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things to do
Plan your next trip to downtown Kent, where there’s something to do for everyone!

Explore galleries, recreation, public art, and more.

Galleries & Museums

Kent is home to a dynamic line-up of art galleries, museums, exhibits, and more.

Outdoor Recreation

Whether you’re looking to take a hike, kayak the Cuyahoga, hear a concert, or play a game of cornhole, Kent has a variety of parks to explore.

public art

Explore murals, sculptures, walking tours, and more.

Live music

Kent is home to a wide range of music venues, from the historic Kent Stage, to pubs, bars, and outdoor parks. 

Walking tours

Check out our community created walking tours.

Polly the Trolley

PARTA brings nostalgic charm to Portage County with Polly the Trolley and our Downtowner Route! Park at the Kent Central Gateway and ride the Downtowner route to your favorite restaurant, breweries, and entertainment locations along the route.