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5 Fun Things to Do in Kensington Village

5 Fun Things to Do in Kensington Village

Kensington Village is a vibrant neighborhood located in Calgary. It’s wonderful to visit whether you’re a tourist looking for a new place to explore or a local wanting to unwind. 

It has over 255 shops, restaurants, and services. It’s definitely a great place to go to on a Friday with family, friends, or even a date

In this article, we listed five exciting things to do in Kensington Village. 

1. Go on a food trip.

Go on a food trip

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You have an array of choices that you’ll have a hard time picking which restaurant to try first. They have BBQ joints, Japanese restaurants like Ikemen Ramen Bar, breakfast places like Red’s Diner, among others. 

They’re also very inclusive and have wonderful vegan options you should definitely try. Kensington Village has a lot of great choices that will satisfy your cravings for sure. 

To top it all off they also have great dessert places that serve pastries, cakes, pies that are so indulgent and lip-smackingly good. 

2. Have a drink with your friends. 

There’s nothing like a good drink with the people you feel comfortable with. They have places that serve ice cold craft beer, cocktails, and wines. 

Make sure to try Julio’s, it’s a staple place here in Kensington Village. 

3. Go shopping.

Go shopping

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If you’re in need of a little retail therapy, Kensington Village is the place to go. Boutiques pepper the city where you’ll find designer clothes, artisan products, books, and anything else you can possibly need. 

4. Watch a live show. 

Here you can watch and enjoy live music by local artists or be thoroughly entertained and amazed by a drag show. Whatever you’re in the mood for, Kensington Village has them all. 

5. Have a game night with your friends.

Have a game night with your friends

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If you’re in the mood for a solid night filled with good coffee, games, and great company, you can try Hexagon Cafe. You can also try an escape room with friends at Trapped Escape Room

You can test your cooperation skills and fast thinking while bonding. It will be a great place to bring your friends during the weekend. 

Kensington Village is definitely a wonderful neighborhood to hang out in! We hope we were able to help you think of ideas for your next adventure with your friends. 

Have you been to Kensington Village? Let us know about your experiences in the comments. 

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