Member Covid-19 Resources

DEVILLE COFFEE // A warm #kensingtonlove welcome to @devillecoffee. There's no shortage of local stops to get your caffeine fix in Kensington and now you can add Deville Coffee to your rotation, starting this Saturday.



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BLOOM THERAPY SERVICES // We would like to officially welcome @bloom.therapy.services to the community. They specialize in occupational therapy, play therapy and art therapy for children. Follow their page for more details.



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THE MASH // The Craft Pack at @the.mash.eats is a neighbourhood favourite - two pizzas and a 6-pack of half hitch beer for only $40. Try their pickle pizza, it's something else.



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RAW EATERY // @raweateryandmarket presents Plant Pantry. Order your favourite sauces, toppings and other raw classics - all vegan! Click on their bio to order pickup and delivery.



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SOURDOUGH // The new Sprouted Red Fife Berry sourdough is available at @sidewalkcitizen in Sunnyside on Wednesdays. This is a real crowd pleaser at any meal - let's get this bread!



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NEW YEARS EVE// Happy New Years Eve everyone! How are you all celebrating?



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HAPPY HOLIDAYS // Wishing everyone a happy holiday! Stay safe, cozy and spread some #kensingtonlove this holiday season.

📸@audrey.fogaca



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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 245 businesses offering
dining, shopping & services

Surrounding population of
 10,000+ residents

3,000 people employed
by our member businesses

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: Social Distancing Practices

Resources: Bylaw 26M2020
Face Covering Notice (for business to display)
Bylaw Q&A Sheet

We love our brand new #KensingtonBRIGHT art installations sponsored by The Theodore and PARK Production House! 
These eye-catching installations can be found all throughout Kensington.
Find out all about the artists and the art here!

Ridley Cycle

Good Trade Coffee

Vine Styles

Sidewalk hoarding installation at The Theodore in Kensington

We’d love to see your photos! Use #KensingtonBright and #LiveTheodore, and tag @theodorecondos in your social media posts!

Featured Businesses!

Allardyce Bower Consulting Inc.

“ABC” provides engineering consulting services for the energy industry in Western Canada.
ABC Consulting

Freehouse Local Beer & Food Hall

Casual beer hall
with a passion for fresh local food and awesome local beer.
Freehouse

Fresh & delicious Italian foods!

Come in for a fresh Italian sandwich or to stock up on our homemade sauces and pastas!
Peppino Deli

Organic & healthy!

Kensington’s local organic grocer, also offering natural health and wellness products, plus gluten free and vegetarian/vegan offerings!
Sunnyside Market

Urban Cellar

Locally owned, family run liquor store with great products and amazing customer service! 
Urban Cellar

eNewsletters

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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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!”

“Always glad
we chose Kensington to build our business.”
~ Mike, Sidestreet Pub

“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.”