Welcome to Kensington – We have it all!

With over 250 businesses’ including top restaurants, boutique clothing/jewelry stores, salons and other hidden gems, Kensington is one of the cities most vibrant communities.

Whether you want to bike along the river, stroll the neighbourhood while sipping some of Calgary’s finest coffee or spend the night listening to live music – Kensington has it all! Considered Calgary’s Urban Village, Kensington offers a unique, inner-city experience. Located off the Sunnyside LRT Station, and walking distance from downtown, it’s possible to spend an entire day exploring the shops and restaurants, or an entire weekend by staying at one of the beautiful boutique hotels.

We Are…

271 businesses offering
dining, shopping & services

3,000 people employed
by our member businesses

20-40 events per year
reaching up to 70,000 people

Our Events

Easter in Kensington – Sunday April 1, 2018

Easter in Kensington – Sunday April 1, 2018

On Sunday, April 1 from 12 Noon - 4 p.m. head to Kensington for our fourth annual Easter in Kensington. There will be an Easter hunt, a petting zoo, and a visit from the real Easter Bunny. Hunters can pick up their map from the white tent in front of the Plaza...

Kensington’s Spend a Day in Diagon Alley 2017

Kensington’s Spend a Day in Diagon Alley 2017

This year's "Kensington's Spend a Day in Diagon Alley" was an immense success due to the overhwleming support from the community and the supporting businesses and sponsors. Here are a few photos of some of the 65,000 Harry Potter fans that attended this amazing street...

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