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]
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Anne & Gilbert, The Musical
Experience Canada's greatest love story in this critically acclaimed and widely loved musical - Anne & Gilbert. Featuring a 20-member cast and orchestra, Anne & Gilbert, has become a Canadian theatre sensation with the Toronto Star calling it "a marval" and proclaiming "the joy of the experience makes this one a winner".Based on the novels "Anne of Avonlea" and "Anne of the Island" by L.M. Montgomery.Show plays everyday except Mondays.Show times are at 7:00 pm and Matinee's at 1:00 pm. Please refer to the website for complete schedule.
Anne of Green Gables The Musical TM
'Longest running annual musical theatre production' - GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS The 2015 musical, now the worlds longest running annual production at 51 successive seasons, will be directed by Festival favourite and former associate artistic director, Wade Lynch (director of The Ballad of Stompin Tom; Dear Johnny Deere; Come-All-Ye for the Festival). The world-renowned production will feature the Festival orchestra and 23 outstanding Canadian performers, including all new leads as Anne, Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, Rachel Lynde, Gilbert, and Diana. These major casting announcements will be made in the months ahead.Tickets starting at $25.Matinee performances at 1:30 pm, Evening performances at 7:30 pm
2015 Charlottetown Festival
The Charlottetown Festival presents "Anne of Green Gables - The Musical" and Alice Through the Looking Glass. These two performances will share the summer schedule; joined by Bittergirl: The Musical at The Mack and Hockey Mom, Hockey Dad in Studio 1. Evangeline returns September 14!
Courtney Hogan Ceilidh
Join PEIs red headed fiddler for one of the Islands best kitchen parties. Authentic PEI fiddling, step-dancing, singing, celtic and traditional music with new guests each week including Fiddlers Sons, Richard Wood, Gordon Belsher, Norman Stewart, Peggy Clinton, Johhny Ross and more! $10 admission at the door. Show starts at 7:00pmShow starts at 7:00 pm$10 admission at the door.