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: 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.
Door prizes! 

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.

Window Displays

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.

Snowman Display

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!

 

Sponsors

Town of Kensington
Malpeque Bay Credit Union

The County Line Courier
Kensington Lions Club
Commercial Construction
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

Committee Members:

David Gallant
Tara LeBlanc
Shelley Tamtom
Christine Cousins