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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
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.
Visit our updated directory to find the status
of your favorite businesses!
See the Directory
for the status of each of our
First 30 Minutes Free!
The first 30 minutes of on-street parking in Kensington is currently free.
Ending June 1, 2020
Social Distancing &
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
Featured Business Offerings:
During a City Council meeting Monday morning, councillors voted unanimously in favour of a plan to allow businesses to temporarily expand their...
The Provincial Government of Alberta a recently provided a detailed plan for re-opening the economy in stages. The Relaunch Strategy can be...
By Rachel Feddema, NextHome.ca | April 30, 2020Welcome to Kensington; a historic area with of vibrant shops and local businesses in the heart of...
Live Wire Calgary | April 30, 2020 This pop-up parklet sprang to life in the community of Marda Loop as a result of the work done by the...