Wood Islands Village


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Latest News

Sweet Factory Opening May 1, 2021

The Whistle Stop Opening on May 4, 2021

Beginning February 1, 2021 ~ Well, Hello to our New Neighbour!

Rural Municipality of Belfast ~”RMB”~ Community Office will be located at the

Wood Islands Village

Click here to website: http://www.ruralmunicipalityofbelfast.com

Important News

Our Wood Islands Lighthouse, Museum, and Gift shop (on the point at the mouth of the Harbour beyond the ferry) will be closed for the season on Sept 25. Consignment owners can pick up their art works at the Wood Islands Village. Please call 902-962-3761 to arrange pick up

Sadly, we decided not to hold the 70 Mile Yard Sale this year. This was based purely on the uncertainty of how things progressed this summer and the amount of time and effort that goes into planning and organizing this event. We look forward to making the 2021 yardsale an even more spectacular event. Anyone who has paid in advance for this year should have been contacted with options for making the payment count for 2021 or requesting a refund. If you were not contacted, please reach out to us.

Please see our What’s Here section for opening dates for other operations at Wood Islands Village.

We are hoping to provide some activities in the months to come. Please check our What’s Happening page for more details.

We wish good health and safe distancing to our community and our world.  

Watch our Facebook page and this web site for information on developments at The Wood Islands Village and Lighthouse.

Thank you for Making our Halloween Trick or Treat  A BIG SCARY  Success!  

Visit Our Facebook page to see a Story!

We are planning to make this an annual event!
See you next year!

Bidding a sad farewell to our Wood Islands Fishing Village

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The little fishing village situated near the Wood Islands Lighthouse has been a delight for locals and visitors alike. It was a labour of love by locals and constructed with local materials. Built in the 60’s by local trades people, with logs hauled out by horses from local woodlots, it has held a place that was near and dear to many hearts. It portrayed not only a peek into history to educate but also represented a commitment by community to keep history alive.

Time and weather have had their effect though, and recently the Province deemed it unsafe and scheduled removal.

But have no fear! While we are horribly saddened to see this local icon disappear from our shore, we are hard at work on a solution to replace it, so that we can continue to pay homage to our local history. With love in our hearts and a tip of the hat to history, we hope to one day have a safe, new fishing village on our shore for all to enjoy once again.


What’s Here:

Home to the Wood Islands &Area Development Corporation (WIADC) – a not-for-profit community organization who owns and operates the Wood Islands Village complex and also the Wood Islands Lighthouse.

The ‘Village’ is the location of the Wood Islands Welcome Centre/PEI Visitor Information Centre (VIC). Upstairs from the VIC is the Plough The Waves Community Room which seats 100 people and has a full kitchen available for your special occasions. Next door is our Agency Liquor Store & Commissary – the prettiest liquor store on the Island. The Commissary (in the Liquor Store) offers fresh coffee and some “provisions” you might have left behind such as BBQ, campfire, food, books, or personal items.

Electric car charging station at the Wood Islands Village is now operational. Our charging station is up and running so come down to Wood Islands Village to recharge.

Wood Islands Agency Liquor Store  
The Wood Island Liquor Store is now closed for 2020 season. We wish you all a Safe and Healthy year. See you again in the spring of 2021.

Our Wood Islands Lighthouse, Museum, and Gift shop (on the point at the mouth of the Harbour beyond the ferry) Will be closed for the season on Sept 25. Consignment owners can pick up their art works at the Wood Islands Village. Please call 902-962-3761 to arrange pick up.

The PEI Visitor Information Centre is now closed for the season.  

The Sweet Factory next to the VIC will be closing for the season on Thanksgiving week-end.

Retail Space Available  looking for retail space for your business? Look no further! Excellent location that draws thousands of visitors from the ferry and tourists travelling the Points East Coastal Drive. To arrange a viewing and obtain more details, please contact the Board by email wiadc@woodislands.ca

The Whistle Stop Restaurant  open Wed-Sun 12:00-8:00 pm for takeout only. Will be closing October 31 for the season. Menu here  or 

Hall rentals can be arranged by calling  our Site Administrator Jill Harris at (902) 962-3761 or emailing wiadc@woodislands.ca 

Amateur Radio at rear range light – Wood Islands Lights    A permanent antenna has been placed.  For more info, call George. G5RV Junior and coaxial connection installed at the Rear Range Light.  For more information, contact George Dewar – dewarg@bellaliant.net – vy2gf@rac.ca
57 Perth Stn. Rd, Cardigan RR6, Prince Edward Island, Canada, C0A 1G0
Amateur Radio Call signs – VY2GF & VY2PLH  Grid – FN86PF61OJ  ITU – 9 CQ – 5
Telephone – 902 838-3282       Skype – george.dewar   Geocaching – George D

Welcome to Wood Islands and to Prince Edward Island — the “Birthplace of Canada!