Welcome to Calgary’s village in the city,
where people live, work, shop and play.

Our centrally located streets are ultra pedestrian-friendly. Walk across the Louise Bridge from downtown, ride along the bike path, or use our Sunnyside LRT station and several bus stops. If you drive and park, the ‘loop’ layout of Kensington will take you back to your spot without missing a thing. Come breathe the air in Kensington, Calgary’s Urban Village, truly Outside of the Ordinary. So much more than Cheap and Chic, with over 250 unique shops, restaurants and services, it is possible to spend a day, a night, or an entire weekend! Kensington – Calgary’s urban village. Come visit us! We’re here waiting for you…


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Kensington’s highlights include:

  • 271 retail shops
  • 1 specialty grocery store
  • 38 eateries/pubs
  • 12 fast food shops
  • 30 health and wellness businesses
  • 10 coffee/tea shops
  • 21 salons/spas
  • 62 professional services
  • 1 travel agency
  • 9 jewelry stores
  • and over 23 specialty services stores and so much more!