World’s Longest Lobster Roll

MEDIA ADVISORY (September 18, 2016) The Prince Edward Island Fishermen’s Association broke the record for the World’s Longest Lobster Roll today at the Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival. The final lobster roll length measured in at 120 Feet. The bread was baked at the Culinary Institute of Canada by Chef Ross Munro and crew….

2016 Competition Winners

Oyster Grower of the Year – Oyster Grower of the Year competition gives the opportunity for professional Island oyster growers (aquaculturists) to showcase their amazing farm raised oysters here in PEI. Held Thursday September 15th, 2016 3rd Place ($500) – Wayne Wallace 2nd Place ($750) – Martin O’Brien 1st Place ($1,500)- Jason Simpson People’s Choice –…

World’s Longest Lobster Roll Record Attempt to take place Sunday, September 18 at the PEI International Shellfish Festival

(Charlottetown, September 13, 2016) – The PEI Fishermen’s Association will be setting out to break the record for the World’s Largest Lobster Roll during the 2016 PEI International Shellfish Festival. The current record of 106.2 feet is held by the Lobster Festival in Shediac New Brunswick. The lobster roll will be baked by Chef Ross Munro…

The Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival sets out to break current world’s longest lobster roll record

(Tuesday, August 23, 2016) The Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival takes place September 15 – 18, 2016 at the Charlottetown Event Grounds. A four day festival to celebrate Prince Edward Island shellfish, our people and our culture. The festival is a joint effort of the PEI Aquaculture Alliance and PEI Shellfish Association. The epic…

The Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival announces festival line up

May 24, 2016 – Charlottetown, PEI – PEI International Shellfish Festival Prince Edward Island shellfish is enjoyed around the world. From September 15 to 18 the Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival will celebrate our world famous Prince Edward Island shellfish during a 4 day festival held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Food Network Canada’s…

World’s Longest Lobster Roll Attempt

(Charlottetown, September 20, 2015) – The PEI Fishermen’s Association set out to break the record to make the World’s Longest Lobster Roll during the 20th anniversary of the Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival. The bread was baked at the Historic Charlottetown Seaport by Chef Ross Munro and team and 32 fishermen paraded the bread to the Charlottetown Event…

The Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival Promises Shellfish Fans the Biggest Party Yet!

(Thursday September 10th, Charlottetown PEI) The 20th anniversary celebrations for the Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival kick off on Thursday September 17th – 20th at the Charlottetown Event Grounds. The four day Festival features live competitions, over $26,000 in cash prizes, celebrity chefs, Atlantic Canada’s largest Kitchen Party and of course, world famous Prince…

Entertainment Announced

PRESS RELEASE A Shell of a Time The Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival announces lineup, details for its biggest party to date, the 20th Anniversary Shellabrations. Charlottetown, P.E.I. – July 15, 2015 – Shellfish fans are in for the biggest kitchen party Prince Edward Island has ever seen as final details of the 20th…

A Shell of a Time

The final details of the 20th Anniversary Shellebrations for the 2015 Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival were announced today. “We’ve made lots of major new additions this year”, says Liam Dolan, Festival Chair. “Shellfish lovers are definitely in for the biggest party yet. We promise to feed, entertain and educate shellfish lovers from the…

Chefs Lynn Crawford and Chef Ricardo to headline the 20th Anniversary of the PEI International Shellfish Festival

  In 1996, a group of oyster lovers gathered at the Charlottetown Yacht Club for the first ever PEI Shellfish Festival. Twenty years later, the Festival has become a world-renowned international culinary event featuring shuckers & chefs from across the globe, local growers & chefs, celebrity chefs & thousands of people who gather in Charlottetown…