Upcoming Events

American Roots Music Festival
April 19 — FREE!

This spring enjoy live Americana, Bluegrass and Country music at 23 venues throughout downtown Kent. This great event is brought to us by our friends at the Crooked River Arts Council.

Clean Up Kent
April 27, 9am-noon

Time for spring cleaning in the City of Kent! Come to the Destination Kent CVB/Visitor Centre to pick up supplies and choose a spot on the map for your group to work. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut (on us — while they last) then head out to Clean Up Kent!




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

Euro Gyro

Located on S. Depeyster St., Euro Gyro serves up a menu of gyros, pizzas, burgers, chicken dinners & more with great weekly specials! Stop in for a round of pool, live music or karaoke. And on a sunny day, check out their great patio!

Check out their slideshow!

 Featured Volunteers

Allan Orashan

Allan is a long standing, dedicated volunteer for set up and clean up at numerous events throughout the year. He is our graffiti clean up champion, taking pride in keeping our downtown looking beautiful!