Whatever the season, come experience the vibrancy and diversity of the arts and cultural scene in the City of Summerside. Through the initiatives of individuals, groups, and the municipal arts, heritage and cultural division, the cultural landscape is well established and ever growing. It is all here, whatever your taste. There is live theatre, dinner theatre, dance, music, street performance, heritage interpretation, museums, archives, art galleries, public art, natural history, and fine historic architecture. There is opportunity to study heritage and workshop various creative mediums through performance and community colleges, guilds, organizations and sessions with individual artists, and artisans.
Sample the bounty of the Island’s land and sea with fine meals of lobster, mussels, oysters, fish, and fresh beef and pork coupled with the harvest of the red island soil. Enjoy the prominence of the waterfront in the modern city’s culture with its 7 km boardwalk featuring interpretative signage and tours. This is just a taste of the city’s recreational offerings. Come experience Summerside, small city with big opportunities.
City of Summerside Cultural Plan & Progress Update