summerside Sidewalk Sale & Entertainment on Historic Downtown Water Street
12:00 pm: 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.
Lobster Demonstration and Food Tent – Carnival Grounds
Celebrating PEI’s Wild Sustainable Lobster Industry – Event Chef Robert Pendergast
One pound PEI lobster and lobster chowder available throughout the afternoon. Purchase tickets (also Lobster Supper tickets) at the Lobster Trap Merchandise Store located inside the tent.
Visit the Lobster Prince Edward Island Booth. Water station available.
12 noon: Lobster 101 Demonstration and Taste Testing: How to buy, cook, and open lobster.
1:00 pm: Summerside Lobster Carnival Biscuit and Roll Competition: Biscuit, tea and entertainment
served during the judging of this intense competition.
2:00 pm: Lobster Demonstration and Taste Testing: Pairing lobster, oysters, and fish.
3:00 pm: Lobster Demonstration and Taste Testing: Three Ways of creating potato salad to pair with lobster.
4:00 pm: Tent closes to prepare for community barbecue
5:00 pm: Free community barbecue
Entertainment Tent and Courtyard – Carnival Grounds
Featuring the best of Island, Maritime, and “From Away” entertainment
12:00 noon: Jeremiah Johnston Throwzone Juggling Show
12:30 pm: The Great Timbeanie Magic Show
1:00 pm: Blue Zone Country/Bluegrass Band
2:00 pm: The Nick Doneff Band
3:00 pm: Jeremiah Johnston Throwzone LED Juggling
3:30 pm: The Great Timbeanie Magic Show
4:00 pm: College of Piping and Friends Celtic Performance
5:00 pm: Community Barbeque: Complimentary food. Entertainment with Groove Company
6:20 pm – 6:30 pm: Registration for Lobster Trap Stacking Competition
6:30 pm: Lobster Trap Stacking Competition: Island lobster fishers or crew members compete in this marathon sport for the fastest time moving and stacking lobster traps.
8:00 pm: Official Opening – Entertainment Tent
8:15 pm: Richard Wood Trio Kitchen Party: Entertainment Tent
10:00 pm: Jeremiah Johnston LED Light Show
11:00 pm: grounds and midway close – reopen 12 noon Friday.
Red Shores Summerside Raceway – Next to Carnival Grounds
The year’s biggest week of Standardbred harness racing at the historic track
6:15 pm: Harness Racing 101: Learn the Basics of Harness Racing and Meet the Stars – drivers and horses – presented by Prince County Horsemens Club (look for the signs)
7:00 pm: Post Time. Harness Racing at the Track
8:00 pm: Seafood Night at the Track: Sponsored by Red Shores, Tyne Valley Oyster Festival and Prince Edward Island Aqua Farms Inc. Free sampling while quantities last.
On The Summerside Waterfront
Enjoy Summerside’s pristine harbour with its rich seafaring history
From Trap to Table –An Authentic PEI Culinary Experience with Captain Chancey of Island Boat Adventures. Excursions are approximately two hours. Three options offered aboard the 42 foot “Fundy Cruiser”:
12 noon: Floating Lobster Roll Excursion: Sail to the open water and haul a lobster trap and learn about PEI’s wild sustainable lobster fishery, as well as the habitat and life-cycle of lobsters. Enjoy a traditional lobster roll made in front of you using an entire PEI Lobster. $65.00 + taxes
2 pm: Lobster Trap Pull: Sail the open water and pull a lobster trap while Captain Chancey talks about PEI’s wild sustainable lobster fishery, as well as the habitat and life-cycle of lobsters. $45.00 + taxes
5 pm: The Great PEI Floating Lobster Boil: Sail the open water and pull a lobster trap while Captain Chancey talks about PEI’s wild sustainable lobster fishery, as well as the habitat and life-cycle of lobsters. Enjoy a traditional PEI Lobster Boil with lobster of 1-1/4 pound…fresh from the ocean… with potato salad, coleslaw, biscuit and butter. (Chicken is available for a substitute). $89.00 + taxes
Reserve tickets by booking online at www.islandboatadventures.ca or by calling or texting 902-069-1377