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Watch for our symbol when you arrive on Prince Edward Island


rince Edward Island is all about getting close to the coast. And the North Cape Coastal Drive is as close to the Island coast as you can get. We’ll show you the way along a shimmering necklace of irresistible sandy beaches, fishing harbours, secret coves, towering red sandstone capes, lighthouses and the tidal and wind phenomena of North Cape itself. Shop through the next 50-plus pages, take a virtual tour at northcapedrive. com and then ready you and yours for a scenic, cultural and culinary journey that covers all of Western Prince Edward Island. @northcapedrive


North Cape Coastal Tourism Area Partnership 455 Main Street, Alberton, PE C0B 1B0 (902) 853-6557 |

Taste the Coast.................................................................................................4 Celebrate the Coast..........................................................................................6 Tour Our Beaches & Harbours........................................................................8 North Cape Tourism Region Map...................................................................12 Tour Our Communities.................................................................................14 Tour Our Attractions.....................................................................................16 Tour Our Experiences....................................................................................20 Tour Our Shops.............................................................................................28 Tour Our Kitchens.........................................................................................32 Tour Our Festivals..........................................................................................38 Tour Our Accommodations...........................................................................46 Guide brand, creative development and design by TechnoMedia, Prevail Creative and Forerunner Creative and Tourism Strategies. Photography used throughout the publication was by the following photographers: Boily Photo, Barrett & MacKay Photography, Prevail Creative, Kevin Molyneaux, Lionel Stevenson, Fresh Media, John Sylvester and Kenny Driscoll.




eet Chef Ilona Daniel, your touring guide and on-line host for the North Cape Coastal Drive’s Canadian Oyster Coast experience. The Oyster Coast story really began generations ago when our hometown favourite, the Malpeque Oyster, was judged the world’s tastiest oyster at a Paris exhibition in 1900. Malpeques have grown to become recognized as one of the world’s finest brands, known for being round and deep and plump, with a clean, sharp taste that has turned the heads of connoisseurs everywhere. Today, there are so many fabulous Canadian Oyster Coast area oyster brands – and mouth-watering recipes to boot – that we’ve lost track. But Ilona hasn’t. Check out, where she’ll take you to the seafood outlets and kitchens along the entire North Cape Coastal route for oysters, lobster, mussels, fresh fish, world-famous P.E.I. potatoes, unforgettable Acadian dishes and, believe it or not, a dessert called seaweed pie.

Oysters Rockefeller


Step 1: Secure the top and bottom of the oyster on a towel against a hard surface. Step 2: Insert an oyster knife into the hinge, twisting the knife to separate the halves. Step 3: Slide the knife across the top shell to sever the abductor muscle and discard the shell. Step 4: Use the knife to sever the bottom abductor muscle and remove grit, keeping the shell level to preserve the liquor. Step 5: Once the fresh PEI Oyster is free from the shell, serve it on the half shell raw or with your preferred seasoning.




ride, tradition, folklore, family, stories, music, cuisine, livelihood…when we talk about celebrating the coast, we’re really talking about celebrating an entire way of life…we’re talking about the people of the North Cape Coastal Drive. And of course we’re talking about where you fit into the celebration equation. Find out more at





each experiences come in many forms on the North Cape Coastal Drive: safe, swimmable, supervised beaches; intimate places; beaches for walking and collecting; and natural habitats we need to protect. Remember and look for these beach names as your tour the North Cape Coastal Drive.


1 Kildare: Jacques Cartier Provincial

Park, Route 12, 5 km east of Alberton 2 West Point: Cedar Dunes Provincial Park, Route 14


3 Anglo-Tignish: Off Route 12, no services 4 Cambellton Beach: Off Route 14, near Miminegash 5 Cap-Egmont: Moonlight Camping, 4.5 km south of Abram-Village 6 Cap-Egmont: Next to fishing wharf, just off Route 11 7 Linkletter: Linkletter Provincial Park, Route 11, 8 km west of Summerside 8 Lot 16: Belmont Provincial Park, day use park located on route 123


9 Maximeville: Shore Rd., Route 11, No services 10 Miminegash: Miminegash Harbour & Beach, Route 12 11 Nail Pond: Nail Pond, off Route 14, no services 12 Port Hill: Green Park Provincial Park, Route 12, 6 km from Tyne Valley 13 Skinners Pond: Skinners Pond Beach, next to wharf, off Route 14 14 St-Chrysostome: Rocky Point Rd., just off Route 11, no services 15 Summerside: Green’s Shore West End Beach, Water St. West 16 Tignish Shore: Fishermen’s Haven Park, off Route 12 near Tignish. 17 Union Corner: Union Corner Provincial Park, just off Route 11


iminegash, Seacow Pond and Cap-Egmont…just a few of the harbour names you won’t find anyplace the world! Talk about a strong cultural sense of place! Some are working harbours, some are sightseeing harbours, some have marine experiences for you to enjoy, but all have stories galore. Stories of life on the sea, of storms and of tragedies, of how boats got their names and of who’s got the biggest catch of the day. The North Cape Coastal Drive…you won’t find a truer Maritime experience. 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28

Abram-Village Alberton (Northport) Cap-Egmont Fishermen’s Cove Howards Cove Judes Point & Tignish Run Milligan’s Wharf Miminegash Seacow Pond Skinners Pond Summerside West Point

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e invite you to begin with a visit to the city, towns and communities that form a necklace around the drive. Keep to the coast to enjoy a seaside scenic experience that is unparalleled on P.E.I.!

Summerside: City gateway to the North Cape Coastal Drive. Linkletter: Home of Linkletter Provincial Park on the Bedeque Bay. Miscouche: Home of the Acadian flag and the Acadian Museum. St-Nicholas: Gateway to La Région Évangéline, the Island’s largest concentration of Acadians. Wellington: The centre of commercial activity of La Région Évangéline. Mont-Carmel: The landmark Our Lady of Mont-Carmel Roman Catholic Church. Cap-Egmont: The Évangéline region’s popular Bottle Houses and the Cap-Egmont Lighthouse. Maximeville: Colourful Acadian fishing boats and home of the longstanding Acadian Fishermen’s Co-operative.


Abram-Village: Acadian festivals and entertainment at Centre Expo-Festival and Village Musical Acadien. Baie-Egmont: Visit the Acadian and Canadian soldiers’ war memorial park. St-Chrysostome: Stroll miles of sandbars during low tides. Richmond: Join the basket weavers at Island Traditions Store. Mount Pleasant: Visitor Information Center and monument to fallen pilot trainees. O’Leary: Home of the Canadian Potato Museum and The Quilt Gallery. Glenwood: Home to the Pond Side Park. West Point: Site of the only working lighthouse in Canada that is also an inn. West Cape: Location of the West Cape Wind Farm’s wind turbines.

Bloomfield: Home of MacAusland’s, the Island’s famous woollen mill. Miminegash: Seaside community known for the harvesting and production of Irish Moss. Skinners Pond: Boyhood home of Canadian recording artist Stompin’ Tom Connors. Seacow Pond: Named for the walrus which once inhabited the inlet in centuries past. North Cape: Longest Natural Rock Reef in North America, home of the Wind Energy Institute of Canada and Wind Energy Interpretive Centre. Judes Point: Home of the largest inshore fleet of fishing vessels in Atlantic Canada. Tignish Shore: Check out the pristine beach and boardwalk at Fisherman’s Haven Day Park. Tignish: A quaint seafaring community rich in culture and civic pride earning it the National Communities in Bloom Award in 2013, a place where seaweed soaps, colourful quilts and fresh bread are still made by hand every day.

Kildare: Kildare Anglican Church has monument to sailors lost in the Yankee Gale. Alberton: Home to various artifacts that highlights farming, fishing and the fox fur industry. Northport: Read stories of local heroes at the historic Sea Rescue station. Cascumpec: Aboriginal word meaning ‘bold, sandy shore’. Lennox Island: Home to PEI’s largest Mi’kmaq community and location of the oldest, Aboriginal-owned craft shop in Atlantic Canada. Bideford: Where world-renowned author Lucy Maud Montgomery first taught school and home to the PEI Shellfish Museum. Tyne Valley: Home of the annual Tyne Valley Oyster Festival and Canadian Oyster Shucking Championship. Port Hill: Location of the Green Park Shipbuilding Museum and Yeo House. Birch Hill: Has an alpaca farm where visitors are always welcome.




he North Cape Coastal Drive brings you one-of-a-kind attractions that couldn’t be more in keeping with our true cultures and traditions, highlighted by: the Acadian Musical Village, the Canadian Potato Museum, the College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts, the Island Traditions Store, the Bottle Houses of Cap-Egmont and the Summerside Harbourfront Theatre’s 2014 musical/theatrical production of The Ballad of Stompin’ Tom. Stomp your way around all of the attractions of the North Cape Coastal Drive!

1 Acadian Museum of P.E.I. (Musée acadien de l’Î.-P.-É.)


23 Main Dr. East, Miscouche (902) 432-2880

2 Alberton Murals


Alberton (902) 853-4048

3 Alberton Museum & Genealogy Centre

457 Church St., Alberton (902) 853-4048


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4 Barlow’s Mills Interpretive Centre

9 Mill Rd., Wellington (902) 854-2920

5 Baywalk Boardwalk

370 Water St., Summerside (902) 432-1287

6 Bideford Parsonage Museum

784 Bideford Rd., Route 166, Ellerslie (902) 831-3133

7 Bishop Machine Shop Museum

101 Water St., Summerside (902) 432-1298 or (902) 432-1332

8 Black Marsh Nature Trail

21817 Route 12, North Cape (902) 882-2991

9 Canadian Potato Museum

1 Dewar Ln., O’Leary (902) 859-2039

10 Confederation Trail

Island-wide (800) 463-4PEI (4734)

11 Eptek Art & Culture Centre

130 Harbour Dr., Summerside (902) 888-8373



19 Mill River Golf Course

33 Summer St., Summerside (902) 432-1297

180 Mill River Resort Rd., Woodstock (902) 859-3920

13 Green Park Shipbuilding Museum & Yeo House

20 North Cape Wind Energy Interpretive Centre

360 Green Park Rd., Port Hill (902) 831-7947

21817 Route 12, North Cape (902) 882-2991

14 Harbourfront Theatre

21 PEI Shellfish Museum

124 Water St., Summerside (902) 888-2787

144 Bideford Rd., Route 166, Ellerslie (902) 831-3225

15 Historical Our Lady of Mont-Carmel Church

22 Quagmire Bike Park


9560 Route 11, Mont-Carmel (902) 854-2208

16 International Fox Museum and Hall of Fame


286 Fitzroy St., Summerside (902) 432-1298 or (902) 432-1332

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17 Island Traditions Store

17 Sunnyside Rd., Richmond (902) 854-3063


18 La Belle-Alliance

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5 Maris Stella Ave., Summerside (902) 888-1681

19 Mill River Fun Park

38016 Western Rd, Woodstock (902) 859-3915



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23 Rotary Friendship Park

599 MacEwen Rd., Summerside (902) 432-1234

24 Sea Rescue Interpretive Centre

298 Route 152, Alberton (902) 853-4520

25 St. Felix Golf Course

1020 Greenmount Rd., St. Felix, Tignish (902) 882-2328 / (902) 856-2402

26 Summerside Heritage Murals

Summerside (902) 432-1297

27 The Bottle Houses

31 Tignish Cultural Centre

103 School St., Tignish (902) 882-7363

32 Trout River Nature Trail

36927 Route 2, Coleman (902) 859-1552 / (902) 856-2598

33 Two Fish Bike Co.

368 Water St., Summerside (902) 303-4362

34 Village musical acadien

1745 Route 124, Abram-Village (902) 854-3300

35 War Veterans Memorial Park

6891 Route 11, Cap-Egmont (902) 854-2987

Route 11, Egmont Bay

28 The College of Piping & Celtic Performing Arts of Canada

364 Cedar Dunes Park Rd. West Point (902) 859-3605

29 The Lefurgey Cultural Centre

75 Spring St., Summerside (902) 432-1297

30 The MacNaught History Centre and Archives

85 Spring St., Summerside (902) 432-1332

619 Water St. East, Summerside (877) BAG-PIPE 205 Prince St., Summerside (902) 432-1297

75 Spring St., Summerside (902) 432-1332

36 West Point Lighthouse Museum

37 Wyatt Heritage Properties 38 Wyatt Historic House Museum




ndure a Highland Storm. Feed the Giants. Bike the Quagmire. Be a Second Man, or as we say, a Cork for a day. Are you sure you’re up to experiencing the North Cape Coastal Drive? Of course you are. It’s all safe and in fun, from stem to stern and back again. Experience the truly genuine and authentic side of Prince Edward Island! 1 Acadian Culinary Bootcamp

1745 Route 124, Abram-Village (902) 854-3300

2 Bay Cruises with Matthews Deep Sea Fishing & Marine Adventures


298 Route 152, Alberton (902) 853-7943

3 Canadian Musical Treasures Experience

206 Maple St., Tignish (902) 882-2491

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4 Ceilidhs at St. Mark’s Hall

8091 Route 14, Burton (902) 859-3211



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5 Coastal Tours with Waypoint ‘04 Deep Sea Fishing and Marine Adventures

10 Lighthouse Beach Picnic with Matthews Deep Sea Fishing & Marine Adventures

175 Judes Point Rd., Tignish (902) 206-3781

298 Route 152, Alberton (902) 853-7943

6 Deep Sea Fishing with Matthews Deep Sea Fishing & Marine Adventures

11 Mackerel Fishing – Waypoint ’04 Deep Sea Fishing & Marine Adventures

298 Route 152, Alberton (902) 853-7943

175 Judes Point Rd., Tignish (902) 206-3781

7 Feeding the Giants with Waypoint ’04 Deep Sea Fishing and Marine Adventures

12 Metal Magic – Malpeque Fine Iron Products

175 Judes Point Rd., Tignish (902) 206-3781

8 Highland Storm

619 Water St. East, Summerside (877) BAG-PIPE

9 Historical Vignettes at the Alberton Museum

457 Church St., Alberton (902) 853-4048

1209 Barbara Weit Rd. Lower New Annan (902) 436-5006

13 Oyster Madness at the Village musical acadien

1745 Route 124, Abram-Village (902) 854-3300

14 Personalized Tour of The Bottle Houses

6891 Route 11, Cap-Egmont (902) 854-2987


TOUR OUR EXPERIENCES 15 SeaSplash Soap Making – Tignish Treasures

103 School St., Tignish (902) 882-2896

16 Second Man / Cork Adventure with Waypoint ‘04 Deep Sea Fishing and Marine Adventures

175 Judes Point Rd., Tignish (902) 206-3781

17 Shuck Like A Local at The Catch Bar & Grill

159 Cedar Dunes Rd., West Point (902) 859-3541

21 Summerside Walking Tour

Summerside (902) 432-1297

22 The Acadian Experience of Prince Edward Island

1745 Route 124, Abram-Village (902) 854-3300

23 The Ballad of Stompin’ Tom at the Harbourfront Theatre

124 Harbour Dr., Summerside (902) 888-2787

18 Shuck Like A Local at The Landing Oyster House & Pub


1327 Port Hill Station Rd., Tyne Valley (902) 831-2992

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19 Spuds, Fudge and Tales Farm Tours – Canadian Potato Museum

1 Dewar Ln., O’Leary (902) 859-2039



20 St. Luke’s Hall Kitchen Party

Route 142, O’Leary Corner (902) 853-4325



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24 Tuna Feeding Frenzy with Matthews Deep Sea Fishing & Marine Adventures

26 Tuna Hook & Release with Waypoint ‘04 Deep Sea Fishing and Marine Adventures

298 Route 152, Alberton (902) 853-7943

175 Judes Point Rd., Tignish (902) 206-3781

25 Tuna Hook & Release with Matthews Deep Sea Fishing & Marine Adventures

1745 Route 124, Abram-Village (902) 854-3300

298 Route 152, Alberton (902) 853-7943

27 V’nez Veiller supper-theatre

28 Weaving with Wood - Island Traditions Store

Lot 14, 17 Sunnyside Rd., Richmond (902) 854-3063 Shop e onlin e m i t y n a

Tignish Treasures Gift Shop Featuring the SeaSplash bath & body products made on site with PEI Irish Moss.

Soap Making Experience Available - Monday-Friday pre-booking required. 882-2896

Located on Maple St. across from St. Simon & St. Jude Church - Open Monday to Saturday 9 to 5


The Town of Alberton Welcomes You Welcome to the Town of Alberton, the heart of West Prince. Alberton is a central location from which to explore West Prince. It offers excellent shopping, restaurants serving everything from French Cuisine to local specialties and friendly people ready to tell you where to find the best beaches or the most striking views. Visit the Alberton Museum and Genealogy Centre, take a walking tour to learn about the town’s history through a series of murals on buildings throughout the town centre. See a number of heritage buildings on town streets or relax at the gazebo by the town pond. Hope to see you soon. Mayor Mike Murphy

Summerside’s Waterfront Marketplace A must visit for shopping, dining on the deck, island art, antiques, beachwear, clothing, gifts, souvenirs, live local entertainment and more. Shops open DAILY June - September

Rodd Mill River Resort

Looking for an activity filled resort for your nextt vacation? Call Rodd Mill River Resort today to start planning! The Resort features a wide selection tion of family, golf and spa packages starting at just $79 per person. For those already travelling through the region, Rodd Mill River offers plenty of activity for your North Cape Coastal Drive experience.

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Relax and unwind at Rodd Spa Boutique at Mill River and enhance your sense of well-being with professional Spa services using the Aveda product line.

hernewood dining room

Join us at The Hernewood Dining Room and enjoy a delicious meal overlooking the 18th green of the Mill River golf course. Seafood is our specialty!

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Stop by the Mill River Aquaplex and enjoy the large indoor saltwater pool, waterslide, whirlpool, sauna, squash courts and fitness centre. Day passes are available.

For more information or reservations, please call

1.902.859.3555 Woodstock, Prince Edward Island

1.800.565.RODD (7633)

We have it all

Winding tree lin lined fairways, well bunkered el es and greens, subtle elevation changes a streams. Rare is the numerous lakes and c ure and the golf course that celebrates nature se he splendor ever-changing seasons with the er here. and intensity you will encounter “Plan your ne next vacation around it!” - Golf Digest’ss Places To Play

FEATURING • 18-holes • Practice Tee • Executive 3-Holes

• Power Carts • Golf Shop • Tournaments

• Unlimited Golf* • Juniors Play Free*

*Conditions apply

75 min. from Charlottetown and 35 min. from Summerside. Mill River… your best vacation value on Prince Edward Island!




here there are stories and traditions, there are one-of-a-kind takeaways you won’t find anyplace else. The North Cape Coastal Drive selection includes everything from savoury sea soaps, to fine textiles and crafts, to Celtic, Acadian and Aboriginal artwork. What you save on reasonably priced cuisine and accommodations, you can splurge on tangible memories you can take or send home and keep forever. 1 Abram-Village Handcraft Co-op

2181 Cannontown Rd., Abram-Village (902) 854-2096

6 Island Traditions Store

17 Sunnyside Rd., Richmond (902) 854-3063

2 Antrim Sisters Flowers & Gifts

217 Phillip St., Tignish (902) 882-4050


3 Canadian Potato Museum Gift Shop

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1 Dewar Ln., O’Leary 800-565-3457 / (902) 859-2039

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4 College of Piping Gift Shop

619 Water St. East, Summerside (877) BAG-PIPE


5 Indian Art & Craft of North America

4 Eagle Feather Trail, Lennox Island (902) 831-2653



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7 Kool Breeze Farms

231 Read Dr, Wilmot, Summerside (902) 436-1900

8 Malpeque Fine Iron Products

1209 Barbara Weit Rd. Lower New Annan, (902) 436-5006

9 Mill River Provincial Golf Course Pro Shop

180 Mill River Resort Rd., Woodstock (800) 235-8909 / (902) 859-3920

16 The Point Craft Shop

136 Harbour Rd., West Point (902) 859-3742

17 The Quilt Gallery

536 Main St., O’Leary (902) 859-1888

18 Tignish Treasures Gift Shop

103 School St., Tignish (902) 882-2896

19 Wellington Service Station Ltd.

10 North Cape Gift Shop

85 Sunset Dr., Wellington (902) 854-2629

11 Rodd Mill River Resort Gift Shop

37580 Western Rd., Woodstock (902) 853-2807

21817 Route 12, North Cape (902) 882-2991 180 Mill River Resort Rd., Woodstock (902) 859-3555

20 Wind Mill Crafts

12 Saunders’ Variety

482 Main St., Alberton (902) 853-2210

13 Shops of Spinnakers’ Landing

150 Harbour Dr., Summerside (902) 436-6692

14 Source for Sports

454 Granville St., Summerside (902) 436-3600

15 The Bottle Houses Gift Shop

6891 Route 11, Cap-Egmont (902) 854-2987 / (902) 854-2245

29 Demonstrations Workshops Interpretive center Gift shop 17 Sunnyside Road, Richmond Open may-November

Indian Art & Craft of North America Providing quality Aboriginal craft since 1972. Featuring Traditional and Non-traditional Native Art & Craft. Open daily mid-May to mid-October. 4 Eagle Feather Trail, Lennox Island (902) 831-2653 Toll free 1-877-995-3131



We invite you to visit our craftshop where you can also take part in our experience called “Bunny Wool Art” ABRAM-VILLAGE by appointment only. HANDCRAFT CO-OP IVE D’A RT RAT PÉ

Abram-Village Î.-P.-É. / PEI (902) 854-2096

From Route 124 to Route 165 • Civic address 2181 Cannontown Road Located 27 Kms West of Summerside

Open from mid-June to end of September Monday to Saturday from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Quilts • Knitted Crafts • Weaving • Hooked rugs • Acadian cotton shirts • Embroidery • Pottery, wood crafts, and other souvenirs



hether your preference is for oysters, lobster, mussels, fresh fish, Island potatoes, Acadian fare or something as seemingly far-fetched as the Canadian Potato Museum’s delicious seaweed pie, the kitchens of the North Cape Coastal Drive deliver fresh local culinary tastes in abundance. 1 Anson’s Restaurant

6 Deckhouse Pub

12 Redwood Ave., Slemon Park (902) 432-1774

150 Harbour Dr., Spinnakers Landing, Summerside (902) 436-0660

2 Brothers 2

618 Water St., Summerside (902) 436-9654


3 Canadian Potato Museum


1 Dewar Ln., O’Leary (902) 859-2039

4 Café Chez Cartier

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411 Church St., Alberton (902) 231-2233

5 Club on the Green Lounge


180 Mill River Resort Rd., Woodstock (902) 859-3555

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7 Expo-Festival Centre

1745 Route 124, Abram-Village (902) 854-3300

14 The Albert and Crown Pub & Eatery

8 Five Eleven West

480 Main St., Alberton (902) 853-0000

9 Greco Pizza/Captain Sub/Frozu

159 Cedar Dunes Rd., West Point (902)859-3541

10 Hernewood Dining Room

1327 Port Hill Station Rd. Tyne Valley (902) 831-2992

11 Northport Pier Restaurant

311 Market St., Summerside (902) 436-2157

12 Samuel’s Coffee House

311 Market St., Summerside (902) 436-7000

511 Notre Dame St., Summerside (902) 436-5551 325 Water St., Summerside & 2238 O’Halloran Rd., Bloomfield (902) 436-3030 / (902) 853-3030

180 Mill River Resort Rd., Woodstock (902) 859-3555 296 Route 152, Northport (902) 853-4905 4 Queen St., Summerside (902) 724-2300

13 Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Club Inc.

110 Water St., Summerside (902) 436-2153

15 The Catch Bar & Grill

16 The Landing Oyster House & Pub

17 The Linkletter Restaurant 18 The Olde Tap Room

19 Wind & Reef Restaurant

21817 Route 12, North Cape (902) 882-3535

20 Cousin’s Restaurant & Gunner’s Pub

276 Phillips St., Tignish (902) 882-5670


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2014 will mark the 150th anniversary of the 1864 Charlottetown Conference which paved the way to Canadian Confederation. Featuring: • Canada Day 2014 • PEI 2014 Celebration Zone • Founders Week  • PEI 2014 Finale




f it comes from the land or from the sea, chances are it’s also the name of a North Cape Coastal Drive festival or event, from the O’Leary Potato Blossom Festival to the Acadian Clammin N’ Jammin Festival to the Tyne Valley Oyster Festival. For the very latest in what’s going on from Summerside to to the tip of the drive at North Cape, check out

Activities at the Mont-Carmel Parish Hall



Variety show every Sunday night from July 6th to August 24th at 7 p.m. featuring local and other Island artists. Fifth annual Grand Ruisseau Song Festival on September 26-28, featuring entertainment by local and invited artists, workshops and more. The hall is located at 5786 Route 11, across from the Mont-Carmel Church.

June 24-30 – 34rd Annual Tignish Irish Moss Festival

T: (902) 854-3417 or (902) 854-2862 Facebook:  FestivaldelachansonGrandRuisseau

T: (902) 882-2476 • F: (902) 882-2414 Box 57, Tignish, C0B 2B0

A fun-filled family week for locals and visitors alike! Irish Moss Pageant, horsepull competition, parade, dance, tractor lawnmower races, children’s activities, community-wide yard sale, lobster suppers and Canada Day celebrations.

June 27-July 1 – 8th Annual Atlanticade Motorcycle Festival

July 12 – Lobster on the Wharf Tignish Style!

Canada’s original five-day motorcycle festival will be headquartered in Summerside but will expose participants to all the scenic splendor of the North Cape Coastal Drive. Motorcycle enthusiasts are expected to attend from all across North America to enjoy live entertainment, vendor displays, guided tours and Canada Day celebrations. You don’t have to be a biker to enjoy the event! Everyone is welcome to join in the fun! For more information visit our website: or contact us at

Join us down at the Royal Star Wharf for the Second Annual Lobster on the Wharf – Tignish Style! The event will start at 2 pm with tours of the facility and many fun seafood-related contests. There will be a seafood chowder competition, lobster races, Fishermen’s Challenge, sand castle building lessons, a big “Tasting Tent” full of local offerings and special treats, a lobster dinner and awards presentation, a refreshing outdoor dance under the stars presented by a great local band and much more. For ticket ordering info, more activity details and a schedule, visit or call Anne at (902) 882-2230!

JULY July 11 – Kids Day at Mill River Provincial Park Come and join our PEI Provincial Park program staff in a fun-filled day of games and activities, including face painting, magic shows, water games and more! Barbecue lunch will be provided. For more information, call (902) 859-8790.

July 11-13 – 14th Annual Evangeline Bluegrass and Traditional Music Festival, Abram-Village Exhibition Grounds (Route 124). Maritime, Ontario and US performers. Open mic, workshops and


TOUR OUR FESTIVALS jamming sessions. RV serviced lots and rough camping. Special PEI 2014 activity. For more information:

T: (902) 854-2324  

July 14-21 – PEI Potato Blossom Festival Come and join in on the fun at the 46th Annual Potato Blossom Festival! Miss PEI Potato Blossom Pageant, awards banquet, antique car show and shine, children’s day, parade, gospel concert, harness racing, horse-pulls, fun run, fireworks and entertainment.

T: (902) 726-3300 (June & July)  or (902) 859-3457 (Year round) O’Leary

July 14-19 – Summerside Lobster Festival: Small City. Big Festival Steeped in tradition, the Summerside Lobster Festival is in its 59th year of celebrating the community, its culture and history with the lobster. This family


fun festival will offer a week of activities and entertainment that include a new and improved parade on Monday, July 14th, fireworks, entertainment and activities under the big tent on Green Shores and on Water Street and harness racing all week long, culminating with the Governor’s Plate event July 19th. A Summer Fun Kids Zone, sandcastle building, special lobster menu items at Summerside and area restaurants and introducing “Chautauqua” & “DiverseCity”, diverse entertainment and a multicultural festival this year in partnership with Culture Summerside and PEI Association of Newcomers to Canada. This is a week-long community event in Summerside and the Island’s premier annual event featuring the LOBSTER and is not to be missed. Come on home! Call: (902) 432-1279, email: lobsterfestival@city.summerside.,

July 26-28 – Prince County Exhibition Youth and adult strongman competition, Fit Chick competition, Miss Alberton Contest, adult singing competition,

judging of livestock, flowers, crafts, food, 4-H projects, youth talent competition, parade, horse pull, midway, horse races. Sponsored by Summerside Chrysler Dodge.

T: (902) 853-3013 • F: (902) 853-3552 Kayla Sellick at Alberton, Kayla Sellick, Box 169, Alberton, C0B 1B0

July 26-August 3 – 50th Tyne Valley Oyster Festival Come and enjoy one of PEI’s most exciting events with the National Oyster  Shucking Competition, where the best shuckers in the country to come to compete. This year we are celebrating our 50th anniversary by featuring the best oysters in the world and the best music in Canada with our new event, The Rock The Boat MusicFest. Featuring PEI musicians Gordie MacKeeman And His Rhythm Boys, Meaghan Blanchard, and top Canadian artists, Jimmy Rankin, Alan Doyle and Blue Rodeo. For more information and a full schedule go to

AUGUST August 9 – Family Day at Jacques Cartier Provincial Park Take the whole family to Jacques Cartier Provincial Park for Family Day. PEI Provincial Park program staff will be on hand to host a fun-filled day of games and activities including face painting, beach volleyball and much, much more. For more information, call (902) 859-8790.

August 15-17 – West Prince Red Clay Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival Featuring bluegrass and old-time music with bands from the Maritimes, Ontario and USA. Gates open Wednesday, August 13 at 1 p.m. Open mic, youth showcase, workshops and a Sunday gospel show. Lots of jamming. Event located on 171 Chiasson Road, Tignish, PE. For more information visit our website:


TOUR OUR FESTIVALS August 17 – 37th Annual Blueberry Social, 1:30-4:30 This is a joint venture between the Green Park Shipbuilding Museum and the Ellerslie 4-H community group. Enjoy a wonderful Sunday afternoon on the grounds of a Victorian shipbuilder’s home while indulging in delicious homemade blueberry pie, cake and ice cream! Enjoy local entertainment, games and activities for all ages. Feel free to participate in our 3rd annual blueberry pie-eating contest! Located at 360 Green Park Rd., Port Hill. Phone (902) 831-7947.

August 24 – St. Simon & St. Jude Parish Picnic This is a traditional parish picnic at its best! After the 11 a.m. Mass, enjoy fantastic local entertainment, lobster and turkey suppers, games for the young and young at heart, canteen service, children’s activities, bingo, 50/50, lotteries, and much more. A great time for locals and visitors alike; meet old friends and make


new ones! We end the day with the Rosary at 6:00 p.m. See you there! Check out our website:

Augugst 28-31 – L’Exposition agricole et le Festival acadien A grand feast of Acadian food and lobster on Friday, lively Acadian-style entertainment, judging of dairy cattle, horses, poultry and rabbits, horse pulling contest and other competitions, handicrafts, culinary and craft demonstrations, lobster suppers, talent competitions, original parade, games and contests, fiddling and step dancing, evening dances with great music during Friday’s Djâble dans l’corps and Saturday’s Évangéline et Gabriel Dance, and lots more! Come enjoy yourself! RV camping on site.

T: (902) 854-3517 • F: (902) 854-3533

SEPTEMBER Early September Lobster Party on the Beach (Checkout for more dates and more info) Lobster, lobster and more lobster! As one of the premier events of the Fall Flavours Festival, the Lobster Party on the Beach will put you on culinary and sensory overload. Celebrity chef, incredible lobster dishes, sand, surf and great music all shared with fellow foodies. This must-attend North Cape event takes place at Cedar Dunes Provincial Park. We go rain or shine, but don’t worry our beachside tent makes for a protected, inviting and cozy venue. For more information see the Fall Flavours web site at

September 19 – Beef n’ Blues Join Tourism Summerside as it hosts the Fall Flavours Signature Event “Beef n’ Blues.” Savour 12 Atlantic Signature Beef culinary creations prepared by our celebrity chef and local chefs. Each dish features magnificent fall colours and flavours, and is served up with groovy

blues music and Island-inspired drinks. Dessert is also included. An evening that promises to be a “CUT” above the rest! 7-10 p.m. at Eastlink Arena, Credit Union Place. For details:

September 20 – Kegs, Corks & Oysters Join Tourism Summerside in a celebration of beer, wine and PEI Malpeque oysters at the Fall Flavours Culinary Event “Kegs, Corks & Oysters.” Local chefs will delight guests with incredible oyster creations while fine wine and premium beer purveyors offer product samples. Dare to pair for taste sensations beyond belief…welcome to The Canadian Oyster Coast. 7-10 p.m. at Eastlink Arena, Credit Union Place. For details:

September 20-21 – “Clammin N’ Jammin” Festival At Centre Expo-Festival in Abram-Village – you will discover Prince Edward Island’s famous seafood and the Island’s Acadian culture in a unique two-day Acadian


TOUR OUR FESTIVALS experience centered on a combination of a culinary competition, tasting stations and down-home Acadian entertainment. Saturday starts at 6:30 p.m. with sampling of traditional Acadian and seafood dishes including fresh oysters, mussels, bar clams, apple pie, fish cakes, galettes blanches, pastries, homemade ice cream, meat pies, râpure, fricot, fish chowder, salt cod and a host of other regional dishes. Sunday morning’s brunch will feature authentic and delicious culinary delights while well-known Acadian performers kick up their heels. T: 1-888-954-3409

September 26-28 – Fifth Annual Grand Ruisseau Song Festival

OCTOBER October 10-12, Fifth Annual Evangeline Country Festival Expo-Festival Center, Abram-Village (Route 124) Fifth annual festival with country music at its best.  Pub Country Night, Legends of Country Music Show, line-dancing, Cowboy Brunch and more.  Dress in cowboy/cowgirl outfits and party in a country and western atmosphere. For more information:

T: (902) 854-3300

Featuring entertainment by local and invited artists, workshops and more at the Mont-Carmel Parish Hall. The hall is located at 5786 Route 11, across from the Mont-Carmel Church. T: (902) 854-2862 or find us on Facebook at: www.facebook. com/FestivaldelachansonGrandRuisseau





#tourtastecelebrate14 Ongoing Prizes! Check it out at: 45



leep in a real lighthouse, camp seaside by a historic site, bring your clubs to our prized golf resort or cozy into a heritage inn. Sweet dreams!

1 Briarwood Inn, Cottages & Lodge

253 Matthews Ln., Alberton (902) 853-2518

2 Camp Kildare

7 Driftwood Beach Houses

12 Driftwood Country Ln. Anglo Tignish (902) 882-2617

82 Stolen Rd., Alberton (902) 853-3193

3 Canada’s Best Value Inn & Suites

3081 North Bedeque, Summerside (902) 436-5564

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4 Causeway Bay Hotel


311 Market St., Summerside (800) 565-7829 / (902) 436-2157

5 Cedar Dunes Provincial Park

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265 Cedar Dunes Park Rd. West Point (902) 859-8785

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6 Chalets de la Grande Basse

2629 MacIsaac Rd., St-Chrysostome (902) 854-2189



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8 Grand River Farm Cottages

4462 Bayside, Route 12, Grand River (902) 854-2683

9 Green Park Campground

364 Green Park Rd., Port Hill (877) 445-4938 / (902) 831-2021

10 Hilltop Acres B&B and Guest House

694 Bideford Rd., Bideford (902) 831-2817

11 Island Home Bed and Breakfast

44 Spring St., Summerside (888) 983-4770 / (902) 436-7559

12 Island’s End Motel

42 Doyle Rd., Tignish (902) 882-3554

13 Jacques Cartier Provincial Park

16448 Route 12, Kildare Capes (902) 853-8632

14 La Petite France B&B

441 Church St., Alberton (902) 853-3975

15 Linkletter Provincial Park

437 Linkletter Rd., Linkletter (902) 888-8366


TOUR OUR ACCOMMODATIONS 16 Loyalist Lakeview Resort

195 Harbour Dr., Summerside (877) 355-3500 / (902) 436-3333

17 Mill River Provincial Park

3 Mill River Resort Rd, Woodstock (902) 859-8786

18 Mulberry Motel

24 Stella Maris Cottages

11857 Highway 14, Ebbsfleet (902) 882-4340

25 Summerside Inn B & B

98 Summer St., Summerside (902) 620-4993

26 Summerside Motel

6 Water St. East, Summerside (902)436-2520

500 Read Dr., Summerside (902) 436-3865

19 Murphy’s Tourist Home and Cottages

325 Church St., Tignish (866) 710-2667 / (902) 882-2667

20 Northport Pier Inn

298 Route 152, Alberton (902) 853-4900

21 Quality Inn & Suites Summerside


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618 Water St. East, Summerside (800) 265-5551 / (902) 436-2295


22 Rodd Mill River Resort

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180 Mill River Resort Rd., Woodstock (902) 859-3555

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23 Slemon Park Hotel

12 Redwood Ave., Slemon Park (877) 782-9734 / (902) 432-1780


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27 Tignish Heritage Inn & Gardens

206 Maple St., Tignish (902) 882-2491

28 Warn House B&B

30 West Point Lighthouse Inn

364 Cedar Dunes Park Rd. West Point (902) 859-3605

330 Central St., Summerside (902) 436-5242

29 West Point Harbourside Centre Suite

159 Cedar Dunes Park Rd. West Point (902) 859-3605

In Historic Bideford, PEI, 694 Bideford Road Route 166, on the North Cape Coastal Drive (902) 831-2817 BED & BREAKFAST and GUEST HOUSE Janice & Wayne Trowsdale

Tignish Heritage& Gardens Inn Phone: (902) 882-2491 Fax: (902) 882-2500 Toll Free: 1-877-882-2491

17 guest rooms all with private bath. Honeymoon suite.


Summerside & Cottages

Affordable, comfortable rooms, kitchenettes, air conditioning and adjoining rooms available. 5 minutes from downtown, boardwalk & beach

Open Year Round 1-800-386-6734 902-436-3865

500 Read Drive, Summerside

Briarwood Inn, Cottages & Lodge

We have something for everyone! OPEN YEAR ROUND


253 Matthews Lane, Alberton

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Longest natural rock reef in North America North Cape Lighthouse Wind and Reef Restaurant

North Cape Coastal Drive

Wind Energy Interpretive Centre Wind Energy Institute of Canada North Cape Gift Shop

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North Cape Coastal Drive  

Prince Edward Island is all about getting close to the coast. And the North Cape Coastal Drive is as close to the Island coast as you can ge...

North Cape Coastal Drive  

Prince Edward Island is all about getting close to the coast. And the North Cape Coastal Drive is as close to the Island coast as you can ge...