Friday, July 8, 2022
* Please Note: Program subject to change*
10:00 am–4:00 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: Lobster Demonstration and Taste Testing: Creating Lobster Nacho Salsa
2:00 pm: PEI Savour the Flavour Demonstration and Taste Testing with Guest Chef.
3:00 pm: Lobster Demonstration and Taste Testing: PEI Lobster and PEI Beef Burrito
4:00 pm: Tent closes to prepare for Lobster Supper.
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Traditional Island Lobster Supper:
(Takeout available)– One pound PEI lobster, Water Street Bakery and Deli potato salad, coleslaw, tomato, cucumber, roll, ADL butter, cookie, water and tea. Supper entertainment featuring Acadian fiddle music with Louise and Helen. Lobster fishers will crack your lobster and answer questions. Volunteers available to instruct on removing lobster from the shell. $28.00 taxes included (can be purchased through the online store or at the door)
Cold cut supper available for $20.00 taxes included. Island craft beer available at additional cost.
Entertainment Tent And Courtyard – Carnival Grounds
Featuring the best of Island, Maritime, and “From Away” entertainment.
12 noon: Jeremiah Johnston Throwzone Juggling Show
12:30: The Great Timbeanie Magic Show
1:00 pm: The Bruce MacDougall Show
2:00 pm: “One Proude Islander” Music Show
3:00 pm: “Step Up” Dance Show
4:00 pm: Jeremiah Johnston Throwzone Juggling Show
4:30 pm: The Great Timbeanie Magic Show
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Tent closes during lobster supper
7:00 pm: “Step Up” Dance Show
8:00 pm: PEI Youth Talent Search Competition sponsored by PEI Mutual Insurance
9:00 pm: TBA Music Show - Winners of Youth Talent announced at 9:50
10:00 pm: Jeremiah Johnston LED Light Show
11:00 pm: grounds and midway close – Midway reopens 12 noon. Lobster and entertainment tent 1:30 following parade, Saturday
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
9:30 pm: Complimentary Kitchen Party at Red Shores
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
2:00 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
5:00 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