Upcoming Events

Putt Around Downtown
Saturday, October 21st 1pm-4pm
Enjoy miniature golf at 18 of your favorite downtown businesses. Each hole will be uniquely designed by the individual business. Each ticket holder will receive a commemorative golf ball, chances to win prizes and a drink at the Venice at the final 19th hole where winners will also be announced.




Family Friendly Halloween
Friday, October 27th 5pm-7pm
Over 40 downtown businesses will be handing out candy and other goodies, plus the Kent Jaycees will host a haunted dance party in the Marvin Kent Train Car (located on Franklin Ave.). Stop by Acorn Plaza & Hometown Bank Plaza for free activities. Come to the Hometown Bank Plaza for a costume contest at 7:15pm. Grab some dinner before, during or after the event and bring your family, neighbors and friends. Trick-or-treat location lists will be available at participating businesses & the Hometown Bank Plaza during the event.


About Main Street Kent


Kent, Ohio is a unique place. Our downtown 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. Support is provided by the City of Kent, local businesses, and community members alike. Since Main Street Kent’s formation in 2006, dozens of new businesses have opened in downtown Kent, and 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 events year round to creating public art projects, we’re committed to making Kent, OH the best it can be!

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 Featured Friends of Main Street Kent

Kent Natural Foods Co-op
The co-op offers healthful, natural foods and products in their newly renovated space complete with a commercial kitchen. They provide bulk, chemical-and-additive free foods and products, that are locally and/or organically grown whenever possible.

Check out their Flipagram!

 Featured Volunteer

Kasha Legeza & Jona Burton

Kasha & Jona have been two of our most dedicated volunteers over the years. They help with each one of our events with any task necessary and always with friendly smiles. The are committed to what we do at Main Street Kent and help us in all we do.