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: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can print our schedule of events here: 2019 Winter Carnival Brochure
Thursday, February 7, 2019
6:30 pm Seniors Music – Sponsored by: Kensington Legion
Location: Seniors Co-op – Music by: Gary Arsenault
Location: Community Care – Music by: Erma & Gertie Campbell
Location: The Mews – Music by: Ken Ramsay
Stepping Out Dancers will perform at each venue.
6:30 pm Sledding under the Stars!
Location: Credit Union Centre
Hosted by: Winter Carnival Commitee
Sponsor: Mike’s Independent Grocer
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 8, 2019
1:00 pm QEES Poster Contest Judging
2:00 pm Window Display Judging
7:00 pm – Family Concert!
Featuring Mike Pendergast
Location: Murray Christian Centre
Sponsored by: Kensington Lion’s Club
Admission: Donation to Kensington Lion’s Club Community Food Bank:
Non-perishable food item or monetary.
Doors open at 6:30pm
Games to follow concert.
Saturday, February 9, 2019
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 Credit Union Centre
Families welcome – all ages! Bring your own snowshoes, or first come first serve. Limited number of Snowshoes provided by Central Region Sports and Recreation
7:00 pm Winter Carnival Trivia!
Location: Kensington Legion
Hosted by: Darcy Paynter
Sunday, February 10, 2019
12:30 pm Free Wacky Hat Family Skate
Sponsored by: Mid Isle Electric
Location: Credit Union Centre.
Decorate your helmet and win a prize for the wackiest creation!
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: Credit Union Centre
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. 8, 2019
For QEES Sudents – Judging to take place Friday, February 9th at the school.
Kensington wants to see your best Window Display in support of Kensington’s Winter Carnival. Call the Town Hall at
902-836-3781 to register!
Judging on Friday, Feb 8th.
Kensington Residents and Businesses are invited to create a snow sculpture in your front yard.
Judging on Sunday, Feb. 10th.
Call the Town Hall at 902-836-3781 to register your sculpture!
Town of Kensington
Malpeque Bay Credit Union
The County Line Courier
Kensington Lions Club
Nature’s Crop International
Mid Isle Electric
Mike’s Independent Grocer
Also a big thanks to:
Kensington & Area Chamber of Commerce, The Haunted Mansion, Spring Valley Castle Building Centre, Kensington Coop Country Store, Hat’s Off, Kent, Greco, Kensington Hair Station, Murphy’s Pharmacy, 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, Island Stone Pub, Gary Arsenault, Mary’s Bake Shoppe, Central Region Sport and Recreation Council, Stepping Out Dancers, Studio 31 Hair Design, Subway, Queen Elizabeth Elementary School, Training Your Dog and You (Mario Ancic), Shane MacLellan, Erma & Gertie Campbell, The Copy Shop, Ken Ramsay