Upcoming Events

Charles Kistler: Kent Architect
Wednesday, January 24th, 7pm

Do you like Kent history? Do you like architecture? Then stop by the Kent Free Library for a presentation on famous Kent architect Charles Kistler.
Kent architect Doug Fuller and Historian-In-Residence Roger Di Paolo will share about Kistler’s life, work, and lasting impact on our town.





Kent Mardi Crawl
Friday, February 9th, 5pm

 Join us for the first ever Kent Mardi Crawl! Pick up your bar crawl lanyards and passes, Kent Mardi Crawl t-shirts, and participate in a fun costume contest. Then visit as many bars as you wish throughout the night and enter to win great prizes!


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!

Love what we do? Want to help?
Become a Friend of Main Street Kent!

 Featured Friend of Main Street Kent

Treno Ristorante is an upscale Italian restaurant located in the historical train depot overlooking the Cuyahoga River. Formerly the Pufferbelly Restaurant, the depot underwent a transformative renovation of its space, and is now open for lunch and dinner.

Check out their Flipagram!

 Featured Volunteers

Robin Elerick

Robin has been a dedicated Adopt-a-Spot volunteer for numerous years. We appreciate her efforts in keeping our downtown beautiful!