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Prince Edward Island Shopping and nightlife

Shopping in Prince Edward Island

The island's crafts include highly original pottery, weaving, leatherwork, woodwork, quilting, hand-painted silk and jewellery. Various guilds preserve the standards of production. There are also several antique dealers, second-hand stores, auctions, yard sales and flea markets. There are malls and shopping outlets in the main towns and cities: Charlottetown, Summerside, Montague and Cavendish.

Shopping hours

Mon-Thurs and Sat 0900-1700, Fri 0900-2100 (although these may vary depending on the area and time of year). Sunday opening hours vary widely.

Nightlife in Prince Edward Island

Lounges and bars on the Island usually have some live entertainment for all or part of the week. Theatres, located mainly in Charlottetown, Victoria, Georgetown, Mont Carmel and Summerside, offer cultural, musical or light entertainment. For a schedule of what’s on, pick up local listing guide The Buzz (

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