Upcoming Events

Mocktails & Masterpieces
January 14, 7pm

Enjoy refreshing, non-alcoholic mocktails while painting your own artistic masterpiece to take home at the Kent Free Library. All supplies are included. Registration is required for each event and begins two weeks in advance at the Information Desk or by calling 330.673.4414. Space is limited.

Painting Classes

Handcrafted Kent is offering painting classes for kids, teens and adults! Check out their schedule classes and their new space!

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


Panini’s offers a wide variety menu and a fun friendly atmosphere. A great place to take the family, watch a game,  play a few free video games, or hang out with friends.

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 Featured Volunteers

Eric Decker

Eric works for Portage Community Bank and is currently our Vice President on our Board of Directors. Eric has a dedication that goes beyond words. He sets goals and makes strides towards growth and improvement for our organization. He has a love for all that we do and we can’t thank him enough for his leadership.