With so many shops, restaurants and things to do in Kensington, there’s no end to what you can find here!

Long known for Antique Row and its Victorian Homes, Kensington continues to evolve as a unique and creative district offering one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants.


Kensington offers a diverse array of shops in three distinct areas.
Old Town District offers antique shopsbook stores, consignment, jewelry, home décor and gifts.
Cross over to West Howard and discover additional antique, gift and home décor shops along with, a pet shop, pharmacy and flooring and hardware specialists.
Kensington North hosts a selection of casual clothingjewelry and art shops as well as a medical supplies shop, a thrift shop and florist.

Ready to shop? Stop by Town Hall and pick up your Shopping & Dining Guide for easy reference to all three districts of shopping.


Meet over coffee at our local coffee shops, try new cuisines at our full-service restaurants or enjoy something quick at our fast casual restaurants. New to Kensington are several grocery markets, stocked with local and international pantry items, meats and seafood, for cooking at home.
A pocket-sized Restaurant Guide is available in Town Hall to include 38 eating establishments that will quench your palate.

Farmers Market

Shop at the Kensington Farmers’ Market every Saturday from 9am to 1pm located at the Historic Train Station at 3701 Howard Avenue. You’ll find more than 20 vendors offering a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, cheeses, seafood & meats, flowers and more.

Visit ExploreKensington.com for details on these listings and additional information on services, classes and events and more!