Culinary By Day Kitchen Party By Night!
The Festival kicks off with Feast and Frolic, the largest dinner party you can imagine with Chef Michael Smith as your host. This year Chef Michael is planning an interactive beach party with a delectable four course menu prepared by the chefs and students of The Culinary Institute of Canada. This premier culinary event sells out quickly!
Culinary By Day
Your days will be jam packed with exciting culinary activities in the tent. Expect cooking demonstrations and cookbook signings with Chef Michael Smith and live competitions all day long. Watch as the world’s best oyster shuckers, the finest chefs and hard working mussel and oyster growers compete for over $25,000 in cash prizes. Our lively Shellfish House Band will keep the action going all day long as copies amounts of clams, mussels, oysters, lobster and other culinary delights are served up all day and night in the Festival tent.
Kitchen Party By Night
At night that’s when the party gets started. We pack the stage with the best entertainment the East Coast has to offer and combine it with the comedic acts of your host Rob Barry. The Halifax based, rock music group, The Stanfields headline the party Friday and a crowd favourite, Signal Hill will rock the stage Saturday. Sunday is Islander Day presented by Eastlink and Sunday’s line up is brought to you by PEI Festival of Smalls Halls featuring the best of the Island’s entertainers!
We do hope you’ll join us for the Biggest and Best culinary event to celebrate our world renowned PEI shellfish. Come for the Culinary, Stay for the Party!
The PEI International Shellfish Festival is a Fall Flavours Signature Event. The Fall Flavours Festival, a culinary celebration highlighting authentic Island tastes and traditions, takes place during September in communities across Prince Edward Island. This year’s Festival features a selection of acclaimed Food Network personalities hosting a wide range of unique culinary experiences. For more information, please visit the Festival website www.fallflavours.ca