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Ranked #1 of 22 attractions in Charlottetown
Category: Art Museums; Theaters; Cultural
Owner description: The Confederation Centre of the Arts is a national art centre showcasing the best in Canadian visual and performing arts.... more » Owner description: The Confederation Centre of the Arts is a national art centre showcasing the best in Canadian visual and performing arts. Stretching over an entire city block the Centre houses a world class art gallery, Mavor's restaurant, a locally supplied gift shop, three expansive conference rooms, and beautiful 1200 seat theatre. A library, an outdoor amphitheater, and spacious outdoor courtyard are also located on site. The Mack theatre is owned and operated by the Centre which is located steps away. Confederation Centre is marking a golden anniversary in 2014 and The Charlottetown Festival is celebrating in a big way with three different productions. A brand-new show from popular singer-songwriter Lennie Gallant will make its world premiere at The Mack. Searching for Abegweit: The Songs & Stories of Lennie Gallant. Fans will be thrilled to hear his latest creations woven throughout this P.EI. love-letter. The troubadour will be backed by a stellar band; plus his sister Karen has contributed a series of original paintings for a stunning multi-media backdrop. This lively show is storytelling at its best and includes Acadian and Celtic numbers that will have you dancing in your seat in celebration of Canada's cradle on the waves. Featured in the Homburg Stage for its record-setting 50th season, is Canada's longest running musical Anne of Green Gables-The Musical™. This classic family musical has been seen by millions world-wide and toured to Broadway, London, and Tokyo. The cast is comprised of 26 pros from all across Canada whose elite triple-threat skills continue to amaze audiences. The second show is Canada ROCKS! Back after an eight-year absence featuring musical numbers from top modern rockers Music from Arcade Fire, Carly Rae Jepsen, Hedley as well as Canadian classics from The Tragically Hip, Bryan Adams, Rush, and dozens more! The Charlottetown Festival season opens June 19 and continues to September 30, at Confederation Centre in Charlottetown. Get your tickets today! « less
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Ranked #2 of 22 attractions in Charlottetown
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural

The Saint Dunstan's Basilica Parish is an imposing structure and worth a few minutes of your time to visit. In 1990 the federal government design... St. Dunstan's Basilica a... more »

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Ranked #3 of 22 attractions in Charlottetown
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Ranked #4 of 22 attractions in Charlottetown
Category: Government Buildings; Cultural
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Ranked #5 of 22 attractions in Charlottetown
Category: Architectural Buildings; Cultural
Owner description: The birthplace of Confederation and the seat of PEI's provincial legislature since 1847, Province House National Historic... more » Owner description: The birthplace of Confederation and the seat of PEI's provincial legislature since 1847, Province House National Historic Site is Charlottetown's most significant cultural landmark. Walk in the footsteps of the Fathers of Confederation as you learn about the history of this magnificent example of neo-classical architecture and see how it remains a centre of political life for Islanders today. « less
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Ranked #6 of 22 attractions in Charlottetown
Owner description: Located on the corner of Grafton Street and University Avenue. The Theatre seats 200 and is cabaret style (tables and... more » Owner description: Located on the corner of Grafton Street and University Avenue. The Theatre seats 200 and is cabaret style (tables and chairs). Seating in the theatre is reserved. Please note that some evening performances at The Mack are licensed to 19 years of age and over as liquor is served. The Mack is part of four magnificent theatres in downtown Charlottetown which The Confedertation Centre operate. The box office for The Mack is located inside the Confederation Centre of the Arts. « less
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Ranked #7 of 22 attractions in Charlottetown
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Cultural
Owner description: Visitors to this heritage attraction are transported back to 1864 to relive Canada's history through state-of-the-art... more » Owner description: Visitors to this heritage attraction are transported back to 1864 to relive Canada's history through state-of-the-art displays and multimedia presentations. « less
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Ranked #8 of 22 attractions in Charlottetown
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Ranked #9 of 22 attractions in Charlottetown
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Ranked #10 of 22 attractions in Charlottetown
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #11 of 22 attractions in Charlottetown
Category: Museums
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Ranked #12 of 22 attractions in Charlottetown
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Ranked #13 of 22 attractions in Charlottetown
Category: ; Horse Tracks; Casinos/Gaming
Owner description: Whether it's the thrill of live harness racing or daily simulcast action from our state-of-the-art simulcast theatres, the... more » Owner description: Whether it's the thrill of live harness racing or daily simulcast action from our state-of-the-art simulcast theatres, the fun of over 200 slot machines, Blackjack or live Texas Hold 'Em Poker tables, you'll find it right here in Charlottetown at 21 Exhibition Drive next to the Eastlink Centre. Gather with friends and family for casual food and drink at TURF'S Bar & Grill or relax under an umbrella and enjoy the best trackside seat in the house at the TRACKSIDE Patio (seasonal). Experience casual, contemporary dining at the all you-care-to-eat lunch or dinner buffet in the Top of the Park Dining Room where you will enjoy Island favourites such as the chef's award-winning seafood chowder! Be part of the action! RED SHORES offers unique one-of-a-kind package options for your special events, groups or conference! Just minutes from downtown with golf courses nearby! Enjoy it all in one "RED HOT" bundle of entertainment - all done Island style! You can enjoy RED SHORES even more by becoming a member of RED SHORES REWARDS; a FREE rewards program that lets you collect points while you play! Be sure to stop by the Rewards Desk for more details and to check out our new line of merchandise! « less
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Ranked #14 of 22 attractions in Charlottetown
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
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Ranked #15 of 22 attractions in Charlottetown
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #16 of 22 attractions in Charlottetown
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #17 of 22 attractions in Charlottetown
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Historic Walking Areas; History Museums; Specialty Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Museums
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