Justine Vandergift
August 14th

Mercury Audio
August 21st

Dominic Terry
August 28th

Kate Stevens
September 4th

Attn foodies! Meat smoking class coming up!



Sunday, July 25th

Menu includes:
Smoked Cauliflower Timbale, Brined Turkey Tenderloin,
Roasted Pineapple and more!


Presented by: Cuisine et Chateau

Pamper yourself!

Local and convenient, offering hair and
nail services!
Skribbles Hair Company

For everything you need!

Locally owned and operated, open daily
to serve you!
Joy’s Convenience Store

Fast and affordable!

Offering sales and repair service for your PC or mobile phone needs
PCMaster Pro


Best in the City!!

Big thanks to @avenuemagazine for naming Kensington the city’s Best Business Improvement Area (BIA) in 2022. Visit their link in bio for the full review. Special mentions were given to @theplazayyc and @thekensingtonpub. We love the shops and dwellers who call this neighourhood home – keep doing what you’re doing #kensingtonyyc.

Nov 12 – Dec 17

All donations will be delivered to the Veterans Food Bank.
Non-perishable food items only please!

Drop off your donations at any of our participating business:

Brooklyn Clothing Co.
Cobs Bakery
Deville Coffee
D’Orient Spa
Gummi Boutique
Hidden Gems
Indie Counter Culture
Kensington Dollar Store

Manana Imports
Oolong Tea Shop
Pet Planet
Scotia Bank
Sunnyside Natural Market
The Beehive
The Kensington Pub
The Mash
The Naked Leaf
Trapped Escape Room
Urban Cellars
Vine Styles

Shaye Zadravec
Nov 20th at Trapped/Plaza

Tory Russo (Stormy Rondo)
Nov 27th at Trapped / Plaza

Watch for our
Christmas in Kensington
events this Decenmber!

Telus presents
Christmas in Kensington!

Live music, sleigh rides, wandering Santa Clause, complimentary hot chocolate from Higher Ground and coffee from Deville.

Drop off a #KensingtonChristmasCard
in the orange mailbox behind Deville to win $1,000 in gift cards every Saturday (contest details available here).

Drop off your non-perishable food items at participating shops before Dec 17 for donation to the Calgary Veterans Food Bank (details below on this page).

Justine Vandergrift
Dec 18, 12:30-2:30 at Trapped/Plaza

Watch for our
Christmas in Kensington
events this Decenmber!

Pamper your pet!

Focussed on proper play etiquette and working with dogs to help them to really enjoy being groomed.
Brilliant Best Friends

Unique art!

Representing over 30 artists , including jewellery, beautifully designed handbags, travel items and furniture.
InGear Store

Grab a new look!

Favorite brands such as Lisbeth, Elk, Larissa Loden, Fool’s Gold & Pursuits, Levi’s
and many more.
Purr Fine Clothing & Accessories

Local and delicious!

Located in the heart of trendy Kensington, Osteria has been a fixture for the city’s authentic Italian culinary offerings for decades.
Osteria Chef’s Table

Get a fresh cut!

Whether you need a basic haircut, a buzzcut, a hair design, or a skin zero fade, The Urban Shave has you covered for all cuts, and all styles.
The Urban Shave

Chinook Blast in Kensington!
Feb 11-13

It’s time to embrace the winter, community and spread some #kensingtonlove. As part of Chinook Blast we have curated outdoor entertainment from Feb. 11-13, as well as other festivities planned throughout the month. Get ready for live music, carnival games, drag fashion shows, community fires, complimentary goodies, giveaways, $1,000 prizes, and more!

CHRISTMAS IN KENSINGTON // Santa’s coming to town TOMORROW! Visit us on December 2 from noon to 3 for our annual Christmas in Kensington event! Warm up with coffee from @devillecoffee, hot chocolate from @goodtradeco and our fire pits. Go for a ride on the horse drawn sleigh, snap a pic with Santa and enjoy the musical stylings of @michelasheedy. Get in the holiday spirit as you shop local. Yule be sorry to miss it!

#yycevents #christmasincalgary #calgaryevents

DOGS OF KENSINGTON // We spotted these pups had a photoshoot today with our heart and couldn’t help but to snap a pic! We love when you share your Kensington photos with us, be sure to tag @kensingtonyyc when your out and about in Kensington 🩵💚💙 ...

LATE NIGHT SHOPPING // Join us in Kensington for Late Night Shopping November 30 from 5-8 and shop local this holiday season! Many Kensington businesses will stay open late, offering special deals! As you shop, warm up by the fire with some Hot Chocolate from @goodtradeco in front of @trappedcalgary. See if you can spot Santa and enjoy Christmas carols performed by @youthsingersofcalgary carolers! Pick up a map of participating businesses!

Participating businesses include:

#shoplocal #christmasinyyc

TOURISM CALGARY // Thank you to @tourismcalgary and @foodstrategies for organizing an amazing food tour in Kensington, familiarizing the great Calgary Tourism team with the special village within a city that we call home.

Thank you to @theplazayyc, @winebaryyc, @modernsteakca, @oxbow_yyc, @satsukicalgary and @freehouseyyc for being such great hosts and neighbourhood ambassadors!

A huge thank you to all of the artists, performers, & sponsors of our recent event:

Can’t Stop the Love! 

Watch this space for
upcoming events and announcements! 

Weekends in Kensington

Live performances all summer long!

More info in this month’s

A huge thank you to all of the artists,
performers, & sponsors of our recent event:

Can’t Stop the Love! 
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