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.
Did you know that big employment law changes will impact your business in 2019? But don’t worry, we have the answers! The Kensington BIA is proud to partner with Peninsula for this Member’s Breakfast presenting on HR and Employment Relations for local Employers and...read more
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...read more
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...read more
September 27, 2019 Heroes Challenge has been one of Alberta's most successful Wish fundraisers, granting many Wishes over the years. But now it's time to change gears! Put on your caps and boots, because we are hitting the streets in Calgary and Edmonton in 2019....read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more