Saturday, July 9, 2022
* Please Note: Program subject to change*
10:00- 10:30 am: Stretch Fitness Exercise Class: Free exercise class for all fitness levels presented by Stretch Fitness. Next to Credit Union Place volleyball courts.
(Rain location Stretch Fitness studio, 476 Central Street, 9am and 10 am classes)
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.
12:00 pm: Callbecks Home Hardware and Furniture Store Summerside Lobster Carnival Parade:
Sponsored by Callbecks Home Hardware and Furniture Store, Summerside. Route on back of program.
1:30 pm: Lobster Demonstration and Food and Entertainment Tents open
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.
1:30 pm: Lobster Demonstration and Taste Testing: Lobster and Mushroom Fricassee
2:30 pm: PEI Savour the Flavour Demonstration and Taste Testing with Guest Chef
3:30 pm: Lobster Demonstration and Taste Testing: Lobster Frittata with ADL Cheese
4:30 pm: Tent closes to prepare for lobster suppers
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
1:30 pm: PEI Strong Woman Competition sponsored by Lion's Den, Tradewinds Eco-Energy solutions and Tri-Tech services.
3:00 pm: The Great Timbeanie Magic Show
4:00 pm: Jeremiah Johnston Throwzone Juggling Show
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Tent closes for lobster suppers
7:00 pm: Roy MacCaull – Kim Tuplin Show, "Hay, Isn't Country Music Great"
8:00 pm: The Lumber Jills Tribute to Don Messer Show
10:00 pm: Jeremiah Johnston LED Light Show
Red Shores Summerside Raceway – Next to Carnival Grounds
The much anticipated Night of racing with the Governor’s Plate
9:00 am – 10 am: Complimentary Horsemen’s Breakfast for Horsemen and Guests only
5:45 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)
6:30 pm: Post Time: Harness Racing at the Track featuring the 52nd running of the Governor’s Plate.
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
3:30 pm: Registration opens for Summerside Lobster Carnival Cardboard Boat Races:
Spinnakers’ Landing, 150 Heather Moyse Drive
4:00 pm: High Tide: Cardboard Boat Races start time