Kensington, another historic community listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was founded in 1890.  The town, near the Connecticut Avenue beltway exit, is known for its elaborate Victorian homes and antique row commercial area.

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Dave & Busters

Restaurant, bar and virtual game center.

Kensington 8K, 2 Mile Challenge and 1K Fun Run

An annual Kensington tradition since 1993, the Kensington 8K, 2 Mile Challenge and 1K Fun Run has something for everyone.…

Washington D.C. Temple Visitors’ Center

The gold-spired Washington D.C. Temple is a well-known landmark along the Capitol Beltway in Kensington. The marble-clad, 288-foot high structure…

Upcoming Events in Town

Artist Interrupted


This group of talented women temporarily suspended their lives as entertainers and artists to become business people, wives and mothers. They have come together to once again share their talents.

Forest Friends Festival!


Here’s your chance to be a ‘BFF’ (Best Friend Forever) to birds, bats, bees and trees! Join us throughout the day as we feature tree care tips from the pros, tree climbing for kids (with ropes and tackle), forest friendly crafts, forest critters, vendors, a bushel of information and more! (check our website and Facebook for updates). Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please register and pay for all attendees. Register at (269951). 3 & up