Treno Ristorante

152 Franklin Ave.

Sugar Rush

201d E. Erie St.
(330) 999-0682

Sugar Rush provides vintage and unique candy and novelties. Experience the flavors of international cultures, dare your friends to try a wacky or ‘gross’ candy or maybe get some candies from your childhood. If you like M&M’s – they have all in your favorite colors!

Each + Every

156 N. Water Street
(330) 940-9567

Each + Every is a multidisciplinary design studio in downtown Kent working across print, digital, and environmental media.


Jabbours Apparel

175 E. Erie St.
(330) 474-7775

Jabbours Apparel carries men’s and women’s clothing, shoes, accessories and offers tailoring services.

Troppus Projects

141 S. Water St.
(330) 212-8442

An artist owned and operated space for artist-led workshops, creative collaborations, and community engagement as well as an art store and exhibition space.


Red Letter Days

For the love of writing, reading and Art!  Red Letter Days is a great place to find gifts and supplies for the artistic and creative mind.  They carry Faber Castell Pens, stationary, greeting cards, thank you notes, coloring pencils and markers, Moleskin notebooks, children’s books, gift wrapping sheets, gift books, tools for your office, and an assortment of fun gifts.

144 E. Main St.
(330) 474-9026

Franklin Hotel Bar

176 E. Main St.
Kent, OH 44240

The Franklin Hotel Bar is an upscale bar nestled away in the storied lower level of the Franklin Hotel. The plush bar features classic cocktails with the freshest ingredients, craft beers, fine wines and delicious small plate food offerings. It’s a perfect spot for an intimate evening out, Happy Hour with colleagues or before-and-after a show at the Kent Stage.

Wells Sherman House

247 N. Water St.

This home is only one of five still standing that are directly connected to the Kent family. We are excited about the future of this house and the part it will play in our newly revived downtown Kent. The main floor is available to rent for small, intimate events!

Standing Rock Cultural Arts

300 N. Water St.
(330) 673-4970

Building Community Through The Arts

Their vision is to provide opportunities to artists to bring their work to the community through exhibitions, poetry readings, workshops, performances, festivals, public art projects and special events.

Kent State Museum

51 Hilltop Dr.
(330) 672-3450

The Kent State University Museum advances the understanding of world cultures through collecting, preserving, interpreting and exhibiting fashion, textiles, and related arts to students, scholars and the general public.