Festival Events

Below you will find a schedule of some of the events to take place this year. More will be posted as they are finalized so stay tuned!
Special Events to kick off the Potato Blossom Festival

Monday July 15th

Opening Ceremonies @ 7pm
Canadian Potato Museum
Free food and drink, all are welcome!
For more information Contact the Festival office @ 902-726-3300
Cavendish Fry Wagon
Will be setup for the evening at O'Leary  Community Sports Centre
Tuesday July 16th
Little Miss Potato Blossom @ 7pm
O'Leary  Community Sports Centre
Age Range: 8yrs-12yrs
Admission: $5.00/person(12 and under FREE)
For more information please contact Jessica Howard
email jessicahoward08.jh@gmail.com
Cavendish Fry Wagon
Will be setup for the evening at O'L
eary  Community Sports Centre
 
Wednesday July 17th
PEI Youth Talent Competition @7pm- Sponsored by PEI Mutual Insurance Company
O'Leary  Community Sports Centre
Admission: $5.00/person
Entry deadline: July 10th, 2019
 For more information Contact Eileen Conway-Martin @ 902- 859-3757
 or email: econwaymartin@gmail.com
 
Cribbage Tournament with Partners @ 7pm
O'Leary Legion
Fee: $10.00/team 
Cash Prizes!
Call the O'Leary Legion for more Information @ 902-859-3301
Cavendish Fry Wagon
Will be setup for the evening at O'L
eary  Community Sports Centre
Thursday July 18th
Miss PEI Potato Blossom Pageant @ 7pm
O'Leary  Community Sports Centre
Admission: $5/adults children free
Feature: Street Wear, Talent Demonstrations, Crowning and so much more!
For more information Contact Valene Gallant @ 902-314-2281
Pool Tournament @ 7pm
O'Leary Legion
$5.00 entry fee
Call the O'Leary Legion for more Information @ 902-859-3301
Bingo @ 7pm
O'Leary Legion
Cash prizes!
Call the O'Leary Legion for more Information @ 902-859-3301
Cavendish Fry Wagon
Will be setup for the evening at O'L
eary  Community Sports Centre
 
Friday July 19th
Kayaking @ 10am - 5pm
Ages 9 and up
Hosted by Go West Prince at Trout River Civic # 36927 off Highway 2
FREE OF CHARGE
For more information, please contact Johanna Reid @ 902-859-8856
or email Reid.wsrc@gmail.com
Potato Cook-Off Competition 6pm
O'Leary Community Sports Centre
Entry Fee: $7
Registration Forms must be received by Monday July 15th
Contact PBF Office for information@ 902-726-3300
2018 Farmer's Awards Banquet @ 7pm
Sponsored by O'Leary Farmer's Co-op
O'Leary  Community Sports Centre
Social Hour - @ 6pm, meal served @ 7pm
Tickets $25 each
There will be Guest speakers, along with a delicious meal!
Tickets are only available at Scotiabank
For more information, please contact the Festival Office @ 902-726-3300!
Trivia @ 9pm with Allan Clark
O'Leary Legion
Cost  $5.00/Person
 Cash Prizes!
Call the O'Leary Legion for more Information @ 902-859-3301
Saturday July 20th
Up West Fire Fries will be set up all afternoon
at the O'Leary Fire Department
Come out and support a new business....and enjoy some great food!
Pancake Breakfast @ 7am-10am
O'Leary Legion
Come out & Enjoy a great breakfast with your neighbors & friends!
Call the O'Leary Legion for more Information @ 902-859-3301
Memorial Spud Run 
Registration @ 7:30am
Start/Finish @ Confederation Trail (directly in front of PharmaChoice Drug Store)
     PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN LOCATION
Entry Fee: $10/runner, $25/Family
10KM Start @ 8am
5 KM Start @ 8:15am
There will be  water stations set up on the trail. Plus fresh fruit & gatorade at the finish.
Individual timed run recorded. Prizes awarded
For more information please contact Johanna Reid email Reid.wsrc@gmail.com
Bicycle, Tricycle, and Doll Carriage Parade @ 9am
Sponsored by Fabric Crafts N' More
O'Leary  Community Sports Centre
Must pre-register before Friday, July 12th
Kids can decorate their bikes, trikes and carriages in any way they choose to win a prize!
Please pre-register by contacting the Festival Office located at 454 Main Street or by phone (902) 726-3300
Farmer's Market @ 8am - 12pm
O'Leary Legion
Interested vendors can reserve a table for $10 fee
For more information and to register call O'Leary Legion @ 902-859-3301
Dewar Memorial Children's Orchard Ceremony @ 10am
at the corner of Barclay & Beechwood
For more information Contact Edna Gallant @ 902-859-3538, 902-853-6633
or email: edna.gallant@hotmail.com
Canadian National Potato Peeling Competition @ 10:00am
O'Leary  Community Sports Centre
Registration: $25/teams of four people per team
Compete for a Title!
For more information contact Festival Office @ 902-726-3300 
 
Parade Day!!!  @ 1pm
Main Street
The theme of the Parade will be "Christmas in July!"
as this is the 51st anniversary of the Festival
For more information contact the O'Leary Recreation Department @ 902-859-1464
Kid's Day @ 2pm - 5pm
O'Leary Fire Hall
Open House, Fire Hose Blast, Fire Truck Rides,
BBQ, Bouncy Castles & More!
For more information Contact Valene Gallant @ 902-314-2281
Horse Races @ 2:30pm 
West Prince Horsemen's Club at CF Willis Memorial Race Track
Free Admission
For more information Contact Clair Sweet @ 902-859-2221
Lobster & Ham Supper @ 3:30pm - 6:00pm 
Maple Leaf Curling Club
Lobster($25/plate) and Ham($15/plate)
For more information Contact Maple Leaf Curling Club @ 902 859-3012
 

7th Annual Summerside Chrysler Dodge Adult Singing Competition @ 7pm - 10pm

Brought to you by Summerside Chrysler Dodge

O'Leary  Community Sports Centre

Admission: $8/adults, $5/child

Must be 18 yrs or older to enter the competition

Pizza & munchies available. Families are Welcome!!

 Awesome Door Prizes sponsored by Ferguson's Funeral Home Ltd.

For more information, contact Carol Ferguson at 902-853-5380 or Tashia Maynard at 902-856-2634

 Dance at the O’Leary Legion with Hired Guns! @ 9:30pm - 2:00am 
O'Leary Legion
Must be 19+ with ID.
Admission $10/person
​Call the O'Leary Legion for more Information @ 902-859-3301

 

Sunday July 21st
Annual PEI Potato Blossom Festival Provincial Washer Toss Championship @ 12pm - 6pm
Sponsored by O'Leary Building Centre Ltd
Located in the Jeff Ellsworth Ball Field behind the O'Leary  Community Sports Centre
$30/team of 2
Must pre-register before July 17th
For more information Contact Andrew Avery @ 902-859-1464
 
Car Show + (Tractors, Bikes & Snowmobiles) @ 1pm - 4pm 
Centennial Park
Entry Fee: $10/vehicle, $5 for 2nd one
Admission $5, under 12 Free!
For more information, contact the Potato Blossom Festival Office @ (902)-726-3300
or email potatoblossomfestival@gmail.com
 
Gospel Concert @ 7pm - 9pm
O'Leary United Church
Admission Free Will Offering
For more information Contact Carol Morgan @ 902-859-2022.
 
Fireworks @ Dusk!! 
Sponsored by the Town of O'Leary
 
Directions to the Festival
 
O'Leary is located in West Prince County.  From the Western Road - Route 2, you will come to a roundaboout and you will turn onto O'Leary Road/Route 142 which then becomes Main Street.

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