The City by the Sea

Welcome to Summerside,
Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Explore the city by the sea that provides an authentic Island experience and celebrates diverse cultural traditions. Summerside will capture your imagination, awaken your soul and shape the stories you tell your friends when you go back home.

Explore Summerside





Where to Shop

Where to shop

Where to shop

What to Experience

What to experience

What to experience

Be entertained

Be entertained



Upcoming Events

Mon, Jul 22 @ 11:00am / 205 Prince St

Summerside Arts Festival

The Summerside Arts Festival is back for three fabulous days at the historic Wyatt Heritage Properties in the ...

Tue, Jul 23 @ 6:00pm / Evermoore: Island Dining & Brewing

Live Music Tuesdays at Evermoore

Join Evermoore every Tuesday from 6 pm to 8 pm for some live music, drinks and eats! Be sure to check their Fa...

Tue, Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm / Brothers 2 Restaurant

Brothers 2 – Feast Dinner Theatres: The Shellfish Mystery

Brothers 2 and Feast Dinner Theatres are thrilled to invite you to the spectacular new dinner theatre show, &#...

Local Scoop Blog

Date Night in #TheCityByTheSea

Days are shorter and the nights are longer; in our books there’s no better way to spend an evening than in #TheCityByTheSea! From dining to dancing, bowling to live entertainment - there are so many great night time...

Summerside: Open in September (and all year)

Well, the summer season is coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean Summerside is closing up shop for the winter! With a change in weather comes a change in fun activities and shows you can enjoy in #TheCityByTheSea!...

Taste the SEA-ty: The Flavours to Savour in #TheCityByTheSea

If there’s one thing we love to boast about as Islanders, it’s the local flavours, foods, and produce you can find and dine on!  With agriculture and fishing as some of our primary industries, PEI has tonnes of...

Tunes, tales, and lots of laughs.

Tunes, tales, and lots of laughs; we’ll be honest there’s plenty on the go in #TheCityByTheSea! Don’t worry, we’ve kept track of everything so sit tight and let’s scroll as we run down all the fun live music happening...

Ask The Expert

If you're like us, you've already started planning your summer vacay on PEI! With many things to see and do on our beautiful Island, you might wonder, "Why should we go to Summerside?" Wonder no longer; we've asked...


Are you a soloist? And we don’t necessarily mean musically? But are you someone who loves to travel ALONE? Then add #TheCityByTheSea to your travel list 🌊💙 Why visit Summerside by yourself? It’s a social city! With...

Get Invigorated

As we’re writing this, it’s officially Spring! But with some snow still on the ground and the temperatures in the minus, it’s a bit hard to shake off the winter blues! Nevertheless, Summerside has just what you need to...

Winter Warmth Festival

The fields are finally white, the weather turned cool, and now it's time to warm up this winter in #The CityByTheSea! This January & February, don’t miss the Winter Warmth Festival in Summerside. Cozy food, check;...

Dine Around the City By The Sea this Fall 

Food. It warms us, fills us, and brings us together. With so many flavours in the fall season, why not spend some time in these fantastic restos with whatever fills your bowl and your soul.   Start the day...


Sweater Weather Have you upgraded your fall wardrobe yet? With the cooler temperatures and shorter days it’s officially sweater weather on PEI. Starting on Water Street, we love to visit Go Girl Fashions and...