Local Area Attractions
Only 2 km past the Confederation Bridge, Borden KOA is the perfect place to stop and setup camp! We are ideally situated in Central PEI so it makes a wonderful "home base" as you explore the Island! Once you finish your stay on PEI, you are right at the bridge and ready to go! The Visitor Information Center is only 2km away and we are about 20 minutes to Summerside, 30 minutes to Cavendish, and about 35 minutes to Charlottetown.
Visitor Information Center
Located in the heart of Gateway Village just off the Confederation Bridge, the Visitor Information Centre is the perfect place to start your memorable PEI vacation. Our friendly vacation planners are waiting to help you with your PEI vacation planning including, accommodation reservations, vacation packages, theater tickets, ferry passes, internet access and so much more. While visiting, be sure to visit the many great shops, restaurants, etc. Open year round.
College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada
Arouse your senses with the vibrant sights and sounds of Celtic culture at the only year-round institution of its kind in North America. The College has developed a world-class reputation for its programs in Highland bagpiping, snare drumming, Highland dancing and Island step-dancing. Throughout July and August uplift your spirit and feel the exhilaration of Highland Storm, our acclaimed high-energy summer stage production! During the day, tour our facility, take a class, browse our gift shop or attend a mini-concert. The College of Piping - a captivating experience not to be missed. For tickets and details on performances, summer schools, competitions, events and more, visit our website: www.collegeofpiping.com.Mon-Fri, 9 am-5 pm. Performance nights, 9 am-10 pm. See website for details on performances and concerts.
North Cape Geo-Cache Discovery
Join Sean Doyle, a local Geo-cacher for introductions and GPS essentials. Visitors set out to discover special caches that are themed and strategically positioned throughout the site. Includes admission to Wind Energy Interpretation Centre and a tasty dessert at the Wind & Reef Restaurant.Half-day experience, $29.95/person, $20/student, four-person minimum, 12 maximum. Reservations required.
Spinnakers' Landing is a unique marketplace and experience. Our seaside shops, built over the water feature antiques, art, crafts, gift-ware, jewelry, clothing, food, drink, treats and more. Visit and enjoy our play and picnic area, waterfront boardwalk, lighthouse lookout. During July and August, live entertainment on the outdoor stage.[i]Free admission and parking.[/i]
Local Area EventsListing Calendar
Victoria Playhouse Festival
A summer-long Festival of Performing Arts - live theatre, musical concerts and storytelling events. Held in the beautiful and historic Victoria Hall.The NY Times calls it "A hidden Gem".
2014 Charlottetown Festival
The Charlottetown Festival announces its 50th anniversary season! Canada ROCKS!, Anne of Green Gables - The MusicalTM, and Searching for Abegweit: The Songs and Stories of Lennie Gallant highlight the 2014 summer festival.Tickets on sale November 16, 2013
Highland Storm Festival
Throughout July and early August, uplift your spirits and feel the exhilaration of Highland Storm, An ALL-NEW production of Celtic music and dance, involving the very best in Island talent! Featuring a cast of thirty, this high-energy show runs four nights a week, outdoors in our covered amphitheater. With artistic and music direction provided Ryan MacNeil, a world-renowned keyboarder, piper, bodhran player, tin whistler and former member of the Barra MacNeils, this is the must-see show on PEI this summer!Join us for this ALL NEW production of Highland Storm. A fast-pasted, high energy production showcasing our Celtic heritage.. All Performances are at 7:30 pm. in our covered Mary Ellen Burns Amphitheater. Doors open at 7:00 pm for general seating.VIP seating (first three rows) is available. Please exchange the ticket you printed off for the offical Highland Storm ticket when you come to the performance.
PEI 2014 Celebration Zone
July 1 - September 7, 2014. The summer of 2014 will see historic Confederation Landing Park turned into a spectacular Celebration Zone. Located on the beautiful Charlottetown waterfront where you can retrace the steps of the Fathers of Confederation, the PEI 2014 Celebration Zone will be a hub of celebratory activity featuring daily concerts, culinary adventures, interactive walking tours, children's activities, cultural exhibits, and so much more. Artists from across the country will be performing in the Celebration Zone making this a truly Canadian celebration.