Upcoming Events

Kent Beatlefest
Friday, February 23rd

Beatlemania is Back in Kent! Enjoy FREE live Beatles and British Invasion music throughout the downtown. Brought to us by our friends at Crooked River Arts Council and presented by Wayside Furniture.  



4th Annual Zephyr Kent Social Services Benefit
Saturday, February 24th, 6pm

Swing by the Zephyr for a lineup of bands and enter a raffle to win a coca cola bike.
All proceeds from the event will go to Kent Social Services.
They are accepting donations (food, hygienic products etc.) all month long at the Zephyr, so if you cant make the event, stop by and drop off some items. They are open 3pm to 2am everyday.


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 Friend of Main Street Kent

The Crooked River Fine Arts Council is dedicated to the promotion and development of the fine arts by organizing and sponsoring fine and performing arts festivals and live band performances.They bring us Kent Beatlefest, The American Roots Music Festival, Blues Fest and the ‘Round Town Music Festival!

Check out their Flipagram!

 Featured Volunteers

Tom Hatch

Tom is a member of our Board of Directors as well as a member of our Design Committee. He is a dedicated volunteer and helps with numerous events throughout the year. Tom is also involved with Kent Rotary and the Kent Historical Society & Museum.