New: Small Business Covid-19 Resource Page

NEW KID ON THE BLOCK // Welcome to @the.mash.eats - a sister of a Cochrane favourite @halfhitchbrewing! Offering craft beer and craft pizza it’s the perfect place for a quick bite. Located underneath Higher Ground Cafe!
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HAPPY FATHERS DAY // There are many different forms of fatherhood - today we appreciate and recognize them all 💙
This graphic is by @positivelypresent
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MODERN OCEAN // We are so excited that @modernoceanca has moved to Kensington! As the destination of choice for seafood in Calgary it’s menu includes scallop risotto, ahi tuna tartare, fresh oysters and much much more!
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NEW KID ON THE BLOCK // Welcome to Kensington @f45_training_calgarykensington! F45 is a functional full-body workout completed in just 45 minutes! They have safely opened their doors this week and are offering 1 week free trials for you to give this intense workout a try. Time to get back into pre quarantine shape!
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SUPPORT LOCAL YYC // Have you ever gone into a small, local business and noticed how instantly excited the owners are to see you? Local owners opened up their business because they are passionate about what they do. Being an entrepreneur is not an easy road but by supporting local we can help our city’s entrepreneurs do a few more happy dances each day!
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VINE STYLES // We don’t know what view is better, the streets of Kensington in the summertime or this BC Pinot Gris! @vinestylesyyc provides a tailored shopping experience to find the perfect bottle for every meal.
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FRILLY LILLY // @frillylilly is exciting to welcome clients back to their Kensington location tomorrow! Offering manicures, pedicures, waxing and lash extensions they are sure to help you walk out of their doors feeling confident! They also sell their own beauty product line including lotions, cleansers and fragrances.
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NEW RESTAURANT ALERT // We are excited to welcome Calgary’s newest snack bar @eatcrowyyc to Kensington! Their incredible menu includes many vegan and gluten free options with all prices under $13! A few things we’re drooling over are their chicken wings, vegetable tartare, ‘Un’ Ribs and of course burgers.
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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.

254 businesses offering
dining, shopping & services

Surrounding population of
 10,000+ residents

3,000 people employed
by our member businesses

#KensingtonLove I-Spy Contest!

Pick up your i-spy postcard at many of our retailers or download it here to play along. Drop off your finished card at the orange mailbox beside KPub for the chance to win one of five $100 Kensington gift cards.

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

Kensington is Open!

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

Visit our updated directory to find the status
of your favorite businesses!

#shoplocal #consciousconsumer

See the Directory for the status of each of businesses.

Featured Business Offerings:

Open for dine-in!

Juicy, delicious,
fully customized
burgers and fries!
Flippin’ Burgers

Purrfection!

Re-opened now for adoption visits, treats & coffee, make an appointment today to be feline fine once again!
Regal Cat Cafe

Beautiful Bennies!!

Red’s Diner has re-opened for dine-in, get your favorite menu items once again.
Red’s Diner

A New Business Just Opened in Kensington!

A new functional training studio, just opened on Kensington Road. Check them out today!
F45 Training

Get your business in the spotlight!

If you have something you’d like highlighted here, contact us:
Communications@
KensingtonYYC.com

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.”