SEOUL CAFE// Kensington is the new home to Calgary’s first 2D Cafe. Pop by on April 13 for the hosting of its grand opening! We are so excited to welcome @seoulcafeyyc to our community. Seoul Cafe is located on 10 ST NW and has amazing sweet & savoury dishes and delicious drinks. 🤤 Check them out and tag us in your pics! 💙💚 #2Dcafeyyc #seoulcafeyyc #supportlocalyyc ...

URBAN CELLARS// If you are looking for a beautiful red or a crisp white, @urbancellarsyyc has a wide range of choices! You can build your own wine six-pack and receive 10% off. Choose from the amazing selection of spirits, seltzers and local craft beer! P.S. Your furry friends are welcome, so there is really nothing holding you back😉 What are you picking up for this amazing weather? #yycwine #yycwineshop #urbancellarsyyc ...

MYODETOX// Welcome to Kensington @myodetox! We are so excited to have you join our community! Myodetox offers a full-body treatment approach that restores balance by decreasing tension, reducing pain, aligning your posture, increasing your range of motion and building your strength. Through different services such as physiotherapy, chiropractic and massage therapy, Myodetox is able to help you reach your wellness goals by ensuring your body is properly being taken care of! Stop by and check out their new amazing space. (Video taken from their Instagram) #myodetoxyyc #myodetoxkensington #kensingtonyyc ...

10 ST NW CLOSURE// Even though 10th ST NW is closed between Fifth Avenue N.W. and SAIT Way N.W., don’t forget to show some love to all the businesses on that road! There are so many amazing businesses that provide a variety of services and products. Kensington is all about a good time and what these businesses provide for us. What is your favourite business on this road and why? #smallbusinesslove #roadclosure #supportlocalyyc ...

PARKER PR// PARKER PR has you covered for all of your communications needs! Founded by Ellen Parker, @parkerpr specializes in communications tactics for lifestyle brands, arts and culture, non-profits, technology, oil and gas, and businesses. The team at PARKER PR is passionate about helping their clients with media relations, social media campaigns, events, strategic planning and content creation. Their services are crucial in order to make your brand stand out. Visit their website for more information! #parkerpr #publicrelationsyyc #yycpr ...

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
 10,000+ residents

3,000 people employed
by our member businesses


Join us in Kensington for our annual Drag Fashion Show! Showcasing various Kensington boutiques, Drag Queens will take to the runway wearing the latest local fashion trends. Following the fashion show, the Drag Queens will perform! Guests will warm up by the fire pits, enjoying coffee and hot chocolate. See you there!

Sunday February 18, 2024
Time: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM @
Kensington BIA Plaza

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“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.”