Rainy Day Activities

Our mild and breezy summer days sometimes give way to gentle rains or gusty nor’westers.  You may love the wild winds and smells of the sea in the air, but if you’re looking to get out of the rain, we’ve got you covered. Try some of our intriguing rainy day activities. Get a reviving cuppa at one of our coffee or tea shops. Try your hand at one of our artisanal workshops. Enjoy some shopping and find that perfect keepsake at one of our many handcraft shops or artist’s studios. Make some time to catch a show – we have plenty to entertain you.

Cultural activities abound around the region. You might like to listen to some bagpipe music and watch some Highland dancing, or attend one of the local ceilidhs. Check out our calendar of Festivals and Events to see what’s happening today.

Immerse yourself in our history at one of the museums and interpretive centers that dot the region. We have everything from fishing and shipbuilding museums to historical churches and wind technologies interpretive centers.

Maybe you’d like to create your own piece of Island art at a workshop or studio – we have everything from metalsmithing to soap-making and bunny wool art.

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246 Heather Moyse Dr., Summerside

101 Water St., Summerside

 

618 Water St. East, Summerside

150 Heather Moyse Dr., Summerside

719 Water St. East, Summerside

Baywalk Boardwalk
370 Water St., Summerside

130 Heather Moyse Dr., Summerside

From Route 2 on the Central Coastal Drive (south shore) just east of Summerside, turn south onto Route 1A and drive for 10 km (6.3 miles). Turn right onto Route 171 (Callbeck Street), and then after 1.9 km (1.2 miles) turn right on Route 112 towards Lower Bedeque. Follow Route 112 to its end where you will see the Indian Head Lighthouse at the end of the breakwater. At low tide it is sometimes possible to walk out to the lighthouse.

150 Heather Moyse Dr., Summerside

From Route 2 turn onto Water Street at Reads Corner. Turn left at the intersection with lights at MacEwen Road and Glover Shore Road. Turn onto Glover Shore Road and you will see it a short distance away on your right.

250 Water St., Summerside

From Route 2, turn onto Water Street at Reads Corner. Continue heading west on Water Street until you reach a juncture with South Drive. At this point you will see this range light.

From Route 2 turn at Reads Corner onto Water Street. Continue heading west until you reach MacKenzie Drive.  You can see it adjacent to the boardwalk.

 

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Throughout Summerside

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