Acadian Feast With Lobster:A PEI Fall Flavour Preview event will be hosted by Food Network Celebrity Chef Corbin Tomasweski. A great meal with traditional Acadian food and fresh lobster in the shell will be served in traditional Acadian style and in a festive atmosphere. Acadian artists Anastasia DesRoches, Mylène Ouellette & Brent Chaisson will be on stage for your enjoyment and to entice you to dance, sing and laugh!
PEI Rubber Boot Throwing Championship: The competition will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the Festival with the Championship round being played on Sunday afternoon. This competition is opened to everyone with several age categories for both women and men. This will certainly prove to be an exciting experience for participants and spectators alike as the competitors try their best to control the boot to attain the longest throw.
Pole Climbing Show: Yes Gerry Arsenault, the Branch Manager will again defeat all odds as he stands and performs on top of the more than 100 ft high pole. There is bound to be surprises and many AHs from the crowd!
RÉVEIL: Saturday night's Evangeline and Gabriel Dance will again feature the all popular Acadian band RÉVEIL who will perform from 10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Doors of the arena open at 9:00 p.m.
HYPNOTIST: Romain Gagnon will entertain the crowd with hypnotizing shows on Saturday and Sunday. This will definitely bring lots and laughter and cheers!
BEER GARDEN, presented by D'jâble dans l'Corps on Friday night will feature the group Mailloche(Shane and Jonathan Arsenault and Zack Cormier) followed by the country group "The Saul Good Band" featuring members of the popular group EDGE(Jason Arsenault, Maurice Hashie, Andy Gallant and Chris O'Hearn) in a country music performance. Open mic sessions will be held during the evening, so bring your instrument for a real good hometown fun!
STRONG WOMEN COMPETITION: this popular activity returns Friday afternoon at 3:30 pm and will feature some of PEI's strongest women demonstrating their strengths.