Upcoming Events

Join us on Sat., March 25th for a downtown Kent progressive event! Start the evening with cocktails at the beautiful Franklin Hotel Bar from 5:00-6:00pm. Then the party will move to Laziza for a special dinner from 6:00-7:15pm. Next, head over to the Kent Stage for a hilarious comedy show by Kent alumnus Mike Polk, Jr. To top off the night, guests will enjoy dessert bites and wine tastes at Tree City Coffee & Pastry. $75.00 per ticket (all-inclusive). Limited to 80 guests. Sponsored by Hall-Green Agency.

2017 seven courses

On Sunday, April 23rd, Main Street Kent will host its third annual “Seven Courses of Kent” dinner party in downtown Kent.  This special event will take place at Laziza, where guests will enjoy a delectable seven-course meal comprised of dishes from seven Kent eateries. Guests will enjoy soup, sushi, main courses, salad and more. Each course will be paired with a beer or wine selection. Sponsored by Instantwhip Foods and Heidelberg Distributing Company.

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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Crooked River Arts Council

The great folks that bring live music to downtown Kent. Beatlefest, Blues Fest, Kent Reggae Jam and ‘Round Town Music Festival!

Check out some of their fantastic events!