Hide and Seek Tag

Green Park
9:00PM - 10:30PM
Price: FREE!

All ages welcome. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Healthy snacks will be provided. Bring a flashlight!

Contact Laura Ramsay +1 (902) 303-6304 or Go WestPEI Allison Griffin +1 (902) 859-8856 for more details.

PEI Soap Box Derby

Tyne Valley
8:00AM - 2:00PM

$100.00 for new participants. Includes the Derby GoKit and race registration fee.
$30.00 for returning participants. Includes just the race registration fee.

Open to youth up to age 14.

GoKits and registration forms are available at the office of West Isle Enterprises (5 Allen Rd, Tyne Valley). For more information or to register, please call +1 (902) 831-2662

Glow Party Dance

Ellerslie Legion
6:00PM - 7:30PM for 8 years and under
8:00PM - 9:30PM for 9 years and older

Price: $3.00 per child
Tickets are limited and can be purchased in advance from Kenny's Restaurant and Dairy Bar, beginning July 23. Cash only.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Contact Danielle Topping +1 (902) 831-2045 for more information.

Art Before Dark

PEI Shellfish Museum - East Bideford
5:30PM - 7:00PM for 9 years and under
7:30PM - 9:00PM for 10 years and older

Price: $13.00 per child (all supplies will be provided)

Paint an oyster themed painting with local artist, June Ellis. Oyster tonging demos and Museum is open for exploring. Children 5 years and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance at the Tyne Valley Public Library +1 (902) 831-3338 beginning July 15.

Ball Hockey Tournament

Ellerslie School
Times and details TBA.

Pre-registration required.
Contact Kim Dennis +1 (902) 831-2472 for more information.

Try Kayaking with Go WestPEI

Brooks River, Poplar Grove
10:00AM - 5:00PM
Price: FREE!

Open to ages 9 and up. Ages 9 - 12 must be supervised by an adult.

Up to 8 kayaks available. Lifejackets will be provided. No experience necessary.
Contact Go WestPEI Allison Griffin +1 (902) 859-8856 for more information.

Kids Day and Bubble Foam Party!

Ellerslie School
10:00AM - 2:00PM
Price: FREE!

Hawaiian theme, wear your best costume.

10:00AM Stations including inflatables, craft tent, splash station, face painting, etc.
12:00PM Music with Carrie MacLellan.
1:00PM Bubble foam party featuring our new mini extreme foam machine!

Snow cones, cotton candy, and popcorn provided free by GenXX.
Free BBQ lunch, snacks, and refreshments.
Awesome door prizes!

There will be slip n' slides, so bring your bathing suit and towel and prepare for a shower of bubbles and fun!
This is an outdoor event. Access to washrooms are available in the school. A room in the school is also set up for parents to nurse/feed/change their children.

Contact Laura Ramsay +1 (902) 303-6304 or Rachel Noye +1 (902) 439-9773 for more information.

Oyster Box Decorating Contest

Tyne Valley Community Sports Centre

We want to see your unique creations in our annual Oyster Box Decorating Contest!
Need an oyster box? Come by the Tyne Valley Community Sports Centre and we'll supply you with one.

Please attach your name, age, and phone number to your oyster box, and drop it off at the Tyne Valley Sports Centre by Friday August 4.

Oyster boxes will be on display throughout the Oyster Festival weekend.
Prizes for BEST decorated oyster boxes will be announced on Sunday August 6 during the Community Awards.

Sand Sculpture Contest

Contest runs from July 28 - August 4, 2017

Step 1: Create a fun, unique, oyster themed sandsculpture creation.
Step 2: Take a photo of your creation.
Step 3: E-mail your entry to (adress TBA) including your name, ages, address of the sculpture, and phone number.

Winners will be announced on Sunday, August 6.


Our Kids Event Committee members include Laura Ramsay, Rachel Noye, Danielle Topping, Janeen Grig, Anna Phillips, Lisa Smith, Lori MacKendrick, Angel Gillis, Kim Dennis, Ashley Bishop, Melissa Grigg, Erin Veale, Rhonda MacArthur, and Sam Gillis.

We would love to hear your questions, suggestions, or feedback, and we are always looking for more to join!