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Traffic and Parking Advisory: Weekend of Nov. 29 to Dec. 1 at Confederation Centre of the Arts

Sobeys LIVE @ the Centre concerts; Christmas Market; Christmas Parade, and Wintertide Holiday Festival Tree Lighting all impacted



This weekend—from Friday November 29 to Sunday December 1—will be a busy one in and around Confederation Centre of the Arts. As a result, patrons are advised that driving and parking around the Centre block will be limited.

The Christmas Market  runs Friday evening through Sunday afternoon. As a number of road closures are required, motorists are advised that fromFriday, Nov. 29 at 3 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Sunday Dec. 1, the following streets will be closed to all traffic, with no parking permitted:

  • Queen Street, between Grafton and Sydney;
  • Richmond Street and Victoria Row, between Pownal and Great George.

Additionally, the Wintertide Holiday Festival Tree Lighting Ceremony takes place Friday at 6:30 p.m. This will require Grafton Street, from Queen to Great George, to be closed from 4 to 7:30 p.m. (or until the conclusion of the event).

People with mobility concerns will still be able to access the Queen Street elevator into the lobby level of Confederation Centre. Those patrons being dropped off will need to do so at the corner of Queen and Grafton.

Saturday November 30

On Nov. 30 the City of Charlottetown’s Christmas Parade takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. and will further limit parking and traffic flow. Streets between Great George and West Street will be closed from 4 to 7 p.m. (or until the conclusion of the event). For more information, visit: and click ‘Events and Initiatives’.

Also on Nov. 30, Sobeys LIVE @ the Centre will present The East Pointers at 7:30 p.m. This show is sold out and the Homburg Theatre will be full (1,100 people). Concertgoers and patrons headed to Mavor’s or The Showcase should leave extra time, parking a few blocks away or in one of the nearby parkades.

Sunday December 1

This same advice is extended to: patrons attending Handel’s Messiah on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the Homburg Theatre; as well as those students attending dance umbrella classes this weekend; and those participating in Saturday Art Classes.

For any questions, contact Joy Gallant, director of guest services, at 902.629.6118, or

PEI Professional Theatre Network


PEI Theatre is the Guild, Harbourfront Theatre,
Confederation Centre for the Arts,
Watermark Theatre, and the Victoria Playhouse

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