Everyone is welcome to come out and enjoy our winter wonderland! Special thanks to our sponsors. To volunteer for any of these activities, please email: david.ktown@hotmail.com

You can print our schedule of events here: 2018 Winter Carnival Brochure 

Thursday, February 8, 2018

6:30 pm Seniors Music – Sponsored by: Kensington Legion

Location: Seniors Co-op – Music by: Gary Arsenault
Location: Community Care – Music by: Blue Zone
Location: The Mews – Music by: Erma Campbell

Stepping Out Dancers will perform at each venue.

6:30 pm Sledding under the Stars!

Location: Community Gardens
Hosted by: Family & Friends Restaurant
Bring your own sled for some night- time sledding from 6:30-8:30pm.
A limited number of sleds will be available for use from QEES.
Free Hot Dogs & Hot Chocolate


Friday, February 9, 2018

1:00 pm QEES Poster Contest Judging
2:00 pm Window Display Judging
6:00 pm – Family Concert!

Featuring Mike Pendergast & Andy Doucette
Location: Murray Christian Centre
Sponsored by: W.B. Beairsto Insurance & Natures Crops International
Admission: Donation to Kensington Lion’s Club Community Food Bank:
Non-perishable food item or monetary.
Doors open at 5:30pm
Games to follow concert.
Door prizes!

7:30 pm Winter Carnival Trivia!

Location: Kensington Legion
Hosted by: Darcy Paynter


Saturday, February 10, 2018

10:00 am Free Children’s Day

Presented by: Malpeque Bay Credit Union
Location: QEES 10 am – noon Fun, event filled day with lots of surprises, bouncy house, fire truck rides and more!

2:00 pm Snow Shoe Scavenger Hunt

Location: John Hogg Trail, start at Community Gardens
Families welcome – all ages! Bring your own snowshoes, or first come first serve. Limited number of Snowshoes provided by Central Region Sports and Recreation

4:00 pm Warm-Up Station for “Snowshoers”

Location & Sponsor: Island Stone Pub
Refreshments provided with proof of participation in snowshoe scavenger hunt.

8:00 pm “How Well Do You Know Your Spouse”

Location: Family & Friends Restaurant
Hosted by: Brian Cole & Josh Gill


Sunday, February 11, 2018

12:40 pm Free Family Fancy Dress Skate

Sponsored by: The Copy Shop
Location: Community Gardens Grab the nearest costume or wacky snowman outfit and win a prize for best dressed!

1:00 pm Paul Ellis & Frank McQuaid Memorial Cribbage Tournament

Location: Royal Canadian Legion

2:00 pm “Slides and Sleigh Rides” Outdoor Adventure

Food Sponsor: Kensington Lions Club
Location: Community Gardens
Bring your own sled, or use one of ours, and take a horse and sleigh ride, games too!
Free Hot Chocolate & Hot Dogs


Enter to Win!

Winter Carnival Poster Contest

Where: QEES When: Feb. 9, 2018

Window Displays

Kensington wants to see your best Snowman Window Display in support of Kensington’s Winter Carnival. Call the Town Hall at
902-836-3781 to register! 
Judging on Friday, Feb 9th.

Snowman Display

Kensington Residents and Businesses are asked to create their Carnival Snowman in your front yard.
Judging on Sunday, Feb. 11th.
Call the Town Hall at 902-836-3781 to register your snowman!



Town of Kensington
Malpeque Bay Credit Union

The Copy Shop
The County Line Courier
Nature’s Crop International
W.B Beairsto Insurance

Also a big thanks to:

The Haunted Mansion, Spring Valley Castle Building Centre, Kensington Coop Country Store, Hat’s Off, Kent, Greco, Kensington Fitplex, Kensington Hair Station, Murphy’s Pharmacy, Mid Isle Electric, Shear Intensity, Family & Friends Restaurant, Mel’s Petro Canada, Wet n’ Wild Car Wash, Kensington Food Basket, Kensington Legion, Kensington Fire Department, Canada Post, Allan Cole, PEI Snowmobile Association, Island Stone Pub, Gary Arsenault, Mary’s Bake Shoppe, Central Region Sport and Recreation Council, Kensington Lions Club, Stepping Out Dancers, Mike’s Independent, Studio 31 Hair Design, Subway, Broadway 45, Blue Zone, Queen Elizabeth Elementary School, Training Your Dog and You (Mario Ancic), Shane MacLellan, Erma Campbell, Commercial Construction

Committee Members:

David Gallant
Tara LeBlanc
Shelley Tamtom
Skip Beairsto
Crystal Cormier