Upcoming Events

Kent’s Restaurant Week
June 3rd-9th

Join us for the first ever Kent Restaurant Week! Explore “prix fixe” menus at a dozen downtown Kent businesses and find some new favorites. In partnership with Great Lakes Brewing Company, Main Street Kent is proud to showcase several delicious, independently owned and operated eateries in the downtown district.






Art & Wine Festival
June 2nd, noon-9pm

Mark your calendars and join us for this year’s Art & Wine Festival! More artists, more Ohio wineries, more food and fantastic live entertainment! For $20, event goers receive a commemorative stemless wine glass and 10 taste tickets. This year’s event is generously sponsored by Hometown Bank, College Town Kent, Acorn Alley, and Kent State College of the Arts.



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

Glyphix Studio

Glyphix Studio is an award-winning, creative and collaborative classroom program that allows students within the School of Visual Communication Design the opportunity to engage in thoughtful client-based and self-guided investigation into design problems. With over 80 awards and more than 400 program alumni, Glyphix Studio has made its mark as a holistically unique space to create, inspire and excel.

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 Featured Volunteers

Andrew Madonio

Andrew is currently the Chair of the Board for the Kent Jaycees and works at Brimfield Insurance. He is a long standing volunteer for Main Street Kent, always willing to jump in and help with our numerous events throughout the year!