Thursday, July 11, 2019
10 am-4 pm: Downtown Summerside Sidewalk Sale and Entertainment on Historic Downtown Water Street
12 noon: Carnival Grounds and East Coast Amusements Midway Open - Credit Union Place grounds
Lobster Demonstration and Food Tent – Carnival Grounds
Celebrating PEI's Wild Sustainable Lobster Industry
*One pound PEI lobster and lobster roll available throughout the afternoon in the tent*
12 noon: Lobster 101 Demonstration and Taste Testing: How to buy and cook the perfect PEI lobster.
1 pm: Biscuit and Roll Competition: Enter your rolls or biscuits to compete for prizes and bragging rights - Musical entertainment during judging
2:30 pm: Lobster Demonstration and Taste Testing: Making the perfect potato bread and lobster filling for the perfect Maritime Lobster roll. Sponsored by PEI Potato.
3:30 pm: Lobster and Food Trivia: Individual play - Test your lobster and food knowledge for chances to win prizes!
4 pm: Lobster Demonstration and Taste Testing: Creating mouth-watering lobster omelette with PEI lobster and PEI eggs.
5 pm: Tent closes to prepare for Community Barbeque
5:30 pm: Community Barbecue and Taste Testing: Lobster in the Pot (samples while quantities last) Sponsored by Grant Thornton. Chef Pendergast's lobster dip, ADL cheese and barbecued hot dogs. Lobster eating competition: Enter your name onsite to be one of the ten competitors.
Entertainment Tent and Courtyard – Carnival Grounds
12 noon: Silly Robbie Children's Show
12:30 pm: NorthFIRE Circus Show
1 pm: "Step Up" Dance Show
2 pm: Fraser Newcombe and his Lobster Guitar Show presented by StandardAero.
3 pm: Marcella Richard and Larry Campbell in Concert
4 pm: Silly Robbie Children's Show
4:30 pm: NorthFIRE Circus Show
5 pm: College of Piping Pipe Band Performance and Official Opening of the Carnival: The award winning band will parade from the race track oval to the Lobster Carnival Courtyard and continue the performance. The Carnival will be officially opened to a drum roll at 5:25 pm.
5:30 pm: Community Barbecue: Complimentary food - Entertainment with the band Patina - Circus Rovers out and about.
6:20 pm: Registration check-in for Journal Pioneer Lobster Trap Stacking competitors. 6:30 pm: Journal Pioneer Lobster Trap Stacking Competition: Island lobster fishers or crew members compete in this marathon sport for fastest time moving and stacking lobster traps.
8- 10 pm: Richard Wood Trio Kitchen Party
10 pm: NorthFIRE Circus Fire Show presented by Island Petroleum.
11 pm: Midway Closes
Red Shores Summerside Raceway – Next to Carnival Grounds
6:15 pm: Harness Racing 101: Learn the Basics of Harness Racing. Meet the Stars – Drivers and Horses. Presented by Prince County Horsemens Club. (Look for the signs) 7 pm: Post Time: Harness Racing at the Track.
8 pm: Seafood Night at the Track: Sponsored by Red Shores, Tyne Valley Oyster Festival, and Prince Edward Aqua Farms Inc. Free sampling while quantities last.