Kings Contrivance

Shop Local. Shop Fun. There’s Something Here for Everyone!

Columbia, MD


Kings Contrivance Village Center is a picturesque shopping experience offering your favorite neighborhood dining, specialty shops, services, specialty grocery stores and much more.

Tenants conveniently include Harris Teeter, Kings Contrivance Liquor, CVS, Master Barber, Kings Contrivance Cleaners, medical offices, an orthodontist office, an Allstate Insurance agency and much more.

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Discover dining options, whether it's an afternoon snack, a hot cup of coffee or a relaxing meal with friends or family.

Take a break to recharge, refuel and indulge in a variety of dining options.

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About Kings Contrivance

Kings Contrivance opened in 1986 and boasts a courtyard which is both picturesque and lively. From June through August, Thursdays, 6 - 8 pm concerts are held here. The supermarket is a 56,900 square-foot Harris Teeter store. Shops and services provide for the daily shopping needs of residents and of employees in the nearby business park. The center is Columbia's southernmost retail center and is located 1/2 mile south of Rt. 32 at Eden Brook Drive and Guilford Road.