Upcoming Events

11th annual Art & Wine Festival – June 3rd!
Pop-up tents filled with local artists featuring glass, fiber, paint, jewelry, metal, drawing and other forms of art. Ohio wineries set up in the street, showcasing their best varieties of wine. The Hometown Bank Plaza stage filled with talented local musicians and their instruments. Small food trucks offering tasty street food for guests to savor while enjoying the day. Entry to the event is free; $20 payable at the event for a commemorative wine tasting glass and ten taste tickets.

Outdoor Market Opens May 6th with 50 Vendors!
Saturday, May 6th, from 9:00am-1:00pm
Located on Franklin Ave., between Main and Summit Streets, under the Haymaker overpass. The Haymaker Farmers’ Market provides a connection between producers of local food and the community by creating a vibrant and sustainable gathering place promoting direct access to fresh and prepared food, agricultural and environmental education and the arts. Be sure to swing by for delicious local produce, baked goods, handmade soaps, plants, live music and more!

About Main Street Kent


Kent, Ohio is a unique place. The downtown district is filled with shops, restaurants, bars, live music, and a vibrant community of artists and creators. Main Street Kent is a non-profit organization dedicated to the revitalization, promotion, beautification and preservation of downtown Kent and is affiliated with the national Main Street and Heritage Ohio programs. Support is provided by the City of Kent, Kent State University, local businesses, and community members alike. Since Main Street Kent’s formation in 2006, dozens of new businesses have opened in downtown Kent, and a hundreds of new full-time and part-time jobs have been created. We are proud to be a part of a vibrant and thriving community. From hosting year round events to creating public art projects, we are committed to making Kent, OH the best it can be!

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Kent Area Chamber of Commerce

The Kent Area Chamber of Commerce specializes in promoting its members, providing networking opportunities, value and benefits, and working for the advancement of economic development in the greater Kent area.

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