5 fun things to do on P.E.I. this weekend

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The 2022 P.E.I. Pride Festival has a variety of family-friendly activities planned for this weekend. (Jane Robertson/CBC - image credit)
The 2022 P.E.I. Pride Festival has a variety of family-friendly activities planned for this weekend. (Jane Robertson/CBC - image credit)

If you're still looking for some weekend plans, we've got you covered.

If live music is your thing, you will have quite a few good options to pick from — and don't forget about the return of the Pride parade happening in Charlottetown Saturday afternoon.

Here are a few events and activities you and your family can attend this weekend.

Pride parade and gathering in the park

Jane Robertson/CBC
Jane Robertson/CBC

Saturday's Pride parade in Charlottetown begins at 12:30 p.m. on Terry Fox Drive. Afterwards, hop on down to Victoria Park for the Pride in the Park event.

There will be live entertainment by Kristena McCormack, Dylan Sharp, Lady Fefe Fierce and many more. More information can be found on the Pride P.E.I. website.

There will be vendors at the park from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.

This is a free event for everyone.

The Kierrah Experience with Nicole Ariana and Vince the Messenger

Kierrah/Facebook
Kierrah/Facebook

Three artists are performing at the Trailside Music Hall this Saturday: Kierrah, a pop R&B singer; Nicole Ariana, an artist who mixes alt-R&B and pop with an electronic production; and Vince the Messenger, who is a local award-winning hip-hop artist.

Tickets are on sale now for the show this Saturday.

The artists will start at 8 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m.

Great George Heritage Walk Tours

Confederation Centre of the Arts
Confederation Centre of the Arts

Take a tour around Historic Charlottetown this weekend.

If you're new to the city or have lived here your whole life you can still learn something new about the history of Charlottetown.

Tickets are $10 for kids and $20 for adults.

Tours start at 10 a.m. and are booked online through the Confederation Centre of the Arts website.

Summerside DiverseCity Multicultural Festival

DiverseCity Multicultural Festival/Facebook
DiverseCity Multicultural Festival/Facebook

The Summerside DiverseCity Multicultural Festival is taking place this Sunday at the Lefurgey Cultural Centre.

The festival promotes inclusion, diversity and multiculturalism, with live music, dance, displays, information, food and more.

It's free and everyone is welcome.

The event will start at 2 p.m. and go until 9 p.m.

Pick your own Lavender

Island Lavender Distillery
Island Lavender Distillery

Interested in the process of harvesting your own lavender? If so you may want to check out the U-Pick Lavender Harvest.

There is no reservation needed and it's free to visit, you only pay for what you harvest. It's recommended you bring your own scissors and basket.

The Lavender Farm is located at 44 Appletree Lane, St. Catherines.

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