Upcoming Events

MadTree Arbor Day Celebration
April 22nd-27th

Join MadTree Brewing Company celebrate between Earth Day & Arbor Day! Enjoy a limited release MadTree beer at Water Street Tavern, Venice, Zephyr, 101 Bottles or Tree City Coffee. Have a pint – get a tree!





American Roots Music Festival
April 27th

Enjoy Americana, Bluegrass and Country music at 22 Kent venues. This event is FREE and put together by our friends at the Crooked River Arts Council. 




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

Carnaby Street Style

Carnaby Street Style brings affordable, dynamic, and trendy clothing, shoes and accessories to downtown Kent. They always keep their inventory fresh, ordering limited quantities of each style and get new inventory in store every week! They are proud to be locally owned and operated.

Check out their Flipagram!

 Featured Volunteers

National Volunteer Week

This week we celebrate National Volunteer Week! We want to thank our dedicated, hard-working volunteers who lend their time, talents, and support to our community and Main Street Kent! We rely on each and every volunteer to help us in all aspects of what we do. THANK YOU!!