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O'Leary is characterized by quiet, leafy, tree-lined streets and the friendliness & welcome of its residents. Click the button below for details of events, programs and to signup for recreational programs.

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Welcome to the Town of O'Leary at the western end of PEI. We have a number of yearly attractions including the Potato Museum and the Blossom Festival. Check out our accomodations directory and other information.

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We are in community each time we find a place where we belong.
- Peter F. Block

Are you new to the O'Leary area?

We would personally like to welcome you to the area. Whatever your reasons are for being here, we are delighted you decided to make O'Leary and Area your home. This beautiful area is full of local residents who are not only friendly, but also very accommodating and welcoming. If you are interested in receiving a little basket with a freshly baked treat, and some local information that will help with your transition, we would love to hear from you. Tell us your name, address, a good time to drop by and we will come and deliver an old-fashioned WELCOME right to your door.

To request a welcome basket or to let us know of someone new to the area, please email us at or call (902) 859-3311
Town of O'Leary - Service Centre for Western PEI.

Schedule of Town Council Meeting

5:30pm on 2nd Thursday of the month
O'Leary Town Complex, 18 Community St., O'Leary PE

DECEMBER 14, 2017
JANUARY 11, 2018
FEBRUARY 8, 2018
MARCH 8, 2018
APRIL 12, 2018
MAY 10, 2018
JUNE 14, 2018
SEPTEMBER 13, 2018
OCTOBER 11, 2018
NOVEMBER 8, 2018
DECEMBER 13, 2018

Volunteer of the Year

Each year the Town of O’Leary & Town Council recognize the extraordinary contributions of individuals and groups who volunteer their time and skills to provide services and programs in our community.
Please take the time to nominate a worthy recipient. Nomination forms online here

West Point Lighthouse

A must-visit destination for 2011, the renewed West Point attraction boasts many updates to ensure your visit is one to remember. Topping the list of enhancements for this year are:

  • The Lighthouse Museum, with new displays among an extensive collection of lighthouse artifacts
  • The renovated and expanded Inn with new furnishings and fixtures, featuring a walk-out deck with every room that overlooks the Northumberland Strait
  • Enhanced dining experience with local products and seafood while overlooking the West Point harbour
  • A 1,500m boardwalk along the dunes and interpretive trails meandering though this unique environment
  • The re-appointed Light-keeper’s suite, restored to its former elegance.

And then, of course, there is the beautiful beach with lifeguards, the Cedar Dunes Provincial Park, the West Point Craft Shop and the expanded marina all waiting here for you.

Canadian Potato Museum

The museum is surrounded by fertile potato growing fields where the humble potato has played an important role in the economy for many years. The museum depicts an interesting display of the potato industry, and houses a large collection of farm implements and machinery related to the growing and harvesting of potatoes. In fact, this museum contains the largest exhibit of potato artifacts in the world! In 1999 a major expansion was constructed to accommodate the Potato Hall of Fame, the extraordinary national Amazing Potato Exhibit, and incorporates the Community Museum. The building now covers over 7000 square feet and is air conditioned for your comfort. Big Potato

The 14 foot fibreglass Russet Burbank potato, stands on the front lawn of the world's only potato museum. It's a big potato and quite unique. This project is representative of potato growing and shipping in our Community and was realized through fund raising efforts by the local potato industry and other interested

100 km Yard Sale

3rd Annual 2017 O’Leary & Area 100 Km Yard Sale
Saturday May 27th (Rain Date May 28th)
Register Today! be part of Western PEI's largest yard sale, divest yourself of things you don't need and perhaps make a little money too. Map and info here.

2017 Spud Chuckers Gala

Division / Date U12 (Female) U14 (Female), U16 (Female), U18/Open Female, & Men’s Fastpitch, Women & Men’s Slow-pitch, Women’s Orthodox

Tournament Fees: U12/U14/U16/Women’s Orthodox, Men’s & Women’s Slow-Pitch- $350 Men’s & Women’s Fastpitch- $ 375

Blossom Festival

The festival takes place each year in July to mark the time when the potato plants fill the fields in full blossom. The festival has many events each year, some the same some new:

  • Prince Edward Island Washer Toss Championshops
  • Canadian Potato Peeling Contest
  • Awards Banquet
  • Children Activities
  • Crowing of Miss Potato Blossom Festival
  • Signing Competition
  • Giant Parade
  • Fireworks
  • Antique Car Show

And so much more, come out and join us for a fun filled event!