Community CelebrationsCommunities across Prince Edward Island are organizing Diamond Jubilee events to mark the 60th anniversary of the reign of Her Majesty as Queen of Canada. Please check local listings or contact a community official for event details.
Diamond Jubilee Summer ExhibitionGovernment House, Charlottetown
Exhibit on display at Government House, Monday to Friday, 10:00 am to 3:30 pm to the end of August
Victoria Day, Monday, May 21, 2012
Diamond Jubilee Garden Party hosted by the Town of Alberton
Type of activity: garden party with flag-raising; ceremony and music
Family Picnic Day hosted by the Town of Souris at the CN Park from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm. Live entertainment by Borderline with Peggy Clinton and Lester Stubbert.
Sunday, May 27, 2012Milton
Miltonvale Park Diamond Jubilee celebration hosted by the Miltonvale Park Community Council
Residents are invited to the Milton Community Hall in the afternoon for tea to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee as well as the presentation of the volunteer award. Do you have any memorabilia to display? If so, please contact the Miltonvale Park office at 368-3090. Ladies are encouraged to wear a hat. A special visitor will be in attendance.
Fêtons avec la Reine par le Comité Acadien et Francophone de l'Est Ltée
Type of Activity: celebration; meal
June 2, 2012
Diamond Jubilee tea hosted by Clyde River Women's Institute
Type of Activity: Tea; Collectibles; visual arts; show
June 4 to 7, 2012Kinkora
Diamond Jubilee celebration hosted by the Community of Kinkora
Type of Activity: Flag raising; tea; literary; party; meal
June 23, 2012Cavendish Resort Area
Diamond Jubilee Celebration hosted by Cavendish Resort Municipality
Type of Activity: garden; performing arts
June 30, 2012
Community celebrations hosted by the Village of Cardigan
Type of Activity: Community ; show; music ; meal
July 11-12, 2012Alberton
60 Years of Memories hosted by the Alberton Historical Preservation Foundation Inc.
Type of Activity: Public; In both Official Languages; Workshop; Fireworks
July 16, 2012Fanningbank Garden Party, Charlottetown
Islanders and Visitors are invited to attend a public garden party on the grounds of Fanningbank between the hours of 2:30 and 4:00 pm. Light refreshments will be served and entertainment will be provided by the Queen's County Fiddlers. (Raindate is Tuesday, July 17)
August 5, 2012Georgetown
Hosted by the Town of Georgetown, Festivals and Events Committee
Type of Activity: Public; In both Official Languages; Party; Garden; Music; Show; Performing arts
September 30, 2012
A series of radio dramas based on the happenings in Summerside in 1952 to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee. The event, organized by Wyatt Heritage Properties, will take place at the Eptek Art and Cultural Centre from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Queen Elizabeth cake and tea will be served.
View the full calendar of events across Canada [external link to Canadian Heritage]