Acadian of the Year and Young Acadian of the Year

Do you know someone who deserves to be recognized for his or her contribution to the development of Acadian culture or for his or her dedication to the development of the Évangéline region?

To submit the nomination of a deserving person, complete our online form or if you prefer you can download the nomination form, fill it out and send it to:

Evangeline Area Agricultural Exhibition and Acadian Festival

P.O. Box 37
Wellington, P.E.I.
C0B 2E0

Email: [email protected] 

Note: Please take a moment to carefully read the nomination criteria.

Submission Deadline: Wednesday, June 19th
Acadian of the Year Criteria and Form

To download, choose from one of the following PDF documents. (French)

Young Acadian of the Year Criteria and Form

 To download, choose from one of the following PDF documents. (French)

Youth Talent Show

Do you have a musical talent that you would like to show? If you are between the ages of 13 and 21, sign up for our Youth Talent Show! This event will take place at the Evangeline Musical Village on August 8th, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. Participants will have the chance to win great cash prizes. Sign up now by filling out the registration form below and sending it to the Agricultural Exposition and Acadian Festival by email at [email protected].

Acadian Festival Road Race

On Saturday, August 31st, come participate in the Acadian Festival Road Race! The race is a local fundraiser and all profits will go towards funding the new playground at the Évangéline School. You can either participate in a 5k walk or run at 10 a.m. for $ 25 or a 10k run at 10:15 a.m. for $ 35. There will also be a free race at 9 a.m. for children. The race will start and finish at the Évangéline Recreation Centre. Each participant who finishes the race receives a medal. There will also be door prizes including gift cards for the Running Room and 10 free passes for the Festival grounds on Saturday. Sign up now by clicking on the link below and sending the form to the Acadian Festival Run email. For more information, please contact us at or by email at [email protected].