Business

O'Leary offers a developed business downtown and main street while still affording plenty of room for further growth. Click "View details" to access our business directory.

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Residents

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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Visitors

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 welcometopei@gmail.com or call (902) 859-3311
Town of O'Leary - Service Centre for Western PEI.


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


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


Events around O'Leary

Here is what is happening around O'Leary. We have made a handy poster that you can easily print out to keep you in mind of all the activities coming up in the community in the next while.

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MINOR SPORTS REGISTRATION


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!