What’s New?

Kensington is a busy place!

The BIA works hard to maintain the public realm, add new art, create a safe and inclusive community, build inroads with the City of Calgary departments, and continue to market and grow the Kensington brand. There’s always something going on in our shopping district. 

Kensington won an award!

The Kensington BRZ/BIA recently won an award for Downtown Leadership and Management at the BIABC/IDA Conference (Business Improvement Areas British Colombia / International Downtown Association - Western Canada/Pacific Northwest US) for taking the lead on the creation...

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Movies ‘n’ Magnums

Outdoor movies & magnums is coming to Container Bar! Kinda like an old school drive-in but seated in an alley with wine poured from magnums! Plus popcorn! Here's the line-up: Sunday July 21 - Sci-Fi with MetrovinoSunday August 4 - Comedy with Vine Arts Wine and...

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July 2019 ~ Member Newsletter

July 5, 2019 Dear BRZ members: My apologies for not sending a newsletter to you all sooner. Fighting on your behalf to try to lower your taxes has dominated my work plan since last November. I’m disappointed I cannot report better results for all that work. Website...

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Sun ‘n’ Cerveza! July 28th

Calgary’s Newest Indoor Craft Beer Festival is coming to Kensington! Presented by Original Joe’s with over 13 local breweries, with 7 different bars and restaurants offering samples and prizes your biggest challenge will be deciding where to start! SUNDAY, July 28...

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PARK(ing) Day Open-Source Creative Event

The City of Calgary PARK(ing) day event invites you to transform an everyday parking stall into an experimental design and showcase the creative ways you think urban public space could be used. Happening in Kensington (and other inner city areas) on Friday, September...

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NearHere interactive display coming to Kensington

Kensington is proud to host a new interactive public engagement installation on the Safeway Plaza.   Created with the intention of making Calgary more walkable, Near Here combines exploration and human interaction, resulting in organic wayfinding to help...

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Bow-to-Bluff Fully Funded!

Exciting news! After years of work, City of Calgary Council has committed $4 million to fully fund the Bow to Bluff Public Realm Plan. The Bow to Bluff plan began as a citizen-led initiative focused on transforming the neglected spaces along the LRT line between the...

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Uncover Kensington – Foodie-Festival

Calling all grub lovers and feasting friends, Curiocity is unveiling our very first foodie-festival that will be coming to Calgary later this month. For 9 delicious days, Uncover Kensington will showcase some of the best restaurants in one of Calgary’s favourite...

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