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Always, wonderful, wonderful talent but uncomfortable temperatures

SEASONAL OPERATION The Song and the Sorrow plus two other short videos were screened on October... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
Trudy M
Wonderful building that dominates the landscape.

The church is amazing both inside and out. We couldn't help but stop when we came across this... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2018
Keremeos, Canada
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1374 Hamilton Road | Route 104, Indian River, Prince Edward Island C0B 1M0, Canada
+1 902-836-3609
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

SEASONAL OPERATION The Song and the Sorrow plus two other short videos were screened on October 19, 2018. Super talent, part of the PEI Film Festival. Brrrrr, it was very uncomfortable in the venue as the beautiful church isn't heated. And we experienced the opposite...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Trudy M
Don Q, Manager at St. Mary's Church, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thanks for your comments Trudy. We are working on a plan to make temps in the church match the incredible performances ! As we are currently repairing a window this year at a cost of $20,000, the expense of year round heating / cooling is...More

Reviewed August 2, 2018

The church is amazing both inside and out. We couldn't help but stop when we came across this rural gem. You can see it a long way off and the design and intricate work that had been put into this church is stunning. We are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Don Q, Executive Director at St. Mary's Church, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Thank you for these wonderful comments. Hopefully you can return another time. We have concerts running all summer long with performances every Friday evening and Sunday afternoon. Look forward to having you back to find out why they say #MusicBreathesHere ! The Indian River Festival...More

Reviewed June 28, 2018

I only took a little tour inside, I was so impressed. I look forward to returning to the Island and taking in some entertainment.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 14, 2018

We went to see one of the Small Hall Festival performance. The church was beautiful. an the acoustics were great. I would highly recommend taking in a performance here.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Gerald L
Reviewed October 10, 2017

My girlfriend and I stopped to check out the church after driving by it on the highway out front. I guess during the summer months they have some festivals here but during my visit in mid September there was nothing going on and you couldn't...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Stefan P
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

I went to show last night at the Indian River Festival. It was fabulous from start to end. I truly enjoyed myself. I was only suprised the the church barely had anyone there for such an amazing show. Wonderful experience.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Foodamm
Reviewed July 19, 2017

This is a must see location with a blend of tradition and modern world with the summer concert series. We were so happy to return after many years to both well maintained architectural gem and excellent quality program for the Indian River Festival. Go-Enjoy!

Date of experience: July 2017
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Was lucky to be invited to a concert by Black Umfolosi, a Acapella singing and dancing group. Historic St. Mary's Church in Indian River, PEI was the setting for this wonderful concert. I strongly encourage you to take advantage of other concerts at this venue...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Nancy P
Reviewed August 23, 2016

This is a beautiful, well-maintained space with amazing acoustics. The festival series presents artists representing a variety of musical styles, including some appropriate for families with children. A nice change of pace from the commercialized attractions in Cavendish. The nicest washrooms we encountered in PEI!

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Debbie J
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Decommissioned as a church in 2009, but now owned and operated by the Indian River Festival, this site is worth a visit, whether you are a lover of architecture or of churches, a photographer, or a lover of music. All summer long, the Indian River...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Response from Gerald L | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. I would think so. We bought ours online.