Charlottetown Travel Guide

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Confederation Landing Park

  • Park/Playground

Published 05/09/2016

Fodor's Review

This waterfront recreation area at the bottom of Great George Street occupies the site where the Fathers of Confederation famously landed in 1864. Walkways and park benches offer plenty of opportunities to survey the activity of the harbor, with the added attraction of banks and banks of wild rosebushes behind. During summer, performers in period costume stroll about the area re-creating the events that led up to the Canadian Confederation. Occasionally, the park also doubles as a venue for Canadian acts like Nickelback or Cirque du Soleil. Peake's Wharf, right next to it, has casual restaurants and bars, souvenir and crafts shops, and a marina where boat tours can be arranged. It hosts its own outdoor concert series in peak months. Featuring local talent, the free shows start at 2:30 and 6:30 daily.

Sight Information

Address:

Water St. between Queen and Hillsborough Sts., Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Daily dawn–dusk

Published 05/09/2016

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