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Travel and Gatherings on PEI

While the effects of COVID-19 will be felt for quite some time, the M&CPEI team is primed to work with partners and clients alike to foster the rebound and recovery of our industry. Recognizing how essential the sector is to PEI’s economy, the M&C PEI is dedicated to guiding the industry through      re-opening the Island to meetings and conventions.

We want to help you meet again and celebrate our Island hospitality and strong industry on PEI.

Download our Guidelines To Host On PEI here and find the official CPHO Meetings, Conventions, Festivals and Events Guidance here

Organized Gatherings

Larger organized gatherings (e.g. worship services, meetings, organized sports and recreation, day camps, events including weddings, funerals, burials, and graduations) are permitted to include no more than 50 people indoor or outdoor.

  • An operational plan that is made available on inspection
  • Physical distancing of 2 meters maintained with individuals who are not part of one’s household
  • Limited sharing of equipment among individuals from different households and precautions taken
  • For personal gatherings (e.g. large families having visitors or playing frisbee in the park), limits are your household and up to ten (10) additional individuals indoors and outdoors, while maintaining a two-metre separation.
  • For facilities (indoor or outdoor) with separate rooms or large spaces that can accommodate more than one gathering at a time, 3 additional cohorts of up to 50 people may be held, provided:
    • groups are kept separate
    • the multiple gatherings guidance is followed.
    • operational plans are completed and prior approval by the Chief Public Health Office is received, with the exception of weddings and funerals which are not eigible for multiple gatherings.

More about Meeting on PEI – Meetings, Conventions, Festivals and Events Guidance and Multiple Gatherings Guidance

Update as of May 27, 2021

Prince Edward Island is following a 5-step reopening plan, with dates subject to change depending on COVID-19 cases in the region and vaccination rates in the province. Step 2, beginning on June 27, 2021 is scheduled to be the reopening to Atlantic travel. For more information on the 5-step plan, please see here.

Until the Atlantic Travel Bubble is reopened, all non-residents of PEI, including other residents of Atlantic Canada, must apply for pre-travel approval and must self-isolate for 14 days when traveling to PEI. 

Once the bubble opens, you will need to fill out this Mandatory Self-Declaration form to travel to PEI from within the Atlantic Travel Bubble.

We hope that PEI is able to rejoin the bubble soon and we can safely meet with our Atlantic Canadian neighbours once again. 

To Discover Charlottetown and its new Local Goods Guide   https://www.discovercharlottetown.com/local-goods-guide/ or get inspired for future getaway, by ordering their 2020 Official Travel Guide https://www.discovercharlottetown.com/travel-guide/

To Explore Summerside – The City by the Sea visit https://exploresummerside.com/

True Island living  – Points East Coastal Drive http://www.pointseastcoastaldrive.com

Miles and Miles of Beaches – North Cape Coastal Drive https://northcapedrive.com

Cavendish Forever – Cavendish Beach https://cavendishbeachpei.com/

Everything to love about Central Coastal PEI https://centralcoastalpei.com

Prince Edward Island may not be open to all your delegates but it might be in the near future. Let our meeting experts help you navigate a perfect hybrid event that is engaging and well-attended!

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