The City of Charlottetown is a flourishing community of over 36,000 people located on the south shore of Prince Edward Island. Charlottetown is the capital city of Prince Edward Island, and is called the “Birthplace of Confederation” after the historic 1864 Charlottetown Conference which led to Confederation. Charlottetown, Canada’s Birthplace knows the ins and outs of great hospitality. Discover one of our many festivals celebrated throughout the seasons, sample the food that makes us famous, and rest your head in one of our many accommodations. Walkable and safe, in Charlottetown you will never be far from shopping, beaches, world class theatre including Anne of Green Gables The Musical, many historic sites and the most beautiful golf courses you have ever seen.