Member Covid-19 Resources

CALGARY CAREER COUNSELLING // @calgarycareercounselling supports individuals to make informed decisions and take strategic steps toward their career goals. They offer career counseling, career success coaching, education advising, personal counselling and more.



#kensingtoncalgary #kensingtonlove #kensingtonyyc #calgary #yyc #counselling #career #education #work #goals #job #therapy
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COTTO // For traditional Italian comfort food with a modern twist, look no further than @cottoyyc. Pasta, seafood, caprese and wine for days.



#kensingtoncalgary #kensingtonlove #kensingtonyyc #calgary #yyc #cotto #pasta #seafood #caprese #wine #takeout #delivery #italian #italianfood #mammamia
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RAW CHARCUTERIE // Did you know @raweateryandmarket creates plant based charcuterie boards? Nutritious, delicious and elegant. Click the link in their bio to order pickup and delivery.



#kensingtoncalgary #kensingtonlove #kensingtonyyc #calgary #yyc #vegan #plants #plantbased #healthy #delicious #pickup #delivery
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PBANDJYYC // Check out @pbandjyyc on Thursdays and Sundays for 40% off fresh ground peanut butter. They also carry cashew butter, almond butter and a delicious assortment of homemade sandwiches.



#kensingtoncalgary #kensingtonlove #kensingtonyyc #calgary #yyc #peanutbutter #jam #peanutbutterjellytime #fresh #deals
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RIDLEY'S CYCLE // Send in your bicycle to @ridleyscycle for a fall tune up. Whether you're prepping your commuter for winter or getting your road bike in top shape for the spring, Ridley's has you covered.



#kensingtoncalgary #kensingtonlove #kensingtonyyc #calgary #yyc #fall #autumn #winter #spring #bike #bikelife #bicycle #tuneup
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SHOP LOCAL // Happy Monday Calgary! As you head into this week remember to support your local businesses that have been holding on strong through this tough year. What’s your favourite Kensington business that you want to show some love to? #supportlocalyyc
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NATIONAL DESSERT DAY // Did you you their was such thing as national dessert day? Well... sounds like a good excuse to indulge in treats from @cravecupcakes. Pictured is their new pumpkin spice cake!
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COBS BREAD // Whether soaking up the extra gravy or spreading a layer of butter on top @cobsbreadkensington has the perfect dinner rolls to complete your thanksgiving dinner tonight!
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WHISKY CALENDAR // Back by popular demand @kensingtonwm is selling their 7th annual whisky calendar. It’s going fast with less than 100 left - get your hands on one this year before they are all gone! ...

IN GEAR PRIVATE SHOPPING // The holiday season is slowly creeping up... This year @ingear_store will be offering private shopping during the first and last hour of the day! You can book with a friend or family up to four people.
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SIDEWALK CITIZEN // Looking to spice up your thanksgiving dinner dessert this year? @sidewalkcitizen has individual pumpkin cheesecake available for pre order!
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Welcome to Kensington

With over 250 businesses, Kensington is one of Calgary’s 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 just 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.

Over 250 businesses offering
dining, shopping & services

Surrounding population of
 10,000+ residents

3,000 people employed
by our member businesses

Kensington is Open!

Many of our businesses are open offering curbside pick-up, deliveries, online ordering and essential open storefronts, #shoplocal #consciousconsumer

Social Distancing & Safe Shopping

If you are visiting our shops and eateries, we encourage you to practice safe social distancing by staying 2M away (two arm’s lengths) from others you meet in public settings. Learn more here: Social Distancing Practices

All persons must wear a face covering in indoor public premises and in public vehicles. 
Resources: Bylaw 26M2020
Face Covering Notice (for business to display)
Bylaw Q&A Sheet

eNewsletters

2020 
Annual General Meeting

Our eNewsletters provide the most up-to date information, resources and opportunities for our member businesses written by our Executive Director, Annie MacInnis

 

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The Kensington BIA Annual General Meeting was hosted on Oct 21, 2020.

Our Annual Report and detail are now availabe on our AGM page. Details include a whopping $1.5M grant for additional streetscape and the Levy amount is staying the same for our members (for a fifth year in a row).

Local News

KensingtonYYC on Twitter

“One of my favourite communities in Calgary! Great for strolls, shopping, dining…you name it, Kensington’s got it!”

“It’s the perfect community for dining, shopping or just walking around. So many great local businesses!”

“Kensington is a fun and funky community like no other in Calgary. A must see for all who visit.”

“I love Kensington. I’ve been visiting it for 20 years and although it keeps getting better, I love how it still has the same welcoming feel.”