Friday, July 12, 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 Demonstration and Taste Testing: Lobster stir-fry featuring PEI lobster and fresh PEI vegetables. 

1 pm:  Lobster Carnival Chowder: Sponsored by ADL, PEI Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, and PEI Association of Exhibitions

2:30 pm: Lobster 101 Demonstration and Taste Testing: Cooking Island Lobster and Beef over a Natural Fire for the Perfect Pairing. Sponsored by PEI Cattle Producers. 

3:30 pm:  Lobster 101 Demonstration and Taste Testing: Chef Pendergast's Lobster Dip

4:00 pm:  Tent closes to prepare for Lobster Supper

4:30 - 7:30 pm:  Traditional Island Lobster Supper:  One pound PEI lobster, Water Street Bakery & Deli potato salad, coleslaw, roll, tomato, cucumber, ADL butter, water, tea, and cookie.  Island Craft Beer available at additional cost. Supper entertainment featuring Acadian fiddle music with Louise and Helene.  Lobster supper tickets – $25.00 taxes included – can be purchased online or at the door. Cold cut supper available for $20.00 taxes included. Have your lobster questions ready for the lobster fishers!


Entertainment Tent and Courtyard – Carnival Grounds

12 noon:  Silly Robbie Children's Show

12:30 pm:  NorthFIRE Circus Show

1 pm:  Jonny Ray Arsenault Musical Performance 

2 pm:  Kim Tuplin- Roy MacCaull Musical Performance  

3 pm: Fraser Newcombe & His Lobster Guitar Show presented by StandardAero.

4 pm:  Silly Robbie Children's Show

4:30 pm:  NorthFIRE Circus Show
5-7 pm:   Entertainment Tent Closed

7 pm:  PEI Youth Talent Competition Registration and entertainment with Johnny Oliver 

7:30 pm:  PEI Youth Talent Competition and Johnny Oliver Performance: Sponsored by PEI Mutual Insurance Company. 

10:00 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

9:30 pm:  Complimentary Kitchen Party at Red Shores