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Summerside Lobster Carnival

Friday, July 8, 2022

* Please Note: Program subject to change*

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 -
Sponsored by Summerside Toyota

One pound PEI lobster and lobster chowder available throughout the afternoon. Purchase food 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.

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


12 noon: Lobster 101 Demonstration and Taste Testing:  How to make award-winning PEI lobster chowder using Dairy Isle dairy products. 


1:00 pm: Lobster Demonstration and Taste Testing: Creating Lobster Nacho Salsa


2:00 pm: Lobster Demonstration and Taste Testing: PEI Lobster Mac and ADL Dairy Isle Cheese


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, potato salad, coleslaw, cucumber, roll, ADL Dairy Isle 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. $26.00 plus tax (can be purchased through the online store or at the door)
Cold cut supper available for $19.00 plus tax. Island craft beer available at additional cost.


Entertainment Tent And Courtyard -

Sponsored by Curran & Briggs

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


12 noon: Throwzone Juggling Show with Jeremiah Johnston  


12:30: Silly Robbie Children's Show sponsored by McDonald's 


1:00 pm: Danspirations Showcase of dance for 2022. Enjoy the variety of excellent dance talent our community has to offer!


2:00 pm: Karl and Garth Proude, “One Proude Islander” Music Show


3:00 pm: Roy MacCaull - Kim Tuplin and Friends, "Isn't Country Music Great" Show 


4:00 pm: Throwzone Juggling Show with Jeremiah Johnston 


4:30 pm: Silly Robbie Children's Show sponsored by McDonald's 


5:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Tent closes during lobster supper


6:30 pm: Registration for PEI Youth Talent Competition


7:00 pm: PEI Youth Talent Search Competition proudly presented by PEI Mutual Insurance Company and PEIAE. First prize is $300, second prize $150 and third prize $75.    


8:00 pm: Chad Matthews and the Delivering Hope Band


10:00 pm: LED Light Show with Jeremiah Johnston


11:00 pm: Grounds and midway close

Red Shores Summerside Raceway

Second biggest night of racing in 2022 at Summerside Raceway

6 pm: Governor’s Plate Elimination Trials and Ruby Chappell Memorial Mares Event

Tuesday, July 12th to Saturday, July 16th Biggest Week of the Year in Racing at Summerside Raceway.

Saturday, July 16th: Running of the prestigious Governor’s Plate: Purse $30,000.00


Ice Pond Nature Park - Greenwood Drive across from Carnival Grounds

4 pm - 8 pm: Lobster Carnival Fishing Derby presented by Bedeque Bay Environmental Management Association (BBEMA): Registration opening soon. No entry fee. Prizes will be given out at the official opening of the ice pond on Saturday, July 9th at 1:30 pm. 

Downtown Summerside - Water Street

6 pm - 9 pm: Michael’s Pizzeria Presents Classic Car Night, Downtown historic Water Street, (event happens each Friday night through July and August)  Entertainment with the band Fallback.


Carnival presenting sponsor
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