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Summerside Lobster Carnival

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

Saturday, July 13, 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.

                       grounds and Red Shores Summerside Raceway.

 

12:00 noon “Callbecks Home Hardware & Leon's Summerside” Lobster Carnival Parade
                       Starts at Holland College Waterfront Campus, goes down Water St, turns onto Central
                       St, and down Notre Dame St. to disperse on Greenwood Drive, by carnival grounds.

 

 

Summerside Seafood Supreme Lobster Culinary Demonstration and Food Tent – 

Event Chef Robert Pendergast

 

PEI lobster available throughout the afternoon. Purchase Lobster Supper tickets online, at the Lobster Trap Merchandise Store, 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 

 

12:00 noon  Callbecks Home Hardware & Leons Summerside Carnival Parade  

 

1:00 pm Chef Pendergast Lobster Demonstration and Taste Testing: Lobster Bisque Mac and Cheese. Sponsored by Seafood Supreme and ADL.

 

2:00 pm  Lobster Eating Competition. Enter your name to be one of the lucky participants for the lobster Eating

competition. Top 3 finalists in the first round move onto the 2nd round. Judged on time and cleanest lobster body.

 

3:00 pm  Chef Pendergast Lobster Demonstration and Taste Testing: Lobster Poutine: Pairing PEI lobster, PEI Potatoes, and PEI Cheese curds. Sponsored by PEI Potatoes.    

 

4:00 pm: Tent closes to prepare for lobster supper

 

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm  Traditional PEI lobster supper includes: lobster, potato salad, coleslaw, cucumber, roll, ADL Dairy Isle butter, cookie, water, and tea. Lobster boat captains will crack your lobster and answer questions and pose for pictures. Cold plate available and includes, chef prepared ham and turkey, potato salad, coleslaw, cucumber, roll, ADL Dairy Isle butter, cookie, water, and tea. $32.00 taxes included. Take-out available. Island craft beer offered for additional cost. Supper entertainment features Acadian fiddle music with Louise Arsenault and Helen Bergeron. Feel free to dance.
 

Entertainment Tent And Courtyard 

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

 

12:00 noon  Callbecks Home Hardware & Leons Summerside Carnival Parade

 

1 pm  Molly Whuppie Family Musical Show

 

1:30 pm Remi Boudreau Magic Show

 

2 pm:  Groove Company

 

3 pm:  Mark Haines/Brad Fremlin: Here’s Your Fiddle 

 

4 pm: Molly Whuppie Family Musical Show

 

4:30 pm: Remi Boudreau Magic Show

 

5 pm: Entertainment Tent Closes for lobster supper

 

7 pm – 9pm: Island Pro-Wrestling

 

9 pm – 11 pm: Cory Gallant and The Red Dirt Posse

11:00 pm  Grounds and Midway close. Hope to see you in 2025.

Ice Pond Nature Park - Greenwood Drive across from Carnival Grounds

2:00 pm: NOVUS Auto Glass Cardboard Boat Race (NOVUS Summerside and Charlottetown locations). Participants arrive with the cardboard boat they built and compete in heats to stay afloat while crossing the pond at the best time. Frist prize: $1000.00, Second: $250.00, Third: $100.00. 

2:30 pm: BBEMA Rubber Ducky Race Fundraiser supported by the Summerside Lobster Carnival. Ducks can be purchased on the BBEMA website: https://bbema.ca/ OR on the day of the race at the pond. One duck is $5.00, five ducks is $20.00. One thousand ducks are available. Ducks will be released at 2:30 pm in the pond. First duck to cross the pond: $500, Second duck: $200, Third duck: $100.00.

 

Carnival presenting sponsor
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