Member Covid-19 Resources
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
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
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).
By Mario Toneguzzi - Retail Insider “BIAs are integral to advancing distinct, livable, vibrant and resilient business communities in Ontario and...
Today, our city’s local main street businesses are celebrating a big milestone. September 16 marks the 50th anniversary of Canada’s first Business...
Ina Sidhu @ CTV News Calgary, Video JournalistAugust 26, 2020A landmark in the heart of Kensington, the owner of the Plaza Theatre is looking for...
During a City Council meeting Monday morning, councillors voted unanimously in favour of a plan to allow businesses to temporarily expand their...